Junior Full Stack Developer

Rugeley, Staffordshire, England
£20000 - £25000 per annum
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
This fast growing digital distribution platform for video games is currently looking for a Junior Full Stack Developer to join their existing team of developers. They are based in Rugeley, Staffordshire but deliver digital goods worldwide in the gaming industry. You will be tasked with helping the current team with upkeep and maintenance of the existing digital delivery platform, as well as assist with the design and development of the next generation of the platform.

This is an exciting opportunity allowing you to come in and shape the development of the new system. This is your chance to be part of a fun, dynamic culture and a team that is truly passionate about programming with the latest technologies!

The current platform has been built with Node.js, Angular.js and MongoDB with support tasks undertaken primarily using JavaScript. The new system is being built in Ruby on Rails with a PostgreSQL database so experience with both of these are essential. They are not looking for years of experience, they are looking for hunger. Hunger to work with the latest technologies, expand your knowledge and skills as well as a passion to work in the video games industry.

Personal Skills
- Ability to work to tight deadlines in an exciting and fast paced environment with minimal oversight
- Proactive approach with thorough attention to detail
- Self-motivated with strong personal organisational skills and comfortable working alone or as part of a team
- Must show a desire to continuously expand their knowledge base and proficiencies

- Experience with Ruby on Rails applications
- Experience with relational databases, preferably PostgreSQL
- Working knowledge of GIT and source code management tools
- Strong understanding of Object-Oriented programming
- Write clean and well thought out code

- Experience with Node.js, Angular.js and/or React
- REST APIs and API integration
- Redis
- Exposure to test driven and behavioural driven development
- AWS (S3)
- Experience with Scrum and/or similar processes and methods
- A good understanding of JavaScript (jQuery), CSS3, and HTML5
- Interest in video games

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