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Posted on 22 February 2017

Developer at Projects by IF

We’re looking for a developer to join our team, who has experience shipping products, skilled in JavaScript and Python, and comfortable working out of code too. We’re a new team, so you’ll have a great opportunity to help shape the way we work, and make our processes more efficient. We’re flexible when it comes to your background, but we’re looking for people who are passionate about user needs, collaboration, and the ethics of technology.

The job

- Use a full-stack approach to agile software development
- Help the team write quality code
- Help the team create tests for what we make
- Create culture of shared learning, pair programming and code reviews
- Use Git effectively to collaborate on code and track issues
- Write effective Readme files for internal and external use
- Introduce new technical tools and practises to the team
- Bring technical realism and critical thinking to the prototypes and products we make
- Helping to manage and monitor our servers
- Occasionally working with the team to experiment with and prototype hardware
- Manage the technical team, and support the Director and Head of Design with the recruitment and selection process of new team members
- As a small team there are a set of responsibilities that we all share, including writing and talking about our work, planning and carrying out meetings


- At least 5 years experience in development
- Experience with frameworks like Node.js and Flask
- Worked with HTML, CSS, SASS and cloud platforms like Heroku and Digital Ocean
- Experience of building and testing accessible websites
- Demonstrable experience of working in a team to collaboratively make real things
- Good understanding and practical experience of agile working methods
- Understand how to secure online accounts, hardware, infrastructure and how to communicate securely
- Solid understanding of how the web works

About you:

- A systematic problem solver
- Keen interest in privacy and security
- Can absorb complex information quickly and communicate new ideas effectively
- Comfortable working on projects where there is high uncertainty

Benefits we offer you, include:

- Work with an exceptional team, on exciting projects with global clients
- Flexible working options
- 20 days leave excluding bank holidays, and additional holiday over December and August
- Team away days
- Training and development opportunities

How to Apply

We are hoping for someone to join us full time from May.

We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, and we particularly welcome applications from candidates from black, asian, minority ethnic groups as they are underrepresented in our team.

Please email your CV and a short description of how you meet the job requirements to, with the subject line "Developer job application".

Please email your application before 29th March 2017 at 17:00 BST.