6th November 2018
Competitive salary and benefits
Competitive salary and benefits
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The growing development team at Mountain Warehouse is split into 4 teams, each looking after a different set of applications and using a loose Kanban approach. The architecture is microservices with continuous deployment.
We are a collaborative team with a strong culture of code review, occasional usage of pair programming, lots of unit tests. We’re keen to write code following best practice and to continuously find ways that we can be even better. The work is a mixture of green-field and legacy work (much like any other mature organisation) mostly using C# and SQL Server - the microservices approach allows us to use other technologies as appropriate and we’ve got some MongoDB applications in development.
What you'll be doing
We are looking for developers to join any of our 3 UK teams, the roles are primarily "back-end" but there is some user interface work to be done for those with an interest in it.
We would love to meet someone with
-C# in a commercial environment.
-Ability to solve problems in code quickly and simply.
-Solid understanding of how http and network communication works.
-Excellent communication skills.
-Ability to produce initial results rapidly and iterate based upon feedback.
This is a selection of what we’re using - let us know what you have experience of, we can train in the rest.
-Test Driven Development.
-RabbitMQ / MassTransit.
-RESTful API design / Web.API.
-Dependency Injection with AutoFac, Unity and StructureMap.
-SQL Server stored procedures.
We have regular learning days, lunch’n’learns, two hack events a year and a budget for training courses or conferences. The department is light on meetings and big on doing - we give you the time to complete your work to a high standard. As a privately-owned company we tend to be fast-moving, and as we’re profitable and growing we tend to be able to afford the tools and hardware we need.The IT department is over the road from the rest of head office. We have a large, modern open-space environment that’s been recently refurbished.It’s a sociable environment - the current team tend to go for lunch most days, the local pub is occupied by the company most Fridays, there are two big parties a year, etc.
What's in it for you?
-Competitive salary and benefits
-22 days holiday allowance with bank holidays, plus 1 day per year at the company
-50% staff discount & 25% for family and friends
-Training budget & access to training tools and classes
-Private medical cover
-Life Insurance (eligible after a probationary period)
-Travel season ticket loan (eligible after a probationary period)
-Cycle to work scheme (eligible after a probationary period)
-Childcare voucher scheme (eligible after a probationary period)
-Free Yoga and Pilates classes on site
-Fresh fruit daily
-Fully subsidised summer and Christmas parties
-Regular sample sales
At Mountain Warehouse we have been developing the very best outdoor gear for all the family since 1997.
Unlike other outdoor retailers, we don’t carry lots of different brands. In fact, almost all the products we sell through our stores and website are exclusive to Mountain Warehouse - you won’t find them anywhere else.
Why do we do this? Well, by designing our own top quality products and having them made to our exacting standards, we can cut out the middleman. So that means you get the exact same quality, but at significantly lower prices than you’ll find at other shops.
We have well located and well stocked stores where you and your family can get straightforward advice from our knowledgeable, friendly staff. In most of our stores you can even bring your dog in too! Everything we do is focused on serving our growing group of customers who like what we have to offer: the best gear, the best service and the best prices.
We would love it if you joined them.