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Full Stack (Backend) Developer

Full Stack (Backend) Developer

Whitehall Resources are currently looking for a Full Stack (Backend) Developer based in London for an initial 5-month contract.


As a Full Stack Developer, you will help to develop the digital platform that delivers services to our users, and you will:
– Assist in the planning and development of our digital services platform
– Assist in the development of individual tools and services within our digital services platform
– Work with other disciplines to understand what needs to be built
– Support other digital colleagues
– Iterate and refactor your coding and those of colleagues to continuously improve the digital offering
– Be responsible for the operational stability of the products you build and ensure the on-going robustness and resilience of those products.

Main Responsibilities:
– Responsible for development activities
– Participate in the definition and analysis of user requirements and recommend improvements to current business solutions
– Develop technical solutions to meet business requirements, ensuring compliance with best practice
– Maintain and support the existing digital platform incident management, problem resolution, and implementation of enhancements to existing solutions
– Ensure the analysis and design of tools and services adhere to appropriate standards and best practices including the policies and guidance of the Government Digital Service
– Ensure existing documentation is up to date at all times

Essential knowledge, skills and experience:
– Working in an Agile environment
– Working with continuous integration and continuous deployment
– Working in a team using GitHub
– Client-side JavaScript (in modern web browsers)
– Server-side JavaScript (Node.js)
– Working in a peer-reviewed environment

Desirable knowledge, skills and experience:
– Serverless architecture, in particular Google Cloud and Firebase
– Single Page Applications, in particular Vue.js or React
– JavaScript testing frameworks, in particular Jest
– Testing serverless architecture and Single Page Applications

All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.