Weaver Vale Housing Trust

Weaver Vale Housing Trust is a Large Scale Voluntary Transfer (LSVT) housing association, formed in July 2002, operating in Cheshire. We are an independent organisation with a clear vision for our future which places our customers at the heart of all we do.

We are expanding our in-house software development team to build and deliver new solutions often outside of the standard sector applications. We are embracing DevOps and Agile development and believe that 'Strategy is Delivery'. Join us to be a key part of an innovate and creative approach in the sector - working in a small team and making a real change....we have a lot to go at.

We are a Sunday Times Top 100 company to work for, having retained this listing for an 10th consecutive year. In 2019 we reached number 22 in the listing and also achieved the accolade of a 2 star 'Best Company' to work for. 

£38,000 - £42,000 yearly
Weaver Vale Housing Trust Northwich, UK
Oct 30, 2019
Full time
Job purpose: To take a technical lead role in the software development activities for the development and maintenance of internally and externally facing digital solutions for the Trust. Key Accountabilities  Make a significant contribution to the architecture and design of digital solutions.  Build, test and deploy high quality technology solutions that meet defined needs within agreed timescales.  Liaise with product owners and customers to ensure expressed needs are reflected in solution features.  Create technical specifications for robust, scalable and extensible solutions.  Carry out code reviews and provide constructive feedback  Lead the establishment and ongoing development of the Digital Solutions Teams DevOps environment and processes for solution development, testing and deployment.  Provide insights into current and emerging technological developments that could improve the solutions we deliver or the way we deliver them.  Actively participate the ongoing improvement of the Digital Solutions Team agile approach to solution development.  Provide 3rd line support for built delivered solutions.  Mentor less experienced members of the digital solutions team in enterprise class software development principles and practices.  To deliver all work in line with the Trusts GDPR, H&S, Financial and People policy’s and procedures.
£33,000 - £37,000 yearly
Weaver Vale Housing Trust Northwich, UK
Oct 30, 2019
Full time
Job purpose: To participate in software development activities for the development and maintenance of internally and externally facing digital solutions for the Trust and to lead translation of UI/UX designs into code that will produce visual elements of applications within those activities. Key Accountabilities  Make a significant contribution to the tools and frameworks used for the frontend development aspect of digital solutions.  Work as part of the team to build high quality technology solutions that meet defined needs within agreed timescales.  Liaise with product owners and customers to ensure expressed needs are reflected in the built solutions.  Ensure proposed UI / UX designs are technically feasible and liaise with customers to agree a workable design where needed.  Build reusable code and libraries for future use.  Optimise front-end code for speed and scalability.  Conduct code reviews and provide constructive feedback.  Actively participate in the ongoing improvement of the Digital Solutions Team agile approach to solution development.  Provide 3rd line support for built delivered solutions  Mentor less experienced members of the digital solutions team in best practice principles and practice of front-end development.  To deliver all work in line with the Trusts GDPR, H&S, Financial and People policies and procedures. see  https://www.wvht.co.uk/current-vacancies/front-end-developer-256/ for full details