Lead React.js Developer

£45000 - £55000/annum
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Developer

Are you a developer looking for a new exciting challenge? Want to work for a company leading in its field? Do you want to get involved in exciting new technology developments?

We are looking for someone who works great under pressure and to deadlines, who is comfortable business partnering with internal and external senior leaders, who always strives for the ideal, has the confidence and technological understanding to lead and can contribute to the Architectural road map for the domain.


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


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 EcmaScript

Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)

Knowledge of isomorphic React is a plus

Familiarity with RESTful APIs

Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools

Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.

Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements

A knack for benchmarking and optimisation

Familiarity with code versioning tools such as Git, SVN

Why Microlise?

Great family feel environment

Great little extras, Easter eggs, yearly BBQ and annual awards!

Excellent pension scheme offering 3% contribution

Up to 29 days holiday with the bank holidays on top!

Vitality Health Insurance and Rewards (a free Starbucks every week!)

Childcare vouchers

Free parking, tea, coffee and daily fruit

Interested in the role? Great, we look forward to your application