Frontend Developer

Location London, United Kingdom, Europe
Job Type Permanent
Salary up to £62,500
Reference 31488

My client is a leading FinTech operating across three continents with a focus on providing alternative and friction-less credit solutions to customers who do not have adequate access to mainstream banking services. 

Frontend Engineers are responsible for building the ‘client-side’ of the web applications. The Software Engineer should be solid contributors to the entire project lifecycle. You will be expected to refine product definitions, create estimates, document designs, write code, and test established development processes. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Product Owners, Business Analysts, Backend Engineers and UX Designers to assess the technical feasibility of a UI design.
  • Estimating design and development tasks and able to produce detailed plans for your own development schedule
  • Developing responsive websites, follow and promote best coding practices
  • Exhibit high standards of code quality and reusability along with unit and integration tests
  • Working with backend developers and integrating with APIs.
  • To demonstrate excellent team working skills
  • Optimizing and improving the application performance.
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging web technologies. Be an innovative thinker and excellent problem solver

Technical Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related technical degree
  • 3+ years’ experience in development with at least 1 year in React and Redux
  • Experience in HTML5, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience in CSS Frameworks, such as Bootstrap, Semantic UI, Pure CSS
  • Knowledge of SEO Principles
  • Understanding of the cross-browser/ platform issues and able resolve them
  • Knowledge of versioning tools, such as Git
  • Experience in backend languages and able to integrate with the backend APIs, such as Node JS / Python / Ruby on Rails
  • Experience in using custom content management solutions and integrating with third party CMS would be preferable

 

Competencies Required

  • Collaboration - Remain committed to collaboration through shared goals (responsibility), candid communication and self & team motivation
  • Learning Agility - Ability to remain positive in an unfamiliar terrain through continuous learning. To demonstrate innovative thinking and excellent problem solving
  • Commitment and Ownership - Driving success by remaining reliable and dependable
  • Stakeholder Partnership - Developing a detailed understanding and appreciation of stakeholder needs through stronger networks and by powerful probing
  • Delivering Business Impact - Supporting accomplishment of our organizational goal by acquiring deeper business knowledge and remaining result oriented
  • Superior Quality – Clean code, testing, integration and delivery.
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