Senior Clojure Developer

Ferrari Healy Limited
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Clojure Developer

Our client, a leading media owner based in central London are looking to hire a Clojure Developer. The Clojure Developer will be involved with the development and delivery of an in-house cutting edge news publisher, whose site receives 200 million unique visits per month worldwide. The Clojure Developer will have experience working in a cross functional environment and have a burning passion for technology.

The role

  • The successful Clojure Developer will work on cutting edge web and mobile technologies within agile teams with some of the best developers in London.
  • They will also be encouraged to move between teams to be involved in every part of the delivery and to learn new skills.
  • You will be working within a very fast paced and autonomous environment and a complex technology landscape; this includes functional programming languages such as Clojure as well as other technologies including NodeJS, Jquery, Angular, Haskell, Mule, Redis & Elastic Search.

Skills required
Excellent understanding and large experience of using JavaScript language, including the following:

  • Functions and closures
  • Inheritance model and sub-classes
  • Scope model
  • Type coercions
  • Methods of core classes (Function, Array, Object, Date, Math…)
  • Regular expressions
  • Promises and generators
  • ES6 language features


  • Excellent knowledge of DOM APIs
  • Nodes and elements
  • DOM tree traversal and events model
  • HTML5 DOM APIs (local storage, history, etc.)
  • Experience using modern Javascript libraries
  • Experience of working in a similar environment to the above is essential and exposure to Clojure(or similar functional programming languages)


  • Perks such as a free onsite gym, employee discounts and a highly subsidised restaurant.
  • Great equipment, we won’t scrimp on the tools you need to do your job, and you can even bring your own if you prefer.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to specialise in areas that appeal to you, or remain a generalist if that floats your boat.
  • You will have access to training days, e-learning courses and conferences.
  • 5 weeks annual leave.
  • Contributory pension scheme after probation period.
  • Season ticket loan.