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Senior Full Stack Developer

Brighton, Sussex
£50,000 to £60,000
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Senior Full Stack Developer required!

We are growing and we are currently recruiting talented Developers looking for an exciting opportunity to join Kineo - well-established and progressive provider of e-learning solutions.

In this role, you will have an ability to take on a senior position, working as a key member of the team.

You will be involved in all stages of the software development lifecycle. Key responsibilities of the senior developer role:

Act as key technical point of contact within development teams, advising on feasibility, estimates, and best-fit solutions
Produce robust, maintainable and performant code
Mentor mid-level developers

This role will suit a solid all-round developer who has a good understanding of full tech stack technologies.

If you want to benefit from the remote style of working and many exciting benefits this role may be just what you are looking for.

The successful candidate will develop and maintain software which meets both internal & external Client requirements within agreed timelines whilst maintaining quality.

The role is challenging and rewarding! You will be working with well-known brands on some very ambitious projects.

Kineo (a part of City and Guilds Group) is a well-established and progressive provider of e-learning solutions for some of the most well-known global brands. At Kineo we are all about great learning and whether it is a course, resource, platform, or blend, at Kineo effective learning principles run right through everything we do. Everything we do stems from that simple idea: if we design a better experience, together we'll get better results. We also believe that true innovation in our industry comes from finding new ways to drive customer success and deliver measurable learner impact. We get to the heart of our clients and design award- winning solutions to meet their business needs.

Does it sound like a great place to work and a fantastic company to join? Are you passionate about the cutting edge of learning and performance support? If the answer is Yes, then this may be an opportunity for you!

About the role

Your role will be to create new and enhanced functionality for Totara and Moodle and to implement and maintain themes for Totara and Moodle sites and other products that may be used within Learning Platforms. You will be also working with Art Directors and graphic designers to create appropriately branded and functional interfaces. Full Stack Developer will also identify risks in projects and raise them in a timely manner with recommended mitigations with the appropriate person. We would like you to provide accurate estimates of technical work and ensure the design and technical solutions of all assigned tasks are; achievable, fit for purpose and work effectively. You will also flag any issues or risks to the project manager and propose alternative approaches. We would like you to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients to ensure the highest possible quality of product, delivered on time and to budget.

About you

We are looking for an all-round developer who has a good understanding of full tech stack technologies.

Some of the attributes we are looking for:

Extensive and proven experience of PHP, HTML and CSS development
Advanced knowledge of object-oriented programming
Advanced knowledge of database design, and query optimisation (PostgreSQL/MySQL)
Advanced knowledge of JavaScript
Good knowledge of CSS pre-processors such as LESS, SCSS or SASS

You will also need to be familiar with test-driven development (TDD), and continuous integration (CI)
(other skills are listed in our role profile)

What We Offer

We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative, engaging and market-leading organisation with opportunities to develop your existing skills and explore new ones.

You ll receive an excellent benefits package which typically includes a great base salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, private healthcare, volunteering opportunities and much more.

We welcome a discussion about how this role could work flexibly for you. For example, work pattern, hours or location
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  • Job Reference: 662713601-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: City & Guilds
    City & Guilds
  • Location: Brighton, Sussex
  • Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: benefits
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent