Lead UI JavaScript developer

Michael Page Technology
£50k - £60k pa
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Web and Cloud application development need by a Lead UI JavaScript developer working in central Nottingham for a world renowned Media organisation

Client Details

Global business and Media services organisation looking for a lead UI JavaScript developer


We're looking for a talented Web/JavaScript developer to work as part of the Risk Development team. This Lead UI JavaScript developer position is a web and cloud application development role - this is not a website designer position.

As a Software Engineer in the team, you'll be responsible for the analysis, definition, design, implementation, testing, maintenance and support of the Risk products. You'll work closely with QA engineers to ensure that what we deliver is to a high standard.

Mentoring junior members of the team also forms part of the role, working alongside the team management to help further enhance the skills and capabilities of the team.

Main Responsibilities / Accountabilities: (Specific day-to-day responsibilities and milestones needed to achieve the objectives)

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable JavaScript code based on requirements or User Stories

  • Develop software using disciplined software development processes, adhering to team/company standards and software best practice guidelines, and corporate policies.

  • Create and execute unit testing and integration testing ensuring software meets requirements.

  • Work closely with the QA team to ensure that code is developed to a high quality

  • Contribute to the creation of design, leading the design of components

  • Provide technical support to operations or other development teams

  • Create, review, and maintain all required technical documentation to ensure supportability and reuse

  • Review work of peers and more junior developers.

  • Assist with improvements to prevent problems, including problem resolution workflow.

  • Participate in project planning sessions with team members to analyze development requirements, provide design options, and provide work breakdown and estimates of work.

  • Actively participate in team and status meetings, providing timely status updates for areas of individual responsibilities within projects to supervisor

Key Relationships: (Those key individuals they will work with internally and externally)

  • Development Manager

  • Development Team Lead (reporting to)

  • Development and QA Team


As the Lead UI javaScript developer you will need the following:

Essential Skills/Experience Required:

  • Experienced software engineer with excellent knowledge of HTML5 and the JavaScript language ES5/6/7
  • Solid understanding of Javascript programming styles and frameworks
  • Good understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues
  • Familiar with various design patterns
  • Experience of unit testing JavaScript
  • Understanding of security implications and secure coding
  • Familiar with RESTful interfaces
  • Familiarity with front-end build tools, such as Grunt, Gulp.js, webpack
  • Good understanding of browser rendering behavior and performance
  • Self starter - does what it takes to get the job done
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Skill for writing clean, readable code and reusable components
  • Proficient using source code management tools such as version control or SVN
  • Experienced in a formal agile software development lifecycle

  • Familiar with continuous build and integration

  • Experience with Test Driven Development and / or Behaviour Driven Development

Desired Skills/Experience Required: (Outline in bullet point form the nice to have skills & experience)

  • TypeScript

  • Web-Components and Google Polymer

  • Cloud technologies
  • Python
  • Scala

Education/ Certifications: (Specific degrees and/or certifications (denote required or preferred))

  • A good relevant degree is desirable, but experience and the right approach to work are just as important.

Job Offer

This Lead UI JavaScript developer role based in Nottingham is on offer with a permanent salary of £50,000 - £60,000

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959514325