Back End Developer

Bristol, England
£25000 - £33000 per annum
05 Jun 2017
03 Jul 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
For over a decade, this company has drawn together data from a variety of sources to build and maintain websites and tools for the Automotive industry. They currently maintain a large database of UK cars and vans, and aim to expand the range of functional tools that utilise their data, with usability being paramount.

What you'll say you do:

Develop automotive website back end systems for clients such as Fiat, Ford, Mercedes, Lexus and Vauxhall.

What you'll be doing:

Working primarily with NodeJs and MySQL you'll develop in house APIs to provide the front end team with the data required for their client sites.

You'll also develop administrative tools for the data team and their clients to upload and manage data. This will include some UI/UX work using VueJS with Bootstrap and their own CSS framework.

Their office is a supportive and social environment that will also challenge and develop your skills, whilst giving you the opportunity to demonstrate your expertise.
Tech discussions, grammar pedantry, Call of Duty and Exploding Kittens are a regular occurrence.

Required skills

- NodeJS
- Server Side Scripting (e.g. PHP, Coldfusion)
- HTML, CSS, Javascript

Bonus points for

- VueJs or AngularJS 1/2
- Amazon S3
- Bash Scripting
- Putty Linux CLI
- Interest or background in finance or automotive industry
- UI / UX

Working At This Company:

Everyone who works here can cover the bases and switch jobs if there is a demand for it. Your coding and database query skills are most crucial, but any extra experience you have with front end design and development would be a bonus, but is not essential.

As with any job in this industry, the technologies change fast, so there is some legacy upkeep of old tools as well as experimentation with new technologies.

They are offering £25,000 to £33,000 dependent on ability and experience.
Normal hours of work are 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday.

Based on Whiteladies Road, Bristol, their staff benefit from tea/coffee, social activities, training, a flexibility in hours, a friendly open office atmosphere, regular cake and biscuits and an office dog.


It would be a benefit to your application if you can show them proven web or coding experience e.g. a personal portfolio, Github or Stack Overflow accounts.

If you like the sound of working with them then please send your CV with portfolio links.