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Digital Developer

Location: Head Office, West Bromwich

Salary: Circa £40,000 per annum depending upon experience


Closing date: 27 January 2020

A new opportunity has arisen for a Digital Developer to support the development of the Society’s digital offering.  This role will play a key role in supporting the Society’s ongoing strategic objective of digital enablement.  This is a great opportunity for the right individual looking to develop further or seeking a new challenge in their career.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop solutions with the support and guidance of the digital and architecture teams
  • Writing clean, functional code on the front and back-end, maintaining security best practices
  • Develop new code in response to business requirements, support testing of code releases, resolve technical issues
  • Working with the wider digital team you will see applications through from idea to implementation
  • Support the business in prototyping solutions, working with the wider digital and research team to understand whether solutions should be progressed
  • Identify opportunities to use our existing architecture/solutions to provide further customer enhancements

Skills & Attributes

  • Ideally educated to degree standard or equivalent
  • High level of technical knowledge with the ability to build real world solutions to solve customer problem
  • As a full stack developer possess experience of building applications end-to-end
  • Ideally 4+ years experience in a commercial development environment
  • HTML & CSS, Bootstrap, Javascript, ASP.NET MVC
  • Use and creation of web services (RESTful API’s)
  • Enthusiasm for sharing knowledge and working in a multi-disciplinary
  • High degree of personal motivation and initiative

What’s in it for you?

  • Performance related pay scheme
  • Opportunities to develop and progress within a forward looking team
  • Generous annual leave starting at 25 days
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Corporate discounts

At the West Brom you’ll have every opportunity to take the next step and keep moving: we’re well known for providing excellent development support and always promote from within wherever possible.

Inspired by the Society’s Vision and Values, it’s not just what we do but how we treat our colleagues and customers that makes the people at the West Brom really stand out from our competitors.

*Please note – We reserve the right to withdraw our adverts earlier than the original published expiry date, therefore if you are interested please submit your application as soon as possible*

At the West Brom we appreciate that our employees are unique individuals with differing needs depending on their specific circumstances and stages in life. When we say our people are the West Brom’s biggest asset that doesn’t mean just viewing them as employees. We also recognise they have a life outside work, one that has responsibilities and rewards which the Society respects and supports in ways that aim to bring the best out of them. If you are interested in applying for a role with us and have a need for flexibility within your working schedule please discuss this with our recruitment team when making an application as wherever possible we’ll be open to a flexible working pattern.

Head Office: 2 Providence Place West Bromwich B70 8AF. The West Brom is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority. Register no. 104877. ‘the West Brom’ is a trading name of West Bromwich Building Society.

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