Front End Developer – JavaScript / AWS – Birmingham & Remote

Location: Birmingham
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Technology
Reference: BH-1516-5
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Job Published: October 08, 2020 17:29
Front End Developer – JavaScript – Birmingham & Remote

Really interesting tech company whose analytical products are revolutionising the way transport providers update customers and provide a better customer experience.
This role is a Front End position and key tech is Javascript (Angular or React) and AWS. Location is central Birmingham when the offices are reopened. The company was already progressive with regard to working prior to Corona.
Core responsibilities
  • Writing microservices to support front-end views
    • Developing high quality front-end code for new builds and maintaining existing sites
    • Transforming flat designs into functional, responsive web apps that work beautifully across different browsers and devices
    • Working with back-end developers to define and integrate RESTful APIs
    • Managing workflow with project managers to ensure smooth delivery
    • Contributing to the general standard of front-end within the company
    • Taking ownership of improving and maintaining this to a good standard
Vital skills

  • Advanced JavaScript and ES6+, especially Angular or React
    • Advanced HTML5 and SCSS, with excellent attention to detail
    • Knowledge of AWS Lambda, CloudWatch and CodeBuild
    • Experience with AWS CLI and SDKs
    • Version control (we use Git)
    • Working with and designing RESTful APIs
    • Experience writing unit tests to build robust code (we use Jasmine & Jest)
    • Writing code with scalability, readability and maintainability in mind
    • Understanding of AWS architecture best practices
    • Experience working with a chatbot would be beneficial
Very good products and people to work with. Salary is a basic between £50-60k with an excellent benefits package. Location is a mix of remote and central  Birmingham.