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Technical – Canterbury, Kent
Department Technical
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation From £24,000 plus benefits

We're looking for Developers who are just starting out on their careers to join our team at our offices in Canterbury.

If you are a Software Engineering or Computer Science graduate or a motivated self learner with at least two years commercial experience then we'd love to hear from you.

We're strong believers in open source - our core platforms are Angular, React, Drupal, Laravel, Symfony, WordPress and Node. We deliver projects for our clients and for our in-house innovation labs.

If you want to develop your craft, care about technical excellence and have the communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with Deeson colleagues and directly with our clients, then this could be a great role for you.

Your responsibilities

Based in our office in Canterbury, you will work with our Senior Developers to:

  • Develop innovative, high quality technical solutions that really do the job
  • Build relationships with clients and helping them to achieve their goals
  • Use your insight to help plan and drive project delivery
  • Develop your technical specialism
  • Contribute code and experience back to the open source community
  • Research new technologies and ways of delivering projects
  • Present and rationalise your work internally and to our clients.
  • Maintain and champion high quality technical standards for all the agency’s output.

Who we're looking for - the "must-haves"

  • A good Software Engineering or Computer Science degree OR at least two years demonstrable on-the-job experience of commercial web development
  • A commitment to learning our core platforms to our high standards
  • A dedication to coding excellence and continuous personal development
  • A genuine passion for our culture and our approach. 
  • Great written and face to face communication skills
  • An ability to work well in a cross-disciplinary project team

Who we're looking for - the "nice-to-haves"

  • You’ll have got your hands dirty with a good range of third party APIs
  • Experience of delivery using an Agile software methodology
  • Contributed code to an Open Source project
  • Presented at tech meet-ups or conferences
  • Linux command line and server administration skills
  • Familiarity using Symfony components
  • Familiarity with the Laravel framework
  • Experience working with JavaScript frameworks like React or Angular
  • Certified PHP Engineer
  • Certified Drupal Developer

Salary and benefits

Deeson operates a transparent approach to pay and reward. We do this because we believe that pay setting and pay progression should be fair, open and based on the impact team members have in our business.

You can read more about this and see the current salary scales for all roles at Deeson in our team handbook.

The starting salary for this role will be from £24,000.

You can see how initial salaries are set for new team members joining Deeson here.

We have a "no negotiation" policy on salaries to ensure that starting salaries are set fairly and not on a candidate's ability or desire to negotiate.

Other benefits of working at Deeson include:

Our privacy policy for job applicants and staff is here.

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