Web Developer

Remote
Description

As Venntro's Web Developer you will work in development teams to build improvements and maintain components on the company’s White Label Dating platform.

Working closely with other developers, designers, testers and project leads, you will ensure that we provide and deploy effective solutions that meet the company’s commercial goals.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Computer Science or Software Engineering graduate with some commercial experience, or a self-taught junior who really wants to prove themselves in the industry.

This is a full time, permanent position offering a salary of £25,000-£35,000 (negotiable depending on experience)

The successful candidate will be provided with an iMac and complementing hardware but is required to have a desk space, decent internet connection and the ability to focus in their home environment.

Whilst the role is remote, there will be the opportunity to join the team for social events, most of whom are based in the Berkshire area.

We are a down to earth, friendly bunch who are recognised for our effort and ambition to grow and progress.

Check out our excellent benefits package on our careers page!

Responsibilities
  • A broad scope of work, developing across various technologies and tech stack.
  • Learn from and be guided by more senior developers
  • Involvement in the full project lifecycle including idea conception, briefing, website architecture, coding, testing, documentation, and ongoing maintenance
  • Design and implement application and platform components.
  • Develop software using ColdFusion, Ruby and PHP as appropriate and required.
  • Work with other developers to create new features and functionality.
  • Collaborate across the business to understand commercial requirements.
  • Follow best practices to ensure stability and security of company systems.
  • Learn and improve skills using new web techniques and technologies.
Requirements
  • Passionate about coding and back-end website development.
  • Able to write clean, reusable code, with a desire to expand skillset and knowledge
  • Ability to capture a brief and work on projects with limited ongoing direction
  • Understand organisational structure and  able to effectively communicate in all directions.
  • Problem solver with confidence in own ability
  • Work in a collaborative team to create solutions that improve the user experience.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment and to learn quickly.
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management, and organisational skills.
  • Up to date with new innovations and technologies and investigate how they can be applied.
  • Experience using HTML, CSS, and PHP
  • Framework Experience e.g. WordPress, Laravel
  • An understanding of version control using Git and GitHub
  • An understanding of core programming concepts (OOP / MVC etc.)
  • Desired but not essential:
  • Experience of AWS services (e.g. S3, EC2, RDS, SQS, SNS, AMQ, ElastiCache)
  • Experience with ColdFusion and Ruby back-end programming languages
  • An understanding of RESTful API concepts
  • An understanding of cross-browser compatibility, SEO principles and responsive web design
How to Apply
How to apply

If you feel you would be a good fit for this role, please send a copy of your CV with a cover note (approx 200 words) to careers@venntro.com describing why this is the right role and company for you and why we should interview you for this position.

If successful, the interview process will be in three stages: 

1. A short 15-minute Google Hangout to review your CV and experience and discuss your motivations for a new role.

2. Google Hangout interview with the EA and COO to see if your skills and values align with our requirements. 

3. Google Hangout meeting with the CEO, COO and EA to explain what you will bring to the business, how you share our values and how your skills will support the business goals.