Job Title: Lead Developer X 2
Competitive salary plus excellent benefits including location allowance, annual bonus and opportunity for green allowance
About Good Energy
One of the biggest things we can all do to tackle climate change is switch to clean power. At Good Energy, we’ve been giving people that choice since 1999. We supply thousands of homes and businesses with 100% renewable electricity, sourced from local, independent generators. And, by working with our customers, generators and investors, we’re achieving our purpose of powering a cleaner, greener future together.
We’re now beginning an exciting new chapter in our story, which will see us explore innovative ways to help more and more homes and businesses use clean, renewable power. To do this, we need talented people to join us. And that’s where you come in. Join us and become part of a team whose day-to-day work contributes to building a more sustainable world for us all.
About the role
We are currently seeking two Lead Developers that will provide leadership to our team of developers, driving continuous improvement, introducing and embedding industry good practice and managing individual performance and professional development. In this role you will deliver development capability for critical workflows and act as the point of escalation for all development work.
Reporting to the CTO you will develop and implement the developer strategy and business plans in close collaboration with key stakeholders, working closely and leading all developers in a way that supports high performance and engagement over the longer term.
A large part of the role will be to work collaboratively with the Technical Architect and Portfolio Team to ensure our developers are working effectively with Scrum Teams. You’ll work with the developers to identify areas for their development, continuously ensuring high performance of the team. You will also work closely with the Technical Architect to seek opportunities to introduce new technologies that will improve technical delivery and support implementation.
You will own the direction and implementation of developer tooling and practices roadmap (including, but not limited to CI/CD, test-driven development, choice of development stacks), whilst managing risk in relation to the broader business.
With a 2:1 or First-class degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or similar technical degree, you will be a proactive individual with significant technical experience and interest in participating and growing a high performing development team. You will be able to demonstrate successfully leading, mentoring and developing a team of developers in a fast-paced, agile environment. Comfortable balancing your own deliverables and leading direct reports operating in a matrix managed structure. Strong understanding of Agile principles and implementations is essential to this role.
You will have a desire to continuously seek out improvements sourced from your own previous experience, suggestions from our developers as well as learning from the broader software development industry.
Below you will find our purpose statement and our 4 values, which we aim to bring to life in all our actions at Good Energy.
Our Purpose: ‘Powering the choice of cleaner greener future, together’
We are straightforward in how we communicate with each other and get things done
We are determined and resilient, overcoming challenges to realise our purpose together.
We value people’s differences and recognise the strength they give us when we work together
In fulfilling our purpose, we aim to balance fairly the needs of our people with those of our customers, our shareholders and our futureholders.
In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a wide range of benefits. Good Energy is based in Chippenham, Wiltshire. We’ve been here since the very beginning and are busy planning a new state-of-the-art headquarters to call our future home. We’re just a two-minute walk away from the train station, with fast connections to Bristol, Swindon and the surrounding area.
Closing Date: Sunday 18th August 2019
Jacob Bailey Group
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Welcome to the Jacob Bailey Group - an independent, international and award winning Creative Business Services Agency with offices in London, Suffolk, Nottingham and New York. We’re all about connecting relevance through Data, Technology and Creativity, improving our clients’ positioning and profits, while also creating Brilliant Experiences.
Reporting to our Technical Lead, this role will see you work on stimulating and varied projects including ecommerce, marketing websites and mobile applications, across a range of clients and sectors. As a talented and enthusiastic Back End Web Developer, you’ll be interested in progressing your development knowledge and the overall skills and knowledge of the team. Essential skills are excellent knowledge of PHP/MySQL and MVC frameworks (Laravel in particular), working with MySQL databases, app development (either native or via ReactJS), using version control (Git), working with task running and package management services (Gulp/Composer) and utilising Vagrant or Docker for local development.
Work with the Technical Studio team to development back end solutions using modern development techniques, frameworks and languages.
Be inspired by, and help inspire the talent around you with fresh thinking and new ideas
Be prepared to engage in the skills with the wider team
Seek regular feedback and communicate regularly with the Technical Studio and digital project manager.
Present release previews to the relevant stakeholders
Use the appropriate technology to the deliver the required functionality
Working to tasks within a task management system for each release
Write code to the standard as set out by the Senior Developers - which adheres to best practices and the coding standards adopted in the wider Technical Studio team
Commit code to version control, using the approach adopted by the Technical Studio
Test your work and the work done by others.
