Web Developer


Web Developer

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As a web developer at Torpedo your role is critical in helping clients achieve their objectives through the creation of innovative web solutions. By applying best practises and producing high quality code to time and budget, you will help us wow the client and create something we are proud to put our name to. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly talented, creative and friendly team working on a varied range of exciting websites and digital projects.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Developing software using web technologies (e.g. web sites, hybrid apps etc.)
  • Working on and maintaining legacy projects.
  • Testing all work across a range of devices/browsers
  • Develop all code in line with company coding standards and to current best practises
  • Helping to develop solutions to client problems through the use of web technologies
  • Manage own workload efficiently
  • Effectively communicate an honest assessment of task status to stakeholders
  • Creating unit & automated tests (where applicable)
  • Complete identified career development actions.
  • Act as an ambassador for Digital in all interactions with other parts of the company and with clients

Technical skills and experience

  • Development using with Frontend Technologies (HTML5, CSS3/SASS, JavaScript ES6)
  • Development using Backend Technologies (PHP7x, MYSQL)
  • Application of secure coding practises including knowledge of current OWASP top ten
  • Development using version control software (GIT)
  • Experience with development tools (IDEs, OWASP Zap, Xdebug, Chrome Dev Tools etc.)
  • Development with CMS (WordPress or Drupal)
  • Application of accessibility standards
  • Experience using different project management techniques (agile, waterfall etc.)
  • Ability to set-up a development environment (MAMP/Docker etc.)

Company Benefits

We like to look after our team and provide a lot of benefits. This is all the normal stuff we offer but, with the pandemic going on, some of these have been put on the back-burner for a while for safety reasons. We hope to bring it all back soon though – we’re missing our parties and the pick ‘n’ mix!

Wherever you’re working from:

  • Flexible working
  • 25 days holiday (increasing to 28 days after five years) plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bupa health insurance
  • Bupa dental insurance
  • Bupa wellbeing health expenses cash plan
  • Conferences and training
  • Regular social events including the Christmas Party and the famous Torpedo Summer Family Fun Day
  • Annual Torpedo Awards
  • Team challenges such as Blenheim Triathlon, 3 Peaks, Tough Mudder, Jurassic Walk
  • Cycle to work bike scheme
  • Free annual flu vaccination
  • Sports teams including running, football and netball.
  • Income Protection

And for when you’re in the office:

  • Modern agency environment in a converted barn
  • Excellent location with free parking
  • Charging points if you drive electric
  • Covered bike shed
  • Showers
  • Use of on-site swimming pool and tennis court
  • Free fruit in the office every week
  • Copious amounts of tea and coffee
  • Tasty snacks and pick ‘n’ mix sweets
  • Breakout area with large TV
  • Sonos sound system with shared playlists

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