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Full Stack Javascript Developer

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Full Stack Javascript Developer

Posted 14 days ago

What are we all about?
At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more. 
We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 10,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive. 
This position is for a Full Stack JavaScript Developer to be part of an existing team.

You will have accountability for ensuring our software meets business requirements and aligns with technology and governance standards and ensure delivery of on-time, quality solutions. 


About you:

You are a dynamic, skilled developer with a passion for technology and a keen sense of pride in the work you do. You are strong team player who thrives on close collaboration with your colleagues and takes shared ownership of the development pipeline along with the team. You are focused on delivering high quality solutions to given timelines and are comfortable in an Agile environment, where colleagues often work in different locations and with small time zone differences. You are constantly seeking to improve both your own skills and the skills of others and enjoy working in a fast-paced dynamic company. You will be expected to mentor more junior members of the team, contribute to planning sessions and the design of solutions as well as guide the technical evolution of products.


Will be an accomplished Javascript developer building high quality software predominantly using NodeJS and MySQL.  You will also be familiar with using HTML/JS/CSS and JavaScript frameworks (Ember moving to React) that run cross-browser on the client side.
Will use modern techniques to build accessible, scalable, and evolvable APIs that are robust and stand the test of time.
Will demonstrate the ability to contribute and plan Dev sprint/release activities, prioritising according to risk and changes in delivery schedule.
Will display ownership, responsibility, and good decision-making to achieve project deliverables. 
Will have a good understanding of software industry development standards, applying them appropriately to the scenario at hand.
Will have a good understanding of source code management best practice (using Git), and ability to troubleshoot issues.

Will have the ability and motivation to test your own work and that of others to ensure we maintain and also improve our high quality standards.


Day-to-day, you will:
Take responsibility for assessing the risk of development tasks, taking into account technical and commercial factors, make risk-based recommendations and decisions.
Work in an Agile environment, delivering high quality software focussed on delivering team results through your individual contribution.
Actively contribute to requirements discussions and requirements analysis, and  understand scope, risk, and complexity of changes from inception through to delivery.
Communicate and collaborate with stakeholders on deliverables and approach.
Contribute to the continuous development of processes and improvements.
Identify, compartmentalise, and execute refactoring where commercially/technically necessary.
Be able to analyse, identify and fix root cause of defects throughout the various layers of an application.
Understand, identify and adhere to our preferred design patterns, coding standards and definition of done.
Design and develop software solutions to agreed and elaborated requirements using a range of languages and technologies including NodeJS, React, MySQL and AWS Services.
Help ensure agreed agile delivery process and approach is followed, including estimation/planning, Scrum activities, release and project management.
Champion a quality focussed approach including: good planning; branching, environment and codebase management; promoting/participating in early discovery of defects; code reviews and unit testing where appropriate.  Ensure the appropriate logging and monitoring mechanisms are in place, and effective.
Report to Team Lead and Development Manager on progress and areas of risk, including metrics where requested.
Creation of technical documentation where required.

Work in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures.


As a well-rounded Full Stack Javascript Developer, your Skills and Experiences likely include: 
Technologies & Tools:
HTML, CSS, JavaScript 
JavaScript frameworks (React with Redux, Ember) 
Relational database design, Query Optimisation, Indexing etc…
Writing performant SQL, Stored Procedures and Functions
Git-based Source Control
Desirable Experience:
ColdFusion (CFML), Java, C++ or C
CSS pre-processors (Less, Sass, etc)
AWS PaaS & IaaS services
Automated Testing Frameworks & Tools 
Automated Build (CI) and Deployments
APM Frameworks – e.g. NewRelic / AppDynamics



What does Access offer you?

We are a growing software company and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to make you successful. We will help you carve out your career path. You will enjoy lots of training both in the UK and in Romania to accelerate your career. 


In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to grow, you will enjoy a fun environment on top of our standard benefits.