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Lead Front End Developer - learn Node.js

Posted 2 February by Talent Point Ltd Easy Apply Ended
We are currently looking for a Lead Front End Developer to join one of the largest ticket selling companies in the UK. This company are now looking to expand to international markets with the help of a new CTO.

The Lead Front End Developer will be working very closely with the new CTO to redesign and upgrade the existing platform to become more scalable. This includes both working on the ticketing platform upgrading things such as seating plans and calendars while also working on the white label ticketing platform used by the likes of Trainline and Expedia. These platforms are currently build in a mix of Angular 1 and 2, moving forward it will be up to the Lead Front End to dictate which frameworks to use in the future.

The Back End of these platforms is currently built using PHP however moving forward we are looking to implement Node.js to help the building of out microservices. It will be down to you as the authority on JavaScript to lead this implementation.

The Lead Front End Developer will currently be working in Senior or Lead position and comfortable being the owner of Front End, this includes technical decision making and getting involved with architecture. Most of your day will be spent writing JavaScript code within a framework of your choice, however Native JavaScript is key and will enable you to learn Node. This platform is currently mobile responsive, and it will be down to the Lead Front End to make the move to mobile first, either through previous experience in this environment or through an understanding of how this works.

In an ideal world you will also bring knowledge of testing and be comfortable implementing an official testing strategy across the business.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Lead Front End to take control on a project while learning Node.js and making transition into Full Stack.

Please get in touch to hear more.

Talent Point are a Hiring Communication business. We have designed and documented this vacancy alongside our customer and act as their sole source of applicants. Following a two-stage screening process that will include everyone who responds to this advert, we present a shortlist of three applicants for interview. Those on our shortlist can expect in-depth, accurate detail regarding the vacancy, a high chance of securing the position, pre-booked interview times to plan around in advance, no delays and complete transparency.

No terminology in this advert is designed to discriminate on grounds of gender, race, colour, religion, creed, disability, age, sex or sexual orientation. Talent Point Ltd is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate against these or any other class protected by applicable law.

Required skills

  • E-commerce
  • JavaScript
  • React
  • Responsive Design
  • Nodejs
  • Angular
  • Redux
  • Single page application

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