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Salary

£35,000-50,000 Permanent

Department

IT

Location

Bolton

Job Overview

A Bit About Us

At AO, we’re in the business of better tomorrows for our customers, and we do whatever it takes to make sure they’re the happiest they can be. We may sell everything from washing machines to PlayStations, but putting smiles on our customers’ faces is at the heart of everything we do.

We’re big believers in making sure every job is done properly, which is why we do everything the AO way. Our award-winning teams work their magic behind the scenes to make sure every customer’s experience is totally effortless. We do our bit for the environment too, with our very own recycling plant to make sure we’re as green as we look. We’re always looking for ways to make our customers as happy as can be, wherever possible.

More About the Role

We’re on the hunt for Engineers with a finger on the pulse and an eye for the latest tech and trends. We want people who are always up for learning new skills and are passionate about honing their coding craft.

Millions of happy customers shop with us every year and the work you create will be enjoyed by each and every one of them. You’ll be responsible for the design and development of industry-leading business systems, working with some of the very latest technologies.

In return, you’ll be an integral part of an award-winning team who are forward-thinking and innovative. You can also take up to 5 days out of the business a year to use for development in your role and we’ll cover the cost.

We’re always looking for ways to improve customer experience using the latest tech, data and insight, and our goal is to have the best IT systems in Europe. This means that you’ll be getting your teeth into some incredible projects to help make this happen.

Here's What You Can Expect to be Doing

We use the following technologies every day, so commercial experience with them is beneficial, but you don’t need to be a master at them:

  • C#.NET
  • .NET
  • MVC
  • Solid understanding of the practical application of agile development methods
  • Undrstanding of testing approaches: TDD / BDD / DDD
  • MS SQL
  • HTML
  • CSS / SASS
  • JavaScript
  • JavaScript and CSS based frameworks / libraries

Desirables

  • Page performance / optimisation knowledge
  • Good knowledge of Web APIs
  • Experience of Cloud solutions / AWS / Azure

A Few Things About You

We believe that in order for you to do your best, we need to support your other commitments. This means working in a way that offers you flexibility, whilst getting the job done. Feel free to have a chat with us about our flexible ways of working.

At AO we believe diversity will help us find a better way. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our customers by celebrating, valuing and respecting every individual. We achieve this by nurturing a culture of inclusion where every voice matters. We welcome applications from everyone and we can make adjustments to our interview process according to your needs.

Why Choose AO?

We’re looking for developers with experience of using web based technology and developing front and back end systems. You’ll have proven experience in software development, as well as in designing and architecting enterprise web applications.

We’re all about collaboration, so we’re looking for a great communicator with solid interpersonal skills. A strong knowledge and expertise of current and emerging technologies and products is really important, too.

We believe that in order for you to do your best, we need to support your other commitments. This means working in a way that offers you flexibility, whilst getting the job done. Feel free to have a chat with us about our flexible ways of working.

At AO we believe diversity will help us find a better way. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our customers by celebrating, valuing and respecting every individual. We achieve this by nurturing a culture of inclusion where every voice matters. We welcome applications from everyone and we can make adjustments to our interview process according to your needs.

Great People Deserve Great Things

As an AO’er you can take full advantage of the benefits and perks we have to offer

  • Feel free to have a chat with us about our flexible ways of working.
  • You can take up to 5 days out of the business a year to use for development in your role and we’ll cover the cost.
  • We have our own library, if you've seen something which interests you, we can order in a copy. Just add it to the library when you've done.
  • 25 days holiday (Excluding Bank Holidays)
  • At least 5% contribution pension scheme
  • Dedicated wellness initiatives that support a healthy work / life balance, ranging from our 24hr employee assistance programme to subsidised gym membership.

To see all of our benefits and perks visit our AO Benefits page.

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