Frontend Developer, Manchester - Up to 38,000 + Benefits

Evolution Recruitment Solutions
20 Apr 2017
20 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Frontend Developer, Manchester - Up to £38,000 + Benefits

We are a rapidly expanding company who value out development and technical knowledge as a market leader in our sector. We are progressing our team and need a talented and ambitious developer to join our team and help progress our frontend development.

Key Responsibilities
  • Write high quality robust code including tests
  • Sense of ownership and the quality of the solutions you produce
  • Adhere to the defaults principles for Architecture, quality and non-functional requirements
  • Build, design and deliver high quality solutions in line with guidance and best practices of the department
  • Collaborate with the team and others to deliver high quality solutions
  • Design and develop reusable libraries, APIs and code that are easy to maintain, understand and re-use
  • Learn new technologies and keep abreast of existing technologies and be able to apply these to your work
  • Contribute to the evolution of best practices of the department
  • Write, review and take responsibility for clear, concise and comprehensive technical documentation
  • Supporting live products in a DevOps environment where required
  • Have fun
Skills we are looking for
We are looking for a superb and enthusiastic Software Engineer who will push the boundaries on engineering brilliant solutions and contribute to shaping our new future. We expect you to have the energy and passion to deliver using a whole range of technologies and have a solid understanding of engineering principles. As a minimum, we expect all our Engineers to have:
  • A solid understanding of web development and web technologies
  • A good understanding of how the web works starting at the request through to the response
  • An understanding of Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Agile
  • An understanding of major browsers (including dev tools) and platforms (Linux, AWS)
  • A good understanding of security principles and secure coding
We have a large diverse technology estate and therefore our Software Engineers typically work in one of the following areas but are also free to move between areas as part their career development and aspirations:
Web Development
Developing features for our web site across mobile, tablet and desktop. Our web site is the high-volume site handling millions of searches and bookings per annum with a strong focus on A/B testing.
  • HTML 5, AJAX, Bootstrapping, HTTP, JSON
  • Good understanding of styling and applying design to web pages using CSS
  • JavaScript frameworks such as JQuery, Node.js, React.js and Angular.js
Other beneficial skills
  • Good understanding of asynchronous systems and messaging
  • Quality first mind-set for writing code using techniques such as TDD or BDD
  • Good understanding of Agile practices
  • Commercial background in an e-commerce background and A/B testing
  • Cloud technologies such as AWS and container technologies such as Docker
  • Good understanding or knowledge of web server technology such as Apache or Tomcat
For immediate consideration please call Andrew Graham on 01925 820555 or forward CV's to

Urgent role - please apply now!

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role.