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It’s exciting times at EssentialSkillz as we grow our company! Based in our attractive offices in Galway, we have a new opportunity for a Web Applications Lead to join our close-knit team! The qualified candidate will lead a small team of talented Web Application Developers.
EssentialSkillz was founded in Galway in 2001 and is the market leading provider of Health & Safety eLearning in the UK. We require passionate people who care about making a contribution to join our equally committed team in Galway and play an integral part in our future growth and success.
We enjoy success through the delivery of results
We build long term relationships based on honesty and reliability
We develop a sense of belonging, enjoyment and fulfilment
We enjoy a work environment of trust and collaboration
Take ownership of wide range of projects and work with a team of engineers.
Accountable for the on time delivery of software development projects.
Acts as point of escalation within the Development team for technical issues.
Maintain high standards of software quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits.
Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team.
Contribute with suggestions / improvements to software.
5+ Web Applications Experience.
Strong understanding of the web development lifecycle and agile programming techniques and tools (Jira, SVN, Git, Scrum/Kanban).
Experience in MVC frameworks is advantageous but not essential (CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Laravel, Zend).
Ability to effectively manage time, prioritise tasks and work within deadlines with little supervision.
attention to detail.
Ability to understand and work with existing source code.
Good problem solving skills with a "can-do" attitude.
Focus on efficiency, user experience, and process improvement.
Excellent project and time management skills.
Strong problem solving and verbal and written communication skills.
No day is the same in EssentialSkillz - we are a motivated, driven team of individuals united by a shared passion for e-learning and first class customer service. We offer learning and growth opportunities and reward hard work and results.
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Management at EssentialSkillz have been better than any company I have previously worked for. Being able to express ideas from a new stand point and see higher level actually interested makes you feel like you are part of the entire organisation and not just a number.