Senior Front End Developer

Posted 19 October by ESA Group
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Job Specification:Senior Front-end developer

The Role

This is a senior role within the software development team reporting directly to the Development Manager. You will take overall responsibility for the development of all customer-facing User Experience portals and applications, bring a fresh, exciting and professional presentation layer for our products and services.

You will be our subject-matter expert in all aspects of front end design and best practice.You will be given the opportunity to develop and implement marketing leading applications that showcase both your skills as a developer and your team’s abilities to deliver truly outstanding products. Our products span from short projects to build branded Wifi access portals to designing with our BI specialist a new analytics tool.

Required skills

·HTML / CSS / Javascript / Sass / Bootstrap

·PHP / MVC: CodeIgniter


·Source Control e.g. Git

Nice to have


·PSR 2

·Experience delivering against designs.

Duties and responsibilities

·Lead, manage and develop the front end development team;

·Subject-matter expert for UX design and presentation layers;

·Specify, implement and support all front-end software development frameworks, tools and services under the direction of the Development Manager;

·Take full responsibility for all output from the front end team, guaranteeing error-free code and no unplanned service-impacts from releases;

·Comply with ISO9001 QMS and ISO27001 ISMS systems.

Skills and experience

·Graduate-level education in software development;

·Up to date knowledge of user-centred design and best practices;

·Strong working knowledge of the current design tools in use at WiFi SPARK;

·Experience of Amazon Web Services (AWS) would be advantageous but not essential;

·Extensive experience with responsive desktop and mobile UX applications;

·Good time-management skills and accurate time estimation when quoting tasks;

·Strong team and project management skills;

Personal attributes

·A professional developer who takes immense pride in their own output and that of their team;

·Collaborative / team player / good communicator;

·Problem solver / quality-focused /driven by continuous improvement

·Creative / innovative / passionate


·Holidays: 22 days + 5 days (Bank holidays) to allocate at your leisure + 3 days for Christmas and New Year = 30 Days holiday per year including bank holidays.

·Company healthcare scheme

·Life assurance

·Bonus scheme

Required skills

  • CSS
  • HTML
  • Linux
  • MySQL
  • SASS

Reference: 36406937

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