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JavaScript Developer - React.js - Manchester

Posted 5 February by Avanti Easy Apply Ended

Avanti Recruitment are working with a leading Digital / Software Agency based in the Centre of Manchester who are currently recruiting for a JavaScript Developer to join their technical team. The purpose of the role is to help develop a number of cutting edge customer facing web applications and software solutions for a number clients ranging from SME’s through to Global brands. In this role you will work directly with the CTO to architecture the software solutions and be responsible for managing your own projects.

The role offers excellent exposure to new technology as the company pride themselves on staying at the forefront of the digital industry and are currently using React.js to develop the UI for their web applications. There is also fantastic career progression on offer as you will be responsible for mentoring junior developers with the option of moving into a team lead role. They are currently using the following tech stack: JavaScript, React.js, Node.js, Express.js, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, LESS however, they are open to ideas and are looking for someone to guide them on the best tech for projects.

The company pride themselves on engineering excellence and are looking for someone to help push the boundaries and implement new ideas / processes in order to create the best possible team. They are looking for someone who is passionate about software development and takes pride in their work as well as demonstrating your experience through well crafted web applications.

The ideal candidate would be someone who can quickly connect and collaborate with the development team to deliver great results. A candidate who can bring in ideas from other areas of expertise and software development would be beneficial.

Essential skills:

  • Good understanding of Object-oriented programming
  • 3+ years’ experience in JavaScript development
  • Good understanding of React.js or another modern JS Framework
  • Experience with server side technology such as Node.js and Express.js
  • Experience with backend programming languages such as PHP
  • Comfortable working with automation tools (Gulp, Webpack)
  • Best practises experience (TDD, Functional programming)
  • Excellent attention to detail and excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desirable skills:

  • Cross platform mobile development - React Native
  • RESTFUL API’s
  • PHP MVC frameworks - Laravel, Zend or Symfony
  • UI / UX Design skills

The company have created a great working environment and offer a great work life balance. They really look after their development team and have a great office space, choice of hardware as well as offering a salary between £40k-£45k + benefits.

If you are interested in discussing the role in more detail please APPLY NOW for immediate consideration.

Required skills

  • JavaScript
  • PHP
  • Web Applications
  • Node.js
  • React.js

Reference: 34395896

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