Job title: Senior Frontend Developer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 14-06-2022
Job ID: 32373

Job Description

Senior Frontend Developer

Location: Remote

Salary: £75k - £90k

Do you want to be part of a team that is changing the way an entire industry works?  Are you passionate about solving real work problems?  Do you enjoy working in fast-paced team environment? - If you've answered yes, then read on!

Our client is revolutionising the way in which the beauty sector manages their daily workflow (bookings, clients, point of sale, stock management) in addition to growing their business via online bookings and marketing.  Their solution was born out of extensive research that indicated that 70% of salons still use Pen & Paper to run their business.

The Role

We are looking for a great JavaScript developer who is proficient with React.js.  Your primary focus will be on developing user interface components and implementing them following well-known React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux). You will ensure that these components and the overall application are robust and easy to maintain. You will coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is important.

Tech Stack

  • React.js
  • Redux
  • Python
  • Django
  • AWS

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing new user-facing features using React.js
  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Optimising components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
  • Maintain and update project dependencies as well as fix any conflicts
  • Working with other JavaScript developers and software engineers to develop front-end and back-end architecture that’s well structured and flexible, along with the APIs to support it

What are we looking for?

  • Testing mindset (Jest & Cypress)
  • Experience in optimising web applications in areas such as performance, security and resilience
  • Ability and enthusiasm to push for new improvements across the codebase
  • Can help with refactoring the existing code in favour of working around shortcomings
  • Familiarity with common programming tools such as Redux, IDEs, RESTful APIs, Git repositories, TypeScript, version control software, and remote deployment tools

Skills/Requirements:

  • 5+ years of professional experience in React.js
  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
  • Familiarity with newer specifications of Typescript
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of modern authorisation mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

What is on Offer to you: 

  • Opportunity to continue developing a market leading product
  • Young, fun company environment
  • 25 days annual leave + 8 days bank holiday
  • Home based with flexible working policy - co-working space in central London is an option
  • Company laptop provided
  • Competitive salary
  • Equity in the company 0.1%-0.5% (most recent valuation £17m)
  • Company pension
  • We offer flexible working hours and trust you to work enough hours to do your job well, at times that suit you.

N.B. Our client is not set up with the government in order to offer sponsorship and therefore only UK residents or those with eligible visa status can be considered