Principal Frontend Developer

£70000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Stock Location: East Anglia

Principal Frontend Developer required with strong skills in JavaScript front end / UI development background building component based UI's to take a role in the technical leadership/architecture and build of a new UI / Front End for a complex trading platform refactoring / architecting and developing it to move to a modern framework with component based UI which can support automated test and continuous delivery of multiple features and geographies is required by fast growing start up based in Cambridge with green credentials.

Salary £70-75k + Bens + Stock

Key Skills required as a Principal Frontend Developer would include

  • Strong core JavaScript skills / ES6
  • Proven development skills with modern JavaScript frameworks ReactJS or AngularJS or Vue.js
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • Demonstrable experience of TDD and JavaScript Test Automation, utilising frameworks and tools such as jasmine, wallaby, etc.
  • Understands isolated UI component deployment to support rapid deployment and test
  • Follows SOLID principles
  • Experience with RESTful APIs
  • AWS cloud services
  • Agile working practices such as Scrum and Kanban
  • Good degree in Computer Science or related discipline

Nice to haves as a Principal Frontend Development would include

  • BDD (Cucumber, Gherkin) and black box automated testing (Selenium)
  • Docker and Containerised deployments
  • Java and Java Web Application Frameworks such as SpringBoot or others
  • Configuration management, deployment management and related tools
  • Any experience of team leadership / line management

Key Responsibilities as the Principal Frontend Developer would include

  • Technical lead for front-end development of the Trading Platform working closely with UX Designer
  • Lead the build of the front end product to support automated test and continuous delivery of multiple features to multiple geographies
  • Delivering high-quality, tested and robust code that achieves the company's aims according to specification
  • Opportunity to take a lead role and contribute across a range of technical areas within the team, including:
    • Web App Architecture
    • User Interaction and User Interface Design
    • Customer-Facing APIs
    • Work alongside other (cross-platform) developers and designers in a dynamic and creative environment
  • Have the opportunity to explore new technologies
  • Have ownership for your own work and that of your team

This is an outstanding chance to join a fast growing start-up in a new role shaping their Front End for a highly complex product with a real purpose.

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