Senior Web Developer

Engineering Paddington, London


Position at j2 Cloud Services


We are a group of cloud storage companies including Livedrive, SugarSync and KeepItSafe under the J2 Global Cloud Storage banner. Our platforms already protect millions of customers and we're growing rapidly through organic growth and partnership with big household names.

We have a fast moving, high-speed development environment and self-host our multi-petabyte storage cloud. We constantly optimise our platform for the best possible throughput and cost/GB.

We are looking for an amazing web developer to help team Eureka! build and improve corporate websites for our cloud backup brands as well as for our partners as part of our cross-functional team based in Paddington.

You will be surrounded by people with experience in many areas and get the chance to collaborate and pair with them, learning new skills and mentoring other developers.

We're agile from bottom to top and rely on our engineers to help direct the company with planning sessions, standups, and retros. We insist on clean code and automated acceptance and unit tests.

Plus our friendly colleagues are always up to something, from pool tournaments and ping pong games to board game lunches and special days out.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain websites for Livedrive and our main partners
  • Always strive to deliver high quality products, even under time pressure
  • Focus on clean code and best practices
  • Ensure your code is bug free through automated tests and code
  • Always look to optimise applications for maximum speed and efficiency
  • Pair and share knowledge with others in the team
  • Work closely with QA from the definition of new stories to the final release
  • Work with the rest of the team to define new features and improvements for our websites
  • Work closely with designers to ensure an optimal user experience
  • Support Marketing in increasing activations and conversion rates for our websites

Requirements and Experience:

  • 5+ years in a developer role, with 3+ years of experience with .NET
  • Proficient in C#, ASP.NET, MVC, SQL Server/MySQL
  • Strong knowledge of web markup, semantic HTML, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Good knowledge of Javascript
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as SASS
  • Experience designing and consuming RESTful APIs
  • Strong knowledge of design principles for building a scalable application
  • Responsive layouts and cross-browser support
  • SOLID design principles, clean code
  • TDD, unit and automated testing
  • Detail-oriented, with a focus on quality and accuracy

Bonus Points:

  • Experience working in agile development environments
  • Git/Gitflow
  • CMS experience
  • Good understanding of web accessibility standards
  • Javascript libraries/frameworks (e.g. Angular, Node, React)