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Product Developer

30th August 2023

Job title: Product Developer

Reporting to: Product Development Manager

Do you want to work with a passionate team to support the delivery of digital solutions to support education in prison?

At Coracle, we believe that Digital Literacy is a right. We believe that digital skills open up new opportunities and we want to help every prisoner increase their digital know-how to improve their life chances.

We are looking for people who are proactive, intellectually capable and have the resilience and ability to work under pressure, to absorb ideas quickly and are happy to work with minimal supervision whilst delivering a high degree of accuracy.

The Product Developer role at Coracle is ideal for a software developer who has worked within front end and back end teams gaining good experience that allows them to realise fully fledged developments to the product

The ideal person for this role has a flair for creative problem solving and development within security conscious technical landscapes.

Working with the Research and Development team and reporting directly to the Product Development Manager, this role requires deep technical ability, innovative solutions, and a results driven approach to achieving tasks.

If you think you have the ability and the desire, please apply by forwarding your CV and covering letter to jobs@coracleinside.com

Responsibilities & accountabilities

  • Maintaining and developing the Coracle product stack, specifically the Virtual Learning Environment and associated applications including proprietary Asset Management tools
  • Support the creation of user stories, epics, work packages etc in the context of the project methodology
  • Ensuring the effective resolution of work packages and tickets created as part of the Product Development Life Cycle
  • Active participation in good change management controls and releases, ensuring effective communication
  • Ensuring product documentation is maintained and updated as necessary.


  • Worked as part of a software development team in a scale up technology company
  • Lead development projects
  • Working with and integrating APIs
  • Knowledge of security first development methodologies
  • Working within and optimising Product Development Life Cycles
  • Familiarity of developing within Change Management frameworks
  • Senior level stakeholder management
  • Taking part in effort assessments for the purpose of sizing projects

Technical Skills

We are looking for people with advanced knowledge and skills in the following coding languages, frameworks, and systems:

  • Python
  • Progressive Web Applications
  • Google Chrome OS
  • HTML5
  • MongoDB
  • MySQL
  • Database management

Personal Skills

  • Active listening
  • Collaboration
  • Troubleshooting
  • Project management
  • Time management
  • Logistics and planning
  • Scheduling
  • Research
  • Analytical

How to apply

Email your CV and covering letter to jobs@coracleinside.com