Software Engineer - Front-end JavaScript

Location
Richmond upon Thames
Salary
£35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
02 Oct 2017
Closes
30 Oct 2017
Ref
00074035
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is a privately held British software development company focused on geographic information systems (GIS) and web mapping software, with a broad portfolio of products, a wide range of UK and international partners, and a diverse user base.

Reporting directly to the technical director, and based in Richmond, Surrey, you will be involved in the specification and ongoing development of web-based management and monitoring tools for the GeognoSIS geospatial server product line.

You will be expected to work with a high degree of autonomy within the core development team, with flexibility in both the design and the implementation of new functionality. You will be able to exercise considerable influence in what new functionality is possible, and which tools are needed to provide it.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.

This company is not a licensed UK visa sponsor, and is therefore only seeking EU applicants.

Skills & requirements

Candidates should have a first or upper second class honours degree, or equivalent, in a relevant discipline together with recent experience of front-end JavaScript development.

JavaScript-related experience should include the following:

- Expert knowledge of core front-end web technologies (JavaScript, HTML, CSS)
- Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as React and AngularJS
- Experience with ECMAScript 2015 (ES6)
- Experience of NodeJS for front-end development
- Experience of Redux for state management
- Experience applying Material Design Guidelines in UI design and development
- Ability to write high-performance, reusable code
- Experience troubleshooting cross-browser compatibility issues

Further related experience should include the following:

- Experience with JavaScript web-mapping libraries such as Leaflet, OpenLayers, Google Maps and Microsoft Bing Maps
- Knowledge of version control systems
- Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

This company is a privately held British software development company focused on geographic information systems (GIS) and web mapping software, with a broad portfolio of products, a wide range of UK and international partners, and a diverse user base.

Benefits include:

- Pension contributions
- Private health insurance
- Private dental insurance
- Gym membership
- Life insurance
- Permanent health insurance

This company is an equal opportunities employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Job applicants are not subject to discrimination on the grounds of sex, marital status, civil partnership status, trans-gender status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion or belief, race, disability or age.

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