Senior Front-End Developer - Permanently Remote

  • Category
    Financial Services - Other Financial Services
  • Location
    Harrogate, North Yorkshire
  • Salary
  • External Reference
    JSY1
  • OrganizationType
    IT

A financial service provider is looking for a Front-End Developer to help them drive some key projects to the next level. The role is permanently remote however occasional office visits may be required where possible. The head office is based in the York/Harrogate area.

They are looking for a Mid/Senior level Developer who would like to work in a talented development team on some exciting projects. The ideal applicant will be someone who has commercial experience and a passion for development, and a real drive to use the latest technologies to create exciting, innovative products.

DUTIES
The Mid/Senior Front-end Developer role will include the following duties and responsibilities:

*Programming of new features and/or services required by the business.
*Converting designs from Marketing into working webpages/applications.
*Development of unit tests to ensure optimal code coverage.
*Ensuring all assets and code is optimised for the web and mobile devices.
*Debugging and resolving any bugs/defects that are reported.
*Analysing work requests, estimating and planning for implementation.
*Lead in monitoring and reviewing application performance.
*Creating mock-ups and prototypes.
*Develop and maintain functional tests.
*Lead the project/feature life cycle from initial idea to implementation and support.
*Review team members code.
*Create and maintain technical diagrams and supporting information.
*Supporting members of the team.
*Working with IT and Marketing departments.
*Assist the Marketing Department in realising all web related marketing goals

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Ideally someone with a strong background in Front-end development, with a at least 3 years' commercial experience with the following skill sets:

*3+ years proven commercial development experience
*Excellent understanding of HTML5/CSS3
*Excellent knowledge of JavaScript and JavaScript design patterns
*Experience with automated testing and JavaScript testing frameworks
*Understanding of JavaScript/CSS performance optimization
*Understanding of mobile development/responsive design
*Understand common UX/UI design patterns, best practices, and standard conventions
*Excellent understanding of web standards and browser compatibility
*Experience with version control systems, preferably Git
*Experience with JavaScript frameworks, such as AngularJS, Ember, Backbone,js, Knockout.js or other JavaScript frameworks
*Strong interpersonal skills experience with and enthusiasm for working in an agile environment
*A passion for creating excellently crafted code

BENEFITS

*Remote working
* Up to 33 days' holiday including bank holidays plus long-service increase.
*Great flexi-time arrangement available
*Can earn days off work by working longer days through flexi-time
*Government work place pension
*Free parking when on site
*On site cr�che for when on site
* On site gym
*Staff Discount

Most important is that you are a talented and passionate developer with the desire to own and drive some genuinely exciting development projects.

This is a great opportunity for a developer to join a well-established team and to put their background in development to the test, whilst gaining valuable experience at a leading financial service provider. For more information or to apply please respond to this ad.
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