Javascript Developer

The Myers Group
London (Greater)
09 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

This world leading software company are looking for a front-end developer with experience in React.js or Backbone.js to join their friendly and talented development team in London.

They are a team that cares about learning new things, the quality of their code, good practices and software design. They like to organize activities to encourage this culture within the team and they offer the possibility of working from home one day per week.

You'll be helping them develop Transact, an exciting project that just started taking off built on the following stack:

  • Backbone.js
  • React.js
  • Mocha, Sinon
  • Webpack
  • Jenkins
  • Microservices-based back-end written in Ruby, Elixir, Java and Node.js

Key responsibilities

  • Develop good quality, maintainable code.
  • Follow features across the whole release cycle, ensuring their quality and success.
  • Collaborate closely with QA, designers and product managers.
  • Collaborate with other developers agreeing on code design and architecture.
  • Learn new technologies and techniques.
  • Mentor other developers on skills you are strong with


  • Professional experience developing single page applications in React or Backbone.
  • Follow best practices like TDD, single responsibility principle, etc.
  • Passion for software development and interest on paradigms like Functional Programming and OOP.
  • Understanding of CSS, layouts and aesthetics.

Any back-end skills in either Ruby, Elixir or Java will be a plus.


  • Work from home once a week.
  • Up to 28 days’ holiday per year (plus 8 days’ bank holiday).
  • Subsidised Gym Membership.
  • Free tea, coffee, fruit and treats throughout the week!
  • Pension
  • Health Care

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