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Are you a Cloud Native Developer who wants to be part of an agile team delivering critical customer facing applications for Games Workshop?

We are looking for two experienced Cloud Native Developers to join our Customer Technology team, covering our ecommerce channels and our new applications like ‘My Warhammer’.  You will be responsible for coding against tasks independently or through Paired Programming to deliver functionality for our QA team to test.

In these roles you’ll be spending time really understanding the challenges you are trying to solve and creating high quality solutions together with colleagues, quickly.  Working with other Developers and alongside a QA in a squad, you will work to Agile principles using Scrum; getting involved in everything from daily stand ups and demos with stakeholders to planning sessions.

You will have experience of working in AWS, and with the serverless paradigm. You’ll also be accustomed to using techniques like Test Driven Development and Paired Programming to create secure and performant software.

Key responsibilities:

  • Developing fit for purpose software and the tools to support and maintain it.
  • Ensuring that software developed is always functional and available.
  • Facing tricky challenges that require you to be a creative developer to overcome.
  • Contributing to our future technology strategy and being a part of making it a reality.
  • Every day, you will be looking for ways to improve how we build and support our services whilst championing new ideas to help give the best results possible to our customers.
  • Caring about the software development process and understanding the importance of collaboration.
  • Providing operational support ensuring that our systems and websites are always working for everyone, everywhere.

Skills, knowledge and experience required:

  • Proven experience and skills as a developer working in serverless technologies.
  • Experience of working within an Agile/Scrum delivery methodology.
  • Strong understanding of TypeScript/JavaScript/NodeJS.
  • Experience with single page application frameworks, such as React, NoSQL / document DB data structures.
  • Experience in AWS Engineering
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build good working relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Be adaptable to change and work under pressure.
  • Passionate and driven.

Working at Games Workshop

At Games Workshop we are looking for people who will do their best to understand the needs of the company and to put those needs first when they are at work. Because of this we believe that what you are like, hence the attitude you show to work and the way you choose to behave is just as important as your skills and experience.

The Warhammer World site is based just outside of Nottingham city centre and benefits from a nearby tram stop and free onsite car parking.

In return for your hard work, you will receive 33 days holiday per year (including public holidays), matching contributory pension scheme up to 7.5%, profit share bonus (subject to GW meeting profit targets) and option to join our Share Save scheme.  Oh and let’s not forget, a staff discount of between 25% and 50% on our products!

Other Essential Information

There will be a requirement for occasional out of hours work.

Location: This role could either be based at our head office in Lenton or working remotely.

Closing Date: Applications must be received by midnight, UK time, on Sunday 29th November 2020

How to Apply

To apply, please send us a letter or a video telling us why you want this job. We select candidates for interview based on what they tell us in their letter or video.  This is a great opportunity for you to let us know that you understand what we are looking for.

Please include an up-to-date CV to support your application.  When you’re ready, please click apply, below.

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