Senior Frontend Software Engineer

Senior Frontend Software Engineer

Salary Up to £45,000 with home working

Location Manchester, North West

We​ ​have​ ​a​ ​vacancy​ ​for​ ​a​ ​senior​ ​frontend​ ​software​ ​engineer​ ​to​ ​help​ ​us​ ​improve​ ​and​ ​grow our​ ​range​ ​of​ ​products​ ​and​ ​to​ ​work​ ​on​ ​consultancy​ ​projects​ ​with​ ​high-profile​ ​customer organisations.​ ​ ​

We​ ​develop​ ​several​ ​major​ ​products​, the​ ​​web​ ​frontend​ ​is​ ​written​ ​using​ ​AngularJS.​ ​Our​ ​user directory,​ ​support,​ ​provisioning​ ​and​ ​management/admin​ ​tool​ ​is written​ ​in​ ​Java/GWT​ ​and​ ​runs​ ​on​ ​Google​ ​App​ ​Engine.

As a frontend​ ​engineer you will​ ​be​ ​part​ ​of​ ​a​ ​new​ ​team​ ​being​ ​formed​ ​to​ ​push​ ​our​ ​ product​ ​in​ ​a​ ​new​ ​direction.​ ​ ​Currently​ ​the​ ​frontend​ ​is​ ​written​ ​using​ ​GWT​ ​​but​ ​are​ ​now​ ​looking​ ​to​ ​add​ ​a​ ​new​ ​frontend​ ​for​ ​some​ ​new​ ​functionality​ ​using​ ​a more​ ​modern​ ​technology.​ ​ ​We​ ​have​ ​chosen​ ​AngularJS​ ​based​ ​on​ ​experience​ ​and​ ​good success​ ​with​ ​the​ ​use​ ​of​ ​the​ ​technology​ ​in​ ​other​ ​products.​ ​ ​

While​ ​we​ ​have​ ​designers internally, ​you will ideally​ ​be​ ​able​ ​to​ ​contribute​ something ​to​ ​the​ ​design​ ​alongside wireframing​ ​and​ ​UX.​ ​ ​Naturally​ ​the​ ​new​ ​frontend​ ​will​ ​be​ ​responsive​ ​and​ ​experience​ ​of this​ ​is​ ​desired.​

Salary £30,000​ ​-​ ​£45,000 + benefits (and home working)

Skills​ ​&​ ​requirements

  • A​ ​good​ ​Computer​ ​Science​ ​degree​ ​or​ ​equivalent.​ ​Proven​ ​practical​ ​experience​ ​also counts
  • Experience​ ​of​ ​getting​ ​products​ ​to​ ​market,​ ​on-time
  • Writing,​ ​and​ ​finishing,​ ​great​ ​code​ ​with​ ​excellent​ ​attention​ ​to​ ​detail
  • A​ ​solid​ ​background​ ​in​ ​software​ ​development,​ ​with​ ​a​ ​BSc/MSc​ ​Computer​ ​Science (or​ ​equivalent)
  • Several​ ​years​ ​experience​ ​with​ ​AngularJS​ ​and​ ​examples​ ​of​ ​work​ ​carried​ ​out, ideally​ ​online​ ​and​ ​available​ ​to​ ​access
  • Exposure​ ​to​ ​cloud-based​ ​software​ ​development,​ ​including​ ​Microsoft​ ​Azure, Google​ ​Cloud​ ​Platform,​ ​Google​ ​App​ ​Engine,​ ​Microsoft​ ​Office​ ​365, Amazon,​ ​etc.
  • Exposure​ ​to​ ​agile​ ​and​ ​iterative​ ​development​ ​processes
  • A​ ​focus​ ​on​ ​getting​ ​the​ ​job​ ​done​ ​right,​ ​first​ ​time


If the thought of working with the above tech excites you then please click on the ‘Apply Now’ link and we’ll call you straight back to discuss. We are looking for someone to start asap but will obviously be patient for notice periods etc.