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Job title: Front-End Software Developer

Overview: Arkessa Dev Team are looking for a highly motivated Front-End Software Developer who has amazing passion for coding, design, graphical elements, and front-end web application logic.

They would need to be passionate about user experience (UX) and delivering a product that works for the user (external and internal).

The skills we are looking for are as follows:

Essentials:

  • Angular 2 (or higher, preferably the latest Angular 7)
  • TypeScript
  • RxJS (e.g. Observables, etc.)
  • Jasmine and Karma/Jest
  • HTML5
  • CSS pre-processors (SASS/LESS)
  • Bootstrap 4
  • Knowledge/experience in the area of cross-browser and device compatibility
  • Responsive design / Mobile design

Advantageous:

  • Angular libraries such as ag-grid, ng2-charts, ngx-translate, etc.
  • Consumption of REST APIs
  • Redux / ngrx
  • ts-mock, ts-mockito
  • Websockets and handling of Server-Sent Events
  • Angular CDK
  • Git
  • AngularJS (‘Angular 1’)

Useful:

  • Angular CLI
  • Yarn/NPM
  • Grunt
  • Gulp
  • NodeJS

We are not necessarily looking for someone with years and years of experience but the candidate absolutely has to:

  • be a part of the team and a true team player (We have an agile SCRUM team)
  • be a good problem solver
  • bring a good mood and demonstrate motivation to write concise code that is easy to follow and understand
  • have a willingness to constantly improve and keep up with modern technology
  • have constructive opinions and be able to participate in discussions about the application architecture
  • be able to review code (including their own) critically and be able to see scope for improvement
  • be willing to learn

Some of the main responsibilities will include:

  • Developing new user-facing features
  • Ensuring the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Working with mock-ups and prototypes to develop responsive interface features with stylistic and interactive consistency
  • Optimising the application’s front-end for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assurance that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Collaboration with other team members and stakeholders

Why Join us?

With a vision to be the default IoT connectivity provider by 2022, our entire team is very driven and keen to succeed. You would be applying to join a company where:

  • You will be part of a dynamic team working in a positive and supportive atmosphere
  • The entire highly-skilled technical team is based in the Bishop’s Stortford office and easily accessible
  • You would have a pension scheme, life assurance and access to child care vouchers
  • You could participate in a vivid social life with many events organised throughout the year
  • You would have access to free coffee and tea, fruit bowl and regular Pizza Wednesdays
  • You could take advantage of the Cycle To Work scheme

 

To apply for this position please send your CV to careers@arkessa.com

 

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