Front-End Developer/Tech Lead. React. Startup.

Salary: Negotiable
Type: Contract

Job Description

This role reports directly to the CEO. You will be responsible for building and maintaining their software product and contributing to the company’s strategic objectives while delivering code within tight deadlines and working with the Product Manager to design solutions for our customers. A great opportunity to build out your legacy and influence key business, product and technical decisions with a seat at the table. This is still, however, a very much hands-on role. New features and customisation will need to be designed, managed, and produced by you. Once you are settled in the role you will then be given the opportunity to build a team around you.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with colleagues in a cross-functional engineering team to develop and maintain our software products.
  • Have a good understanding of UX principles to enable the team to provide the best experience to our users.
  • Create bespoke and flexible UI interfaces using React.
  • Interact with API’s and have a good understanding of their underlying technology.
  • Maintain legacy code.
  • Initiate and contribute to continuous delivery processes and practices.
  • Good understanding of data structures and associated visualisation is desirable.
  • Deliver readable, maintainable, and testable code.

EXPERIENCE/TECHNICAL SKILLS

Required:

  • Design and Language
  • Strong experience with modern JavaScript.
  • Proficient in HTML, CSS
  • 2 + years of hands-on experience in developing user interfaces and web applications.
  • Communication
  • Effective verbal and written communicator.
  • Positive and productive team member with a willingness to be flexible in your working practices and respond to the dynamic environment of a rapidly growing start-up.
  • Ability to present your work and sell your solutions to various stakeholders.
  • Ability to work well with all levels of internal staff, clients and third-party vendors
  • Test Driven / Behaviour Driven Development
  • Able to work within an Agile delivery environment within a multi-functional team
  • Experience in automated testing of web user interfaces creatively and effectively

Desirable:

  • Proven track record of designing and implementing React applications.
  • Experience with testing.
  • Python experience
  • Docker experience
  • Be passionate about learning new technologies.

PERSONAL SKILLS / CULTURE

The kind of people we are looking for:

  • Foster a culture that values critical thinking and problem solving, and encourage constructive collaborative feedback, friendly engagement, inclusion and diversity at all levels of the business; this forms the basis of our core values: Trust, Respect and Diversity
  • Continuously learn new technologies and presenting them at tech team meet ups

APPLICATION

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter care to Human Resources.

The cover letter should include links to previous examples of work such as GitHub

Applicants not contacted within six weeks should consider their applications unsuccessful. Information provided by applicants will be treated in strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purpose only.

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