Systems Developer

Job Type IT
Transport / Warehouse / Logistics
Region Central England
Location Milton Keynes
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
Closing Date 21/7/2018
Vacancy Type
Fixed Term - 6 Months
Salary £28,700 - £41,000
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
35 hours per week
Monday to Friday
09:00 - 17:30

Duties & Responsibilities

The John Lewis Partnership is seeking a Systems Developer to join its cutting edge semi-automated distribution centre here at Magna Park, Milton Keynes on a 6 month Fixed Term Contract.

As part of our small, but vital, Development team, you will be responsible for the further development and maintenance of our in-house tools which help drive the success of our semi-automated distribution centre. John Lewis Magna Park is the cornerstone of how John Lewis gets products both to stores and customers.

Job Requirements

We are looking for a Systems Developer with strong analytical and problem solving skills. Team work is vital but you should also be able to work independently and with great self-organisation. You will be an effective communicator who can clearly explain your thoughts and decisions to both a technical and non-technical audience. You will also be given a significant level of responsibility and plenty of space to be creative. Lastly, we expect that you will have a passion and enthusiasm for keeping up to date with the latest technological trends whilst being open to learning new technologies.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

To be considered for this role, you must have the following experience/skills:
- Comfortable with at least one object-orientated programming language (our current favourites are Ruby and C#)
- Proficient in relational databases and SQL, preferably Oracle and/or PostgreSQL
- You love Git or at least version control and are familiar with a web-based hosting provider (BitBucket, GitHub etc.)

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

Although not essential, the following skills/experience will be advantageous:
- JavaScript including front end frameworks such as Vue.js, React, Angular
- Have an eye for design and front end execution
- Experience with a Warehouse Management System
- Familiar with testing frameworks and passionate about well written tested code
- Have used Heroku or AWS in some capacity

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