Senior JavaScript Engineer - Create Open Source tools

Talent Point Ltd
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior JavaScript Engineer - Create Open Source tools - React/Electron

Senior JavaScript Engineer required for complete re-write of globally adopted real time Chat platform for web and desktop using React and Electron.

The Senior JavaScript Engineer will be a crucial in the architecture and design of the new version built using React, and Redux (+ their supporting libraries), and deployed to the web and desktop via Electron. The system integrates customer and support communications across email, sms, chat and VoiP for global brands like Microsoft and is well established as the market leader.

This is small but hugely effective engineering team, they are large contributors to the open source community releasing many of the solutions they build in-house free open licenses. With this comes unparalleled input into the design and architecture of a complex systems used in the real world by 100,000 of thousands of people every day on a technology stack that power some of the biggest apps you likely use every day - e.g. Slack.

What they are expecting from you?

Deep knowledge of JavaScript and it's quirks
Experience with at least 1 popular framework (you can learn react here)
Expert in HTML5 and modern, modular CSS3 via SASS/LESS/postCSS etc.
Passion for the Test First approach as the right approach

The opportunity here is rare and substantial. Obviously the chance to co-lead a greenfield enterprise application build for what is trending area with a bleeding edge tech is excellent in on itself, however the opportunity to spend a significant of your daily work creating open source tools to share with the community is career changing on another level and will have a huge effect on your future value in the job market if you ever left.

If this sounds like something you would like to hear more about then do not waste anytime and get in touch by applying to this role with an updated copy of your CV. Please also feel free to give Will @ Talent Point a call anytime to discuss the role in FULL detail including who the company are, the ins and outs of this project and what is like as a place to work.

I look forward to hearing from you soon.

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