Front End Tech Lead – JavaScript

Opus Resourcing
04 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Front End Tech Lead required with strong skills in JavaScript front end development either in ReactJS or Angular or ES6 to take a role in the technical leadership of the UI / Front End of a complex trading platform refactoring it from Sencha ExtJS to support automated test and continuous delivery of multiple features to multiple geographies is required by fast growing start up in the energy tech space based in Cambridge.

Key Skills required as a Front End Development – Tech Lead would include

* Strong core JavaScript skills / ES6
* Experience with testable JavaScript frameworks such as ReactJS, AngularJS, or Sencha ExtJS
* Demonstrable experience of TDD and JavaScript Test Automation, utilising frameworks and tools such as jasmine, wallaby, etc.
* Understands isolated UI component deployment to support rapid deployment and test
* Follows SOLID principles
* Experience with RESTful APIs
* AWS cloud services
* Agile working practices such as Scrum and Kanban
* Good degree in Computer Science or related discipline

Nice to haves as a Front End Development Tech Lead – JavaScript would include

* BDD (Cucumber, Gherkin) and black box automated testing (Selenium)
* Docker and Containerised deployments
* Java and Java Web Application Frameworks such as SpringBoot or others
* Configuration management, deployment management and related tools
* Any experience of team leadership / line management

Key Responsibilities as the Front End Development Tech Lead – JavaScript would include

* Technical lead for front-end development of the Trading Platform working closely with UX Designer
* Lead refactoring of the front end product to support automated test and continuous delivery of multiple features to multiple geographies
* Delivering high-quality, tested and robust code that achieves the company’s aims according to specification
* Opportunity to take a lead role and contribute across a range of technical areas within the team, including:

* Web App Architecture
* User Interaction and User Interface Design
* Customer-Facing APIs
* Work alongside other (cross-platform) developers and designers in a dynamic and creative environment

* Have the opportunity to explore new technologies
* Have ownership for your own work and that of your team

This is an outstanding chance to join a fast growing energy technology start-up in a new role shaping their Front End for a highly complex product with a purpose to enhance renewable energy production.

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