Front End Developer/Engineer

NES Group Limited
Kingston Upon Thames
06 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Front End Developer/Engineer - Permanent - Kingston upon Thames Essential:- Ability to take ownership of projects & communicate well with project stakeholders. Proven experience of working in an agile environment. Develop front-end code HTML, CSS, JS Frameworks & JavaScript. To have a passion for new web & digital technologies. Experience with server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as SASS. Review technical feasibility of Design & UX. Experience of working with & developing partner & 3rd party agencies. Competitive salary with bonus, Healthcare & Pension & Agile working, up to 10% travel Business Context & Main Purpose of the Front End Developer/Engineer role:- Front End Developer/Engineer is required to work with third parties to develop the front-end code (HTML, CSS, JavaScript), with a focus on best practice, performance, maintainability & quality. The Front End Developer/Engineer is responsible for ensuring high quality mobile first, cross-browser compatible websites are delivered. The candidate will work together with the agencies to set the standards & best practices for the team & ensure that these are adhered to by conducting automated code reviews. The Front End Developer/Engineer will also work alongside the Platform Development team to support them implementing front-end code into the brand sites & troubleshooting any performance related issues. Main Accountabilities The technical skills required to deliver the role above are as follows: - Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript & JS frameworks - Experience with build tools like Grunt or similar tools - Strong working knowledge developing cross platform/browser compatible web applications - Familiarity with & adherence to HTML5 web standards & current accessibility standards - Familiarity with linting or other code quality tools like SonarCube. - Develop front end code with performance, scalability & accessibility in mind. - Develop reusable code & libraries - Knowledge of Version Control Systems - Experience with server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as SASS - Maintain awareness of industry standards & best practices - Ability to separate server side & client side performance issues for proper analysis & solutioning. Quality Assurance is a key part of this role, so in addition to the technical skills the following is required: - Building mobile-first, cross-browser compatible, high performing websites - Review technical feasibility of Design & UX - Develop & manage a Front End Coding Standards document for adoption across the platform - Work closely with 3rd party agencies, to ensure a governance process is in place to meet the coding standards - Support developers with integration of front end code into CMS, ensuring a governance process in place to meet the coding standards - Take ownership of prototype lab site & QA before integration with the CMS. - Develop a process to ensure all fixes & changes happen & are signed off in the lab site before integration with the CMS. - Experience of testing techniques & planning Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.
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