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JavaScript is a key area of focus for PCR Digital. Our mission is to build London’s best talent pool of high quality JavaScript developers and engineers so that we can meet the current demand coming from a broad range of industry sectors and clients.

Along with core JavaScript skills, our clients are looking for experience with a range of JavaScript frameworks and libraries to help them deliver great interactive experiences. The options are extensive but for application frameworks the greatest demand is for Angular.js or Backbone.js and using functional tools like Underscore.js or LoDash. On the server side, Node.js is core with increasing demand for experience with non-relational databases such as MongoDB, Redis or CouchDB.

With the advancement of JavaScript, we recruit for range of job titles from Front End Developers, Front End Engineers, JavaScript Developers and JavaScript Engineers, Client Side Developers, User Interface Developers, Node.js Developers and Full Stack JavaScript Developers. PCR Digital mainly focuses on the London market due to its broad spectrum of technology industries, from broadcast, publishing, ecommerce, digital agencies, gaming and media as well as a number of great Silicon Roundabout start-ups and growing businesses. Rates for JavaScript skills are high at the moment as there is a distinct shortage of supply but average market rates currently are £380-£500 a day for contract roles and a permanent role salary ranges from £48,000 mid-weight to £70,000.

The qualifications for someone working with JavaScript can vary from a graduate with a Computer Science Degree to a Computer Science Masters, to a wide range of experience with programming and no degree whatsoever. More and more companies want to see candidates who are enthusiastic about programming as well technically sound.

Full Stack PHP Developer - Mid Level - Gaming/eCommerce

England All Locations
£330 per day
First Posted:
13 December 2018

Full Stack PHP Developer - £330 per day - Central London - Gaming/Media Company * Long term rolling contract for the right person - if you've been in a permanent role and want to try contracting, this will be a good, secure first option * Work in Central London * Be part of a MarTec team who are transforming how they work - enabling you to become really strong in Agile, TDD, Pair Programming etc * Great working environment with good work/life balanceOur Video Game and Media client is looking for a PHP Developer to work on a number platforms within the Marketing and Technology teams which enable them to run online digital marketing campaigns, provide consumers with web apps and experiences as well as supporting games web sites and working on internal projects.You will need; * To be a full stack PHP web developer with experience working in a media or technology organisation and understanding online and social media trends and technologies along with domain management, HTML email delivery, web analytics and SEO * Great communication skills - you'll be work with and supporting digital agencies as well as internal teams * Good front end skills - HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and JS frameworks * Good back end skills - LAMP * Experience with frameworks such as Laravel / Symfony * An understanding of Kanban / Agile delivery approaches and a desire to work in an Agile environment using TDD and doing peer reviews and pair programming * Experience with code repositories/versioning - Git / GitHub / GitLab / Webistrano / CapistranoGit * Experience in Continuous Integration (CI) Continuous Deployment (CD)To find out more about this opportunity, the team you'd be working with and the company, please send us a copy of you latest CV and we'll get back to you ASAP.

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Software Developer with C# for Cloud Serverless & DevOps

London West/Central London
£400-450pd
First Posted:
7 December 2018

Flexible Software Developer with C# for Cloud Serverless & DevOps environment. Working for a small team in a well known Global broadcast and entertainment channel based in West London. Looking for a motivated developer with an all-round skill-set to work on a variety of technologies and projects. The core development skill we are looking for is C# (minimum of 3 years experience) and someone with good cloud knowledge, as you will be building serverless functions, CI/CD pipelines etc (Azure or AWS).We are also looking for someone with an additional scripting language such as JavaScript and or Python and the flexibility, ability and apatite to learn and apply new skills and technologies as and when needed. This will be an interesting and varied role and will require someone who is a self starter and can hit the ground running.Some knowledge of Docker is also required and this role will give you the opportunity to gain further practical experience in these areas and get involved in DevOps. You will be working on CI/CD pipelines, help design cloud infrastructure, help other teams, and have a desire to do more interesting development. Naturally, you also show a keen interest in emerging technologies and an enthusiasm for cloud engineering.You will be working with teams across Europe, either by deploying/designing solutions for them with an appropriate public cloud or by taking on their requirements and developing quick/scalable applications using the most appropriate technology/platform.Responsibilities: -Work with both internal and external teams, support their requirements and design appropriate solutions for them -Develop solutions with best practices, CI/CD pipelines, and serverless cloud technologies in mind -Support and monitor existing applications, as well as assist with the investigation of new technologies -Assist with the legacy applications teams into moving into 'the Cloud' and/or Application Lifecycle ManagementPrimary IDEs: Visual Studio 2017, VS CodePlatforms: Windows and LinuxOther Technologies used in this role: GitHub, AWS and Azure products, (mainly serverless), Messaging technologies: Restful APIs, Queuing systems, Secure File Transfer etc, Docker (both Linux and Windows), Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) for automated build, testing and deployment, Python, Powershell, PHP, SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL Databases. Experience in at least four of these is desirablePerson Profile: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience. 3 to 5 years of related experience. Especially on larger enterprise projects. If you have some broadcast sector experience that would be even better! Organised, efficient, logical individual. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail. Good conversationalist. Innovative solution design skills. A demonstrated ability to maintain a positive, professional attitude.

