Senior Front End Developer

Recruiter
Reading Room Ltd
Location
Liverpool
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Are you an experienced Front End Developer and looking for a new job opportunity where you will be given real responsibility to work on high profile client projects?

Reading Room comprises two award-winning digital agencies – Reading Room and Rippleffect. We work as architects of digital change, helping our clients create new and effective systems suitable for the emerging challenges of modern business.

Reading Room is currently recruiting a Senior Front End Developer. Our teams work across a range of sectors, with our clients being a good mix of B2B, brand accounts and Public Sector. Our Front End team is fully supported by an in-house Design/UX team, Front End Team Lead and Head of Department.

We help our clients develop business strategy; we build communication platforms; create content, and provide design and build services for clients across the UK. Fundamental to everything we do is a comprehensive understanding of the clients we work with. This client-centric approach has become central to the way we work.

In addition to Front End Development experience we want to find someone who enjoys daily interaction with internal teams and external clients and wants to proactively collaborate on projects.

Our senior developers communicate regularly and directly with clients throughout the delivery process. Developers often operate as the main technical contact within the delivery team so good communication and interpersonal skills are required to provide this support and lead technical discussions with clients.

Your expertise will be applied throughout the project process. You’ll be working on a number of high-profile client projects, delivering clear requirement specifications and addressing technical risks.

You’ll also be required to contribute to discussion with internal and client teams, and understand how what you do relates to clients’ needs.

The role will either be base in our London or Liverpool offices depending on the location of the candidate.

Personal Specification

What would make someone successful in this role;

  • JavaScript (at least 3 years)
  • HTML5/CCS3/SASS
  • ReactJs, redux
  • Restful API
  • Responsive design
  • Mobile first
  • Cross browser/device development
  • Working with AA accessibility as a standard
  • Worked with at least one of the following CMS’s
    - Magento
    - Drupal
    - Kentico
    - Umbraco
    - Sitecore
  • Must be a 100% team player

Additional desirable qualities;

  • Unit testing experience
  • Some backend knowledge in either .NET or PHP
  • Bower
  • Docker/Vagrant
  • Wordpress
  • Understanding of atom design patterns
  • Atlassian tool set (Jira, confluence, Bit bucket, Bamboo)
  • AngularJs 1 to 4
  • Angular CLI
  • NodeJS
  • Git flow, candidate release
About Idox plc

Reading Room is a business unit within Idox Plc. We help our clients develop business strategy; we build communication platforms; create content, and provide design and build services for clients in the UK and across the globe. Fundamental to everything we do is a comprehensive understanding of the clients we work with. This client-centric approach has become central to the way we work.

Idox is the leading applications provider to UK local government for core functions relating to land, people and property, such as its market leading planning systems and election management software. Over 90% of UK local authorities are now customers. Idox provides public sector organisations with tools to manage information and knowledge, documents, content, business processes and workflow as well as connecting directly with the citizen via the web, and providing elections management solutions. It also supplies in the UK and internationally, decision support content such as grants and planning policy information and corporates compliance services. Idox delivers engineering document control, project collaboration and facility management applications to many leading companies in industries such as oil & gas, architecture and construction, mining, utilities, pharmaceuticals and transportation in North America and around the world.

The Group employs over 900 staff located in the UK, the USA, Canada, Europe, India and Australia.

Our approach to work

We work in multi-disciplinary teams to avoid the conveyor-belt approach that is incapable of delivering the complexities of digital projects. We know that digital problem solving requires many different skills and mind-sets.

All our work is based on flexible, agile approaches. This allows us to build, release and test at rapid speeds, updating strategy and research with real-world learning ensures constant improvement to platforms as we build them.

As independent thinkers, we’re free to recommend the right solutions to clients whatever they may be. We are a technology agnostic agency with experience of working with a variety of open source and proprietary technologies including Drupal, Magento, Umbraco, WordPress, Kentico and Sitecore. We have extensive experience of integration with third party systems such as Dynamics, Salesforce, SAP, and Sugar CRM.

The Benefits

This post commands a competitive salary depending upon experience, along with an excellent benefits package.

How to apply

Applicants should submit a CV, and a short cover letter (maximum 500 words - including salary expectation, and current remuneration) explaining why they feel they would be suited to this role.
This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/77466316