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Senior Web Developer

40,961 P.A. ?
Bournemouth International Airport
Ageas Limited

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Senior Web Developer: Ageas are excited to be recruiting Senior Web Developers to join our Web Development Team based in Bournemouth. As an experienced web developer, you will be joining a new team delivering well designed, high quality software which supports our Customer Journeys. Your role will be to work as part of our project team providing technical expertise and guidance during the full project life-cycle, and to ensure adherence to good practice software engineering methodologies and standards. You will take responsibility for the project deliverables and ensure they are completed within budget and to program schedules. The project team follows the Scrum methodology, so experience with agile processes and supporting tools would be an advantage.

The main responsibilities of the Senior Web Developer include:

  • Mentor and develop team members to improve their technical skillsets and their adherence to good practice software engineering methods
  • Encourage team members to increase their knowledge in analysis, architecture, application design and the development-test cycle
  • Become an expert in at least one core business system and associated business processes; be proactive in sharing knowledge of the business systems with the wider team
  • Ensure a good understanding of each user story and the expected outcome and suggesting areas where IT can assist business objectives and requirements and improve productivity
  • Active involvement in sprint planning sessions to breakdown the user story into sub-tasks
  • Active involvement in backlog refinement in validating the user stories and writing the business driven development (BDD) scenarios for each user story
  • Take ownership of delivery and meeting the sprint goal and provide regular updates on progress against commitment, and any impediments blocking development
  • Manage resources effectively and ensure they are aligned to business needs, escalating concerns to management where appropriate
  • Responsible for providing support for releases including the production of release notes and system design documentation as well as assisting in rectifying any live issues
  • Conduct performance reviews and 1-2-1 meetings with team members
  • Deputise for the Development Team Leader when necessary to ensure effective management of the team and tasks
  • Ensure that fair treatment of customers is integral to the operation of area of responsibility

The successful Senior Web Developer will have the following skills and experience:

  • Solid background in JavaScript Development including experience with react.js working at a senior level in a similar role
  • Able to foster strong relationships with stakeholders and the wider team
  • Experience of working in a very collaborative team focused on sharing knowledge and skills to ensure the best outcome or solutions
  • Experience of working on medium to large projects with a proactive approach towards leading from a development view point including delegation where required
  • Manage the Developers from a performance point of view
  • Knowledge of agile methodology and practices, able to mentor others in this approach
  • Strong knowledge of web design and architecture of concepts, applying knowledge within the development cycle
  • Excellent analytical skills, taking a methodical approach to problem solving
  • Proactive and self-organised to ensure you and the team deliver success

Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy within the Senior Web Developer role based in Bournemouth:

Our people enjoy a comprehensive range of flexible benefit options such as a company pension, 25 days’ holiday (rising to 27 days after 3 years) with the ability to buy an additional 5 days, a personal car lease option, private medical insurance, health and dental plans, life assurance of 4 x salary with the option to flex up and a discretionary annual bonus. Our people enjoy discounted gym membership as well as discounts with a wide range of retailers through our partner Perkz.com and make the most of our Wellbeing activities and Sports and Social Club events. We have also introduced our “Dress for Your Day” policy which means you have the option of what to wear depending on what your day holds.

About #AgeasUK

We’re an award-winning, international insurer with key markets in Europe and Asia and go back a fair bit too - almost 200 years. Fast-forward to today and we’re proud to be one of Europe’s top 20 insurance companies. Our UK team of 3,000 stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our most important people – our customers. We’re recognised for our excellent insurance cover and being easy and straightforward to deal with. Plus, we understand the need for choice, which is why our insurance can be bought through us directly, and through aggregator sites as well as through our broker relationships and our leading partnership brands. We have around 5 million customers and have a first-class attitude when it comes to being there for them when they need us most. Don’t just take our word for all this though. We’ve scooped a Gold Standard Insurance Award for the last nine years running which speaks volumes about our dedicated teams across our UK offices based in London, Manchester, Stoke, Gloucester, Eastleigh and Bournemouth.

Please click on the ‘Apply button’ to be considered for our Senior Web Developer opportunity at Ageas in Bournemouth.

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