Lead Developer - SK3213

Opilio Recruitment
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a fantastic opportunity for a tenacious and hungry Front End developer to join a fast, forward moving company - with the very real chance to learn backend technologies such as Python and become a talented Full Stack Developer!

The idea is simple but so very effective - To have an impact on the employability of students before they leave formal secondary education, helping empower school-age children across the nation!

A fast moving, non-profit organisation is looking for an ambitious, dynamic Front-End Developer to join and help develop a platform.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity within a fast growing organisation, for a Front-End Developer to help shape the platform and product. You’ll be supporting the efforts to have a significant impact on the employability of students before they leave formal secondary education. You will have the opportunity to help empower school-age children across the nation using cutting-edge technology. The right Front-End Developer will be based in stunning offices in central offices and be working closely with the Founder and the extraordinarily talented team.

As the Front-End Developer you will be Responsible for:

Contributing to the front-end architecture development against a well-designed and appropriate product roadmap which will require both internationalization and integration into a range of different data sources - all with the goal of continuing to deliver a seamless experience for the key stakeholders (teachers, business leaders, and students) that integrate with responsive front-end frameworks. They have a codebase in place, but you will have significant scope to help improve the architecture, and UI frameworks to help them grow.

The right Front-End Developer will have the following skillset:

A degree in Computer Science or equivalent field of study/industry experience
4 - 5 years commercial experience developing mobile applications and platforms in Front end technologies with emphasis on front-end processes
Deep experience in using GIT
Deep experience working with open source relational databases
Experience in developing UI structures for scale and extensibility
Experience integrating web apps with third-party service APIs (RESTful and/or otherwise)
Experience with Front-End technologies such as HTML, CSS, Javascript.

Any of the following would be advantageous to have:
Experience working with Elasticsearch
Experience with geo tools (Google Maps API, Openstreetmap and others.)
Experience utilising agile methodologies.

As a person, you should be:
Excited and motivated by the companies mission
Comfortable working in a fast-paced customer-centric environment
Good at articulating complex technical problems to non-technical team members
Passionate about writing clean, readable and reusable code
The sort of person who has passions beyond writing code