Senior Web Developer

Recruiter
Pontoon
Location
Farringdon
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
22 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Web Developer

6 Months contract

London

£500-£700pwd

The Senior Web Developer will create new and unique web applications, with a focus on Java/JavaScript based architecture. Apart from developing enterprise solutions, you will also work on short and fast paced proof of concepts and demo projects, showing off the versatility and functionality of our product to internal stakeholders.

In this role, you will be working with and mentoring other engineers/developers to create a range of innovative web products and solutions, balancing user needs against business goals and technology capabilities. Your extensive experience will provide knowledge to the development team across the range of tools and platforms that the team works with and you will be expected to lead in the development of the front end applications and web sites developing great user experiences across different browsers and devices.

Principal Accountabilities:
  • Providing technical leadership across aspects of the technology stack and demonstrate strong problem solving skills
  • Utilising and championing agile technical practices; TDD, Continuous Integration/Delivery, pair programming, refactoring, emergent design
  • Introducing Open Source products and tools as appropriate to optimise the delivery timescale and quality of the software product
  • Applying expert knowledge in design workshops utilising emergent design and architectural principles and patterns to produce well-engineered solutions.
  • Participate and contribute to all agile ceremonies; planning, estimation, show & tells and retrospectives.
  • Work with analysts to interpret high level requirements for complex, large scale initiatives and decomposing them into independent stories for consumption by team member
  • Escalating complex challenges, issues and risks as well as proposed mitigating actions
  • Driving continuous improvement efforts by identifying and championing practical means of reducing time to market while maintaining high quality products

Essential Experience and Skills Required:

  • Mobile first, responsive design, progressive enhancement
  • HTML5, appreciation of semantics
  • CSS - SASS/LESS/PostCSS
  • Javascript - single page applications e.g. ReactJs/AngularJS
  • Server side languages and architecture, ideally Java Spring
  • Build tools - e.g. Grunt/Gulp
  • BDD/TDD testing tools - e.g. Mocha/Jasmine/Karma
  • Code quality - hinting/linting
  • Git - branching/merging/pull requests
  • Lean/Agile/Scrum

Desirable:

  • Design Patterns
  • Security - OWASP top 10
  • WACG 2.0, WAI-ARIA techniques
  • Cloud based environments (AWS)

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