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Location: Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8BX
Salary: £35000 - £40000
Sector: Back End   
Type: Permanent
Posted: 04/01/2020
Senior Web Developer Ronald James Group 2019-08-06

A senior developer responsible for the development of existing and future products in the web environment, with a particular focus on developing and improving our existing web portals and dashboards. 


  • Full life cycle software development in line with current projects
  • Maintain source control according to company standards
  • Review and understand all current systems, internal and outsources
  • Producing detailed specifications and writing high quality code by utilising the latest engineering best practices and tools
  • Develop user interfaces with consideration for the interaction between users and process
  • Testing and code review in controlled, real situations before going live, in accordance with QA standards
  • Preparation of training manuals for customers and internal staff
  • Maintaining systems once they are up and running
  • Provide technical support to both customers and employees for issues escalated from the technical helpdesk
  • Improve and develop test, installation and commissioning proceduresIntegration of new features into existing systems
  • Create and maintain software development standards
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment

Critical Success Factors

  • Success in this role will be judged by the following key performance indicators:
  • Develop new software requirements to existing products
  • Follow company procedures for project and technical support
  • Customer satisfaction
  • On time delivery
  • Ability to investigate problems and provide solutions

Personal Characteristic

  • Strong customer focus
  • Flexible to travel
  • Interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Team player
  • Personal motivation and drive
  • Planning, organisational and project management skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Results orientated with a positive outlook
  • Clear focus on high quality
  • Enthusiastic
  • Creative

Job Holder Attributes

Essential experience / skills and knowledge:

  • Experience of web development and web design, including expertise in Javascript and solid knowledge of HTML/CSS 
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Test driven development & code review 
  • Ability to communicate at all levels, both verbal and written

Useful experience / skills and knowledge:

  • Minimum 3 years of web development experience
  • Experience of web API development
  • Knowledge of REACT JavaScript libraries
  • Experience with mock-up and UI prototyping tools
  • Experience using the Microsoft Azure platform and services
  • Understanding of security practices
  • Data transformation and manipulation (SQL, SSIS)
  • Ability to deconstruct a user story into its required components for development
  • Intermediate skill level using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Ability to create intuitive graphical user interfaces
  • Ability to marshal resources to get things done effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to solve problems calling for technical analysis
  • Ability to make independent judgments with limited information
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to rapidly change roles and responsibilities while working in a fast-paced,challenging work environment
  • Marine and Offshore industry experience

Working Conditions

The role is based out of Newcastle, but it is a requirement of this role that the job holder will be prepared to travel, overseas and within the UK.


  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Great starting salary
  • Opportunity for progression
  • Flexible Time
  • Home Working

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