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Software Engineer – Front End

Central London
Available on Request
Date Posted:
31 Aug 2018
Advertising End Date:
30 Sep 2018
Vacancy Type:
Job Description

An online start up in the higher education and academic publishing sector has an opening for a Software Engineer to join their mission-driven team. In this key role you will have the opportunity to use your knowledge and creativity as a developer to influence product development using cutting-edge frameworks and software tools. We are ideally looking for a developer to join the team in London, but remote working in the UK or Europe will be considered for the perfect candidate. 

Key duties:

  • Work with a global, cross-functional, product-driven team to build user interfaces and functionality for a variety of different customers
  • Develop and maintain features for the platform
  • Implement client side code in line with mock-ups provided
  • Test code written using well known frameworks
  • Handle codebase for web app
  • Continuous Integration & Deployment
  • Handling native app codebase written in React Native/Redux
  • Understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
  • Work with stakeholders to define the best solutions to development problems and business requirements
  • Set deadlines and communicate often about progress toward those goals

Experience / skills required:

  • Solid experience with Javascript framework
  • Polymer/ Redux/ React Native experience is highly advantageous
  • Familiarity with using JIRA
  • Experience of contributing to open source projects (Nodes.js knowledge preferred)
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services, or other cloud providers
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple incoming requests

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to helenspeedy@atwoodtate.co.uk

Contact:             Helen Speedy
Tel:                    0203 574 4425

Atwood Tate embraces diversity and seeks to promote the benefits of diversity in all of our business activities and to develop a business culture that reflects that belief. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief.