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Senior Front End Developer (React, Angular or Vue)

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    £45000 - £59500 per annum

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    Lyle Ritchie

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    about 2 months ago

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I am looking for a Front-End Developer to join a leading financial services company. Working in a team that is responsible for the creation and maintenance of a wide range of Web applications & services (both customer facing experiences and internal staff tooling) you will play a vital role in the continual delivery of first-class services to their customers and staff

Please note- this role can we worked fully remotely in the UK but advantageous if you live close to Glasgow, Newcastle or Norwich.

Day To Day You'll

*Assess & estimate new work requests
*Build and enhance features within projects, adding unit & automation tests for high code coverage
*Contribute to semantically versioned common code libraries
*Deploy applications using continuous integration & deployment systems
*Educate & inform more junior members of the team during pull requests
*Fix bugs & reduce tech debt across systems
*Generate new ideas for development approaches & architectural approaches
*Help improve, optimise & modernise our tech stack, with research into industry best practice

In order to be successful in the role you will need,

*A proven track record in a developer role with sound knowledge and experience programming applications using Javascript or Typescript
*Previous development experience of single page Web applications using React or similar frameworks (e.g. Angular, Vue)
*Experience implementing and using UI state management patterns eg (Redux, Zustand)
*An understanding of declarative routing patterns (eg with React Router)
*Previous experience of library dependency management using NPM or similar.
*Knowledge of modern UI styling approaches using CSS, Sass or CSS-in-JSS solutions
*The ability to develop unit & integration tests using Javascript test frameworks, e.g. Jest, Enzyme, Jasmine
*Previous experience in communicating with Microservice REST APIs, and an understanding of Networking/HTTP protocols
*Experience using version control tooling & repositories, e.g. git, GitHub, Bitbucket
*Understanding of agile work tracking/ticketing software such as Jira, Azure Boards
*Practical examples of using best practice software development principles, e.g. DRY, KISS, SOLID
*Implementing defensive code for security considerations with front end software development
*Experience working within strictly Object Oriented or Functional Programming paradigms

It's a bonus if you have the knowledge and experience below but it's not essential.

*Automation testing solutions using Cypress
*Server caching state management solutions, eg using SWR
*Monorepo & Micro FrontEnd solutions, eg Lerna, Single Spa
*Implementing accessible interfaces complying with WCAG 2.1 (or newer)
*Defensive mitigations against OWASP top ten security risks
*Knowledge or experience of developing with the Microsoft Dynamics platform

If you would like to find out more, then please send across an updated CV at your earliest convenience.

This role can be worked fully remotely but the candidate must be based in the UK.