Frontend Developer

Gazelle Global Consulting LimiD
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Frontend Developer

One of my client is urgently looking for a Frontend developer for a perm position in Holborn, London. The role involves setting up new clients on the company’s Freestyle Merchandising ("FSM") platform,

making changes for existing clients and providing technical support to the client services team for

troubleshooting issues. There will also be some ad hoc development work on internal systems as and

when required.

Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Setting new clients up on the FSM system as per the requirements specification, this usually
  • involves some configuration as well as HTML, CSS and JavaScript and C# code development.
  • Creating and updating tickets and liaising with the Company’s Project Managers throughout
  • the site build.
  • Testing of the new site build prior to handing it over for formal QA.
  • Occasionally provide support for client technical resources during the site build.
  • Development of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and C# code for changes to existing client sites after
  • go live.
  • Liaising with the support team to troubleshoot and resolve queries that they cannot resolve
  • themselves.
  • Assist with implementation of improvements to processes and documentation where
  • necessary.
  • Providing occasional ad hoc support and development time for other areas of the business.

The candidate

This role requires an outstanding individual, who will take ownership of the varied work stream and

would thrive in a dynamic and fast paced environment. The technology that FSM provides is cutting

edge and the role would be a good stepping stone to getting involved with some of the more

complicated technical components of the system.

Essential technical skills

  • A relevant degree or experience
  • Experience with web based applications
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • JavaScript, including jQuery or similar libraries
  • Experience in ASP.NET with C#
  • ASP.NET 2.0 and above
  • Object-oriented development methodologies

Desirable tech skills

  • AJAX
  • Experience of code repositories (SVN/VSTS) in a Windows environment
  • Experience with search engines, e.g. Elasticsearch, Sphinx, Solr, Xapian
  • Magento experience
  • Unix/Linux experience
  • Python
  • C++
  • Bootstrap
  • TypeScript
  • Unit Testing
  • Dev Ops

Qualities and experience required

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and teamwork skills
  • Confidence to take ownership and initiative
  • Demonstrates thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Experience with retail software/ecommerce systems desirable
  • Hard working
  • Calm demeanour and the ability to cope under pressure
  • Can self-manage and is organised, able to take responsibility for work un-supervised.
  • Able to gather requirements and communicate with non-technical staff.