Full Stack Developer (12 Month Contract)

Full Stack Developers required!

We are growing and we are currently recruiting talented Developers looking for an exciting opportunity to join Kineo - well-established and progressive provider of e-learning solutions. 

This role will suit a solid all-round developer who has a good understanding of full tech stack technologies but we are also keen to speak to candidates who start their commercial career and who would love to put their skills gained during their time in education to use.  

If you want to benefit from the remote style of working and many exciting benefits this role may be just what you are looking for. 

The successful candidate  will develop and maintain software which meets both internal & external Client requirements within agreed timelines whilst maintaining quality.

The role is challenging and rewarding! You will be working with well-known brands on some very ambitious projects.

Kineo (a part of City and Guilds Group) is a well-established and progressive provider of e-learning solutions for some of the most well-known global brands. At Kineo we are all about great learning and whether it is a course, resource, platform, or blend, at Kineo effective learning principles run right through everything we do. Everything we do stems from that simple idea: if we design a better experience, together we'll get better results. We also believe that true innovation in our industry comes from finding new ways to drive customer success and deliver measurable learner impact. We get to the heart of our clients and design award- winning solutions to meet their business needs.

Does it sound like a great place to work and a fantastic company to join? Are you passionate about the cutting edge of learning and performance support?  If the answer is Yes, then this may be an opportunity for you!  

This appointment will be made on merit.

We believe that diversity and inclusion strengthens and enriches us, and that it is the responsibility of everyone at the City & Guilds Group to drive this value. As ethnic minority groups and disabled people are currently under-represented within the Group, we particularly encourage and welcome applications from these communities.

About The Role
Your role will be to create new and enhanced functionality for Totara and Moodle and to implement and maintain themes for Totara and Moodle sites and other products that may be used within Learning Platforms. You will be also working with Art Directors and graphic designers to create appropriately branded and functional interfaces. Full Stack Developer will also identify risks in projects and raise them in a timely manner with recommended mitigations with the appropriate person. We would like you to provide accurate estimates of technical work and ensure the design and technical solutions of all assigned tasks are; achievable, fit for purpose and work effectively. You will also flag any issues or risks to the project manager and propose alternative approaches. We would like you to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients to ensure the highest possible quality of product, delivered on time and to budget.

About You
We are looking for an all-round developer who has a good understanding of full tech stack technologies.

Some of the attributes we are looking for: 

  • Extensive and proven experience of PHP, HTML and CSS development
  • Good knowledge of object-oriented programming
  • Good knowledge of database design, and query optimisation (PostgreSQL/MySQL)
  • Good knowledge of JavaScript
  • Good knowledge of CSS pre-processors such as LESS, SCSS or SASS 
  • (other skills are listed in our role profile) 

What We Offer
We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative, engaging and market-leading organisation with opportunities to develop your existing skills and explore new ones.

You’ll receive an excellent benefits package which typically includes a great base salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, private healthcare, volunteering opportunities and much more. 

We welcome a discussion about how this role could work flexibly for you. For example, work pattern, hours or location.

Next Steps And How To Apply
If you think this is the role and organisation for you then we would love to hear from you.  Please submit your CV and complete our short application form using the apply button.

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