Senior JavaScript Developer

Posted 4 days ago by Rees Element

Based in Newport, Gwent, close to the South Wales software development hub our client has developed a web based service in the takeaway sector to compete with the leading world players. The product is already accepted, is rapidly growing significant market share and is now ready to be enhanced and expanded with a view to overtaking the leading players. This is a truly exciting opportunity to be a part of a competitive takeover of world players and future rewards could be substantial for the software team.

Consequently, we are looking for a JavaScript Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include implementing visual elements and their behaviours with user interactions using React.js. You will work with both front-end and back-end web developers to build all client-side logic. You will also be bridging the gap between the visual elements and the server-side infrastructure, taking an active role on both sides, and defining how the application looks and functions.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Developing new user-facing features using React.js
  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
  • Building APIs

Candidate Specification

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
  • Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools GIT
  • Experience of developing php applications for cloud environments such as AWS (Elastic Beanstalk / EC2)

This is a truly exciting role and has the benefit of working with the latest technology, comes with an excellent salary and generous benefits package that includes elements of flexible working.

If you are an experienced and technically excellent JavaScript developer, please apply immediately with your CV and a brief covering letter.

Reference: 34208566

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