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Junior Developers

Location:
Maidstone
Position:
IT
Salary
£25k
Date Posted:
11 Sep 2019
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Reference:
MJCBD9374
Job Description

Salary £25k
Location: West Malling
Permanent

Our client has over 25 years' experience and run more than 1 million conveyancing searches every year for over 2,000 legal clients in England and Wales. They deliver highly focused, in-depth property intelligence, quickly and efficiently.

Responsibilities:

You will work under the guidance of a more senior developer, providing assistance and support to the project team in the design and implementation of products, applications, websites and tools both external and internal.

You will be exposed to all aspects of the development lifecycle and will be provided with a range of project tasks to complete as well as a number of key research, training and learning opportunities. This will enable the junior developer to obtain a greater understanding of the tools, techniques and processes required as a developer.

Assist with design, implementation and testing tasks, taking guidance from a more senior colleague while remaining responsible for the thorough testing of all work and getting the work reviewed to ensure that it meets the quality standards required.

Actively seek opportunities to learn new and legacy skills, techniques, tools and technologies with the goal of playing a larger and more autonomous role within the project team.

The role will involve:

  • Assisting with implementation and/or configuration of modules / components that comprise a Landmark Group product. Includes:
  • Sub-module / small module level design and implementation
  • Creation / implementation of automated tests at unit and integration level based on a template or prior example
  • Learning and application of good development practice & patterns from other developers within the team.
  • Assisting with the creation of estimates and ensuring these estimates are met.
  • Supporting the team by adopting new initiatives and approaches when required
  • Demonstrating a positive work ethic and willingness to learn new tools, techniques and technologies.
  • Assisting with the creation of parts of technical specifications, design and analysis documentation.
  • To thoroughly test their own code at unit and module level with the aim of exceeding the quality level expected, including implementation of repeatable test automation modules where required. Seeking guidance from a more senior team member to approve the quality of test automation code
  • Supporting the project management function by monitoring your individual tasks and providing appropriate feedback on progress.
  • Taking an active part in project meetings, offering constructive and honest feedback of positive and negative aspects of the project.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will be an IT/Computer Science graduate with some prior development experience from a technology related role (eg internship/placement year).  You will also have/be: 

  • Experience of C#, .Net, cloud services (eg Azure or AWS) and agile scrum processes would be an advantage.
  • A desire and natural aptitude for rapid self-learning, actively seeking opportunities for personal development.
  • A desire to employ modern technologies to solve customer and business problems
  • An effective communicator with both colleagues and managers.
  • The ability to produce routine reports, documents and process outputs from standard templates

Our client

We're a friendly, dynamic and supportive team. We encourage passion, ambition and collaboration, both in our performance as a team and individually. New ideas are encouraged. We actively promote involvement in the development and direction of our products and services, as well as finding more efficient ways to work. We also love a good work social and team building events. As well as this we offer:

  • 25 days’ holiday, with optional 5 days unpaid leave per year
  • Flexible working
  • Free fruit, biscuits, tea and coffee
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Internal coaching/mentoring system throughout your time here
  • Focus on training and career progression
  • Competitive salary
About Morgan Jones:

This role is being handled by Morgan Jones Recruitment & HR Consultants. We have been established as a quality recruitment business for over 17 years with a reputation for fair and equal representation. 

We see each applicant as an individual and will treat you accordingly. 

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Due to the high volume of applicants applying for all roles, we can only reply to candidates with the most relevant skills and experience. If you have not heard back from us within 48 hours of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion
 
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