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Job ID7305BR
Job TitleDeveloper
Position TypePermanent
Business BrandSatsuma
DepartmentIT Delivery
Salary£40,000 + Bonus + Pension & onsite gym
About Us
At Provident, We Drive, We Engage, We Connect '“ Together We Make Life Better

Provident Financial Group is a FTSE100 company that is made up of Provident, Satsuma Loans and Vanquis Bank. We are the UKs leading suppliers of personal credit products to customers who might have trouble obtaining credit elsewhere. We're the friendly face of finance and loans, and we're proud of the foundations we have built for over 130 years, by making millions of lives better by looking after them where others might not. In a clear, honest and responsible way.

We might have been established since 1880, but we are a rapidly expanding and changing business and over the past 2 years, we have seen a transformation through digitalisation, rapid growth, new business launches and acquisitions. Our heritage, understanding and proven performance all give us real confidence as we enter our next chapter.

We want to grow our company and stand out from the crowd...

How do we do this?

With the right people joining us on our journey. All you need to bring are the same qualities that have served us so well since 1880: honesty, trust, understanding, a strong work ethic and ambition to match.

We are committed to providing fantastic opportunities for your development and the freedom to voice your ideas and see processes, plans and strategies being formed and implemented from them.

We are very excited about our future and the roadmap ahead of us.

Interested? Read on
About the Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Web Developer at our head office in Bradford where you will be tasked with providing strong front-end web development skills and commercial software development experience to the Provident Online Delivery team.

Duties will include providing technical expertise for the implementation of Web front-end / User Experience-focused software changes and development of new capabilities, providing strong Javascript, Jquery, CSS, HTML 5 and MVC development skills, and UX/UI design skills.

Other tasks will include Pair-programming, Branch / Merge Strategy, Unit Test Approach, Active Documentation, and support investigations and diagnostic capability for defects and issues as and when required and engage in issue resolution where appropriate.

Skills and Experience
The successful candidate will have more than 3 years’ experience in developing enterprise scale e-Commerce / online applications with a particular emphasis on front end development and User Experience, as well as a strong background in the following technologies:- MS C# .net 4.5 / Javascript / JQuery CSS / HTML 5, and MVC principles.

You will have a sound understanding of Continuous Integration and Unit Testing, ideally within a TFS / Visual Studio development environment, working in a project delivery environment with regular releases to a live environment, exposure to working in an agile environment, excellent written and verbal communication, and rigorous attention to detail.
Umbraco CMS would also be a strong advantage.