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Lead Front end Developer

Lead Front end Developer

Job Title: Lead Front end Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: South West London, London
Industry:
Salary: £550 - £600 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JKEY - 047_1545319326
Contact Name: Jordan Key
Contact Email: jkey@woodrowmercer.com
Job Published: December 20, 2018 15:22

Job Description

I'm on the lookout for 2x Front End Experts to join a team based in South West London to help deliver one of the largest and most ambitious digital transformation programmes in the energy sector in the UK.

This is the ideal role for a talented Senior/Lead Front-end Developer with a strong technical skill set in front end technologies including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and one of the following frameworks Angular.js, React.js or Ember.js. The work will be delivered by multi-disciplinary teams using a fully agile approach. This is an exciting opportunity for candidates to be part of this transformation journey. As a senior member of the team, you will be expected to mentor and manage one or more junior members of the team and also have the opportunity to do a lot of client facing

The role

* Work as a senior front-end engineer on one of the core agile product teams, you will own the technical implementation of features for your product.
* Ensure a high level of automated test coverage so they can iterate quickly and effectively.
* Shape the evolution of your product by looking at customer feedback, analytics, trends and opportunities along with the rest of your product team.
* Review code and technical designs from your peer developers.
* Share development best practices and ideas.
* Contribute to open source initiatives. They love open source!
* Manage one or more front-end developers, ensuring that they are inspired and motivated to deliver the best work possible
* Ensure that everyone you manage has regular appraisals, clear objectives and a career plan to work towards
* Assess and identify challenges around project or department resourcing
* Lead any recruitment of permanent or freelance staff as necessary

Requirement

* Strong grounding in JavaScript and HTML / CSS.
* A good chunk of knowledge/experience around frameworks like Ember / React / Angular.
* Their apps are all powered by Ember, so experience with Ember would be a bonus but not a must. As long as you have a good grasp of the basics of modern single page application development with JavaScript, we'll help you get up to speed.
* Experience with agile engineering practices including Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development, and opportunistic refactoring.
* Experience interacting with RESTful APIs from web applications.
* Personal drive to stay updated with the latest web application technology trends and practices.
* A passion to build and ship engaging, innovative web applications to market quickly.
* Portfolios, demos of your work that will blow us away! Please feel free to provide us evidence on your application / CV.

Please send me a copy of your CV ! Or alternately if you don't have an updated version. Please drop me a line.