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Junior Full Stack Developer - Innovation
The role will work collaboratively as part of the innovation team to create new, innovative products and services. The Junior Full Stack developer will design, build and refine prototypes that inspire business stakeholders to demand they become part of the Hermes digital portfolio.
You will be accountable for:
Collaboration in ideation sessions with business and technical partners to support the innovation team and the business understand future technologies
Delivery of efficient, maintainable code using TDD in an agile environment
Creation of component tests to maintain code quality and reduce system defects
Communication to the wider organisation using a variety of methods including blogging and presentations to showcase new technologies and products
Facilitating internal/external events as required, such as hackathons and technical workshops to increase Hermes presence in the Tech Community
Visit conventions, start-ups and business partners regularly, sharing this with the team ensuring the business is kept up to date with the latest technology
Produce new concepts and demo to demonstrate emerging technology and options for Hermes
Being comfortable with a range of technologies, producing new ideas and turning them into demos
To be successful in this role you will require the following…
BSc in Computer Science or a related discipline
Knowledge & Experience:
Exposure to mobile app development on any platform.
AWS cloud service experience.
Exposure to more than one development language.
Experience in creating integration tests or test framework.
A creative flair, capable of showcasing our ideas using digital media, videos, demos, posters etc.
Technical & People Skills:
A smart creative full of ideas, with a positive, enthusiastic, can-do attitude.
Ability to convey information to stakeholders at all levels, technical and non-technical.
Impact & Influence
We are the Hermes Innovation Lab, part of the UK’s leading consumer delivery company handing over 270 million parcels per year. We launched the Innovation Lab back in October 2016 to work with disruptive technologies to build the delivery services of tomorrow. We also use our creative flair to help solve existing business problems as well as challenging our business with a range of forward-thinking services that will change the delivery landscape.
We are a team of thinkers and doers with a passion for creating change. Robotics, digital assistants, voice interfaces, AI, IoT and connected car and even “mixed reality” is all within our disruptive toolkit to help shape the future.
We are big AWS fans with an emphasis on “serverless” so we can move at pace, making build, test and deployment very fast. It’s a true polyglot place to work where we choose the best technology for the job.
You will be joining a highly skilled, cross-functional team of people working as a full stack developer. The role will be focused around helping to ideate, build & test new products and services with a focus on improving the customer experience.