• Office Location: Dragon Court, 27-29 Macklin Street, London WC2B 5LX
  • Office Name: Reed.co.uk
  • Salary: £40000 - £60000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 493986


Reed Courses are looking for a Developer to join their established Course Team in Holborn, London. 


Here at reed.co.uk we believe the world should Love Mondays. This means connecting people with the right jobs and courses for them, and we’re leading the way. We’re looking for great people to help deliver these life-changing products… is that you?

As a Developer resource dedicated to our Courses business, you’ll be part of a strong and talented team, working on the development and delivery of improvements, new features, and entirely new products, by solving complex problems, and creating elegant technical solutions to fulfil the requirements of our internal, and external users.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting into our Development Team Lead, you will work within the Courses Product team. 

  • You’ll be involved in all parts of the development process, from inception to delivery, helping to define items of work with the development team, define the acceptance criteria, and devise technical solutions
  • Be involved in the entire delivery of work items, including front-end, back-end, and data persistence
  • Maintain code quality by developing to our defined coding standards, and using static code analysis tools to tackle technical debt, and avoid potential bugs and vulnerabilities
  • Work with the development team lead, and architect to implement ingenious solutions to problems involving the introduction of new technology
  • Manage technical debt with the team
  • Be involved with pre-release regression testing, coordinated by the Quality Engineers in the team
  • Liaise with the wider department on work items, as well as improvements or bugs affecting the effectiveness of our products and services, including UX, UI, Quality Engineers, DBDs, Product Owners, Support, your fellow developers, and, just occasionally, with Marketing
  • Be part of the release rota, taking on the role of Release Manager to coordinate, and release code to production
  • Be a supportive team player, and work collaboratively with your peers

  Skills and Experience

  • Commercial experience in developing responsive web applications
  • C#, ASP.Net, MVC, Web API
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • T-SQL
  • Supporting code with unit tests
  • The use of dependency injection frameworks
  • Experience with Object Relational Mappers (ORMs)
  • Understanding, and application of the SOLID principles
  • Applied design patterns to common design problem
  • Familiar with agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban)
  • Use of version control tools to manage source code
  • Ability to collaborate with other members of the development team on improvements and ideas

What we can offer you

  • Flexible working, including core hours and location flexibility.

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

  • Flexible holiday scheme with the option to buy, sell or carry over up to 5 days a year.

  • Moving home leave.

  • 10% of your time dedicated to personal development.

  • Financial benefits including pension and health cash plan subscription .

  • Enhanced family leave policies.

  • Insurance benefits including life assurance.

  • Love Mondays events.

  • Discount scheme including gyms and popular retailers.

  • Range of wellbeing and mental health support avenues.

  • Newly refurbished office in an amazing location, with countless bars, restaurants and theatres right on the doorstep.

These are just some of the great benefits we offer everyone working at Reed.co.uk!


Proud winners of:

  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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Our values, your values; our future, your future

All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a Mindful Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria. As a proud signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, we welcome applications from ex-services personnel and reservists.

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