JavaScript Lead Developer

£45,000 - £50,000 p/a + benefits
22 Nov 2016
20 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Cambridge University Press has a unique opportunity available for a JavaScript Lead Developer to join the team. The role is a full time, permanent position offering a salary of £45,000 - £50,000 per annum plus benefits.

We are a global not-for-profit organisation, committed to the advancement of knowledge worldwide through our exciting publishing programme directed at learners. You will be joining a diverse and collaborative workforce and you will be supported in your career ambitions to achieve your potential.  Help us achieve our mission, and you will have a career that is not only hugely satisfying but brings with it great benefits and a stimulating, supportive and flexible working environment.

We are looking for a Full Stack JavaScript Lead Developer or hands-on Solutions Lead to join our Platform Technologies team. You will be joining a mature agile environment and will work closely with Product Owners, Solutions Architects and a team of Senior Developers based in our Cambridge office, as well as our experienced offshore QA and development teams.

What are the responsibilities of the JavaScript Lead Developer?

- Hands-on technical leadership and implementation of one of our flagship online applications – Cambridge Core

- Working with the Solution Architects to shape the broader platform architecture

- Provide domain expertise to your Product Owners to assist in requirement rationalisation, prioritisation and planning

What skills do I need to have to become a JavaScript Lead Developer?

- In depth experience of modern web development technologies

- Significant, commercial experience of Full Stack JavaScript (Node.js and associated frameworks)

- A working understanding of Test automation and Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment

- Hands-on experience of working in a cloud infrastructure (AWS)

- Appreciate data modelling complexities with both SQL and noSQL databases

- Excellent solution design, analysis and documentation skills

- Experience of SOA / Web Services

We offer our JavaScript Lead Developer a fantastic benefits package!

A great central Cambridge location, our office is only a ten minute walk from the train station and guided busway.  Benefits include a staff incentive scheme, flexible working, free life assurance and a contributory pension scheme, 28 days’ annual leave, subsidised restaurant and café, free on-site gym and sports facilities, and season ticket travel loans.

Closing Date: 19th December 2016.

Why not click ‘apply’ today? Don’t miss out on this opportunity to join an organisation that play’s a leading role in today’s global market place as our JavaScript Lead Developer.

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