Solutions Developer / Lead Web Developer / Software Engineer

Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England
02 Nov 2018
30 Nov 2018
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Solutions Developer

Location: Middlesbrough, TS1 5JU

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full time, Permanent

Established as a family run business in 1924, the Company has grown to be one of the largest independent retailers in the UK with 32 stores and 7 Concessions.

Due to a notable expansion they are now recruiting for a Solutions Developer to sit within the growing Technology department.

Role Overview:

The role is designed to provide all areas of the business with both software development expertise and technical acumen in order to deliver projects, tackle technical challenges and to provide support to the wide range of existing applications current in use.

A key element to the role is to provide front-end development resource to the e-commerce department, therefore a strong background in HTML, CSS and Jquery is essential.

The Solutions Developer will work closely with the Development Lead to deliver solutions which will benefit customers, as well as developing and managing solutions aimed at streamlining the organisation as it become more efficient.

There are a number of large initiatives in the pipeline for the group and additional technical resource is required in order to deliver the projects, whilst also allowing the business to become more self-sufficient from a software development perspective.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Requirement gathering, producing specification and estimates
  • Performing software development and design
  • Work with the Development Lead in delivering project of varying size and complexity
  • Work with internal and external customers to ensure solutions are document, tested and meet stated requirements
  • Contribute to software quality standard, best practice and continuous improvement of our software projects
  • Maintains professional knowledge by continuous personal development
  • Provide ongoing support for existing software applications

Required Skills:

  • HTML, CSS & JavaScript
  • HTML frameworks, e. bootstrap
  • Object-oriented programming
  • SQL knowledge & Database design
  • PHP (desirable)
  • Modern Frameworks e. Angular, VueJS, Typescript (desirable)
  • Knowledge of Version control e. Git (desirable)

Other preferred skills / experience:

  • Experience in ecommerce
  • Experience with the Visualsoft e-commerce platform
  • Experience with the Monetate CMS
  • Well organised
  • Good communicator
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Creative


  • Flexible working
  • New Mac or laptop & PC
  • Bonus scheme
  • Relaxed working environment
  • Modern office space
  • Commitment to continuous development

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with experience of: Software Developer, SQL Developer, IT Engineer, HTML Developer, Web Development, Web Engineer, Skilled Web Developer, JavaScript, eCommerce Specialist, Software Engineer, ASP, IT Service Desk Technician, IT Desk Support, IT Solutions Support, Software Engineer may also be considered for this role.

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