Front End Developer

£45 - £50 per hour + Negotiable
19 Sep 2017
17 Oct 2017
Rob Brockton
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Our client based in Surrey is currently looking for a Front End Developer on contract. Rate specified is £45-£50ph, however they would consider more if the person had all the skills required.

The project is Graphical User Interface (GUI) development for a next-generation Mission Planning System web application to task Earth Observation satellites.

As a successful candidate you'll work in the Ground Software agile scrum team, with the primary responsibility being to build a front end to our next-generation Mission Planning System from a wireframe design using modern javascript web technologies such as Angular2. There will likely be additional development on the Server side, primarily in Java.

Other responsibilities may include:
* Adding new Stories to the Ground Software product backlog
* Inputs to software architecture, design and implementation
* Unit, integration and system testing, including continuous integration using Jenkins
* Bug tracking and version control
* Peer reviews (including code reviews)
* Mentoring others in Angular and other front end development
* User documentation

Person Specification:
* A good Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Computing or similar subject.
* Proven track record in Front End development using modern JavaScript technologies

* Strong Front End experience using JavaScript, HTML and CSS
* Good written and verbal communication skills
* Good team working skills
* Flexible and able to work under pressure

* Experience using one or more modern JavaScript frameworks such as: AngularJS, Angular2 or 4, React.js, Vue.js or similar framework
* Experience developing Java-based OO software running under MS Windows
* Experience building web mapping applications using 2D and 3D map technologies (e.g. OpenLayers, Cesium or similar)
* Experience developing rich and dynamic reporting and charting interfaces (e.g. Node.js)
* Experience with JavaScript unit and end-to-end testing frameworks (e.g. selenium, mocha, chai or similar)
* REST, SOAP, web services
* UX (User Experience)
* Any of: Web Services (JAX-WS), Hibernate, MySQL, JAXB, Apache Tomcat
* CI using Jenkins
* Experience of the space sector

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