As a Full Stack Developer you’ll work closely with the web platform team and engineering teams to ensure the delivery of scalable, well structured, efficient web applications and components; working on both green-field projects built from the ground up using the latest libraries and best practice as well maintaining and improving existing code. You will be responsible for the scoping and planning of: refactoring existing code, new components and working with other teams to build new services and products.
The web platform team work in collaboration with engineering and operations to maintain and develop Futures core brand websites. Ensuring the sites are fast, at the forefront of technical innovation, are bug free and have great UX.
Key Role Responsibilities
In collaboration with Tech Leads and Engineers you will ensure your code is well scoped, monitored, documented, and testable.
You will also be responsible for tracing bugs across the stack and ensuring that suitable tests are set up to avoid future regressions.
You will work with the rest of the team to review both your code and other developers before it goes through a final QA process and into production.
You will be able to communicate effectively with the wider business and be able to critically assess product requirements and solutions.
Your job will cover both client and server-side code working with datastores and server configuration. You will be keen to keep up to date with the latest approaches to development and be able to argue for appropriate technology to be added to the stack.
You will participate in regular hack days, using cutting edge tech to prototype innovative approaches to business/technical goals.
As an experienced member of the team you are required to support and help develop more junior members of staff both via code review/direction and mentoring.
Essential skills and experience
You are fluent in object-oriented PHP; write beautiful optimised object-oriented code
You are able to work with relational databases such as MySQL, ideally you also have some exposure to NoSQL databases
You have Experience of using JS frameworks (React, Angular etc)
You write readable, unit tested code by default.
You understand the importance of caching for high traffic services.
You have used version control systems, ideally Git.
You have experience with Docker and are comfortable working on the command line.
You are able to communicate technical information to non-technical people as needed
You are looking for a challenging role where you will be excited to learn and be passionate about software delivery
Desirable Skills And Experience
Working with CI pipelines (GitLab CI, Jenkins etc)
Own open sourced code on GitHub (and equivalents) either as a contributor or own projects
We are Future
Connectors. Creators. Experience Makers
We’re Future. We’re 2300 colleagues over 200 brands speaking to 400 million people every month across the globe through websites, events and magazines. We haven’t just survived in 2020, we’ve thrived, increasing our audience share, taking more number one positions, acquiring new businesses and launching new brands.
And we don’t plan on stopping any time soon.
We’ve got an ambitious plan for 2021 that will build on our growth momentum and unlock new opportunities. We’re calling it Future 3.0 and we’re looking for talented people who want to be a part of it.
Inclusion & Diversity
At Future we are passionate about ensuring that as a business, we are continuing to promote diversity and inclusion not just in our recruitment processes, but everything we do.
Future is an equal opportunity employer and we will continue to ensure our recruitment process will be free of bias and our workplaces are inclusive, positive, free of discrimination and respects all backgrounds and beliefs. Our culture is underpinned by our values which will continue to ensure that all applicants, current and future employees are treated with respect and fairness.
We are continuing to be inclusive in our approach to flexible working, ensuring that we are making adjustments where required and providing our employees the tools and support to enable them to grow and flourish in their careers