Senior Developer

Senior Developer


Role: Senior Developer

Location: Bath/Remote in the UK

Closing Date: 14/03/2021

Type: Full-time, Permanent



Working for Network N

We’re a fun and friendly company offering an informal working environment with offices in central Bath.

We are always growing, work fast but accurately, have an international reach and are nerdy as hell!

Our people make our success, so it is only fair we give plenty in return, including:

  • 28 days holiday (excluding bank holidays)

  • Auto-enrolment pension

  • Competitive salary

  • Profit share scheme for all (after one year of service)

  • EMI scheme (after one year of service)

  • Employee Assistance Programme (virtual GP service, nutrition, mental health support)

  • Techscheme

  • Cyclescheme

  • Staff social events, including Christmas & summer parties


About us

We are a global media business specialising in the gaming industry.  We have a publishing arm consisting of a

dozen owned websites including PCGamesN.com, and over 100 network site partners such as

TrueAchievements.com.  We produce class-leading content for clients via our creative agency team, and work

with publishers and advertisers to unlock audience value.  We are based in Bath but are open to taking-on remote

employees within the UK too.



The Role

We are looking for a Senior Developer to join our rapidly expanding games media business based in Bath. We have embraced remote working, so as long as you are based within the UK, we are welcoming to home-based applicants.

It is an exciting time within our growing product development team and we are looking for an enthusiastic individual to take advantage of joining a rapidly expanding and industry-wide respected company in the games industry. We are a Publisher and a Network of gaming related websites who work closely with games companies such as Epic, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo.

Your main responsibility will be to work as part of an agile team to build and launch new in-house products, integrate third party advertising technology from Google, Amazon and Oracle, and to automate existing processes to meet growing demand. Good organisational skills are a must, as you will be expected to handle your own tasks, communicate changes and meet internal deadlines. As the company grows, your role may evolve to take on other programming languages to achieve company goals.


Responsibilities:

  • Develop and deploy advertising technology

  • Evolving our in-house tools to improve our daily workflow

  • Planning and developing new code solutions for any challenges that arise

  • Combining new advertising products into our existing stack to help clients increase their monetisation

  • Documenting and refactoring code when necessary.

Must have the following skills and experience:

  • PHP and MySQL

  • HTML

  • CSS/SASS

  • JavaScript (with a keen eye for diagnosing browser issues/errors on websites)

  • GIT

  • Excellent understanding of front-end and back-end technologies, and able to develop to a high standard

  • Comfortable with using terminal commands

  • Server management - specifically LEMP (NGINX)

  • Comfortable with managing local development environments (preferably Mac)

  • Proven commercial experience of web-based development/applications

And it would be nice if you also have skills and experience in:

  • Laravel (or any other PHP frameworks)

  • Webpack/Gulp (compilers)

  • Vue JS/React

  • Jest or similar JavaScript testing frameworks

  • Experience of leading a small team/management skills

  • Familiar with project management software such as Asana, Trello, Jira or similar

  • Any previous knowledge or experience of any commercial ad technology solutions.

Interested?


Great, we look forward to reading your application!  Make sure you include:


  • Your CV

  • A cover letter. We weigh cover letters heavily, so you can (and should) write more, but we won’t evaluate applicants that don’t answer this question:

    • What development project are you most proud of? It can be a personal project, an individual project at work or a team effort. It can be anything, big or small, front-end or back-end,  we want to know what drives you.

We know it is a time commitment to prepare an application and we respect that effort by thoughtfully reviewing every complete application and responding one way or the other. But that kind of thoughtful review means that it sometimes takes us a while to get back to applicants, so please be patient with us.