We are looking for a back-end web developer to join our digital team with primary responsibility for the development and maintenance of our award winning cloud based web & mobile applications.
What does the job involve?
If creating high-quality web applications and learning new technologies is your thing then this role could be for you. Your primary focus will be development of our Shares web site and associated APIs, implementing new technologies, conforming to internal development standards, developing on cloud architecture whilst seeking to incorporate the latest technologies.
Within a wider digital team, following agile processes & principles, you will ensure a high level of code quality. Working closely with fellow developers, front-end designers & system architects this role provides a great opportunity for you to demonstrate back-end, server side and API skills. The role will cover a mix of new product driven projects, innovation led initiatives whilst looking to continue to modernise the tech stack and progress the move to micro-service architecture. Whilst back-end focussed, you will also gain exposure to React and Next.js front-end technologies.
We are looking for motivated and passionate candidates with a commitment to continual learning, collaborative problem solving, clean code and above all creating high quality products.
Knowledge & Skills
Core language and platform skills:
Familiar with the following frameworks:
AJ Bell is one of the fastest-growing investment platform businesses in the UK, with over 382,000 customers using our award-winning platform propositions to manage assets totalling more than £72.8 billion. Having listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange in December 2018, AJ Bell is now a FTSE 250 company.
Headquartered in Manchester with an office in central London, we now have 900 employees and have been named one of the Sunday Times ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ for three consecutive years.
There are opportunities for growth and professional development for members wanting to progress within their career including induction training and our study support scheme which is part of our benefits package.
Our EQ4 office design is centred on delivering agile and collaborative working spaces that enable us to deliver a first class service to our customers, but remote working continues to be a large part of our work life and will continue to be, post-covid.
At AJ Bell you can expect a friendly working environment with a strong sense of team work, we have a great sense of pride in what we do and this is reflected in our guiding principles.
There is an active programme of social events throughout the year, which are open to all employees.
This role provides formal cover for Mission and Business Critical systems and processes, and as such you may be required to work evenings, weekends and bank holidays to provide out of hours support for such systems and processes, as part of a rota. Employees who are scheduled to be on-call will receive a weekly standby allowance and will be paid for overtime worked during these periods.
This role is available under our hybrid working scheme. Ideally we're looking for people who are within commuting distance of one of our offices however for certain roles we can consider UK-based candidates who are further away - ask the recruitment team for more information. Please note, we are unable to provide employment sponsorship to candidates at this time.