ColdFusion Developer

Summary

We are looking for a ColdFusion Developer to support the business in delivering key objectives by ensuring code, software and applications are issue free and meet acceptance criteria when building and releasing. The role is a full-time, permanent position, working either remotely or in person at our office in Windsor, United Kingdom.

We look to utilise AWS, Cloudflare, and Docker containerisation, implemented via Infrastructure as Code (Terraform), whilst maintaining our existing, traditional estate of dedicated and virtualised Linux devices, running services at a corporate scale including Apache, MySQL, Nginx, Rabbit and Redis.

 

About Venntro Media Group

We exist to give all people the freedom to belong, to connect with others, to share their passions and be accepted in a safe, trusted environment.

By 2030, through our portfolio of websites, apps and other channels, we will be internationally recognised as the most successful niche dating, community-led business, connecting millions of people around the world.

We will ferociously protect the right of our customers to connect, engage and share within tolerant, inclusive communities that help people live their happily ever now.

Our team knows that by working at Venntro, they help people find love, find community, find belonging and ultimately to find their true selves.

With every new connection we help to build a better, more inclusive world.

 
About The Role

We are looking for a ColdFusion Developer to support the business in delivering key objectives by ensuring code, software and applications are issue free and meet acceptance criteria when building and releasing.

The role is a full-time, permanent position, working either remotely or in person at our office in Windsor, United Kingdom. If remote, you will be expected to work core hours of 10am to 4pm UK time.

We look to utilise AWS, Cloudflare, and Docker containerisation, implemented via Infrastructure as Code (Terraform), whilst maintaining our existing, traditional estate of dedicated and virtualised Linux devices, running services at a corporate scale including Apache, MySQL, Nginx, Rabbit and Redis.

As ColdFusion Developer you will support the business in delivering key objectives by ensuring code, software and applications are issue free and meet acceptance criteria when building and releasing.

You will work in teams to build improvements and maintain components on the company’s White Label Dating platform.

Working closely with the wider business, you will create, deploy and maintain effective product solutions that meet the company’s commercial goals.

The successful candidate will be provided with an iMac and complementing hardware but is required to have a desk space, decent internet connection and the ability to focus in their home environment.

We are a down to earth, friendly bunch who are recognised for our effort and ambition to grow and progress.

 

Responsibilities
  • Assist with the development of quality applications within teams
  • Help maintain, expand and modernise a small selection of existing applications
  • Maintain and improve business rules and other documentation
  • Work with other developers in teams to create new features and functionality
  • Collaborate across the business to understand commercial requirements
  • Follow best practices to ensure stability and security of company systems
  • Learn and improve skills using new web techniques and technologies

Requirements

  • Commercial experience with ColdFusion / Lucee
  • Knowledge of OOP/Application architecture
  • Practical experience with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript (or Typescript) – ES6+ an advantage
  • Comfortable with modern development tooling (i.e. git/github, docker, jira, composer, phpunit)
  • Experience working with API’s particularly RESTful/ JSON API’s (creation and consumption)
  • Ability to write maintainable, secure, concise and testable code
  • Familiarity with working in scrum/agile teams
  • Experience working with SQL (MySQL a plus) and modern data stores (i.e. Redis)
  • Basic knowledge of Linux (CentOS/RHEL/Fedora)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Comfortable communicating online via slack and google hangout
  • Experience of working on high traffic, consumer-facing applications.
  • Keen interest in developing new skills and learning new dev languages as the business requires.

Desired but not essential:

  • Experience of AWS services (e.g. S3, EC2, RDS, SQS, SNS, AMQ, ElastiCache)
  • Experience with svelte a plus
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Strong knowledge of Linux
  • Academic background in computer science/ software engineering

Benefits

Remote Working – We understand that work life balance is important. Work where you feel happiest. Enjoy the additional time you have from not having to commute.

Flexible Working Hours – Juggle your time to look after sick children or elderly family members. We trust you to get your work done, whatever time of the day that happens to be.

Private Medical Insurance – You’ll receive treatment on acute medical conditions, which are those deemed to be curable through treatment. We’ll cover the full cost of this benefit.

Pension Scheme – You’ll join the company pension scheme that offers up to an incredible 10% matched contribution with the option to join workshops and hear advice from experts in the field.

Life Assurance – You can rest assured that we’ll meet the full cost of this benefit. We’ll pay your beneficiary a tax free lump sum up to indicated levels – up to 4 x your salary.

Maternity Package – If you’ve given birth, adopted or been through surrogacy, we up to 20 weeks full pay, 12 weeks at half pay and 7 weeks statutory pay – plus the option for an additional 13 weeks unpaid so you can care for your newborn with no money worries.

Paternity Leave – If you are a new father, we offer up to six weeks paternity leave so you can support your partner and spend some precious time with your little one(s).

Fertility Treatment & Adoption – We offer unlimited paid time off for you to attend any fertility, IVF or adoption appointments – or to go along with your partner to support them.

Miscarriage Policy – in the event that you or your partner suffers a miscarriage, you can take as long as you need to physically and mentally recover. We support all employees, both mothers and fathers, with uncapped leave following a miscarriage.

Pregnancy Termination – in the event that you or your partner terminates a pregnancy, you can take as long as you need to physically and mentally recover. Designed to give all employees (women and partners) the space to process and time to recover with uncapped leave.

Critical Illness / Family Support – For those caring for a family member with a critical illness, in their old age, or to provide a loved one with some respite, we offer compassionate leave plus last minute time off and flexible working options in emergencies.

Bereavement Policy – We want to make sure that we’re always here for you whilst you process your grief. Take as long as you need to look after yourself and your family.

Birthday Off – Each year we’ll give you your birthday off on top of your annual leave allowance. So sit back and relax, book a nice lunch, see your family – the day is all yours.

Mac Equipment – We provide brand new mac equipment. It’s important the team are working on the latest and greatest tools and software to make their days enjoyable and productive.

Exclusive Discounts – We offer an unbeatable range of discounts and deals at over 30,000 brands through Perks. Online, in-store, utilities, high street retailers, cinema tickets and even travel – there’s something for everyone!

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