Front End Developer

Upside Energy Limited
Manchester, UK
10 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The energy system is going through dramatic change and we are positioning Upside to be at the heart of enabling this transformation. Our award-winning cloud platform uses advanced algorithms and artificial intelligence to manage and monetise very large portfolios of diversified and distributed energy assets.
The Upside console is becoming an integral part of our system as we integrate with more and more customers. Over the next year we are going to be focusing on improving our dashboards, adding more interesting insights and making them faster. We want someone who can own the front end codebase and champion best practices as we go along this journey.

  • Take ownership of the front-end code base
  • Champion best practices in coding standards
  • Deliver customer facing features quickly and to a high standard
  • Ensuring best practices are adhered to will reduce future tech debt
  • Create quality mockups and prototypes
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies
  • Optimise applications for maximum speed
  • Collaborate with back-end developers and the wider Upside community to improve usability
  • Get feedback from, and build solutions for, our wide range of users and customers
  • Write functional requirement documents and guides
  • Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency

Role Requirements
  • We expect you to be a tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design.
  • Experience with Type Script, Angular (we're currently using Angular 6), CSS/SASS, Jasmine
  • Experience with working with data delivered over websockets
  • Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
  • Working in a rapidly changing agile environment.
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
  • Understanding of layout aesthetics
  • A proven ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical and multitasking skills
  • BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field

Company Description
Upside Energy is an award-winning UK startup. The energy system is going through dramatic change, and we are positioning Upside to be at the heart of enabling this transformation. We have ambitious plans for growing Upside with expansion into Europe and ultimately, globally.

We believe in a collaborative, flexible work environment based on respect for, and commitment from, every team member. We are fortunate to have an amazing team of individuals who believe in our mission and value openness, collaboration and teamwork, making Upside a great place to work.

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