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Software Engineer - PHP/DevOps/Security - Build a bank!

London All London
£60-80k per year depending upon experience
First Posted:
4 December 2018

FinTech / Software Engineer - Central LondonThe Company:A FinTech company - building a Cloud Based Digital Banking PlatformYou'll be building an entirely new breed of banking platform from the ground up so we are looking for a software engineer with breadth of skills and commercial experience to challenge the norm and work as part of a growing team of creative technologists who thrive on problem solving and building scalable, secure solutions.Essential skills required: * PHP, NodeJS and at least 3 other programming languages used commercially * Familiar with digital signatures/AES, secure hashing algorithms and encrypting / decrypting data * Cloud Hosting e.g. AWS or similar * Continuous Integration / CI Jenkins or similar * Unit Testing: PHPUnit, PHPSpec or similar * Database experience: MySQL / Aurora / DynamoDB * Database Encryption * Source control management with Git * Building and consuming secure APIsWe'll also be looking for experience in: * Front end development experience with JS frameworks * Creating and parsing data structures in JSON and XML * Hardware Security Modules (HSM) * Experience working within PCI compliant organisations * Having a security conscious approach to programming * You should be familiar with PSR-2 Coding Standard - we like to be able to understand and collaborate on each other's work with ease!Other attributes which will help you fit right in: * Preferably having worked within a small company or start-up environment and desire to work on something meaningful * You want to learn and develop new and exciting skills - such as Scalable Infrastructure and Banking grade security * Enjoy solving problems and collaborating as part of a teamThe Team:Friendly, highly experienced, close knit team with strong working relationships and great respect for one another's skills and abilities. They share knowledge, collaborate and are always open to learning new skills and technologies.You'll be working with a CTO and Software Development Director with over 25 years of software development experience, huge breadth of languages, with the ability to develop his teams to thrive and succeed through his friendly, inclusive and approachable management style.Perks include: * A training budget - you get to choose how and when you use it - so you can learn in a way that suits you * Work with a team who want to make a difference, have fun whilst getting to use bleeding edge technologies * A flexible work environment - because our life outside of work is important too * Fresh office coffee and Sonos speaker! * Employee Share Options

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Power BI Data Visualisation Analyst

London West/Central London
£425-465pd
First Posted:
30 November 2018

Our Media client is looking for a Power BI Data Visualisation Analyst who will be focused on building a high-visibility business-oriented Power BI application to consolidate reporting on media production budgets from a central database, including data preparation, DAX expressions, and data visualisation design.What we are looking for is someone available immediately who has strong experience with data visualisation, business intelligence, and analytics, Intermediate to Advanced user of Microsoft Power BI with strong DAX and Power Query/M skills in addition to Good SQL and Excel.This position will partner with business end-users as well as colleagues in the Global Data Analytics team. It will require a high degree of investigative work to understand data structures within databases and how the data relates to project requirements; shaping the data into a performant data model in Power BI; then creating DAX calculations and report pages on top of this data model.Key Areas of Responsibility * Investigate and understand data structures and how they can be used to produce the desired reporting * Develop efficient scripted data preparation workflows utilizing M/Power Query * Enable effective analytics through the creation of column, table, and measure DAX expressions * Design and build effective data visualizations to support business decision-making and problem-solving * Prepare documentation of technical requirements and data definitionsQualifications * Strong experience with data visualisation, business intelligence, and analytics * Intermediate to Advanced user of Microsoft Power BI with strong DAX and Power Query/M skills * Good knowledge of SQL and Excel * 3+ years of professional experience

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JavaScript/React Developer - Media Company - West London

