Web Developer (2000)

  • Location: Gloucester
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Working hours: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Application end date: 10/04/20

About the role

To design, code, unit test, configure, document and support websites and web applications and modifications to them from supplied specifications or acceptance criteria using agreed standards and tools to achieve a well-engineered result. Conduct reviews of supplied specifications with others as appropriate.

Key accountabilities

  • Working with Business Solutions counterparts as required to produce systems designs and specifications and validate designs produced by external suppliers.
  • Develop web applications that meet the stated business requirements, acceptance criteria, or agreed “definition of done” and support wider Business Solutions strategic objectives.
  • Continue to keep abreast of industry best practices and make recommendations as to their adoption. 
  • Supporting the business to provide 3rd line support for developed and packaged web applications including configuration.
  • Documented promotion of configuration, code, and other artefacts between environments following the change control and release management processes.
  • Provide handover documentation and skills transfer to other areas as required e.g. training and application support.
  • To use the provided software tools to facilitate the execution of the unit testing, both automated and non-automated, the comparison of actual outcomes to predicted outcomes, the setting up of test preconditions, and other test control and test reporting functions.
  • Make recommendations for process improvement within the team, participating in sprint planning, backlog refinement, retrospectives and reviews, as necessary.

Key performance indicators

  • Delivers quality to standards as required in annual objectives and SLAs.
  • Demonstration of being instrumental in projects/products being delivered to time and Business Solutions standards in line with agreed annual objectives.
  • 360º feedback from internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable improvements in code quality and performance.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Able to demonstrate technical knowledge in a web development area as well as a breadth of knowledge across development generally.
  • Good working knowledge of complete development lifecycles such as Waterfall and Agile with demonstrable experience in either.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Web design principles and practices, including usability/accessibility, mobile-first, progressive enhancement, and graceful degradation, etc.
  • Good working knowledge of SOLID design principles, software design patterns, object orientation and functional approaches.
  • Visual Studio / Visual Studio Code.
  • The .NET Framework and .NET Core using C# together with ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET Core using Razor.
  • HTML (semantic mark-up), CSS and pre-processors such as Sass/SCSS and Less.
  • JavaScript and TypeScript.
  • Bootstrap, Vue.js (or other SPA/PWA/front-end frameworks such as Angular or React), webpack.
  • Automated unit testing using xUnit.net and Moq, UI test automation (e.g. Selenium) and JS/TS unit testing frameworks (Mocha, Jasmine, Pester, etc.).
  • Git/TFVC and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Web Content Management systems.
  • Familiarity with cloud technologies (AWS/Azure), PaaS, serverless and containerisation.