Mid Level Back End

We’re looking for an experienced Back End Developer
to help us grow and meet the demand of a constantly
evolving service.

Brighton, UK / Hybrid
Key area:
Development Team
About the role

The Developer is responsible for completion of sprint work and maintaining the product quality.
The Developer is also involved in estimations of tickets and participating in the Scrum process.

They ensure all features and implementation are done to the coding standards we aim for at 15gifts.

The person we’re looking for

The ideal candidate will have a willingness to learn, understand, innovate and grow with us.

At 15gifts we are on a journey to replatform our tech-stack, this means moving away from older technologies, practices and architectures in favour of newer more modern approaches. 

You’ll be responsible for
  • Managing quality assurance by adhering to code standards, design principles and source code analysis tools through to the use of continuous integration, automated unit testing, deployment automation and code coverage tools
  • Design, develop, and code testing where appropriate
  • Creating documentation on projects and functionalities
  • Maintain any documentation when necessary to reflect the latest changes of a feature/functionality
  • Complete assigned tasks to time and quality standards
  • Ensure all features meet and adhere to Quality Assurance processes
  • Ensure code quality standards are followed
  • Adhere to relevant security policy
  • Create and maintain documentation
  • Participate and contribute to Scrum processes and meetings (ie Sprint planning, Updating ticket statuses, effort estimations… )
  • Ensure any secure coding standards are followed
  • Ensure unit test coverage of new features and refactored code and maintain regression test scripts



Benefits we offer

  • Employee Assistance Programme (confidential counselling)
  • Medicash healthcare scheme (reclaim costs for dental, physiotherapy, osteopathy and optical care)
  • easitBrighton travel scheme (discounted public transport options)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Contributory pension scheme
Skills & Experience


  • Good Knowledge of JavaScript/Node.js/TypeScript  The ideal
  • 5+ years of development experience
  • A bachelor’s degree in computer Science or similar
  • Experience in implementing solutions for Backend systems
  • Experience in communicating with and working within multi-disciplined teams
  • Experience with Version control systems such as GitHub
  • Ability to assimilate and acclimate to new technologies & Languages
  • Knowledge of and appreciation of code quality standards and best practices
  • Unit tests & Code coverage




  • Working Knowledge of PERL
  • Working knowledge of Python
  • Working knowledge of Frontend React/HTML/CSS
  • Knowledge of AWS
  • Experience with containerisation (Docker) or Virtual Environments (Vagrant)
  • Experience working with code quality tools such as SonarQube
  • Experience of Pearl advantageous
Application deadline: 19/07/2023
Apply now