Senior Software Engineer - Ladbible Group

  • Manchester  
    perm  
    Undisclosed  
  • Company
    Lad Bible Group  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    30 July 2018  
    Posted on
    18 April 2018  

We’re LADbible Group: a voice and identity for a community of more than 53 million people, and a way of life for a generation of fans the world over.

LADbible Group builds youth communities across multiple channels including our websites, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube, AppleTV and our apps. We understand our audience and are on their side. Our community brings people together and we try to use our influence for good.

Role overview

You will be working on building, expanding and enhancing our many different platforms whilst pushing innovation to the next level to keep LADbible Group as the #1 social media site in the UK. You’ll be able to mix and communicate with different teams (e.g. Data, content, commercial and submissions) within the organisation.

You will also have the ability to work with the latest technologies as well as being part of a team who is not afraid to try revolutionary ideas to help the business keep growing.  

Responsibilities

  • Build and manage the current platforms
  • Bring new ideas on how to move forward and improve systems
  • Define the rules and definitions supporting the metrics, KPIs, and queries
  • Mentor, guide and motivate junior members of the team
  • Be a Subject Matter Expert
  • Set and monitor team objectives to ensure career enhancement 
  • Ensure that the company stays ahead of the latest technology developments so that our data architecture can grow with the business

Technical

  • JavaScript
    • NodeJS
    • ReactJS
    • Redux
    • ImmutableJS
  • HTML5, PWA, modern browser APIs
  • CSS3 (BEM/Sass, CSS-in-JS)
  • PHP – LAMP stack 
  • MySQL
  • Postgres

Beneficial

  • MongoDB
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • TypeScript
  • Babel
  • Wordpack
  • Golang

Skills/Strengths

  • Suitable for someone with experience as a mid to senior/lead level software engineer looking to progress and take their next step
  • Ideally would have specialist knowledge in one of the above
  • Ability to operate in a high paced, innovative environment. 
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to think in a structured way about business need.
  • Experience of partnering with business to gain an understanding of what the end user is solving for
  • Experience of an agile environment 
  • Stakeholder management 
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