London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£46,947 - £53,809 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Prospectus is pleased to be supporting a leading London public research university, who are looking to recruit a full-time permanent Senior Web Developer This will be a hybrid working set up with two days a week onsite (South East London).

The universities website is maintained and developed in-house. It is a vital part of operations, providing information for potential and current students, staff and research partners, as well as being their shop window for the rest of the world.

The holder of this role will use their expert knowledge and experience to maintain and enhance the standard of accessibility, mobile responsiveness, security and efficiency in the front- and back-end code bases of the website. Most of the website is edited in the TerminalFour CMS with search and some pages are powered by Funnelback. They also have an externally managed WordPress Multisite platform for microsites they provide themes for.

They develop their own in-house applications, web-based editors, and databases for profiles, events and filterable information. This role holder is the owner and sole developer for the back end of these applications. You would also manage the websites' source control, asset module bundler and deployment processes. In addition, you must practice iterative development and have confidence in innovating novel solutions for unfamiliar problems.

The current web development team is made up of two people. It is therefore important that the holder of this role is used to working in a small, close and collaborative team.

As a specialist Recruitment Practice we are committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application.


In order to apply, simply submit your CV, covers letters are not required. Should your experience be suitable, we will send you the full job description and arrange for a call to discuss the role further.

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Posted on: 20 May 2022
Closed date: 30 May 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: hq00181178
Tags: Operations, Digital