Job description

Senior Front End Developer (JavaScript & React)

  • Location

    Manchester City Centre

  • Sector:

    Technology & Change

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  • Salary:

    £45k - 65k per year

  • Contact:

    Grant Bodie

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Front End Developer (Reactjs), Manchester, £50,000 - £65,000

Exciting opportunity for a seasoned front end developer to join a Technology driven business who are passionate on working within the Front End of a Tech stack that includes JavaScript, ReactJS,  microservices and AWS.

Who we’re looking for

A Front-End Developer who is motivated by delivering clean effective code and best practices whilst understanding the importance of working closely with the wider team within a DevOps environment. 

What you’ll do

  • Develop new features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Have an input into what we do and how we do it. We want a thinker as well as a doer with the ability to question decisions where appropriate
  • Work on both Web and App

Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • Proficient understanding of web mark-up, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, such as JQuery/ReactJS/Angular etc
  • Clean reusable code
  • Knowledge and experience of source control such as Git
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.

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