JavaScript Developer

London (East)
Up to £70,000 per annum
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
BrightTALK is the best place for professionals and businesses to connect, learn and grow through shared knowledge and insights. Modern marketers use our SaaS platform to create and nurture leads with video and webinar marketing programs.

We are looking for a talented, driven and naturally senior JavaScript Developer to join BrightTALK’s technology department, working in our Content team based in central London.

The Content team is responsible for building and maintaining core platform functionality enabling the creation and management of live streaming webinars to an audience of over six million industry professionals.

We’re a bright, close-knit and hard-working team working on unique and interesting challenges that keep us continually learning and improving. We strive for excellence but understand pragmatic business needs and balance these to build the most suitable software to get the job done.

Our office is light and airy with loads of break-out spaces, a continual supply of fresh fruit, pool and table-tennis tables, and as much quality coffee as you can consume from our Italian coffee machine. We’ll provide you a brand new Mac, as many screens as you need, the tools you want and the flexible working schedule that suits you. You bring the brainpower and dedication to make us even better.

Responsibilities and Qualities

You will be responsible for leading front end development for all services relating to the Content platform, and be able to collaborate effectively with other team members, understanding that quality code is a shared responsibility. You will focus on leveraging modern technologies to enable advantages they bring, while also heading projects to maintain or convert existing architecture.

The ideal candidate enjoys:

Leading a Front-end team and owning architectural considerations

Working in a flat structure where development, QA and product design are on one very close-knit team

Working under their own initiative and providing proactive feedback to the development team and managers.

Technical Expertise

You will need strong development skills to work on and improve our Front-end architecture, and have a focus on appropriate architectural design and consideration to ensure all aspects are appropriate to meet the business need.

We are currently going through a modernisation process review which will determine the best technologies to utilize, to ensure we have an easily maintainable, future-proof stack for the next phase of our development. We are looking for someone who has a depth of experience in both Angular2+ and React to guide this process and help choose the technology appropriate for our use case.

The ideal candidate needs to have:

Experience leading a team of developers and an “architect-mentor” attitude

Excellent skills in Angular 2+, React (ES6) and Node.js, appreciation of the benefits of each, and an ability to pick the appropriate solution based on business need

Core skills in CSS, LESS, SASS and Bootstrap 3+

Strong TypeScript knowledge

Good working knowledge of Backbone, Require JS and jQuery

Excellent spoken and written communication skills

Experience in Linux environments, Shell scripting, etc.

Working with XML and JSON including parsing, asserting / matching and extracting

Experience with Continuous Integration environments and build tools, including Jenkins, Maven, Gradle and Ant

Business experience using Git in a feature branching model

Why we like working at BrightTALK

Friendly, talented, collaborative and entrepreneurial teams

Generous and comprehensive benefits

Generous vacation policy, flexible schedule

Located in central London

Training allowance and regular innovation days

Team building, volunteer opportunities

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