Front End Developer – Enterprise Web – Manchester

People Source Consulting
£35000 - £55000/annum Fantastic Benefits Package
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Front End Developer - Enterprise Web - Manchester - Up to £55k + Fantastic Benefits

Front End Developer opening with a global company who product market leading web based insight products.

This is a rare chance for a Front End Developer to take the next step in their career, to take responsibility for technically leading the front end development of enterprise level web systems.

The right candidate will be passionate about web development, delivering high-quality applications and cutting edge technologies. They will be familiar the frameworks and tools required to deliver complex and responsive applications.

You will:

* Design, develop and deliver reactive applications using a range of languages and tools. In particular, JavaScript/TypeScript, MVVM frameworks (Angular 2/React), REST APIs and WebSockets (Web API & SignalR), HTML5 and CSS/Less.
* Define and implement best practices for modern web development across the team - specifically the choice of frameworks or libraries and consistency across applications within our product suite.
* Collaborate with team members in an agile environment (SCRUM or Kanban)
* Own and lead work end-to-end, without requiring day to day direction.
* Develop comprehensive automated tests for features via unit tests, acceptance tests, and end-to-end integration tests.

Experience required:

* Experience using MVVM frameworks, such as Angular, Knockout or React.
* Familiarity with Web optimisation and task runners - Grunt/Gulp, Sass/Less, JavaScript and CSS compression.
* Experience using JavaScript testing frameworks, e.g. Jasmine, QUnit or Karma.
* Knowledge of Agile and associated development techniques including:
o Iterative Development
o Refactoring
o Unit Testing
o Automated Builds & Deployment of Software solutions
o Continuous Integration and Delivery
o Acceptance Test Driven Development
o Knowledge of formal testing and deployment methods from conception through to go-live (system, regression, and UAT testing)


* Educated to degree level in an information technology related field.
* Experience in the development and testing of applications using Microsoft technologies. E.g. MVC, Web API, SignalR, WebSockets and AJAX techniques.

The role is based in central Manchester with easy commuting links.

You will receive 25 days leave, a good bonus scheme and a flexible benefits package. On the last Friday of the month the whole company finish at 2pm, and 4pm on all other Fridays.

Other benefits include:

Subsidised masseuse and osteopath (Visits office weekly), Travel and Parking Season Ticket Loan, Fruity Wednesdays, your birthday off, free use of company gym and critical illness cover.

If you are suitable please apply now for an introductory conversation.

Front End Developer - Enterprise Web - Manchester - Up to £55k + Fantastic Benefits

People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

People Source specialise in technology recruitment across niche markets including Information Technology, Digital TV, Digital Marketing, Project and Programme Management, SAP, Digital and Consumer Electronics, Air Traffic Management, Management Consultancy, Business Intelligence, Manufacturing, Telecoms, Public Sector, Healthcare, Finance and Oil & Gas