Front End Developer - £45,245 - £48,659, remote/hybrid working
We have a vacancy for a Front End Developer to join our internationally recognised and award-winning Development Team
You will join a team delivering user-centric digital systems and applications, and your role will encompass all elements of the lifecycle - including the analysis, design and creation of solutions, working within or acting as the technical lead for projects as well as inputting into architecture and strategy discussions.
This opportunity will enable you to use your skills in an environment that you can be proud of, delivering innovative products and services for the officers, staff and communities of Avon and Somerset Police.
We are looking for experienced professionals, passionate about what they can do and keen to make a difference in a complex, exciting and uniquely interesting environment.
If you have the experience and skills we are looking for and can work collaboratively and innovatively with colleagues and partners, then we would like to hear from you.
You will be part of the Digital and Projects department - a friendly and welcoming group of professionals who exist to innovate and improve the digital experiences of colleagues within Avon and Somerset, as well as the public that we serve. On a daily basis, you will work with other Developers, Content Designers, M365 Specialists, UX Designers, User Researchers, Automation Specialists and Product Owners to understand user problems and create innovative solutions.
We are based at the beautiful Police and Fire Headquarters in Portishead, with free parking and range of on-site facilities, including a gym and coffee shop. We work very flexibly however, and the role can largely be performed from home (some travel within the force area may be required to meet with colleagues when needed).
Some of the key responsibilities (see role profile for full details):
To work on the design, coding and styling of the front-end of our websites, microsites and other services as required.
To work closely with the user experience team, in understanding aspects of a user's journey, and using this to design the force's digital channels.
To ensure security measures are designed into existing and new interfaces, ensuring integrity of the system.
To maintain/enhance working knowledge of emerging technology, tools and industry best practice .
We're looking for a person who can:
Design and develop websites that meet latest industry standards and accessibility requirements
Build on top of a Content Management System, such as WordPress and building Single Page Applications (SPA) from scratch.
Use prototypes and wireframes to build and test new designs
Research and resolve technical issues in a timely manner and provide recommendations and develop action plans to deliver effective and efficient resolutions.
Work flexibly and collaboratively within an Agile environment - playing your part in helping to deliver a responsive and high-quality service to the organisation.
Operate well as part of a multi-disciplinary team - recognising the different roles within a typical agile team, and their role in delivering the solution.
This is a complex and fascinating organisation, where no two days are the same - so if that sounds like the sort of environment you can thrive, then we'd love to hear from you!
The basic salary for this role is £39,183 - £42,597, with an additional market supplement payment of £6,062 (subject to annual review)