Senior Full Stack JavaScript Developer

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Role: Senior Full Stack JavaScript Developer
Reports to: Head of Development and Platforms
Team: Digital Experience
Contract: Permanent
Office: Remote currently, usually based in Leeds
Closing Date: 28/05/2021

We’re looking for a highly competent and passionate Full Stack JavaScript Developer to join our technical team in Leeds.

​​The ideal candidate will have a performance driven approach to development. They’ll be comfortable working autonomously, as well as confidently contributing to and communicating with a small team of skilled front-end developers and a variety of external partners.

Outstanding people skills are a must, as managing a team, building rapport with clients and being comfortable delivering pitches are all key elements of this role.

An understanding of UX and how to identify and solve basic problems relating to user experience is a given. ​​You’ll also be expected to utilise bleeding-edge technology, and with robust techniques, you’ll build a variety of tools to aid and enhance user experience and data collection, including design systems, progressive apps, voice and chat bot integrations.

Working quickly and creatively should come naturally to you, as well as being an innovative problem-solver who takes pride in producing logical, simple and effective solutions to what are often very new and complex issues.

​Essential requirements include:

  • ​​Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS & vanilla JavaScript
  • ​​Templating systems
  • ​​Node
  • JavaScript frontend framework/library (ie React)
  • ​​Knowledge of REST/GraphQL
  • ​​Gulp, Webpack
  • ​​Appreciation for web application security techniques
  • ​​Experience of working in agile and waterfall development environments
  • ​​Strong time management skills
  • 5+ years’ experience working in a Frontend/Full Stack JavaScript role

Plus, it would be a bonus if you have a background in design, or experience in any of the following:

  • Web components
  • Unit/functional tests
  • AWS/Google cloud
  • Design systems
  • Continuous development and deployment pipelines

If you like what you see and would love the opportunity to tell us just how you would fit into this role, then please send your CV, along with a covering letter, to James.Drawneek@homeagency.co.uk.