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Front End Developer

Business Role Type
Business Support Role
Business Support Departments
IT
Location
Cardiff
External Closing Date
20/10/2019

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Job Purpose

This is an exciting opportunity to join a multi-skilled agile team in IT Delivery, in which you will be responsible for the development of our core customer-facing websites which allow customers to quote, buy and service their Admiral products.

We are a progressive team working with cutting edge technologies such as Angular and best in class tools such as Git, Jira, and Confluence. 

IT Delivery is made up of small teams, that are inclusive, open and collaborative.  We encourage team members to share ideas, solutions, and decision making to drive forward the effectiveness of the teams and products that we deliver.

Main Duties

  • Development and publication of the Quote Engine, with attention to adherence of all marketing brand styles.
  • Implementation and delivery of relevant coding technologies to defined standards.
  • Implementation and execution of thorough unit testing and version control.
  • Understanding of emerging technologies and their suitability to business demands.
  • Production of technical and functional specifications where applicable.
  • Adherence to Agile Scrum methodology. 
  • Working directly with the Product Owner and business to develop solutions to support the product roadmap

Experience and Qualifications Required

Experience and Skills

  • Ability to creatively think around a brief and challenge it if necessary.
  • Thorough knowledge of all relevant coding languages.
  • Understanding of Agile Scrum methodology and practices.
  • Prioritisation and time management skills to hit deadlines.
  • Confidence to communicate ideas effectively to peers, seniors, and management.
  • Ability to produce quality documentation as necessary.
  • Able to transfer knowledge between other members of the team.
  • A focus on continuous improvement.
  • Technical skills

Essential

  • Experience of web frameworks such as Angular or React
  • Excellent working knowledge of javascript
  • Working knowledge of typescript
  • Working in an agile environment
  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins
  • Understanding of version control systems such as GIT

Desirable

  • Understanding of:
    • AngularJS
    • Docker and/or Kubernetes
    • Jasmine/Karma
    • Data management libraries such as RXJS/NGRX
    • JSON and executing server requests
    • REST and SOAP
    • Node.js and NPM
    • Java programming language and server-side architecture
  • Experience of unit testing front end websites

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click “apply now” to complete an online application form.

The Recruitment Officer looking after this role is Allison Martin. If you have any questions about the position, please feel free to drop her an email Allison.MARTINA22@admiralgroup.co.uk or give her a call on the Recruitment line - 0800 118 1619. Please note, we are unable to accept CVs via email.

About Admiral

Our success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong culture where we put our people and customers first. Our philosophy is simple yet effective: people who like what they do, do it better, and this, in turn, means that our customers receive the level of service and products that they deserve.

Our culture is honest, open and wholeheartedly focused on four key areas:

Communication, Equality, Reward & Recognition, and Fun.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We understand that a good work-life balance is important, and we want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this. We are happy to talk about flexible working.

Please ask your Recruitment Officer, Allison Martin, for more information

 

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