Lead Developer - IOS

Job Reference : NRD-MAN-ITX-01473
Closing Date : 30/06/2017
Salary : £50-55k + Excellent Benefits
Department : IT
Hours Per week : 36.17 hrs per week, M - F

N Brown is undergoing a significant transformation programme to become a leading digital fashion retailer. We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Developer to join our technology team, working within a dedicated digital centre of excellence. This is a unique opportunity to expand your career in a fast-moving online retail business, developing your technical and commercial knowledge through exposure to crucial projects across all business areas.

You’ll be coordinating and leading the development of Mobile Apps for our major brands. Our Simply Be app was initially launched in October last year and has quickly grown in popularity achieving a 5-star rating in the Apple App Store. We’re now looking to grow our App offering to further brands.

You’ll use your technical skills to develop cutting edge solutions to benefit our colleagues and customers. You’ll use your problem-solving skills to support business facing projects to ensure solutions meet business needs.

What the successful Lead Developer will need to succeed:
 

  • We’re looking for a talented individual with a minimum 2:2 degree in an IT related discipline.
  • It’s essential that you have experience as a lead developer / technical lead / software architect, managing a team of developers and developing high quality, scalable and efficient iOS apps for the Apple App Store.
  • Experience of Swift, Xcode, JSON, unit testing and mobile technologies is essential.
  • You will have experience of Agile Methodologies, including Scrum and Kanban.
  • You have a passion for development, keeping up to date with the latest techniques and innovations.
  • Experience of working with Javascript, Web and Cloud technologies is desirable.
  • You should have a passion for user experience.
  • You’ll also need excellent written and verbal communication skills as this role will involve regular interaction with teams across the business.
     

In return, the Lead Developer will receive great training, varied and interesting development opportunities and a competitive salary and benefits package.

Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with JD Williams.