Developer - Graduate Scheme

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Job Title: Developer - Graduate Scheme

Location: Blythe Valley Business Park, Solihull, B90 8AJ

Contact: 0121 651 11 20  careers@churchedit.co.uk
Reporting to: Development Manager
Full Time: 8.30 - 17.00 Monday to Friday
Holidays: 24 days per year + Bank Holidays

About Edit Websites Ltd

iKnow Church and Church Edit is part of the the UK’s largest Christian Web Company with software used by 1,000's of churches around the UK.

We’ve grown every year since 2002 and as we expand we are looking for new people to join the team as we work with more churches and organisations around the UK.

Job Description

We have a position for a recent graduate to join our team and help us to continue building great software for our clients.

If this is you and you are excited by building software solutions then your primary role will be joining the team developing our two main products which are custom built content management systems and our Church Member Management software.

The software is continually being developed so you will be joining the team that is adding new features and developing the products. You will also be involved in planning the future features to improve and enhance the product.  As part of a small development team you will be making changes to software that is used daily by people around the world.

This is an exciting position to work in a fast growing company and develop the software used by many clients around the UK. The software you help to create will be used by a wide audience.  

Skills

Good programming skills

Ideal: Javascript, JQuery, CSS3, HTML5, PHP, MySQL, AJAX, JSON, The will to explore and experiment with new technologies.

Angular/Angular2, Typescript, Webpack, Ionic, RESTful APIs

Good testing methodology. Good communication skills (both written/ verbal), Ability to work in a team as well as by oneself
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Our Graduate Scheme

Our Graduate Scheme is a 2 year programme.

You will benefit from: 

  • 2 learn days a month during the Graduate Scheme to hone a particular work related skill
  • Starting salary: £23,000 with a salary review every 6 months during the Graduate Scheme.
  • Graduate welcome: £1,500 on day 1 at iKnow Church.
  • £750 contribution to your Student Loan every year for the first 5 years of employment

At the end of a graduate scheme, a successful candidate will be offered permanent employment and a competitive salary.

Read what employees in our Graduate Scheme have said:

“The Graduate Scheme at Edit Websites has taught me a great deal of real world software development skills that could not be learnt at university.

The small nature of the company has given me the opportunity to take on a greater role and responsibilities that would not have been possible at a larger company, and has allowed me to work on big projects, release many developments and even add my own features to the software we provide.

The work environment here is very friendly and sociable and the managers very approachable no matter what the issue. The regular one-to-one meetings have been a great way to make sure I’m keeping on top of the workload and the bi-monthly learn days have been very useful in taking time to further my learning and skills. I’d recommend the Edit Websites Graduate Scheme to anyone looking to take a big first step in their career in software development."

"Being in the graduate scheme has been a massive help both for my personal development and for becoming better equipped to deal with the daily tasks and issues we face as a development team. Having an entire day every two weeks to learn and brush up on any areas that need improvement is a massive boon to both my productivity and the quality of work i am able to produce. I’ve been very happy to be on the scheme and I feel the consistent work, study and review it promotes has really helped me to integrate into the team as a whole."

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to:

Edit Websites Ltd
Central Boulevard
Blythe Valley Business Park
Solihull
West Midlands
B90 8AJ

or email careers@editwebsites.co.uk