London West/Central London
up to £550 per day
First Posted:
12 November 2018

JavaScript React Developer - Mass Media Company - West London - Up-to £550 per dayWe are currently looking for an Agile JavaScript (React) developer to join one of the world's largest mass media companies based in West London on an initial 6-month contract.The successful candidates will become an integral part of the team responsible for building a brand-new VOD/OTT Application. You will be involved in the whole lifecycle of the development, from concept and design, architecting the app to deployment and will need to have a passion for creating the very best web apps. You will be working within an agile, behavioural & test-driven development environment, following best practices and care about the code you write. The following technical skills will be essential for success; * Deep understanding of modern JavaScript frameworks (React.js) * Version Control - GIT, Github etc * TDD/Unit testing - Jasmine, Mocha, Jest or similar * Continuous integration - CircleCI and Jenkins * Solid front end skills - HTML5, CSS/SaSS, Ajax, JSON * Confident pair-programming with like-minded developersIt would also be highly beneficial to have a working knowledge of; * Back end technologies - Node.js, PHP, Java etc. * BDD (Cucumber.js) * Server-side rendering * Familiar with Unix/Linux command line * AWS e.g. ECS, CloudWatch, Terraform * Digital OTT or Video on Demand player experienceIf this sounds like you then please apply ASAP and we will be in touch!

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Native App Developer - iOS, MacOS - Accessibility

London West/Central London
£500 - £530 per day
First Posted:
27 August 2018

Native App Developer - iOS, macOS - AccessibilityRolling 3 month contract - West London - up to £530 per dayClient: Global consumer electronicsAre you passionate about building apps that everyone can use, regardless of ability? Would you enjoy working on a team whose role is to support, advise and shape how apps are built, helping to make more applications accessible to more people? If so, then this role could be the perfect opportunity for you.This is a varied role, where you'll be working with global teams. You will be required to audit existing solutions, work with teams throughout the entire lifecycle of a project on new features and solutions, liaise and co-ordinate with various functions, representing the team positively and effectively at all times.You'll need to be technically astute to consult and support with diverse teams and to help them ensure the best outputs, so we are looking for: * Excellent programming skills - particularly Objective C and/or Swift * Good knowledge of UIKit and AppKit * An understanding of accessibility features across Apple products * Knowledge of testing using assistive technologies such as VoiceOver and Switch control (if no commercial experience using these tools, you will need demonstrate your willingness to learn and provide examples of this) * Familiarity with project management methodologies such as Agile and Waterfall * Excellent communication skillsIf this role sounds like a good fit for you and you'd like to find out more about the company, the team and the work, then please send us a copy of your latest CV and we'll be in touch to discuss further.

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AEM Developer

London West/Central London
£500pd
First Posted:
23 April 2018

Our client a well known media brand based in West London is looking for an experienced AEM Developer for a 6 month contract starting immediately or at short notice.Experience required: 1 AEM specific development experience gained over a number of years, ideally including developing white label component library. 2 Building components from scratch 3 Involved in managing multiple site rollouts using solely AEM infrastructure and components 4 Experience working in AGILE teams on intensive rolloutsWe are looking for an AEM Developer to help build and maintain a number of marketing sites.Responsibilities You will carry out development activities and take responsibility for ensuring the timely delivery of allocated development projects. You will take an active role in designing support and implementing best practice development, patterns, and practices, into the existing development team. To ensure that solutions are developed to meet the business needs, match expectations for quality and reliability. To participate in the delivery and implementation of solutions that are compliant with the design and are fit-for- purpose. Produce accurate and unambiguous functional and technical documentation of products, systems and services prior to and during development.Skills* Solid professional Experience working in AEM version 6.1 or higher * Expertise in the AEM Stack: AEM Modules, Granite, Sling, OSGi, JCR, Java 1.8. * Experience with AEM frameworks like HTL (Sightly), Sling Models, Granite UI. * Working experience implementing Templates, Components, Dialogs (Touch UI) and Workflows. * Experience with web application design and analysis, design patterns, and object-oriented design * Experience in multiple web technologies including: HTML, CSS, AJAX / JavaScript, Web Services * Working experience in Java unit testing. * Demonstrated knowledge of Java development tools, such as Maven and Git. * Ability to write complex programs, analyse code changes and make suggestions to improve code complexity for maintainability and scalability. * Experience and desire to work within a fast-paced, iterative development environment; must have experience with Agile.If you are interested and have the relevant experience please send your CV.This role is only available for people with the right to work in the UK. This is not available to those with a tier 2 General visa.

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