SENIOR DEVELOPER (CULTURAL & HERITAGE SECTOR)

Phil Rands

£Competitive + BENEFITS – Greater Manchester, M15

A Senior Developer / Full Stack Developer, who has experience with Node, JS, Typescript and JavaScript, is needed to join a global leader within the cultural and heritage, collections / archive management software space. Working from their Manchester office (some remote working is available) expect to have a real impact getting involved in all development projects, frontend and backend even if only as a facilitator.
With offices in the UK, Europe, Canada, United States, Middle East, New Zealand and Australia, our client delivers powerful software solutions to public libraries, archives, museums, galleries, botanical gardens and academic institutions. Serving over 3,000 customers in more than 30 countries, this global organisation are considered leaders in their field with their technology used by many of the largest and most recognised museums and institutions in the world. They are now seeking a JavaScript Full Stack Developer / Node Developer to lead by example, demonstrating and promoting good software development practices.
Reporting to the Head of R&D, the successful Senior Developer / Full Stack Developer (Node, JS, Typescript & JavaScript) will play a key role in the active development of the technology stack to support the delivery of products. 
In more detail the Senior Developer / Full Stack Developer will:
  • Mentor Lead Developers and Developers in order to assist and direct their day-to-day work.
  • Contribute to architectural discussions and R&D tech development efforts.
  • Promote active discussion within the team; facilitate sprints and stand ups; actively resolve roadblocks.
  • Assist with the production of code and technology standards within the team and promote them.
  • Produce unit tests and test plans as directed by R&D and assist others in doing so.
  • Estimate work remaining of that and your team to the best of your ability and report according to agreed methods, and assist others to do so.
  • Research into and provide advice on emerging technologies and best practise to the wider R&D function.
To qualify… You should be a Senior Developer / Full Stack Developer/ JavaScript Full Stack Developer / Node JavaScript Developer / JavaScript Developer / Full Stack Web Developer / Typescript Developer or similar with a friendly proactive attitude and a CV that demonstrates:
  • Experience with Node, JS, Typescript and JavaScript.
  • Engaging and communicative personality; encourages development discussions; facilitates agreement.
  • A willingness to lead by example.
  • Good verbal and written English language communication skills. And not shy of writing technical requirements/documentation.
  • The ability to work well in a team and get on with everybody.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a global software and services company who offer excellent career progression and a unique and fun working environment.