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JavaScript Developer - £500/£600pd - 6 month contract - Canary Wharf - East London

Ref: 76 Date Posted: Monday 04 Dec 2017
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My client is looking for a talented Senior Front-End JavaScript Developer with detailed experience with Angular, who is passionate about building extraordinary systems that are performant, intuitive, and easy to use. Someone who can recognise opportunities for continuous improvement and innovation. You’ll work on exciting greenfield projects, as well as manage existing platforms which are used by stakeholders across the breadth of the company. Projects in our pipeline include building an energy commodities data platform, financial reporting and analytics tools, and adding to our existing product offering.

You’ll be working in a small cross-functional agile team where you’ll be able to help decide on tooling, and introduce best-practices based on your years of experience. Your work will lay the foundations for the future team to follow, therefore you’ll be confident to make key decisions such as testing frameworks, CI pipelines as well as defining (and enforcing) coding standards.


The right candidate

  • Has detailed experience of Angular and experience with at least one other modern JavaScript framework
  • Writes clean, reusable, well-tested ES6 JavaScript
  • Writes tests before code (TDD, BDD – Mocha, Codecept, Cucumber, Protractor, Jasmine, Cypress, Chai)
  • Can elicit requirements and product Gherkin style specifications
  • Uses Webpack, a linter to enforce style and doesn’t use jQuery
  • Uses common tools such as Yarn, NPM, Node (and NVM or similar)
  • Understands SOLID principles and design patterns
  • Is pragmatic and results-driven