Front End Developer/Engineer

Kingston Upon Thames
11 Nov 2017
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Front End Developer/Engineer - Permanent - Kingston upon Thames Essential:- Ability to take ownership of projects & communicatewell with project stakeholders. Proven experience of working in an agileenvironment. 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 workingwith & developing partner & 3rd party agencies. Competitive salary with bonus, Healthcare & Pension & Agileworking, 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 todevelop the Front End code (HTML, CSS, JavaScript), with a focus on bestpractice, performance, maintainability & quality. The Front End Developer/Engineer is responsible for ensuring highquality 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 toby conducting automated code reviews. The Front End Developer/Engineer will also work alongside the PlatformDevelopment team to support them implementing Front End code into thebrand 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 thetechnical 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 ofcontract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power,Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and ITsectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we areable to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertisethey need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than atraditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors whilethey are on assignment with everything from securing visas and workpermits, to providing market leading benefits packages andaccommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to supportour clients. - provided by Dice AGILE, CMS, HTML, HTML5, JAVASCRIPT, MOBILE, QA