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Contract Senior Front-end Developer - cutting edge digital transformation

🏢 Zone 🇬🇧 Staines-upon-Thames, United Kingdom 🕑 May 08

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Zone is a digital agency specialising in delivery, technology and content. We are currently working with a multinational energy and services company that is about to embark on a major digital transformation programme. We are looking for experienced Senior Front-end Developers to join the team in Surrey and help us deliver one of the largest and most ambitious programmes in the energy sector in the UK.

  • 6 months initial contract (with a view to extend, project will last at least 2 years )
  • Day rate up to £650pd

This is the ideal role for a talented Senior Front-end Developer with a strong technical skill set in front end technologies including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and one of the following frameworks Angular.js, React.js or Ember.js. The work will be delivered by multi-disciplinary teams using a fully agile approach. This is an exciting opportunity for candidates to be part of this transformation journey. As a senior member of the team, you will be expected to mentor and manage one or more junior members of the team.

What will you be doing? 

  • Work as a senior front-end engineer on one of our core agile product teams, you will own the technical implementation of features for your product. 
  • Ensure a high level of automated test coverage so we can iterate quickly and effectively. 
  • Shape the evolution of your product by looking at customer feedback, analytics, trends and opportunities along with the rest of your product team. 
  • Review code and technical designs from your peer developers. 
  • Share development best practices and ideas. 
  • Contribute to open source initiatives. We love open source! 
  • Manage one or more front-end developers, ensuring that they are inspired and motivated to deliver the best work possible
  • Ensure that everyone you manage has regular appraisals, clear objectives and a career plan to work towards
  • Assess and identify challenges around project or department resourcing
  • Lead any recruitment of permanent or freelance staff as necessary

What you will have: 

  • Strong grounding in JavaScript and HTML / CSS.
  • A good chunk of knowledge/experience around frameworks like Ember / React / Angular.
  • Our apps are all powered by Ember, so experience with Ember would be a bonus but not a must as long as you have a good grasp of the basics of modern single page application development with JavaScript. We’ll help you get up to speed.
  • Experience with agile engineering practices including Continuous Integration, Test driven development and opportunistic refactoring.
  • Experience interacting with RESTful APIs from web applications. 
  • Personal drive to stay updated with the latest web application technology trends and practices. 
  • A passion to build and ship engaging, innovative web applications to market quickly. 
  • Portfolios, demos of your work that will blow us away! Please feel free to provide us evidence on your application / CV.


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