Junior Software Developer

Vacancy Description

Modern head office in Manchester with range of on-site facilities.  Focus will be based within the office with future opportunities for flexibility working hours and remote working.

The small development team is supported by a full-time scrum master.  This new role will play a key part in our ambitious product roadmap with opportunity to work across the front end, back end, and scheduling algorithms.

The software is comprised of a core Ruby on Rails application with heavy use of javascript and JQuery, and a separately supported mobile application.

Duties will include:

  • Write robust, testable, maintainable code

  • Maintain and support all existing internal systems

  • Design excellent technical solutions to client requirements

  • Designing, implementing and testing new features

  • Carrying out bug fixing, code optimisation, documenting code and REST API integration

  • Introducing responsive and cross-browser UI design to improve user experience

  • Contributing to discussions about product design and feature implementation

Qualifications

Computer Science undergraduate degree or similar helpful, but not essential

Skills

Essential:

  • Familiar with at least one mainstream programming language aside from JavaScript, e.g. Python, Ruby, PHP, Java.

  • Familiar with Javascript and jQuery.

  • Good knowledge of HTML, CSS.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of a web MVC framework

  • Understanding of version control (Git)

  • Understanding of TDD

  • Has an interest in UI / UX design

Application Instructions

Please send a CV in pdf format and an indication of salary expectations to careers@malinkoapp.com

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