Location: Worcester, United Kingdom

Contract Type: Permanent Full Time

Hours: 37.5 per week

About the role:

Dolphin is a world leader in assistive technology for blind, partially sighted and dyslexic people with a distribution channel in over forty countries.

We are looking for a brilliant and hardworking developer to join our established development team to develop, improve and maintain our customer facing website, various web based applications and internal web based tools. We want a developer who can understand our user requirements then design, develop, test and maintain software to suit.

Experience:

3 years’ experience in a web development role preferred.

We are keen to see a portfolio of work.

Knowledge:

Essential

A good understanding of:

  • Apache on Linux as a web server.
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • HTML,
  • CSS/SCSS
  • JavaScript

Desirable

We would also be interested to know about your practical experiences and knowledge of any of the following:

  • Accessibility – W3C-WCAG
  • NPM package manager
  • WebRTC
  • VueJS
  • WebPack
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Microsoft Dynamics
  • Node.js
  • Laravel & Symfony
  • Bootstrap (PHP)
  • Nginx
  • Google Analytics
  • Internet Security and data integrity techniques
  • Privacy, Cookies and GDPR
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • GIT source control
  • User experience design and usability testing

Qualifications:

2.1/1st Class Degree level in Software Engineering, Website Development, Computer Science or similar.

Personal Characteristics:

  • We are looking for people who are self-motivated, enthusiastic, and results driven.
  • You should seek responsibility, demonstrate effective decision making skills and be comfortable working under your own initiative.
  • You will need to be organised and methodical in your approach to work, and able to concentrate on detail, with a high degree of quality control.
  • Communication and team working skills are essential.
  • You should be customer focused and demonstrate commercial awareness.
  • Be keen to learn, share your ideas and support change.
  • Everyone at Dolphin is expected to work in the spirit of our ethos of inclusivity.

Want to apply?

Please submit your CV with a covering letter using our online application form. Make sure you've read about our recruitment process so you know what to expect if your application is successful. We look forward to hearing from you soon!