Front-End Developer

Recruiter
Opilio Recruitment
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted
30 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a fantastic opportunity for a tenacious and hungry Front End developer to join a fast, forward moving company - with the very real chance to learn backend technologies such as Python and become a talented Full Stack Developer!
The idea is simple but so very effective - To have an impact on the employability of students before they leave formal secondary education, helping empower school-age children across the nation!

A fast moving, non-profit organisation is looking for an ambitious, dynamic Front-End Developer to join and help develop a platform. This is a role in a tech start up and so has the real possibility of growing into a CTO role.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity within a fast growing organisation, for a Front-End Developer to help shape the platform and product. You’ll be supporting the efforts to have a significant impact on the employability of students before they leave formal secondary education. You will have the opportunity to help empower school-age children across the nation using cutting-edge technology. The right Front-End Developer will be based in stunning offices in central offices and be working closely with the Founder and the extraordinarily talented team.

Role and Responsibilities:
As the Front-End Developer you will be responsible for:
• This is a unique and exciting opportunity within a fast growing organisation to help shape the platform and product.
• You’ll be supporting our effort to have a significant impact on the employability of students before they leave formal secondary education.
• Our clients cutting-edge technology brokers interactions between business leaders nationwide and young adults to help them better understand the importance of the moments of choice they face during secondary education on their future employability.
• You’ll be based in stunning offices in Central London and be working closely with our Founder and our extraordinarily talented team.
• We are looking for an ambitious, dynamic Javascript developer to join us and expand the development.
• Existing platform is built using Javascript, React, Redux and Netlify. The platform also utilises the latest APIs from from LinkedIn, Duedil and others to find, validate and invite hosts.
• This will include communicating with a variety of APIs, constructing UI components and ensuring that our numerous stakeholdersget the best User Experience possible.
• Our codebase is based on ReactJS with us looking to add React Native components to serve the Android platform natively in the very near future.

Experience and Skills:
The successful Front-End Developer will have the following skillset:
• Any of the following would be advantageous to have:
• Experience working with Elasticsearch
• Experience with geo tools (Google Maps API, Openstreetmap and others.)
• Experience utilising agile methodologies.

As a person, you should be:
Skills & Requirements
? 2-3+ years experience with Javascript, including ES6
? 2-3+ years experience with HTML/CSS/SASS (CSS Preprocessor)
? Experience with ReactJS and Redux
? Experience in using GIT (Github)
? Experience with various Javascript packaging tools & deployment methods
? An ability to create accurate documentation in various forms
? Experience integrating web apps with first & third-party service APIs (RESTful and/or otherwise)
? Experience in product development and roll-out
? Experience in venture backed businesses

Any of the following would be advantageous to have:
? Contributions to open source projects
? Experience with React Native
? Experience with AngularJS or other frameworks
? Experience with geo tools (Google Maps API, Openstreetmap and others.)
? Experience building internationalized/multilingual websites and applications
? Experience utilising agile methodologies.
? Experience configuring and utilising CI/CD environments.
? Experience with redux-saga, react-router, Material-UI, formsy, lodash

As a person, you should be:
? Excited and motivated by the F4S mission
? Comfortable working in a fast-paced customer-centric environment
? Able to work well within a team
? Good at articulating complex technical problems to non-technical team members
? Comfortable writing user interface code
? Comfortable understanding back-end processes
? Passionate about writing clean, readable and reusable code
? Dependable and good at managing your own time and avoiding distractions
? The sort of person who has passions beyond writing code

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