Arbor Education is a socially-driven EdTech company on a mission to transform the way schools work, using smarter, hassle-free tools. Arbor’s Management Information System (MIS) is currently used by over 1,000 schools, helping staff save time whilst improving student outcomes. The company, whose Customer and Sales Office made its home in Leeds 4 years ago, recently decided to establish a new development and engineering function in the City, a decision which was an easy one considering the City's strategic location, its fast-paced environment and the large body of potential employees.
Who we're looking for: A passionate team player with great mentoring skills. Demonstrated experience working full stack with a passion for PHP and React or a willingness to learn Extensive experience of Object Oriented languages and software development. An understanding of relational database technologies. A positive and proactive attitude towards problem solving. Experience writing API’s and services within a service oriented environment. A team player mentality, willing to muck in and help others when needed, A nature of asking questions and actively participating in discussions. Good written and spoken English - our HQ is based in London.
If you are a passionate team leader and have great mentoring skills, these are the other attributes we're looking for: Past experience successfully leading engineering teams. A passion for PHP or at a willingness to learn Strong communicator, able to express ideas and solutions clearly to management teams. Extensive experience of Object Oriented languages and software development. An understanding of relational database technologies. A positive and proactive attitude towards problem solving. A team player mentality, willing to muck in and help others when needed, A nature of asking questions and actively participates in discussions.
You have expertise in some of the technologies we use, an understanding of a range of technology stacks, and the ability to take a balanced approach to technology selection. You have led others in the past, perhaps as a line manager or a technical lead. You understand the importance of secure coding practices. All technologists receive security training when they join the team!
Requirements for this post: Agile background and 3+ years experience in all aspects of the Product Development Lifecycle (from idea to live) A pragmatic approach to Agile methods and frameworks. Proficiency in both Jira and Confluence. A keen eye for detail whilst still maintaining the ability to view and prioritise the bigger picture. Natural facilitator brining people into conversations and workshops to ensure true collaboration. Ability to align business priorities to true value, Supporting Product Owners in ensuring that delivery is building products that add value to the organisation. Keeps up to date with both Agile and BA developments and practices.
Understand how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully. Excellent communication skills - have the ability to communicate at all levels using a variety of methods. Excellent IT skills. Some experience of software implementation is desirable but not essential. Previous experience of using Microsoft Project or a willingness to learn how to use it. Ability to work unsupervised. Be a quick learner. Good organisational skills Have the ability to work to tight deadlines in a pressurised environment. An awareness of Prince 2 principles and methodology and more...
You will have: Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in Digital PR & Outreach, ideally working within an agency : Experience in brainstorming campaign ideas and story ideas for clients using data and creative approaches, and experience seeing these campaigns through to execution : Having a demonstrable ability to pitch stories to journalists with proven experience in securing coverage : Ability to build strong relationships with key journalists and influencers : Understanding of digital marketing, digital PR, social organic and top-level understanding of SEO : Strong copywriting skills. You’ll be passionate about the quality of your work and boast a meticulous attention to detail. Experience with media monitoring tools and SEO monitoring tools is a bonus but not essential
Knowledge of the insurance industry is desirable but not essential. If you have experience in Atlassian Cloud Suite, GitHub Enterprise Cloud, Jfrog Artifactory and AWS this would be advantageous. Experience of coding – shell scripting and Python are essential, other languages are advantageous. Practical experience of running Developer Tools and Services – experience with following products would be beneficial: Jira, Confluence, Artifactory, GitHub Enterprise. Experience of AWS cloud service. Integration patterns and approaches as well as end-to-end testing. Experience in supporting Production service. Excellent communication skills.
Required for this post: A demonstrable specialism and background in data and data science. Qualifications or Experience in data or computer science, marketing, science, engineering, math’s, economics, policy, business, social science or another relevant subject. Experience of working in a busy environment with the proven ability to work under pressure. An interest in software development, data, and research. Excellent project management skills and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Organised and methodical approach to task completion including good planning, prioritisation and time management skills. Able to research and work independently with strong attention to detail and commitment to fact checking own work, and more...
We’re looking for someone who wants to help the public sector and charities build and maintain user-centred websites, products, and services. You create and edit content with confidence, and use user research and/or evidence to create content that meets user needs. You are able to help organisations prioritise, maintain, and improve their content. You have worked in a multidisciplinary team or a content/communications team, and are able to balance your workload across several projects. You are confident creating and managing content in a content management system such as WordPress.
Requirements for this post: Agile background and experience operating as Product Owner within the full Product Development Lifecycle (from idea to live) : A pragmatic approach to Agile methods and frameworks : Ability to form product Vision, Strategies and roadmaps : A keen eye for detail with regards to KPIs and Metrics, but also the ability to see the bigger picture. : Natural facilitator bringing people into conversations and workshops to ensure true collaboration : Proven experience in prioritising work based on value, and identifying any diminishing return on investment for projects : Balance of technical knowledge and business acumen and more...
So you have a job or jobs you want to fill, just let us have the details below and we will be in touch shortly.
We have received your enquiry and will be in touch