Senior Front End Developer in London · Austin Fraser
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Senior Front End Developer

£60,000 - £70,000

Remote / London

Are you a Senior Front End Developer looking for your next challenge working for an exciting start up that offers remote working?

This successful software start-up is revolutionising the entry-level recruitment market through their innovative recruitment app that helps students to embark on successful careers, whilst allowing employers to hone their recruitment strategies as well as identify and reach more relevant candidates. They have a complete remote-working policy and will be working flexibly going forward as, being an innovative business, they are moving with the times. Due to their recent success, they are now looking to grow their tech team and hire a Senior Front End Developer. As a Senior Front End Developer, you will help them build their front end website application to create parity between the desktop and their mobile application. In return, you will benefit from a collaborative and inclusive work environment with opportunities to have great exposure, ownership of your work, the ability to take a lead on strategy and technical decision-making as well as future career progression and mentoring opportunities.

The role:

  • As the sole Front End Developer, you will work closely with the rest of the tech team to own the whole front end side of all products, working on enhancements and performance optimisation
  • You will work with the Head of Product to propose new improvements for their existing platform before taking a lead on strategy and technical direction to advice on what is feasible
  • In addition to BAU projects, you will also work on product development, suggesting new ideas and advising on how to solve specific problems to improve their existing site and applications

The candidate:

  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript - at least 5 years of commercial experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in a commercial role involving modern JavaScript frameworks, ideally Angular 8 but React also being considered
  • You will need to have had commercial exposure to backend principles through your previous experience as either a Senior Front End Developer or a Senior Full Stack JavaScript Developer
  • Understanding of how to communicate the front end of applications with REST APIs
  • Proven delivery methods and organisational skills
  • Experience working in an autonomous fashion as well as part of a development team
  • Previous experience in shaping strategy and taking a lead on architectural decision-making
  • Previous experience working with cloud platforms
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies

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Austin Fraser is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and encourages applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity status.

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