Front End Developer

Posted 15 March by Purple Placements

Job Description:
Front End Developer
The role is for a strong Front End Developer working in both front and back-end environments.
My client will want you to work in an agile development environment. You will either already have experience in this area or a desire to learn these methodologies.
You will have good software design skills and a drive to implement a vision. You will be an active member of the team to agree how we will turn the vision into software.

My client is looking for a self-starter who will rapidly forge strong relationship with product owners and other stakeholders. You should be able to put forward your own ideas whilst being receptive to others and therefore a strong communicator.
As an experienced software developer, you will be very much "hands on" designing and coding. You will help maintain our existing suite and developing wholly new products and features for the Exhibitions industry.

You may be experienced in one or two major frameworks and able to learn new and adopt new frameworks as and when required. You would ideally have a thorough understanding of object-oriented programming, learned through hands-on experience.

My client will be providing an ongoing commitment to your professional development and you will be expected to share your experiences with other team members.
With strong, effective communication skills, both written and verbal, your credentials will demonstrate your ability to pro-actively deliver results while managing a number of competing tasks in a pragmatic way.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES for Front End Developer
* Understand the software requirements for the project
* Estimate fairly and work well to commitments
* "Hands on" software development following an agile software development methodology
* Produce application code that meets design specifications, follows internal standards, and is easy to maintain
* Review code for technical accuracy, standards, and functional compliance to the design
* Write unit and regression tests, using automation wherever possible.
* Maintain product documentation to reflect enhancements and other software changes
* Develop release scripts to ensure the rapid automated installation of new features
* Assess product impact and possible implementation options, and recommend the solution that best suits the needs of the requirement
* Investigate and resolve software defects
* Fulfil administrative reporting requirements
* Other duties as assigned by management
* Desire to identify and learn new web based technologies when required

JOB QUALIFICATIONS Front End Developer :
To meet this challenge you must possess:
* Proven ability to learn new frameworks, languages and methodologies
* Experience of modern web application development
* Demonstrable knowledge of HCI / usability principles
* Experience of version control software, particularly Git
* Experience working in an agile / scrum development process
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* A flexible and adaptable attitude
* Strong problem solving and debugging skills
* Commitment to quality and customer satisfaction
* The motivation to complete activities both individually and as a team
* Solution-focused, with ability to prioritise
* Persistent and resilient under pressure, with a good sense of humour
* Accurate, with high attention to detail
* Derisible, a good software engineering-related degree or relevant experience

Useful Technical Skills Front End Developer:
You may possess many of the following skills:
* Detailed knowledge of HTML 5 and AJAX techniques
* Detailed knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
* Good knowledge of JSON APIs from a client and server perspective
* Good skills querying databases with SQL and appreciation for database design
* Good knowledge of one or more frameworks, e.g. React, Redux, Vue.js, Angular
* Good knowledge or awareness of tools such as Gulp, Babel, ES6

Desirable Additional Skills Front End Developer:
Experience of these skills may be an advantage or demonstrate a proven ability to learn:
* Experience with .Net Framework, either VB.Net or C#
* Strong Microsoft SQL Server querying and database skills highly desirable
* Experience of continuous integration/release process

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS Front End Developer:
* A flexible and adaptable attitude
* Commitment to quality and customer satisfaction
* The motivation to complete activities both individually and as a team
* Solution-focused, with ability to prioritise
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Strong problem solving and debugging skills
* Persistent and resilient under pressure, with a good sense of humour
* Accurate, with high attention to detail

Salary will be commensurate with experience and job responsibilities. We offer excellent benefits.
Only candidates who are eligible to live and work in the UK need apply.

Required skills

  • frontebddeveloper
  • webdeveloper agile

Application questions

Proven ability to learn new frameworks, languages and methodologies?
Detailed knowledge of HTML 5 and AJAX techniques?
Detailed knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS?
ood knowledge of one or more frameworks, e.g. React, Redux, Vue.js, Angular?
Experience with .Net Framework, either VB.Net or C#?

Reference: 34692829

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