Front End Web Developer / Reading / Up to £65,000

Location: Reading
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Technology
Reference: BH-1684
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Job Published: January 05, 2021 17:35
Front End Web Developer with strong experience in JavaScript wanted by my leading client based in Reading who are on a digital journey which will enable the successful candidate to work on a blend of green and brown field projects that will propel this business into the modern era.
Front End Web Developer (JavaScript) will be joining a household name business that is known as an employer of choice in Reading.
The Front-End Web Developer (JavaScript) will be working in a newly established team that have a remit to optimise and develop their existing solutions.
The Front-End Web Developer (JavaScript) will be joining a business who are creating digital innovation engineering function who will be responsible for creating, enhancing and supporting digital products.  
This business uses Agile and a range of modern technologies to create customer focused products.
Key facets of this will be the extensive use of Test Automation, CI and CD Pipelines.
The Front-End Web Developer (JavaScript) is a genuinely great opportunity to work for a well-regarded organisation that looks after its employees, with the opportunity to make a real mark on this company’s digital journey.
The ideal candidate will have solid exposure to JavaScript web development and will be able to come in and hit the ground running from day 1.
  • Creation of high-quality code to create and optimise digital products
  • Provide expertise and leadership to the team
  • Consistently deliver and innovate against challenge business objective
  • Utilise Agile Technical practices; Test Driven development (TDD), Continuous Integration and Delivery, Pair Programming
  • Analyst and improve processes and tools to optimise delivery of digital products
  • Deployment of Agile
Key Skills
  • Problem solving, pragmatic thinker
  • Strong experience in Front-End Web Developer (JavaScript)
  • Strong experience with JavaScript, React, Redux
  • Strong, varied experience in a variety of software development techniques and strategies
  • Some exposure to cloud would be good (my client uses Azure)
  • Strong Agile experience
This is a Front-End Developer role (Home based for the foreseeable future, Reading based thereafter) offering a salary up to £65,000 with an excellent benefits package.