Front End Developer

Role: Front End Developer
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 (depending on experience)
Location: Guildford, Surrey
Technologies Required: HTML, CSS, TypeScript, JavaScript

The Company:

This exciting opportunity will be working with a disruptive start-up within the Insurance market. With funding from global financial services companies and well-known individuals across the market, this organisation provides a creative, collaborative atmosphere without the risk that comes with most start-up organisations. They are looking to re-shape the insurance market using cutting edge technologies and need another Front End Developer to help them achieve this!

The Role:

We require an experienced Front End Developer to join their technology team, tasked with building and maintaining their web applications. It is a fantastic opportunity for a proven technologist who wants to be able to shape and influence their product from day one - they work in a very collaborative environment where every voice matters.

Day-to-day Responsibilities:

* Design the user experience for web applications using React - both for internal and public sites
* Automated testing with CI/CD
* Helping to build their Cloud environment - Amazon Web Services
* Performance tuning and optimisation
* Enthusiasm about learning new technologies and developing new, better products
* Must be Security-focused, this is critical for their users' data
* Participate actively in daily stand-ups, providing ideas, critiques and helping to shape the future

Key Skills:

We need candidates with the following skillset;

* Responsive HTML and CSS build (PostCSS, WebPack)
* TypeScript
* JavaScript (ES6+)
* Performance by design; tuning, optimisation, monitoring
* Security focused
* Understanding of UX
* WordPress
* Email templates
* Integrating with GraphQL (Apollo), with some REST API endpoints
* Git
* Proven experience working in Agile or SCRUM environments
* Degree level education in Computer Science (or similar) or equivalent experience

Any skills in the following would be preferred:

* Any exposure to the back end tech stack - Node.js, TypeScript, Python (This role can be transferred into a Full Stack position if you are up for the challenge!)
* Serverless framework
* A desire to learn new technologies, ie Python

If you are interested in this role, please apply with an up-to-date CV via the link below!

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.