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Mid-Level Software Developer (All-Rounder)

Job Title: Mid-Level Software Developer (All-Rounder)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH54804_1516640300
Contact Name: Rehan Zia
Contact Email: r.zia@parity.net
Job Published: January 22, 2018 16:58

Job Description

Would you like the opportunity to work on bespoke business applications for blue-chip companies such as The Financial Times and Spotify?

Would you like the opportunity to travel to Europe for a training course paid for by your employer?

Then look no further!

My client is an award-winning global cloud technology company selling their award-winning software and providing expert professional services to companies that evolving and innovating their business.

Alongside the most competitive salary on the market, just some of the most popular benefits include the flexibility to start early and finish early/start late and finish late; the option to work from home one day a week and monthly team nights out! Not forgetting, the city centre location of my clients office close to the train station.

As a member of the Software Development team, the successful candidate will contribute to the design, build and maintenance of industry-leading business solutions. As a Software Developer you will work with product managers, architects and other developers to analyse requirements, document designs, and build solutions that contribute to the growth of the company portfolio.

You will:

  • Create applications and features that conform to best practice coding standards, make optimal use of advanced framework capabilities, and have full unit test coverage

  • Work with testers to help define the approach for testing of new deliverables, and resolve in a timely fashion any issues discovered during the testing process

  • Provide product support, which includes educating colleagues in the use of new product features, as well as analysing and resolving issues reported by project teams and customers

  • Produce technical documentation as required

You will work in the company's Leeds office with a small but growing team of colleagues.

Person specification

You will be a highly motivated self-starter who is comfortable working in teams that may be spread across a number of different locations. In addition you will:

  • Be a quick learner and keen to embrace new technologies and development frameworks

  • Be a clear communicator and team player

  • Be able to work under your own initiative

  • Be able to write documents in clear English

  • Have a talent for problem solving and a well-organised approach to work

  • Applicants should be aware that some occasional travel may be required to regional offices -This will be infrequent and for short periods.

Technical capabilities

The successful candidate must have or be studying for a degree in a relevant technical subject, and have some commercial software development experience, gained through full time employment or student work opportunities and demonstrable development experience using modern frameworks, coding standards and techniques.


  • Demonstrable proficiency in developing complex JavaScript applications - specifically experience developing Node.js applications and/or client-side applications using Angular, React, JQuery or similar frameworks

  • Experience in JS testing framework Mocha/Jasmine/Protractor

  • Familiarity with object-oriented design

  • Understanding of libraries, frameworks, UML, test driven development

  • Proven ability to analyse and maintain existing code

  • Understanding of database principles and generic SQL

  • Understanding of software development lifecycle


  • Experience developing in Node.js

  • Experience developing in Java or C#

  • Experience with an MVC framework (e.g. Spring, Struts, .Net)

  • Exposure to or experience working with Salesforce

  • Understanding of integrating with REST based services using JavaScript

  • Experience of Git, SVN or equivalent source control system

  • Experience in test driven development & writing of unit tests

  • Good knowledge of web technologies, e.g. HTML5, CSS, JavaScript

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