Web Front End Developer

Cambridge Assessment
From £28,400 to £35,500 per annum
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
What it’s about

Cambridge Assessment is creating a best in class authoring application with a great user interface and user experience. We are looking for an experienced Web Front End Developer to join our growing team who support and enhance our ground-breaking platform for producing assessment materials.

What you’ll be doing

  • Developing new features iteratively as a member of the product team.
  • Creating tests, quality code, and documentation to the required standards.
  • Creating prototypes and demonstrating features as required.
  • What we’re looking for A strong background in web front end development.Proven experience of developing enterprise-class web application user interfaces with an intuitive user experience.Proven experience of developing with front-end programming languages: Javascript, HTML, CSS.Proven experience of using one or more web development frameworks (Angular 1 and 2, React, Backbone, Ember). Detailed knowledge and understanding of RESTful interfaces. Knowledge of creating responsive and adaptive user experience. Experience of agile delivery and continuous integration within a commercial environment would be desirable:Ability to work independently, a desire to take ownership of any task assigned, and a flexible attitude.Excellent team working skills and a strong motivation to work in a global organisation.Good verbal and written communication skills.Ability to think outside the box and demonstrate a mindset for continuous improvement and innovation. This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.


    • Generous contributory pension
    • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
    • Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
    • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme
    • Employee discount and cash back scheme at 1,200 retailers
    • Cycle scheme
    • Subsidised canteens
    • Corporate discounts on Gym memberships and car rental
    • Support for professional qualifications
    Cambridge Assessment is Europe's largest assessment group, incorporating three major awarding bodies. It plays a leading role in researching, developing and delivering assessment to eight million candidates in 170 countries every year. The Group is a department of the University of Cambridge and a not-for-profit organisation.

    Work/life balance is important to us here at Cambridge Assessment, and we offer all our colleagues a range of flexible working options, which suit both the business and the employee. So please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

    The closing date for receipt of applications is 28 November 2017 and interviews will be held shortly after.

    To find out more about this role please view the job description or to apply, please upload your covering letter and CV.
    As part of your recruitment process you will be required to undergo a background screening. This will be carried out by our selected supplier, Credence Background Screening Limited.

    Cambridge Assessment is an equal opportunities employer

    This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/77477839