Front End Developer (Remote Working)

  • Permanent
  • City of London, London
  • Posted 11th April 2019
  • £55000 - £60000 per Annum + Remote Working, Pension, HC
  • Ref: 452158
Front-End Developer required by market leading software house to work on a remote basis. Our client has offices in London, Bristol and Manchester for which you will be required to attend 1-2 days a month. They will pay £1,000 towards the set up of your home office and also any travel costs incurred.

The successful Front-End Developer will need a minimum 5 years commercial experience of front end development and most or all of the following skills and experiences:

Essential:
*Layout and presentation skills in HTML, CSS and related technologies
*Expertise in JavaScript with a minimum of 5 years' experience - ES6; Babel JS
*Experience of modern web frameworks and libraries, in particular React JS
*Single Page Applications (SPA) - Create React App / Next JS / Gatsby; React Router / Reach Router; Redux & Redux-Saga
*Unit Testing - Jest; React Testing Library / Enzyme; Snapshot Testing
*Web Accessibility - WCAG; Axe
*Web application user interface design skills and experience
*A thorough understanding of web concepts: HTTP, REST, web services, etc
*Experience working on Agile projects, particularly Kanban or Scrum
*Tenacious technical problem solver
*Good communicator
*Demonstrable experience of working with version control, build tools, code-quality and testing tools.

Desirable:
*Experience with Government Digital Service (GDS)
*Experience with Design Systems - Storybook; Styled Components / Emotion
*Experience of test automation - Cypress; Puppeteer
*Experience in any of the following is useful: Typescript; ESLint; Standard JS / Prettier; JSON Schema; Sketch
*Experience of developing for deployment to the public cloud (e.g. AWS, AWS Amplify, Azure, etc.)
*Experience using the Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence, etc.)
*Working knowledge of best practices: version control, unit testing, CI and documentation
*Comfortable using the command line to support application development and deployment - GIT; Bash scripts
*Experience with developing and deploying with container technologies, in particular Docker.

Responsibilities:
*Develop solutions that meet the needs of users by considering the user at every step of the delivery process; from understanding the need to designing the solution and delivery
*Work as an integral member of a small, remote team
*Agree and deliver on sprint commitments
*Design and implements secure software components
*Participate in the iterative user needs analysis and design phases
*Ensure that code is well-tested in development and to take part in systems integration testing where required, to meet the agreed level of quality (Jest)
*Participate in peer review processes
*Supporting the team through the full release cycle
*Participation in development support for the resolution of bugs, provision of hot fixes and support of the production system as required by application operations

This excellent opportunity will offer a starting salary of £55,000-60,000 p/a accompanied with an excellent benefits package which includes remote working, 23 days holiday (Plus Bank holidays), Company Pension, flexible working, £1,000 towards setting up a home office, company laptop, mobile phone, all travel paid for, £1,000 towards relevant certifications, life cover and childcare vouchers.

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