Software Engineer - Web Applications

Next Jump is on a mission to shake up workplace culture. They believe that everyone has the potential to be better and more effective in what they do and the key to this is meaningful employee engagement. Next Jump has a really exciting and dynamic culture, the likes of which you don’t see very often in the graduate market. They help many of the world’s top companies improve productivity through employee engagement, with over 70% of the Fortune 1000 using their tools.

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Next Jump have a fantastic range of apps and tech tools for clients to utilise in order to support employee career development and give meaning to their work life. The number one strategy in Next Jump has been to define culture as “Better Me + Better You = Better Us”. This simply means Next Jump invests its time and resources in growing its people (Better Me) for the purpose of helping others (Better You), which leads to a better world (Better Us). The key focus for Next Jump is to support its clients in promoting good culture in their workplaces. Next Jump is a truly entrepreneurial tech company, operating in an exciting sector with huge potential.

Responsibilities

At Next Jump, we're committed to a culture of growth, challenges, and collaboration - and our engineers are no exception. We hire the best and brightest, then empower them to tackle big problems, own products, and take risks. Together, we're building a data-driven shopping and rewards programme for millions of members in PHP, MsSQL, Java, Solr, Go, and more. Next Jump engineers also play a critical role in shaping our corporate culture; we lead initiatives such as an annual Hackathon, Code for a Cause, and NxJ University technical growth. If you have the drive to make a real impact and the technical chops to handle our fast-paced environment, come join us!

Next Jump is looking for full-stack web developers to work in a number of different technical roles. We screen for a wide array of skills from back-end to front-end, as requirements for specific roles vary and you will move from project to project. Being adaptable is a must, and business and problem-solving skills are a big plus. We're looking to get the smartest people on the bus - if we like you, we'll find you a seat!

Candidate Profile

  • Some experience with with HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Experience with one or more scripting languages (PHP, Go, Java, Ruby, Node.js). Next Jump primarily develops in PHP
  • Experience with relational databases and other data stores. Next Jump uses msSQL and Redis
  • Pursuing BS or MS degree in CS, HCI, IS or related field
  • Proficiency with one or more code editors or IDEs. Most commonly used at Next Jump are SublimeText, Eclipse, and Vim
  • Experience with one or more MVC frameworks. Next Jump uses Zend, an MVC framework for PHP
  • Experience with mobile website optimisation and responsive design
  • Experience with revision controls systems like Git or SVN

Application Process

There are 4 stages to the Next Jump application process as follows: 

  • Online application
  • Telephone interview with Bright Network 
  • Telephone interview with Next Jump 
  • Assessment Centre (Next Jump call this Super Saturday) 

You will know within 7 working days whether you have been successful at the first two stages (application and Bright Network telephone interview). You will know by the end of October whether you are invited to the assessment centre (Super Saturday). 

Super Saturday will take place on 11th November 2017. 

Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: November 30, 2017
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Minimum Degree: 2:1
  • Location: London
  • Region: London and South East
  • Type: Graduate Programme

Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer & IT
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Hardware
  • Maths
  • Science
  • Software
  • Systems
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