Mintel is looking for a talented Software Developer to join our established IT team in London.  You will either be looking for your first commercial experience as a developer or looking to move on from your current job.  This individual will be adding features to and improving our websites, data collection and analytics systems. Our services are used by many of the world’s largest consumer goods manufacturers and financial institutions. 

What You Will Do:

  • Join a diverse, high-functioning agile team

  • Participate in planning activities with the Product Owner and other stakeholders

  • Develop features for our client-facing website, in-house publication systems, and big data processing platform

  • Demo software to stakeholders and record their feedback

  • Participate in testing and other quality assurance activities

  • Manage the deployment of new features to beta and live environments

  • Influence the direction of your team through continuous improvement activities

  • Gain exposure to our full software stack, using primarily Open-Source software

  • Take part in intensive pairing activities to get you up to speed quickly with our technology stack

What We’re Looking For:

  • 1-2 years of software development experience in a university, bootcamp, commercial, or hobbyist setting

  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technology platforms

  • Desire to work in a highly collaborative environment and participate fully in agile software development processes

  • Aptitude for identifying and solving problems, both technical and organisational

  • Desire to enhance your development capabilities with some of the skills of a sysadmin, tester and DBA

Our teams are extremely diverse using many different platforms, but we don't require any technology-specific prior knowledge, we will support you with your learning where required. Technologies in use include:

  • Programming languages: Java, Python, C++.

  • Web backend frameworks: Django, Alfresco, Spring.

  • Web frontend technologies: React.js, Backbone.js, Bootstrap, SCSS, Selenium, Webpack.

 

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