Senior Front End Engineer - JavaScript, React, Node

Austin Fraser Limited
£45k - £75k pa + Excellent benefits
03 Oct 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Front End Engineer - JavaScript, React, Node We are the world's foremost destination for intelligent analysis, debate, and community on the global agenda. Our strategy incorporates a multi-threaded approach to content delivery to our readers and community through traditional print media, mobile web, and mobile applications to meet our ambitious targets for traffic, revenue and profit. We have an exciting opportunity available for a well-qualified individual to join our team. This is a unique opportunity to engage with one of the most respected brands in media, journalism, and publishing to help drive success and innovation in the digital realm, particularly in the native/web apps and mobile web arena. Accountabilities In this role you would be expected to: - Build great websites and web applications for a wide variety of platforms and audiences - Be involved in building UIs, working on rendering or animation performance, or creating component-based code forwards compatible with Web Components - Use appropriate design patterns and a well planned architecture to create testable, maintainable, forward-looking code - Work on raw Javascript programming (without dependence on any framework or toolset) You will be able to demonstrate: - The ability to communicate efficiently and directly with business stakeholders or peers - Excellent written and presentation skills - Creative thinking ability - always focusing on innovative, but measurable client solutions and problem solving thinking - Knowledge of a variety of software design patterns, such as factory, observer, module, pubsub, closure, async, promises etc. - Excellent understanding of Performance Optimization - Working knowledge of Linux command line tools and version control concept - Extensive knowledge of JavaScript frameworks: React.js - Experience of Component-based architecture Experience, skills and professional attributes To succeed in this role you must have: - Solid experience as full stack developer - Excellent knowledge of Javascript, HTML5, CSS3 - Excellent knowledge with NodeJs and React.js - Experience in development principles and practices - Knowledge of Isomorphic javascript approach - Experience with Test Driven Development - Experience with Agile methodology - Knowledge of the current state of ES6 and ES7 development - Experience using Git, JavaScript frameworks (Angular, Knockout, Backbone) - One or more of the following skills would be a bonus: - Knowledge of Golang - Familiarity with microservices architecture design patterns Keywords: UI Developer, User interface, JavaScript developer, ReactJS developer, Front End developer, Lead developer, Technical developer, Javascript Engineer, Front End Engineer, Lead Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, Senior Software developer
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