Web Developers


Job Title: Web Developers

About the role

Idox are leaders in the provision of digital products and services to the UK social care and health sector, providing solutions to Local Government, Education, Health and Social Care services and the NHS. We are looking for an experienced Web Developer to join our established web development team who create and deploy websites and applications for our customers. The successful candidate will be collaborating with UX Designers to create elegant web solutions while also contributing ideas to improve front end development, approaches and techniques.

You would be responsible for:
• Creating visually appealing and feature rich customer websites, information hubs and smart digital services based on our own product platform • Discussing requirements and co-producing solutions with local authorities and their partners • Producing high-quality, well tested and maintainable code • Ensuring best practices are followed by yourself and other members of the team • Planning and prototyping new product features • Working alongside project managers to deliver outstanding web solutions.

To be successful, you’ll need to have:
• Demonstrable experience of building websites • Ability to write clear, standards-compliant HTML that’s embedded in JSP or PHP • Practical experience with LESS/Sass • Strong grounding in CSS and responsive design techniques • Hands-on experience of using JavaScript libraries and UI frameworks (e.g. JQuery, Bootstrap) • Deep understanding of cross-browser rendering issues • Up-to-date with the latest web development trends, techniques, and technologies • Experience of using source control, e.g. SVN, Git.

Additional desirable qualities:
• Strong grounding in in object-oriented JavaScript and related libraries and frameworks • Experience of using W3C WCAG accessibility guidelines.

About Idox plc
Idox is the leading applications provider to UK local government for core functions relating to land, people and property, such as its market leading planning systems and election management software. Over 90% of UK local authorities are now customers. Idox provides public sector organisations with tools to manage information and knowledge, documents, content, business processes and workflow as well as connecting directly with the citizen via the web, and providing elections management solutions. It also supplies in the UK and internationally, decision support content such as grants and planning policy information and corporates compliance services. Idox delivers engineering document control, project collaboration and facility management applications to many leading companies in industries such as oil & gas, architecture and construction, mining, utilities, pharmaceuticals and transportation in North America and around the world.

The Group employs c.700 staff located in the UK, the USA, Canada, Europe, India and Australia.

Idox has many offices across the Country and therefore travel will be required.

The Benefits
This post commands a competitive salary depending upon experience, along with an excellent benefits package.

How to apply
Applicants should submit a CV, and a short cover letter (maximum 500 words – including salary expectation, and current remuneration) explaining why they feel they would be suited to this role to Join.Us@idoxgroup.com.

Please note successful applicants will need to satisfy the BPSS guidelines (Baseline Personnel Security Standards) which consist of the receipt of satisfactory references covering the last 3 years of employment; an identity check; verification of eligibility to work in the UK; and a Basic Disclosure Check. This is in order to help us make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with access to personal and sensitive data.

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