Front End Developer

Take your opportunity to join the Housing Expert team within our dynamic and progressive organisation. You’ll share our passion for putting our customers first and you’ll have first-hand experience in helping us bring our values to life and lead our markets to a better future. Most of all you’ll join an innovative team who truly believe that Together We Succeed.


This is a new role, created to enable Ocean to bring the majority of HousingExpert development in-house, following initial build by a third party. The role is part of the Housing Expert Team, which is responsible for supporting multiple platforms.


With its base in the buzzing commercial hub of Manchester Ocean Media is both well-established and strongly position for substantial growth. Ambitious, innovative, entrepreneurial and fun, the group is full of leading titles in its two key markets: Housing and Bridal/Weddings spanning events, publications and data services.


You’ll work specifically within the Housing Expert division, working to deliver an exceptional service to our customers. Your role will include:

  • Implementation of technical solutions that are resilient, scalable and manageable
  • Coaching and encouraging colleagues through constant learning to improve their skills
  • Collaborating with the product development teams (designers, business analysts, product owners, developers and quality assurance) to deliver amazing experiences for our customers.
  • Developing ideas with business analysts to find a pragmatic approach to the rapid delivery of prototypes

The skills and experience required for this position include:

  • Commercial development experience, focussed on Angular 2+ development
  • Experience building solutions that are resilient, scalable and manageable
  • Experience working with web APIs
  • Experience with continuous integration and automated deployment
  • Experience in Agile development environment
  • Understanding of database technologies
  • Use of GIT for code control and management
  • Experience in Laravel Lumen Framework (PHP) preferred
  • Experience in Amazon Web Services (e.g. EC2, EB, CF) preferred


In recognition of our talented people and as a thank you for the hard work they do, we are committed to offering:

  • Season ticket loans
  • Flexible working hours
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Optional health care scheme
  • Annual Christmas and Summer parties
  • An additional day’s annual leave to be taken for birthdays
  • Development and training
  • Social commitments and people perks
  • Bike2Work scheme


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