Do you want to learn more about a great opportunity to be part of a technical team that has a strong teamwork ethos that pulls together to produce proprietary websites and unique APIs, while working closely with service / support management teams?
Alternatively, are you a Front End Web Software Engineer potentially interested in securing a long term challenging remote working permanent job opportunity, which includes occasional visits to our Bury St. Edmunds office?
If so, you may be just the person we're looking for! After reviewing description below for this opportunity. Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advert to send us your CV today!
About the role
In this role The front-end web software engineer will work with our multi-disciplinary team in the delivery of integrated web solutions, predominantly for the not-for-profit sector. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in a team environment across a variety of projects and in line with agreed schedules. Along with sound technical knowledge, the candidate should be able to produce web solutions that are secure, performant, and maintainable. This is a fully remote role with occasional on-site office visits.
We offer a competitive benefits package which includes life assurance, private medical cover, income protection, company pension and 25 days annual leave, as well as additional flexible benefits and hybrid-working to suit your lifestyle and enhance your well-being.
At NetXtra, we are committed to an inclusive culture and are keen to attract diverse individuals who thrive in a flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and interview stages, please let us know.
Across our whole business, were investing in our people, expanding our expertise and developing our vision. Want to get on board? Wed love to speak with you.
Delivery and maintaining web solutions
Work with architects, designers, project managers and engineers to ensure smooth progress from concept to implementation
Application of policies, procedures, methods, and tools in support of delivery
Working with the wider team to deliver a product that meets technical and quality criteria
Support limited legacy systems short term
Required skills and Experience
2+ years as a software engineer focused on web technologies
Excellent communication skills and design detail focused
Ability to robustly line up visual elements across myriad screen sizes with optimal HTML/CSS in one or both of the following pre-processors: Less, SASS
Modern engineering principles, practices and processes such as OOP, MVC
Delivering products and native apps in at least one of JQuery, React, Vue, Angular
Experience of HTML/HTML5
JSON, as well as creating JSON data objects experience in consuming JSON
Experienced in building data driven and session-based web applications (websites) on one or more server side technologies such as JSP, ASP, PHP
CSS to implement responsive design (including features such as flexbox and grid)
Version control software (we use a mix of Subversion and Git)
Write clean code that is secure, scalable, maintainable, and reusable where possible following the SOLID principles.
Ability to pick up and maintain legacy code.
Desired skills & experience
- JSP technologies (JSTL/EL)
- An understanding of Java, JSP scriptlet code
- Exposure to frameworks such as Ruby on rails, Grails or ExpressJS as the MVC and routing patterns
- Site optimisation strategies (caching, compression, etc)
- Experience in working with a CMS
- Accessibility and SEO (with a view to meeting WCAG 2.0 standards)
- Deployment practices, e.g. Docker
- Native apps and releasing to app stores
- Experience in optimising for performance
- Server side languages (e.g. JSP, PHP, ASP)
- SQL (we use PostgreSQL, MS-SQL, Oracle)
- Crafting HTML
- Automated testing tools (e.g. Selenium, Puppeteer) and TDD
- Agile experience e.g. Scrum, Kanban
Our software products service clients in the Membership Services, Business Services, Events & Leisure, Retail and Payments Solutions industries. Our solutions help organisations become more efficient, effective and profitable, and achieve their goals by providing them with technology platforms that integrate seamlessly with the most popular CRM, event management and marketing automation platforms.
Our FAIR Corporate Values
Future-proof: We seek out innovation and we continually strive for progress
Approachability: Were approachable and we communicate with respect and empathy
Integrity: We will only do what we believe to be the right thing
Responsibility: We are accountable for ourselves, our organisation and the world around us