Web Developer (Ireland) - GCN / Global Cycling Network
Cork
My colleagues in the Digital Team at Play Sport Group are some of the most talented and knowledgeable people I have ever met, so working with them every day is an education. It doesn't matter how much experience or knowledge you think you have, there's always something to learn from such talented people.
Rob P
iOS Developer
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Web Developer (Ireland) - GCN / Global Cycling Network
Cork
Permanent
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We’re looking for a web developer to help drive our business forwards. You will be working with a small team to design and build web applications that integrate with our current infrastructure and products to provide performant services, feed data pipelines and new solutions. You will work closely with product owners to ensure the services are designed to serve their needs.

You will be working with modern web technologies, writing primarily in serverless NodeJS backend frameworks and using front end javascript frameworks, such as react. The systems need to be robust and reliable, so you will uphold high engineering standards in all the codebases. You will look for the best solutions to the tasks at hand – we want a self starter who will own their development decisions and drive solutions to completion.

You will have access to online training courses in a wide variety of topics to help you keep developing professionally, as well as be able to attend conferences to keep your skills up to date.



The Role:

  • Design and build native web applications to integrate with our current infrastructure and products
  • Work closely with product owners to ensure standards are being met
  • Upholding high engineering standards
Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
  • Experience writing scalable JavaScript (Node.js) applications across the stack using modern web frameworks like Express, React or Angular
  • Experience designing, building and consuming RESTful and/or GraphQL APIs
  • Experience designing and implementing SQL and/or NoSQL database schemas with an emphasis on speed and scalability
  • Owning decisions throughout the project pipeline, from initial phases through to production
  • Proficient knowledge of source control (git)

Our Benefits:
  • Working with a world-class team to develop cutting-edge products and breaking new ground in the cycling industry online  
  • Personal development time
  • The opportunity to develop your skillset by working alongside some of the best people in the industry (including a CTO from Google), to solve hard problems in a fast-growing department and business
  • Be part of a collaborative team with a strong emphasis on pair programming
  • A sociable work environment with lots of responsibility and autonomy
  • A real focus on a healthy work-life balance with working-from-home opportunities and flexible working hours
  • 20 days holiday, plus bank holidays & Christmas week shutdown
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Modern offices with air-con, showers, bike parking & coffee machines (when covid allows)
  • Company bike rides each summer during office hours - which we will fly you over for! 
  • Christmas Party - which we will fly you over for! 
  • Welcome gifts: GCN/GMBN cycling and casual wear
  • Up to 50% discount in the GCN, GMBN and GTN shops
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To understand more about the products that our Digital Team work on, we recommend that you download the GCN App, available on iOS and Android. 

We also recommend that you also take a look at our eCommerce stores, GCN, GMBN, GTN, and EMBN

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