Front End JavaScript Developer

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Software Development. Onshore

What will you be doing?

You will be joining a team working on a web application for one of the largest telecoms companies in the world. You will be part of small self organising and fast-moving development team. We fully employ the use of Agile methodologies within our business to better achieve project objectives. This team is on a DevOps journey, we like to understand and have an interest in the machine that the software sits on. If you are interested in Continuous Delivery and bleeding the edges of your experience then you will fit in well here.  We are working with some pretty exciting technologies, which we don’t expect you to have experience of. However, if you do, it would be a bonus. For example Docker, Kafka and Jenkins.

Essential experience and skill requirements:

Demonstrable experience of working as a professional web developer
Experience of working with JavaScript frameworks such as React/Backbone.js
Solid understanding of fundamental web technologies – HTML, CSS, JavaScript
Experience of using Git or similar version control systems
Writes clean, secure code
Experience of building scalable, rich, user interfaces

Desirable experience:

Experience of Node
Configuring package and bundle managers – npm, Webpack
CSS pre-processing and post-processing
Experience of working in cross-functional agile teams with continuous delivery in mind
Experience in writing automated tests and using TDD (Test Driven Development) methodologies
Understanding of UX design principles
Experience of coaching and mentoring
A keen interest to learn new technologies and frameworks within the Front End development ecosystem

The closing date for this role is 30th November 2018. We recruit on a rolling basis and fill our vacancies as soon as we find people who fit our culture and meet the skills requirements. This means that whilst we have a closing date on all of our roles, we may offer the role to someone before the end date, so we recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

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