Developer at Gomo - Gomo

Digital, Media & Technology

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 12/07/2017

gomo is a Software as a Service (SaaS) that offers clients a flexible and cost-effective solution for creating, hosting, updating and tracking their own multi-device learning content.

The multi-device authoring tool provides users with an unparalleled multi-device authoring experience, while the new hosting and analytics product allows users to distribute courses instantly and track their learning. gomo offers LTG a great opportunity to create a strong recurring revenue stream over the next few years.

Job Description:

Job title: Developer
Location: Brighton
Reports to: Director of Product Development


Description


This role presents a fantastic opportunity to continue your career in a fast-paced SaaS (Software as a Service) product development team, working on the continuing development of our award winning authoring tool and distribution platform.

Day-to-day work will focus on the ongoing evolution of the product suite through prioritised roadmap development of new features and functionality as well as improvements to the existing product.

As a key member of the project team you will be responsible for the implementation of the defined solutions using agile methodologies to the agreed specification, ensuring it is delivered to time and quality.


Main duties

  • With the support of the Lead Developers, ensure that the specified solution is developed efficiently, is fit for purpose, and functions effectively in the client and user environment.
  • With the support of the Lead Developers and Director of Product Development, ensure that there is technical continuity for the life of the solution.
  • Work to a technical development plan, identifying and advising the Lead Developer of any issues and proposed solutions.
  • Conduct appropriate testing throughout development and ensure it conforms to relevant standards and development best practices.
 
Skills Range:

Essential

  • Developing web content using HTML, JS and CSS using modern standards
  • Development libraries including/or similar to - Handlebars.js, Angular.js, jQuery, Modernizr, LESS, CSS Media Queries and Twitter Bootstrap
  • Version control systems e.g. GIT and practices e.g. GIT Flow
  • Ability to craft good quality code against defined coding and development standards
  • Knowledge of web standards and experience of using validation tools
  • Understanding of object orientated development including design patterns
  • Proactive, self-starter
  • Ability to work within a team under direction from the Director of Product Development and senior technical team
  • Ability to work in Agile / Scrum methodology
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the gomo team as required to explain and define requirements for required work
  • Commercial awareness
 
Person Specification:

Desirable

  • Experience of server side technologies and frameworks, e.g. PHP Frameworks, Node.JS and API’s
  • Experience of database technologies, e.g. MySQL and Mongo.DB
 
Key Area: Programming/Developer 15-1131.00Programming/Developer
Attendance: Full-Time
 
 

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