Write concise release notes that can be shared with the Company for new SaaS features.
Work effectively and efficiently at all times to deliver releases on time
Understand what’s required of you, and the time allocated to do it.
Working standard UK office hours – 8:45am to 5:30pm.
We look forward to receiving your application, thank you.
EUREKA is a intergovernmental network whose aim is to enhance European competitiveness by facilitating innovation between SME, large industry, research institutes and universities. To support our mission the EUREKA Secretariat, based in Brussels, is looking for a
Graphic/UX designer & web developer
The Graphic/UX designer & web developer works closely with our communications team to conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity, relevancy and user friendliness to EUREKA's websites to create amazing user experiences.
Other responsibilities include working with internal business partners to gather requirements, prototype, architect, implement/improve web front end solutions, performing quality reviews, triaging and fixing operational issues.
The Graphic/UX designer/developer must have an eye for clean and artful design, possess superior UI/UX skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into visually pleasing, intuitive, and functional user interfaces.
Execute all visual storytelling stages from concept to final hand-off to development engineering
Conceptualize original website design ideas that ensure impactful communication and superb user experience
Collaborate with back-end developers to improve usability of EUREKA platforms
Use mark-up languages to build, maintain, improve functional and easy-to-use websites and SAAS platforms
Integrating data from various back-end services (Content Management Systems and databases)
Work with the communications team to develop and deliver creative content, digital branding and social media
Set up, track and review SEO referencing and web site analytics
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Proven experience as a UX and/or UI Designer, Web Designer or similar role & up-to-date with the latest relevant trends, techniques, and technologies
Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user- system interaction & proficiency in graphic and wire- framing tools
Familiarity with Bootstrap and AngularJS frameworks,
We seek someone genuinely excited to help EUREKA develop a roadmap for true digital communication & collaboration; who is passionate about solving problems creatively and effectively; who is self-driven and energized by being able to work from ideation to solutions.
You hold a Bachelor in UX/UI/Web development or related fields and 3 to 5 years experience (relevant certifications is a definitive +)
You thrive working in a fast-paced multicultural & agile environment.
SALARY AND CONDITIONS
Competitive package in line with your skills & experience
We strongly live by the values of trust, transparency, passion, creativity, autonomy, collaboration, work- life balance and diversity across all our teams and our whole ecosystem of customers and partners.
Please send your application (CV and covering letter) to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line your full name and the job title ‘Graphic/UX designer & web developer’. By sending your application, you expressly consent to your diplomas and references being verified.
EUREKA Secretariat is an Equal Opportunity employer.
Optoplast Manufacturing Company Ltd
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Due to recent developments and expansion projects, we are looking to recruit an IT Support Technician to join our team in Maghull, Liverpool. This is a great opportunity for someone who has worked in a similar first line support role with an ambition to develop and grow their skills and experience in a fast paced and dynamic well established Company.
Optoplast as part of The Millmead Optical Group is growing at an impressive rate, and we are looking for someone who can join us on this exciting journey. So if you have the skills we are looking for, and are ready for a new challenge working in an environment that is vibrant and passionate, we would like to hear from you.
With excellent benefits including a generous holiday allowance, pension scheme and free onsite parking, you will be further rewarded by having the opportunity to grow within this role and further your development.
This is a newly created role, and as a key member of the IT department you will be providing the front line of IT for the business dealing with users across multiple locations, providing a high level of user IT support.
You will maintain the helpdesk ticketing system and prioritise the open tickets, either closing them yourself or escalating for a resolution. You will be at the very busy front-line dealing directly with employees who have technical issues such as forgotten passwords, viruses or email issues.
Hours of work will be 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday
What you need
The successful candidate must have proven experience as a help desk technician or other IT support role.
With a good understanding of computer systems, mobile devices and other tech products, you should have the ability to diagnose and resolve basic technical issues and maintain excellent communication skills throughout.
How to apply
If you are interested in applying for this post or would like further information, please call Jessica Clarke, HR Administrator on 0151-527-3759.
Strictly no agencies please.
Closing date for receiving CV’s Wednesday 27th September 2017 and interviews will follow shortly after. Previous applicants need not apply.
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are proud to display the Investors in People Gold Award.