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Senior Front-End Software Engineer


£40,000 to £60,000





Date added

10th January 2020

Job Description

Our client a leading specialist in mental health software are looking for a Senior Frontend Software Engineer to join their UK team based in Cambridge.

They are a UK-based organisation that provides sophisticated and engaging online services and applications to mental health patients across the UK. They are seeking an experienced frontend web developer who enjoys beautiful documented HTML, CSS and Java Script (React). You will join a friendly collaborative team of developers.

The ideal candidate will have spent time working on a wide variety of projects, learning valuable lessons on both good and bad approaches to web application development. You like to spend time learning and keeping abreast of new technologies, and enjoy sharing this knowledge with small teams and the wider group.

Essential Requirements:

• Excellent communication skills with a proven track record of translating stakeholders' requirements into great products

• In depth experience of HTML, CSS (with SASS), JavaScript (ES6), and Responsive design

• Working in a 'Design thinking' & user-focused way

• Strong experience building modern JavaScript-based commercial web applications (incl. consuming data from APIs)

• A strong understanding of object-oriented analysis, design and programming

• Experience supporting the entire life cycle from concept, through to delivery and post-launch.

• Experience of Unit Testing and automated UI testing

• An excellent understanding of a variety of JavaScript libraries, especially React

• Comprehensive understanding of internet usability/user interface best practices & standards

• Understanding & experience of cross-browser compatibility issues and solutions

• Experience with state libraries (Redux, MobX, etc)

• Working experience with bundlers, build processes (e.g. Webpack, Rollup, Parcel)


• Mobile development experience with either native or web-to-native tooling and frameworks

• Comfortable working with:

• React + server-side rendering (SSR) & state management

• Azure DevOps

• SignalR for real-time asynchronous messaging

• Node

• Design-systems and component libraries

• Coaching and mentoring


• Up to 5% matched pension contribution

• 25 days’ holiday per year plus 3 extra days for Christmas office closure, and the ability to purchase more

• Death in Service 3 x salary

• Discretionary bonus scheme (following successful probation)

• Extensive training and development options

• Five Ways to Thrive Wellbeing Programme including free fruit, onsite reflexology and massage

• Active Sports and Social Clubs

• Flexible benefits package including healthcare cash plan, cycle to work, gym and shopping discounts and much more.

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