Full Stack Web Engineer - Small Company, Big Opportunities

Conker Group - Nottingham, UK

About this job

Job type: Permanent (UK based applicants only)

Industry: Web / Mobile applications

Experience level: Senior

Company size: 10 - 20 people

Role: Full Stack Web Engineer

Company type: Private


Required: JavaScript / jQuery, PHP, MySQL, Linux experience, consumption of APIs

Desirable: Amazon AWS experience e.g. EC2 / RDS configuration, Lambda, PWAs,

Ruby, Database performance optimisation, experience of implementing CI solutions

Job description

We are looking for a dynamic and innovative Full Stack Web Engineer with experience and fresh ideas to join our team. We are a forward-thinking organisation with enormous passion and drive for creating and delivering beautiful web and mobile apps for our customers.

You will work alongside our existing talent to create new apps and maintain our existing products. You will be a part of a collaborative group of developers who are adept and skilled at solving complex problems. You will work closely with our in-house designers, project managers and our testing team.

The successful applicant for this position will develop new web services, including web sites and APIs, and backend functionality for our internal and external systems and for our apps.

The role:

  • Working with MySQL servers ranging from gigabytes to terabytes
  • Solving problems independently and as part of a team
  • Building new API services for our web and mobile applications
  • Work on a variety of front-end frameworks
  • Anticipate, predict and resolve problems before customers are impacted
  • Maintain and improve the existing code base and provide technical insight
  • Create and maintain documentation

Skills & requirements

  • 4+ years of experience developing responsive applications for multiple devices and platforms
  • Commercial programming experience in PHP in a Linux environment
  • Experience in LAMP, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Database experience - MySQL or similar
  • Consumption and creation of APIs
  • Use of Git / BitBucket for version control

Other Useful Skills:

  • Working with systems deployed in Amazon AWS and using features like Lambda
  • Experience of other languages, e.g. Java, NodeJS, Ruby
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks like Angular, React and Vue
  • Experience with PWAs
  • Implementation of CI and containerisation systems like Docker