Junior Developer

Junior Developer – July 2021

About The Company:

Commerce-Connections was founded as an independent EDI/B2B service provider in 1999, to address the increasing demand for B2B software and services. We specialise in data transformation/transmission as well as automation/integration within our customers’ IT systems. We are able to work with many technologies, from legacy systems all the way up to new Industry 4.0 standards. Our main office is in Chobham, UK and in 2007 we expanded into Hong Kong with a fully-owned subsidiary.

For more information on our EDI products/services, please visit our website at:

The Role:

Currently, we are seeking a Junior Developer to join a team of software engineers to assist in development of integration software and mobile apps. A successful candidate should be able to work remotely from home in addition to being located - or be able to commute - to our office in Chobham, Surrey.

Personal Qualities:

  • Proven experience in programming (must be able to show and explain a piece of code that the candidate has written, in any language)
  • Capable of self-organised learning to teach themselves new skills and concepts
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good interpersonal and customer care skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Computer literate and a strong interest in IT
  • Able to manage their own time and prioritise effectively
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Motivated, adaptable and dependable at all times
  • Willingness to take ownership of tasks and responsibilities
  • Prepared to be flexible and take on tasks which are outside main responsibilities
  • An ability to assess each customer’s/colleague's IT knowledge levels
  • The ability to explain clearly, even the most complicated ideas, to a non-technical audience

Key Duties:

  • Development of full-stack, browser-based and mobile applications (after training)
  • Development of translation maps and processes to enable integration of 3rd party systems (after training)
  • Server administration using the Linux command line (after training)
  • Completing development tasks assigned to the candidate through project management tools
  • Working with other developers, following a documented git flow
  • General IT support of PC usage for other members of staff

Skills (required):

  • Git
  • Linux command line
  • Competency in a programming language
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Web Browsers (Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge)
  • Windows 7

Skills (desired):

  • HTML and CSS
  • Javascript/Typescript
  • Angular 2
  • Ionic 5
  • mySQL
  • MongoDB
  • NodeJS
  • IBM Notes
  • Windows 10
  • Cisco IP phone
  • FTP clients (FileZilla)

Knowledge (desired):

  • EDI (Electronic Data Interchange)
  • Supply chain


The ideal candidate would have a minimum of one A-level (or equivalent) in an IT-based field.

Moving forward:

The successful candidate will be put on a probation & training plan. Upon successful completion of the probationary period, a full-time, permanent position will be offered.

Job Title: Junior Developer

Job Type: Permanent

Company Type: IT company

Hours: 40 hours per week

Starting Salary: £18,000 to £21,000, dependent on experience

Culture: Professional, dynamic, upbeat, innovative

Benefits: 20 days holiday allowance (plus bank holidays), pension contribution

Commerce-Connections is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive

consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status,

protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.