Lead Web Developer
Home Group
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
11h ago

Job Description

Lead Web Developer-(20711)


Lead Web DeveloperNewcastle upon Tyne Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hpw)

Salary circa £50,000 pa negotiable based on skills &experience

Plus brilliant benefits!

Giving our customers an amazing experience online. That’swhen it hits home!

At Home Group it’s critical we continue to deliverservices for our customers during the COVID-19 outbreak, and our awesomecolleagues are at the very heart of making that happen.

We need BrilliantPeople like you to join us (and not just during this challenging time). We aredoing things a little differently at the moment, so to keep you, our customersand ourselves safe we’ll engage with you digitally where possible.

As an IS team we’re setting out to be more digitally focused,using the latest technologies, whilst ensuring that our customers are at theheart of everything we do.

Our strategy is set, our direction is clear. Whatcomes next is to apply our skills and experience through brilliant team work toinnovate, design, and implement systems that really deliver business value.

We’ve got an excellent team foundation to build on as ourtechnical portfolio develops and expands; that’s where you come in.

What makesus No. 7th in the UK’s Best Large Places to Work and gives usInvestors in People Gold Standard? It’s our brilliant people and culture!

We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join us asour Lead Web Developer. You’ll lead our fantastic developers by creatingtechnical solutions and development strategies to deliver our Digital ProductRoadmap.

We’d love you to bring your extensive experience and drive continuousimprovement within our Digital Development processes, while also being anactive developer within our agile teams, taking ownership in developing andmaintaining our clean and quality code base.

About our team

You’ll work alongside our fabulous team who are passionate aboutbuilding and delivering innovative Digital solutions using the latesttechnologies.

To us were not just a team we’re a work family’. The DigitalDevelopment team is currently made up of developers, DevOps and UX Designers(10 in total).

There is our manager Darren, who has recently joined and is apassionate Liverpool fan (don’t hold that against him!), our DevOps Mark &Callum who have come up through the ranks in Home Group and Adele our campervan loving UX designer, to name a few.

We work closely with our testers andproduct owners to form our Scrum teams. We don’t just love to support ourcustomers, we’re there for each other too!

A bit about you

As a Lead Developer, you will be an expert in various developmentlanguages, able to create development strategies and deliver best practice,futureproofed and quality solutions using the latest technologies includingReact and Node.

You will also have experience developing in .Net and a strong understandingof Azure.

You are a natural leader and great communicator, able to lead andmanage our fantastic developers, using your agile knowledge and experiencewithin the team.

You’ve also got a customer focused approach, recognising thedepartment’s role as a service provider to the business, making sure that wedeliver a high quality service at all times.

Working hours

Here at Home Group we believe flexibility works both ways. Ourfocus is on getting the job done, not your working hours! It’s important to usthat you’re in the office so we can work collaboratively and share bestpractices amongst the team.

However there will be times, when you might workfrom home to concentrate on a particular piece of work. Throughout it’s theteam’s unwritten rule that you attend the important appointments in life, be ityour child’s school play, your partner’s graduation, or to get your new fridgedelivered.

You can elect to fit these around your working day or use your flexito take the time off.

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