Javascript Developer

London (Central), London (Greater)
£40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
21 Jul 2014
18 Aug 2014
Emma Steen
Contract Type
Full Time

Front End/Mobile Developer

My client, a leading provider of Financial and Gaming Trading Software, in the City of London, is seeking a Front End Developer to complement the existing team.

The developer will be expected to maintain and enhance the current suite of trading applications, and also actively participate in, the design, development and release of the companies next generation of HTML5/Javascript browser and mobile based applications.

The successful candidate will be in their element developing complex, standards-based, full-stack, enterprise applications, both for the browser and mobile devices alike, while demonstrating a passion to push their boundaries.

The team is Agile focused with two week iterations, therefore exposure to a collaborative working environment would be beneficial. You should be a self starter and be able to hit the ground running. With strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills, you will be able to handle competing demands and manage your workload effectively.

Required skills:

- At least 4 years commercial web development experience

- Previously built cross-platform mobile apps with standards-based Web technologies, using

- Either of the PhoneGap or Sencha Touch mobile frameworks

- Interface design for complex, data rich, low latency, trading applications

- Commercial experience of engineering complex, OO, scalable Javascript applications

- Expert understanding of software design principles and design patterns - MVC MVVM

- Experience with Lifecycle Management Tools such as Jira, Jenkins, Svn and Git.

- Javascript, JQuery and HTML, CSS2/3, Less/Sass, Grunt/Gulp/Bower

Desirable Skills and Experience:

- Comfortable working with Restful or SOAP based web services, XML, JSON etc .

- Experience with Agile software development methodologies (Scrum/TDD).

- AngularJS, JQuery, Backbone, RequireJS, NodeJS, Grunt or Bower.

- JavaScript Design Patterns and code modularisation

- CSS preprocessors such as Rework, Less and Sass.

- Testing Frameworks/runners - eg. Jasmin/Mocha, Karma/Protractor

- Graphic design and UI/UX expertise/enthusiasm

- Legacy Adobe flash Platform experience.

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