Front-End Developer

Job Summary 

In this role, the Front-End Developer delivers exceptional software solutions, which are secure, appropriately tested, perform well and help provide engaging customer experience. The Developer is accountable for providing exceptional software solutions. 

 

Who We Are 

Leighton is an award-winning integrated technology business. We create some of the world’s most cutting-edge software products We use vision, creativity and expertise to connect businesses with their customers and drive commercial success across multiple touchpoints. Working with us isn’t just about achieving the end result, its about what we do to get there, changing the you think about your business and the benefits of digital forever.,

 

Our Values 

The Leighton culture defines how we do business and how we interact with our colleagues and customers.  It makes us unique and provides us with a competitive advantage 

=      We act with honesty and truth, always! 

=      We are a canny family who really cares in a geeky, crazy, fun kind of way 

=      We nurture our amazing people to be the best version of themselves 

=      Passionate about what we do, proud of what we achieve 

=      Our curiosity inspires the amazing 

 

Main Duties & Responsibilities 

You will be responsible for the following; however this is not an exhaustive list and you maybe required to carry out other duties that the business deem fit. 

=       Turn concepts and requirements into exceptional, highly available, quality, web applications using industry standard languages and technologies 

=       Implement highly modular and maintainable components across a horizontally scalable application framework designed to maximise reuse across multiple channels.  

=       Deliver exceptional software solutions to specification and on-schedule. 

=       Participate in the definition of scope of projects and estimates of timescales for development and maintenance work. 

=       Produce accurate and unambiguous functional and technical documentation of products, systems and services prior to and during development.  

=       Proactively suggest ways to improve the quality of software releases. Work with the team to ensure that development follows best practice and the Leighton delivery model.  

=       Share your expertise with other team members and be eager to learn from them as well. 

 

Relationships 

=       Software Engineers 

=       Delivery Team Leader 

=       Solution Design Team 

=       Project Delivery Team 

=       Customers 

 

Person Specification 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

=       Commercial experience of working in software development with demonstratable experience 

=       Proficient in 1x desired software language (HTML, CSS, JS, Node.js, JAVA, development of modern RESTful API or strong in another server side technology, SQL or NoSQL databases) 

=      Appreciation of OWASP top 10 

=      Demonstrable understanding of accessibility best practices 

=      History of working with QA and testing teams to deliver a quality

=      product (automated testing framework desirable) 

=      Working knowledge of databases and dynamic content is desirable  

=      Knowledge of Angular or comparative frameworks that use MVC   

=      Ability to produce accurate documentation 

=      Ability to analyse information 

 

What We Offer 

We value our people. So, to attract exceptional talent we offer an excellent package. You can look forward to a competitive salary (dependent on experience), a contributory pension scheme and death in service benefit. We also offer a relaxing 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) and, because we know that life doesn’t always fit around work, a semi-flexible approach to your working day. We also encourage your continued personal development.