Remote-first - With Office for Co-Working

Fully flexible hours

Employment type
Full time
£35,000 - £47,500 / year

The role is for a Web Developer who knows PHP and JavaScript. You’ll be part of an agile team responsible for developing our independent web platform and applications using the latest frameworks and technologies. You’ll get opportunities to learn and progress and contribute your ideas to help drive forward what we do and how we do it.

Day to day we’ll trust you to:

  • Deliver code into production, working to agreed standards.
  • Help deploy and support our applications, keeping them performing and available, including a willingness to be part of a paid on-call rota.
  • Work with Product Owners, Designers, Architects and Testers to ensure we’re delivering the best experience to our customers.
  • Help advance our technology strategies, so our platform remains innovative, accessible and secure.

You’ll need to have:

  • Demonstrable experience with the technologies used at Emerald, including PHP, JavaScript, HTML, SCSS, git, AWS
  • Knowledge of frameworks including Laravel, VueJS, Bootstrap
  • Approaches to meet non-functional requirements, including security, performance, accessibility and usability
  • Knowledge of agile methodologies such as Scrum and Kanban, and experience of working in agile development teams
  • Ability to work with areas that support Web development including Quality Assurance, DevOps, Architecture, UI/UX
  • Good communication skills, including influencing and negotiating
  • An active interest in new technologies and how to apply them

It’s more than just skills and experience, this is what we’d like to see:

  • A strong commitment to good coding standards and principles
  • Someone who is interested and able to pick up new skills and tasks, to become a ‘T-shaped’ developer with skills from a broader area to complement your core knowledge
  • A desire to deliver business and customer requirements in the most appropriate way
  • Someone who naturally looks to learn and applies new learning to improve how we work

What’s in it for you?

At Emerald, we value our people. Becoming a part of our team means you’ll join a trusting and flexible environment and we've been flexified so you can trust that we're a truly flexible workplace. You'll also have numerous opportunities to progress your career, as well as access to professional development and the opportunity to learn new skills.

You’ll receive a wide range of benefits, such as 30 days annual leave, remote flexible working, up to 20% performance bonus, 6% pension contribution and various benefits aimed at supporting your wellbeing and work-life balance.

Emerald Group is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our applicants. If you would like to request any accommodations/adjustments from application through to interview stages, please complete the relevant section within the application or contact us at peopleteam@emerald.com and let us know.

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Remote-first - With Office for Co-Working

Fully flexible hours