Junior Back-End Developer / Graduate Web Developer

Posted a week ago by Connect Internet Solutions

Liverpool, Merseyside

Job Title: Junior Back-End Web Developer

Location: Liverpool

Salary: £19,500 per annum

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time - 35-hour week, Monday to Friday

Closing Date: 18th June 2021

Are you a recent graduate with a 1st or high 2:1 degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a closely related subject? Do you enjoy programming? We are an award-winning digital agency in Liverpool - join us!

Do you want to develop your web development skills and reach your potential working for a company that prides itself on the work it does with the NHS, local authorities, charities and government departments? Would you like to work for a well-established Liverpool city centre digital agency in a friendly and supportive environment?

About us:

Connect is a specialist provider of award winning web solutions. We are experts in web development and design, intranet development, app development, content management systems, database systems and software development. Our clients include the DVLA, Ministry of Defence, HMRC, HM Treasury, North West Ambulance Service, NHS Education for Scotland, the Welsh Government, North West Air Ambulance, Cardiff University and Hewlett Packard.

Job role:

We are seeking a junior back-end developer to code websites, web applications and apps for our prestigious clients. Working alongside our front-end designers, you will be mentored by an experienced back-end developer for the first 12 months, creating software using mainly PHP, MySQL, JavaScript/JQuery and WordPress. As a recent graduate, we'll expect you to want to continuously develop your skills in these areas.

Whilst working alongside more senior developers, you will gradually take on more responsibility yourself. You will gain invaluable experience of cutting edge technology and have an opportunity to increase your skill set and at the same time help us to provide an excellent service to our clients. We want you to be organised, be able to work to deadlines and respond to the needs of our clients.

About you:

  • A good degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a closely related subject
  • Some experience of:
    • PHP or C#
    • Database design with MySQL
    • JavaScript and jQuery
    • Software design
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well with others and communicate your ideas effectively
  • Enthusiasm for web development and interest in new technologies

Whilst not essential, any experience of the following could also be helpful, so tell us when you apply: other programming languages, WordPress, Web services (REST or SOAP), Version control using Git, third party APIs (eg Google Maps, Facebook, Twitter).

As a recent graduate, we don't expect you to have skills in all of the above, however, a willingness to learn and problem solve is of paramount importance and you should show this in your application. We are especially interested to know what modules you have undertaken as part of your degree and how they relate to the requirements of the role.

The role is based in the heart of Liverpool city centre where you will be part of a very supportive, talented, highly-skilled and multi-disciplinary team. If you think you fit the requirements of this role, please get in touch. Connect is an equal opportunities employer.

Please click the APPLY button to submit your CV and a Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the experience and relevant job titles of; Junior IT Programmer, Junior Software Developer, Junior Developer, Trainee Software Developer, Programmer, Software Developer, Software Engineer, Technical Developer, Systems Developer, Web Developer, Software Technician may also be considered for this role.

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