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You don't need to be a bricklayer. Just able to build leading edge solutions.
What you'll do
This is a remotely based role with the requirement to travel to Bridgwater as and when required.
When it comes to IT, Toolstation is unique. All software that runs the company is developed and maintained in-house. Using open-source technologies, everything from our consumer website, our shop tills, to our warehouse stock control has been created from the ground up. As a software engineer, you’ll be working within Agile development teams, you will play a key role in the building, developing, testing and maintaining Toolstation’s core business systems.  

This role is essential to helping the business become more efficient and enhance the customer service offering, through the continuous development of our website, extranet business system, EPOS sales systems and stock management systems. 


Developing. A huge part of this role will be focused on the development of our software to ensure that we are working efficiently. You’ll be building programs and systems that serve user needs and will be carrying out regular testing of software products to ensure strong functionality and optimisation. 

Scoping. You’ll need to b
e solution oriented in this role! As you’ll be responsible for investigating the best results for the business system in line with business requirements. 
Communicating & collaborating. You’ll be working closely with the rest of the team to communicate and feedback progress to project management and other stakeholders as well as working as a group to share knowledge and reviews of software. 

What you'll bring
Technical Expertise - You’ll have proven knowledge and experience of PHP, Laravel, PHPUnit, Javascript (React, Vue.js), Docker, MySQL, and Git.

Analytical -You’ve got a logical, creative yet systematic approach to problems and you have the ability to demonstrate, sound understanding of projects from the perspective of both the user and the business. 

Commercial Business background – You fully understand the business priorities and will align team direction to match. You make use of company knowledge and external market data to identify opportunities for commercial success. 

Drive and Motivation - You pursue everything with energy, drive and a need to finish. You can be counted on to exceed goals and will seize any opportunity given.  
Adaptability - You will remain positive and resilient under pressure and can adapt to change. 
What you'll get

Toolstation. The story so far.

We’re one of Britain’s fastest growing multi-channel retailers of tools, accessories and building supplies. Backed by Travis Perkins plc, our freedom to operate as a nimble, entrepreneurial business means we’re now well established and have even bigger plans. The trade, home improvers and self-builders all trust us to deliver a lot more than tools. So, our colleagues in our Head Office and Contact Centre in Bridgwater, at our Distribution Centres in Bridgwater, Middleton, Redditch and Daventry, and in our network of over 560 branches throughout the UK, work together to get the job done. And with plans to open many more branches this year, we always have opportunities for great professionals who want to grow with us.

To apply

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