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Senior Web Developer

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KES Solutions UK Ltd is working on behalf of our client in Newcastle upon Tyne who are looking for a Senior Web Developer to join their team. This is a permanent post, offering a salary of £35,000-40,000 per annum DOE.

Job Description: 
  • Full life cycle software development in line with current projects
  • Maintain source control according to company standards
  • Review and understand all current systems, internal and outsourced
  • Producing detailed specifications and writing high quality code by utilising the latest engineering best practices and tools
  • Develop user interfaces with consideration for the interaction between users and process
  • Testing and code review in controlled, real situations before going live, in accordance with QA standards
  • Preparation of training manuals for customers and internal staff
  • Maintaining systems once they are up and running
  • Provide technical support to both customers and employees for issues escalated from the technical helpdesk
  • Improve and develop test, installation and commissioning procedures
  • Integration of new features into existing systems
  • Create and maintain software development standards
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment
  • Develop new software requirements to existing products
  • Follow company procedures for project and technical support
  • Customer satisfaction
  • On time delivery
  • Ability to investigate problems and provide solutions

Essential Experience:

  • Experience of web development and web design, including expertise in Javascript and solid knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Test driven development & code review
  • Ability to communicate at all levels, both verbal and written

Desirable Experience:
  • Experience of web API development
  • Knowledge of REACT JavaScript libraries
  • Experience with mock-up and UI prototyping tools
  • Experience using the Microsoft Azure platform and services
  • Understanding of security practices
  • Data transformation and manipulation (SQL, SSIS)
  • Ability to deconstruct a user story into its required components for development
  • Intermediate skill level using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Creating intuitive graphical user interfaces
  • Marshal resources to get things done effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to solve problems calling for technical analysis
  • Make independent judgements with limited information
  • Work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to rapidly change roles and responsibilities while working in a fast-paced, challenging work environment 

Due to the high volume of candidates responding to our adverts unfortunately we are not always able to provide individual feedback. If you don't hear from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We will however keep your details on file and you may be contacted about other opportunities in the future.

How to apply


Ref KES-V/5109-0360

Job title Senior Web Developer

Area Newcastle

Salary £35,000 - £40,000 per annum

Hours of work 8.30am - 5.00pm Mon-Thurs and 8.30am - 3.30pm Friday

Permanent / Temporary Permanent