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Jacobs Low Code Developer (Mendix) in Leeds, United Kingdom

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Jacobs Digital exists alongside our extensive portfolio of projects working with major clients across all sectors. Digital is responsible for incubating, building and running new & existing products and solutions for our customers – meaning you are joining a team of fast-moving problem solvers working on varied and interesting challenges.

The Digital Factory is comprised of a broad range of individuals from varying backgrounds, who together work on diverse projects including front end application development, detailed analytical and statistical modelling and innovation in areas from machine vision to big data processing using cloud services and beyond.

The Digital Factory is currently experiencing unprecedented growth and we have a unique and exciting opportunity to join the Low Code team as a Developer.

You will have experience in the Mendix low code development environment and will support a growing centre of excellence in low code development within Jacobs; becoming one of the go-to people for our citizen developers across the business.

The successful applicant will become part of a respected and hardworking team, providing support to clients and other team members alike. They will work closely with the Data Science, Development, Sales and Operations teams, gaining good knowledge and experience across a range of skills. Applicants should be keen, hardworking and have excellent technical skills and problem solving abilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

As a developer you will work with the technical lead to help design, implement and run new solutions. This includes the following key areas:

  • Design - Working with our subject matter experts and incubation managers to help produce a solution specification which will meet customer needs in a timely, secure, stable and scalable manner.

  • Build - Develop and integrate the solution to meet the specification.

  • Test - Work with the functional testers for pre-prod and UAT testing

  • Deploy and Run – Bring development through to release, ensuring efficient and effective delivery, with a view to reducing the ongoing maintenance and support burden.

At our heart we are a team of versatile problem solvers with a customer focus.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 2-3+ years’ experience in Mendix low code application development (essential)

  • Experience in contributing to delivery of applications from concept, through beta & into production

  • Experience and comfort with Agile methodologies

  • Familiarity with cloud technologies such as Azure or AWS

  • Proficiency in web-based languages (e.g. JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, HTML etc)

  • Knowledge of Database Modelling

  • Knowledge of solution architecture and design, and web application performance

  • Knowledge in related technologies such as DBMSs, Application Servers, JS Frameworks or other components that can integrate with low code development platforms

  • An eagerness to learn & evaluate new and emerging technologies

  • A critical thinker with an open mind who can be unique, continuously be challenged and is willing to challenge others. Mistakes are welcome – being able to offer a solution is the secret ingredient!

Bonus points for

  • Mendix developer qualifications/certification

  • Experience in other low code platforms (e.g. Outsystems, Power Apps or other)

  • Experience in ASP.NET & C#

  • Experience in DevOps within Mendix

Why Jacobs?

We clear the way for inventive thinking so you have the support, means and space to deliver the boldest solutions for the extraordinary and every day. Jacobs. A world where you can.

Our Culture

We’re invested in you and your success. Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees.

We aim to make inclusion and diversity core attributes of our identity, embedded in all our employment and business practices in all locations. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative.

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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