Full Stack Developer

Job Title: Full Stack Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Company benefits and pension
Reference: BBBH20008_1565712116
Contact Name: Zoe Latuszka
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 13, 2019 17:01

Job Description

We are looking for a motivated and experienced full stack web developer (OO PHP, HTML, CS, JS) to join our web team and be responsible for the ongoing technical enhancement and maintenance of the website and supporting services. This will involve designing and developing responsive, high-quality digital solutions in Drupal to drive effective engagement with all products and services

Key work areas

  • Create high-quality, accessible and responsive functionality by working to industry standards and through team participation and code reviews
  • Engage in project assessment and scoping to help ensure that appropriate technical possibilities are explored
  • Take an active role in the design process from understanding requirements to reviewing and challenging wireframes, prototypes and final designs
  • Ensure Forestry England's website is fully operational at all times
  • Identify further opportunities for developing the website in-line with strategic objectives
  • Keep abreast of new web and mobile technologies, recommending best practice, suggesting areas for improvement and advising the organisation accordingly
  • Support internal teams to manage the website using the content management system

Essential skills and experience

  • Experience of designing, building and delivering significant and professional digital developments using Drupal
  • Full-stack development experience (OO PHP, HTML, CSS, JS)
  • Experience configuring, monitoring and managing infrastructure and hosting platforms
  • Experience with cross-browser and cross-platform testing
  • Professional experience of applying of web accessibility guidelines
  • Commercial experience working with LAMP / LEMP technology stack
  • Excellent communication skills. You must be comfortable communicating effectively with technical and non-technical team stakeholders
  • Experience of working collaboratively to achieve better digital products

Desirable skills and experience

  • Commercial experience building Drupal 8 websites
  • Experience working with a CSS preprocessor such as SASS or LESS
  • Knowledge of open data platforms or API integrations
  • Experience working in an Agile environment, especially knowledge of Kanban or Scrum
  • Experience using Git in a team environment