Our teams find themselves working in some diverse environments such as TV stations like ITV, the Palaces of the British Royal Household, the country's top museums including Imperial War Museums and Royal Museums Greenwich, Government institutions like the National Crime Agency and Food Standards Agency, not-for-profits making the world a better place, including the Tony Blair Institute and London Zoo, cultural and event centres such as the Southbank Centre, membership organisations including the British Film Institute, higher education establishments such as the University of Derby and, finally, any number of pubs owned by Shepherd Neame. We've even done work for the technology giants such as AWS, when they need our very particular set of skills.
You'll also get to work with a wide variety of the latest technologies. Our diverse client portfolio means we need to apply many different technologies in different situations. Recent projects have included developing isomorphic React applications, producing strongly typed functional code, deployment pipelines to Google Firebase and AWS Lambda, building Dockerised infrastructure and contributing to Open Source projects.
If you believe in 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.
Deeson is part of The Panoply - a group of companies that work collaboratively with clients to solve complex business problems. Our sister agencies include Manifesto, Notbinary and FutureGov.
Developing innovative, high quality technical solutions that really do the job
Building relationships with clients and helping them to achieve their goals
Using your insight to help plan and drive project delivery
Leading the team in your technical specialism
Giving code and experience back to the open source community
Research new technologies and ways of delivering projects
Presenting and rationalising your work internally and to our clients.
Maintaining and championing high quality technical standards for all the agency’s output.
Turning client requirements into technical specifications
Who we're looking for - the "must-haves":
At least five years demonstrable on-the-job experience of commercial 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 with automated deployment systems
Familiarity using testing frameworks
Familiarity with modern frontend build tools such as WebPack
Familiarity using Docker in local development
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 £41,200. 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:
Flexible working hours and locations
The Deeson fair pay guarantee
Holidays and time off
Unlimited training budget
Peer recognition scheme
Tax-free cycles and e-cycles
Charity work and volunteering