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Lead Application Developer

Job Title: Lead Application Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Redhill
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: TP/15861/1222
Job Published: February 25, 2021 11:55

Job Description

Job Description

This is a rare opportunity to join a leading travel company as they bring in-house their digital capability and build a team to support their digital strategic pillar. You will be working remotely with flexibility and joining at the start of this journey as a Lead Application Developer. For the first half of 2021 you will be working alongside experienced developers and user centered design team from our external agency AND Digital before we become 100% in house. Working in sprints you are involved in the full process from refining requirements, modelling schemas, design, develop, document and deploy solutions.

Initially the first project you will be working on is the re-platforming of our WCMS on a Headless solution and building an award-winning website for both B2C and B2B. You will have the opportunity to set up and define content modelling schemas and be the owner of the code base. You then have the chance to shape the team going forward that will work in the fast-paced and energetic, ever-changing world of travel and MarTech. We have a lots of technology projects where we will use your expertise to bring in the right tools for our business and get to Digital best practice.

The company is currently operating fully remotely with a plan to gradually return to new offices near Gatwick Airport. There is a great deal of flexibility going forward with the expectation of the role being based in the office 1-2 days a week with the opportunity of flexible working hours whilst ensuring business needs are being met.

Would you like to join a successful and growing team where you'll be working with a variety of technologies, continually learning and progressing your career and earning a competitive salary with benefits in the Travel industry?

Role Responsibility

  • Delivering a phase migration of the websites on to the new infrastructure

  • Building code to meet the requirements and documenting your work

  • Ensuring it's reviewed and tested before bringing it through the environments for business testing

  • Delivering sprint demo's and being part of sprint meetings

  • Deploying the code to the website and ensuring the website is supporting during business hours

  • Advising on further opportunities to improve our Marketing Technology and toolset

Candidate Description

Capability, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience with Node.js and cloud infrastructure knowledge.

  • Be able to demonstrate technology leadership as the team's responsibilities grow.

  • DevOps understanding.

  • It would be good to have experience with Azure Cloud, Graph QL and Headless CMS.

  • Experience of building projects from scratch in a cloud based environment also beneficial.

  • Understanding of Scrum methodology.

    Personal Characteristics:

  • A pro-active and collaborative approach.

  • A self-starter able to prioritise their own workload and work effectively under pressure.

  • Able to communicate well and influence colleagues at all levels of the business.

  • Brilliant attention to detail and taking responsibility for the accuracy of their work

  • Able to work to deadlines and show flexibility and adaptability to support the business when needed.