Senior Web Developer
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hpw)
Salary circa £45K pa negotiable based on skills & experience plus great Benefits!
Giving our customers an amazing experience online. That’s when it hits home!
We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join us as a Senior Web Developer. You’ll be a senior member of the development team and work closely with the business to understand their requirements and how our portfolio can support and deliver customer and business benefits. Our portfolio includes our award winning corporate website, our handy customer portal and our fantastic sales brand site - Persona. We predominately work with React and Node with some .Net thrown in as well and hosted within Azure.
As a software team we are concentrating on being more efficient, digitally focussed and creative by using the latest technologies, ensuring that our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Our strategy is set, our direction is clear. What comes next is to apply our skills and experience through brilliant teamwork to innovate, design, and implement systems that make a real difference to our colleagues and customers.
You’ll build high quality, innovative and fully performing software solutions that conform to coding standards and technical design, as well as bringing your extensive experience and driving continuous improvement within our development processes.
About our team
You’ll work alongside our fabulous team who are passionate about building and delivering innovative Digital solutions using the latest technologies. To us were not just a team we’re a ‘work family’. The Digital Development team is currently made up of developers, DevOps and UX Designers. There is our manager Darren, who has been here about 18 months and is a passionate Liverpool fan (don’t hold that against him!), our Scrum Master (Mark) and DevOps (Callum) who have come up through the ranks in Home Group, and Adele our camper van loving UX designer, to name a few. We work closely with our testers and product owners to form our Scrum teams. We don’t just love to support our customers, we’re there for each other too!
As a Senior Developer, you’re an expert in various development languages, able to create development strategies and deliver best practise, future proofed and quality solutions using the latest technologies including React, Node and .Net.
You’re also an active developer within our agile teams, taking ownership in developing and maintaining our clean and quality code base and driving continuous improvement. You'll support other developers and act as a mentor to junior team members.
You’ve also got a customer focused approach, recognising the department’s role as a service provider to the business, making sure that we deliver a high quality service at all times.
Where and when you do your job
Here at Home Group we believe flexibility works both ways. Our focus is on getting the job done, not your working hours!
You could be based from your home, anywhere around the country or if you prefer company you could work from one of our regional hubs. Our Head Office is in Gosforth Newcastle upon Tyne, so you will need to come and visit us Geordies once in a while! Our state of the art new head office is currently being built in the centre of the Toon, we move in later in the year.
It’s the team’s unwritten rule that you attend the important appointments in life, be it your child’s school play, your partner’s graduation, or to get your new fridge delivered. You either fit these around your working day or use your flexi to take some time off the job.
More about this job
If you’re not reading this advert on our jobs pages, press the APPLY NOW button to access lots of useful stuff! You can download the Senior Web Developer job description, and find out more about Home Group. We’ve also got some short films that show you what it’s like to work here, and we know you’ll want to find out about our great benefits and rewards!
Applying for this job
Don’t delay applying for this brilliant job, as we may close it early if we get lots of applications! Just upload your CV and if you have one, your covering letter (this will help us learn more about you!). If you need them, we’ve also got some great templates to help you.
Be yourself at Home
Home Group is committed to tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but for our colleagues too! We’re super proud of our internal Diversity Networks and allies (Multicultural, LGBTQIA+ and Disability) which support colleagues from different backgrounds to be their true selves. We recognise and celebrate our differences, together we make Home Group a great place to work Do let us know if you’d like us to make any adjustments to support you in your application!