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Senior Full Stack Web Developer

Universal Music Group

Kings Cross, United Kingdom 01-12-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Spinnup is Universal Music’s digital distribution platform. Artists use our platform to distribute their music to global services like Spotify and Apple Music.

We have a rare opportunity for a Senior full-stack web developer to join our small, friendly and dynamic team. Your contributions will help talented new musicians upload their music, monitor their streaming, sales and social media performance, promote themselves online and manage their catalogue. We are looking for a good communicator, quick learner, someone who enjoys sharing skills and can work independently. Above all, someone who is committed and passionate about providing top-class products for our users.

Skills & Experience

Be Technical
• Designing and developing new features
• Investigating and resolving defects
• Improving and maintaining our codebase enabling continuous evolution and innovation through discovery of pain points, research into solutions, implementation of proof of concepts and ensuring the adoption of these by the rest of the team

Be Operational
• Identifying and implementing improvements for reliability, scalability and performance
• Write and build valuable documentation and acting as an exemplar of best practice
• Estimating and planning development tasks working alongside the product and delivery team as well as external development team

Be Collaborative
• Helping to assure the quality of other team members’ code
• Working collaboratively to tackle complex problems and make decisions

Personal Specification

Necessary
• Experience of using Git (CLI)
• Experience using PHP7 and either Laravel or Symfony
• Solid understanding of REST APIs and relational databases
• JavaScript framework – strong preference for React.JS and Redux
• AWS experience
• Knowledge of Webpack & SCSS
• Good understanding of current and emerging trends of the web platform
• Experience in coaching other developers
• Excellent communication skills and a passion for teaching others
• Ability to learn and contribute very quickly
• Comfortable working under pressure
• Able to work extended hours on occasions when required

Desirable
• Docker experience
• Experience with modern JavaScript testing, debugging and automation techniques
• .NET experience

Your Benefits
• Group Personal Pension Scheme (between 3% and 9%)
• Private Medical Insurance
• 25 paid days of annual leave
• Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
• Holiday Purchase scheme
• Dental and Travel Insurance options
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Salary Sacrifice Cars
• Subsidised Gym Membership
• Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)

Just So You Know…

The company presents this job description as a guide to the major areas and duties for which the jobholder is accountable. However, the business operates in an environment that demands change and the jobholder's specific responsibilities and activities will vary and develop. Therefore, the job description should be seen as indicative and not as a permanent, definitive and exhaustive statement.

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