Web Developer

We deliver beautiful, high-quality software to our customers, and we’re looking for people who are passionate about web software development and want to contribute their skills and experience to help us improve further. Foremost, we are focussed on finding the right people to join our team. Jadu’s head office is located in Leicester (UK) where you will be based. If you are Leicester based it would be great to have you in the office more often than not but some home working is fine.


About the role

We're currently looking for a talented Web developer to join our Spacecraft development team. As a web developer, you will be expected to lead by example and have a positive approach to problem solving. 

As well as writing great code using PHP, Twig, HTML, CSS & Javascript, you will need to be able to communicate your ideas clearly, give and receive feedback in peer reviews and work within your team to deliver secure, high quality, performant solutions to our customers.


Skills, experience and capabilities should include:

  • Excellent knowledge of programming principles, OO, TDD etc

  • Good knowledge of PHP, ideally including Symfony framework

  • Good knowledge of Twig is desirable

  • Good knowledge of HTML5, CSS & Javascript

  • Good knowledge and experience of developing secure, scalable web solutions a distinct advantage

  • Good knowledge of version control software, preferably GIT

  • Exposure and awareness of build tools and continuous integration environments, knowledge of Jenkins is desirable

  • Good understanding of the software development lifecycle, preferably in a Scrum context

  • Taking responsibility for completing work to a high level of quality

  • Excellent communication and team-working skills, both written and verbal

  • Meeting deadlines, sometimes under pressure

  • Self-motivated and ability to make decisions where empowered


How can we help you?

We're confident that being part of our team will be great for your career. You will work with and be able to learn from some truly amazing team members. Everyone here is excited to learn from you and your experiences too.


We want to make work a pleasurable experience. The office is full of Sci-fi memorabilia (where else has a life size Darth Vader, Han Solo in carbonite and a Tardis). There will be no phone on your desk constantly interrupting you and we use Slack far more than email to collaborate and just get things done.


Reasons to work with Jadu Spacecraft:

  • Holidays - 25 days per year (not including bank holidays)

  • Flexible - Flexible working hours to accommodate commuting

  • Healthcare - Private Healthcare with AXA PPP

  • Pension - Employee Pension Scheme

  • MacBook - MacBook Pro with all Apple hardware

  • Development - Personal Development programme

  • Conferences - Conference trips and opportunities for learning

  • Environment - Cool office environment with a fully equipped kitchen and onsite parking

  • Coffee - Unlimited fresh ground coffee!

  • Meeting room - where the table turns into a Pool table!



You must have the right to work permanently in the UK.

We are an equal opportunities employer and Investor in People.

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