Lead Web Developer - JavaScript - CSS - HTML

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Job Sector:
City of London
£60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Salary Description:
bonus + benefits
Claremont Consulting Ltd
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Lead front-end engineer to drive the transition of the FinTech platform towards a React and GraphQL-based architecture.

• Contributing to the recent introduction of a new client side React based tech stack and working hands on with the React code base
• Providing architectural guidance for the infrastructure side of the client-side tech stack which will be used by the rest of the company
• Building new features across Alfa’s different omnichannel product offerings ranging from customer facing self-serve mobile applications to back/middle-office customer service web applications
• Building a new testing stack to ensure the client side has continuous integration automated testing
• Mentoring junior React developers and contributing to training material to on-board new React developers
• Keeping on top of the latest technologies and patterns and introducing these into the company; some of the recent additions include React Hooks, GraphQL, Cypress, CSS-in-JS and TypeScript

Required Skills:
• Previous experience building web applications using React
• Knowledge of JavaScript build processes and tooling including NPM, Webpack and Babel
• Good understanding of web mark-up and styling and the associated semantics and accessibility impact
• Good understanding of JavaScript design patterns, particularly functional programming and composability
• Knowledge of client side state management using tools such as React Context alongside immutable data structures
• Good understand of API design methodologies such as REST, and how to consume these from a client side perspective
• Proficiency in cross-browser compatibility and understanding browser vendor variations
• Experience of integration and end-to-end testing of web applications

• Experience with mobile development, particularly using JavaScript based solutions such as React Native
• Experience with JS-based type systems such as TypeScript
• Experience with server-side JavaScript frameworks such as Node
• Knowledge of CSS-in-JS solutions and/or CSS preprocessors such as SASS
• Experience with API technologies and patterns such as GraphQL
• Experience using Cypress for integration and/or end-to-end testing
• Knowledge of theory and practice of designing for usability and how people interact with interfaces
• Experience of leading a front end team
• Experience in integrating a web application with a Java backend. Knowledge of Java is not required

Contact Details:
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Tel: +44 20 3912 7923
Fax: 020 7347 5041
Contact: Hannah Lancaster

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