JavaScript Job: Junior Developer

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Shoe Zone
United Kingdom


Remote Position
(From Everywhere/No Office Location)

Job type


JavaScript Job Details


We are a town centre, retail park and digital footwear retailer, offering low price and high quality footwear for the whole family. We operate from 360 stores and have approximately 2,650 employees across the UK.

Our store portfolio consists of 271 town centre stores, which stock the core Shoe Zone product range and 44 hybrid town centre stores and 45 larger retail park stores which also stock additional brands such as Skechers, Hush Puppies and Kickers., which stocks online exclusive footwear, combined with our store network and marketplaces, ensures a full multi-channel offering for great customer service.

During an average year we sell 14.5 million pairs of shoes per annum at an average retail price of £12.50.


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an individual to join the Digital team within Shoe Zone’s Leicester office as a Junior Developer. This will be the ideal position for someone who genuinely wants to be part of a growing and exciting department.

You should be highly organised with strong communication skills, enthusiasm for software development, good problem solving and logic skills and be confident in dealing with other members of the department.

Ideally you will have a degree in a relevant subject although we would also accept a minimum of at least 5 GCSE’s (9-4) including a minimum grade 4 for Maths and English.

The Job

You will be working in a team of Developers and reporting to the Head of Digital. Your main role will be to apply software changes to existing systems and create new applications as required by the Digital department.

Aside from specific responsibilities listed below, you may be required to undertake other tasks which help us to deliver a high standard digital experience to our customers.


  • Development, integration and testing of new components for our websites, associated back-end systems and mobile applications. This includes using front-end technologies ASP.NET, HTML, CSS and JavaScript, developing back-end processes utilising C#, SQL Server, Web Services, RESTful API’s and also working with our new Mobile App for iOS and Android.
  • Liaising with the QC department to discuss testing plans, bug fixing.
  • Working within a team to discuss, build and test new systems.
  • Talking to clients to help diagnose problems and confirm requirements.
  • Propose new approaches, technologies and concepts for review to improve development capabilities
  • Documentation of technical work
  • Maintenance and up-dating of client systems

This is a permanent position based at our Head Office in Leicester.


  • Salary will be dependent on expereince
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Pension
  • 25% Staff Discount
  • Birthday Holiday
  • Wellbeing Support
  • Free on-site parking at city centre Head Office
  • Free on-site gym
  • Opportunities for progression