JavaScript Developer - React

City of London
23 Feb 2018
23 Mar 2018
Andre Whitney
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type

JavaScript Developer - React - London

My client is a Large UK Company that works within Retail and Financial Services who are currently looking to recruit a Senior Developer to join their well-established team. The ideal candidates will be responsible for developing rich user interfaces to ensure a slick customer experience, working with senior stakeholders to ensure that business goals are met.

The Principal Accountabilities for this role includes:

  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Develop proof of concepts, reusable components/modules
  • Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable low code interfaces
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the application
  • Identify and correct bottlenecks and fix bugs
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automation stages
  • Support the entire application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support)
  • Produce fully functional mobile and web applications writing clean code
  • Gather specific requirements from product management and suggest solutions
  • Write unit and UI tests to identify malfunctions
  • Troubleshoot and debug to optimize performance
  • Design interfaces to improve user experience
  • Liaise with Product development team to plan new features
  • Ensure new and legacy applications meet quality standards
  • Research and suggest new mobile products, applications and protocols
  • Stay up-to-date with new technology trends

The key experience and knowledge required for this role includes:

  • Proven work experience as a Mobile developer, proven hands-on experience
  • Strong knowledge of web/mobile UI design principles, patterns, best practices, trends
  • Low code platform knowledge is highly desirable - Outsystems, Mendix, Kody or similar languages
  • Willingness to learn/cross train to low code platform architecture/language is essential
  • Demonstrable portfolio of released applications on low code or App store or Android platforms
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one programming language like Objective C, Swift or Java
  • Working knowledge of HTML5, CS3, Javascript, React, Node, Angular or similar technologies
  • Experience with leverage and re-use of third-party libraries and APIs,
  • Knowledge of the Cordova ecosystem and the plug-in libraries available for common tasks
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect applications to back-end services
  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications
  • Familiarity with operating within micro-services and multi-tier platform architectures
  • Familiarity with OOP/OOD design principles
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Familiarity with continuous integration, operating in DevOps domains
  • Excellent analytical skills with a good problem-solving attitude
  • Ability to perform in a team environment

This is a Permanent role working for a top company as a Senior Developer.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

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