Full Stack Developer

Full Stack Developers required!

We are growing and we are currently recruiting talented Developers looking for an exciting opportunity to join Kineo - well-established and progressive provider of e-learning solutions. 

We are open to speak to more senior Full Stack Developers and also to the candidates who are are still developing their skills and experience in this area. The salary will depend on the skillset of each individual. 

More experienced candidates  will have an ability to take on a senior position, working as a key member of the team.

You will be involved in all stages of the software development lifecycle. Key responsibilities of the senior developer role:

* Act as key technical point of contact within development teams, advising on feasibility, estimates, and best-fit solutions
* Produce robust, maintainable and performant code
* Mentor mid-level developers

This role will suit a solid all-round developer who has a good understanding of full tech stack technologies.   

We are also keen to speak to candidates who start their commercial career and who would love to put their skills gained during their time in education to use. 

We have 2 vacancies with different level of seniority.  We recruit for a permanent contract and also a fixed 12 months contract. 

If you want to benefit from the remote style of working and many exciting benefits this role may be just what you are looking for. 

The successful candidate  will develop and maintain software which meets both internal & external Client requirements within agreed timelines whilst maintaining quality.

The role is challenging and rewarding! You will be working with well-known brands on some very ambitious projects.

Kineo (a part of City and Guilds Group) is a well-established and progressive provider of e-learning solutions for some of the most well-known global brands. At Kineo we are all about great learning and whether it is a course, resource, platform, or blend, at Kineo effective learning principles run right through everything we do. Everything we do stems from that simple idea: if we design a better experience, together we'll get better results. We also believe that true innovation in our industry comes from finding new ways to drive customer success and deliver measurable learner impact. We get to the heart of our clients and design award- winning solutions to meet their business needs.

Does it sound like a great place to work and a fantastic company to join? Are you passionate about the cutting edge of learning and performance support?  If the answer is Yes, then this may be an opportunity for you!  

This appointment will be made on merit.

We believe that diversity and inclusion strengthens and enriches us, and that it is the responsibility of everyone at the City & Guilds Group to drive this value. As ethnic minority groups and disabled people are currently under-represented within the Group, we particularly encourage and welcome applications from these communities.

Business Unit
40,000 - 60,000 (depending on skills and experience)
Type of role
Full-time or part-time
Location - Country
Location - City
Sheffield, UK, Any, Brighton
Closing date
Vacancy ref

About the role

Your role will be to create new and enhanced functionality for Totara and Moodle and to implement and maintain themes for Totara and Moodle sites and other products that may be used within Learning Platforms. You will be also working with Art Directors and graphic designers to create appropriately branded and functional interfaces. Full Stack Developer will also identify risks in projects and raise them in a timely manner with recommended mitigations with the appropriate person. We would like you to provide accurate estimates of technical work and ensure the design and technical solutions of all assigned tasks are; achievable, fit for purpose and work effectively. You will also flag any issues or risks to the project manager and propose alternative approaches. We would like you to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients to ensure the highest possible quality of product, delivered on time and to budget.

About you

We are looking for an all-round developer who has a good understanding of full tech stack technologies.

Some of the attributes we are looking for from more experienced candidates are: 

Extensive and proven experience of PHP, HTML and CSS development
Advanced knowledge of object-oriented programming
Advanced knowledge of database design, and query optimisation (PostgreSQL/MySQL)
Advanced knowledge of JavaScript
Good knowledge of CSS pre-processors such as LESS, SCSS or SASS 

You will also need to be familiar with test-driven development (TDD), and continuous integration (CI)
(other skills are listed in our role profile) 

Our story and mission

Our vision is for a world in which everyone has the skills and opportunities to succeed. We support almost five million people each year to develop skills that help them into a job, develop on that job and to prepare for their next job. As a charity, we’re proud that everything we do is focused on achieving this purpose.

Through our assessment and credentialing, corporate learning and technical training offers, we partner with our customers to deliver work-based learning programmes that build competency to support better prospects for people, organisations and wider society. We create flexible learning pathways that support lifelong employability, because we believe that people deserve the opportunity to (re)train and (re)learn again and again – gaining new skills at every stage of life, regardless of where they start.

At the heart of our business sits the City & Guilds Foundation which amplifies our purpose by helping to remove barriers to getting into a job, celebrating best practice on the job, and advocating for jobs of the future. 

We were founded in 1878 by the City of London and the trade guilds of the time, to help people, organisations and economies to develop their skills for growth.

Our rich experience means we’re uniquely positioned to understand the future of work and learning. And, we continually evolve to develop and deliver skills for the workplace of the future. Today, as well as qualifications and assessment, we offer digital credentialing, e-learning technologies, executive leadership development, technical training and consultancy.

What We Offer

We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative, engaging and market-leading organisation with opportunities to develop your existing skills and explore new ones.

You’ll receive an excellent benefits package which typically includes a great base salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, private healthcare, volunteering opportunities and much more. 

We welcome a discussion about how this role could work flexibly for you. For example, work pattern, hours or location.

Next Steps And How To Apply

If you think this is the role and organisation for you then we would love to hear from you.  Please submit your CV and complete our short application form using the apply button.