Graduate Developer

Job Type           Full Time

Location           Preston, PR4

About Us

Your Hippo is an award-winning LMS and e-learning provider with over 250,000 registered users. We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic full time Graduate Developer to join an established and fast paced team.


  • You will join a small team of developers. 
  • As a graduate developer, you will communicate directly with other areas of the business within an office setting. However, flexible working may be considered.
  • Your main responsibility will be to complete development work tickets to enhance or optimise our product. This will involve working with the ticket owner to understand their requirements, completing the work, and seeing it through code review into production. 
  • In addition, there is an opportunity to be responsible for day-to-day dev ops using AWS. This will involve monitoring and responding to issues with current infrastructure, in addition to looking for optimisations that can be made to improve cost and/or user experience.
  • You will work closely with all stakeholders including the IT support desk, directors of the business and the sales and marketing department. As such, the ability to communicate effectively to people with a non-technical background is essential.


  • Experience or Qualifications in Web Development
  • The ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders from a non-technical background
  • An understanding of the importance of testing & documentation in a team project


  • Experience with version control systems such as git
  • Experience with AWS or another cloud computing platform