Senior Front End Developer

Dickens Heath
08 Sep 2017
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Front End Web Developer (Angular, ES6, jQuery, HTML, CSS)

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Front End Web Developer to join our ever-growing Digital team based in Solihull.
Reporting to the Digital UI manager the successful candidate will be working alongside a large team of developers building complex applications using the latest tools and technologies in front end development.

You will lead on front-end development within a multi-disciplined agile Scrum team, based on ‘best practice’ web and accessibility standards. You will be able to lead on architectural design decisions on front-end JavaScript applications and ensure quality and consistency across all front-end developers.

Skills & Experience

Candidates should be able to display working knowledge of the following skills:

Advanced JavaScript and knowledge of data flow management (ES6, Typescript and Redux/ngrx)
Client side JavaScript frameworks such as Angular or React
CSS pre-processors (SCSS, Sass or Less)
Writing semantic HTML5 code
Package management via NPM
HTML templating (Nunjucks, Handlebars, etc)
Accessibility techniques (knowledge of WCAG and ARIA)
Experience with version control systems (Git, TFS)
Responsive design
JavaScript task runners and build tools (Webpack, Gulp)
Testing frameworks (Karma, Jasmine)
Good written and verbal communication skills
Flexible, responding quickly & positively to changing requirements
Motivated, committed and enthusiastic
Proactive, with a can do attitude, able to provide creative solutions to daily working issues
CSS methodologies (BEM, ITCSS)
Test driven development
Integrating UI with .NET MVC projects
Experience with Sitecore CMS
Working in agile Scrum teams

Why work for us
As well as a competitive salary and impressive benefits package you’ll also get the opportunity to really shape the future of our business. Along the way we’ll give you all the support you need to develop your skill set and achieve your long term ambitions

Company overview
npower is one of the UK’s biggest energy suppliers.
We supply gas and electricity to millions of homes up and down the country, So when you switch on the light, take a shower, or simply have a cuppa, you’ll know you can rely on us. We’re also here for you when your boiler needs servicing or repairing. We offer competitive tariffs that save you money and we’ll tell you when you can save even more. It’s all part of how we stand up for customers every day at npower. We stand up for the community too. We’re proud to have been a partner of Macmillan for 12 years raising over £3.5m. We’re also one of only a handful of UK companies to have been awarded the Carbon Trust Triple Award for sustainable management of energy, waste and water.

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