Technical Architect/Senior Developer - DabApps

Brighton and Hove

Closing date: 17/10/2017

DabApps is one of Brighton's leading web and mobile app development agencies. We are passionate about producing high-quality work that we and our clients can be proud of. Our values are based on standards compliance and best practice and we are constantly working to improve and streamline our development process. We use open source technology wherever we can, and contribute back to the open source community as much as possible.

Job Description:

We are looking for an experienced technical architect/senior developer to help us move to the next level. The role will be hands on so we do need programming experience as well as technical architecture experience. We primarily use React for Web Applications and React Native for Mobile Applications and Django with Django REST Framework for server side coding so experience of these would be an advantage.

The role will encompass helping us chose and implement the correct design patterns for a range of projects ranging from quite simple mobile applications to very complex and widely used web applications. You will help us improve operational processes and structure. We have a team of 20 experienced developers and this role will report directly to our Technical Director.

Skills Range:

Below is a list of core technologies and skills we use at DabApps. We are not expecting any candidate to have experience or knowledge in all of these areas. What we are looking for is the ability and desire to learn the areas you don’t have as and when required.

• JavaScript

• JS frameworks (React, Angular etc)

• Python/Django



• Experience of working on client facing projects and liaising directly with clients

• Hybrid mobile frameworks, React Native etc

• Heroku – other hosting solutions

• Non SQL Databases

• Agile development – primarily Scrum

Person Specification:

We’re looking for a candidate with the technical skills we need, who is also flexible enough to fit into the company and grow with us. You will have built up experience through a number of client projects over 3-6 years and are looking for the next step in your career. We need someone with strong ethical values, who thrives on producing results, can adapt to new challenges, and enjoys learning along the way. The role will be varied and you will need excellent prioritisation and decision making skills. You will need to be able to work effectively in a team-based, agile environment, as well as play a part in the growth and direction of the company as a whole, helping set company strategy. Being able to collaborate with the team, project management and clients is vital.

The role is based in our central Brighton office and we would expect you to be based in the office for the majority of your time.

Key Area: Programming/Developer 15-1131.00Programming/Developer
Salary: Competitive Salary based upon experience
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

What are we offering you?
A competitive salary based on your experience.
A chance to join a growing company and help drive DabApps as we expand
25 days paid holiday – plus paid bank holidays
Flexible working hours – inside core office hours.
A great working location in the heart of Brighton.
Encouragement and support to take part in Brighton's vibrant creative and digital communities. We have links with the Universities and we're involved with the Brighton Python User Group.
Pension scheme (after qualifying period)
Regular training and conference opportunities – in-house and external


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