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Full Stack JavaScript Developer

Job Title: Full Stack JavaScript Developer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, London
Industry:
IT
Salary: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Start Date: asap
Reference: 67697-ITENG-JRC
Contact Name: Jordan Constable
Contact Email: Jordan.Constable@volt.eu.com
Job Published: September 30, 2016 16:41

Job Description

Full Stack JavaScript Developer-Initial 3 Month Contract-Central London-£450/£500pd

Our Client, a Global Publishing Company, is seeking a Full Stack JavaScript Developer to be based in Central London on an initial 3 month contract.

We are revolutionizing how research is done. We have won awards such as "Best
Social Innovation Which Benefits Society". We have worldclass
technology and a product
that our customers love. With over 3 million users and a crowdsourced
library of over 600
million user documents we handle a large volume of data. Having been acquired we're now
backed by a resourceful company that fully supports our vision, gives us the opportunity to
drive change and have impact on a much larger scale.
We are looking for a senior web developer to join our team of highly talented engineers,
working alongside our UX, product and community teams. You will be working within our
social team, building the applications that connect our researcher audience to each other in
an increasingly personalised way, driving forward scientific research.
With a ?startup background and culture" we put strong emphasis on creativity and interactive
learning. At our company, your growth is our growth and your skills are our skills.

Responsibilities

● Producing highquality,
clean and performant code
● Proving your code works with automated unit, integration and UI tests
● Pairing, code review and ticket verification
● Deploying applications and monitoring their performance
● Translating product requirements into technical software designs
● Breaking software designs into manageable tickets/stories that deliver user value
● Sharing your knowledge and contributing to team consensus on technical practices
● Training and mentoring new/junior teams members
What you'll be doing
● Writing Node.js web applications using our RESTful API services
● Developing modular JavaScript components
● Handcoding
HTML templates using Mustache
● Creating CSS modules with SCSS/SASS
● Working with build tools like Gulp and make
● Collaborating with UX/UI team on devising simple solutions to complex problems
● Working with our platform API services team on requirements for frontend
applications
● Work with the product team to refine, estimate and plan delivery of new features
● Follow an agile process (with a small "a")
What you should bring
● Strong of commercial experience on high traffic websites
● Passion for developing performant and engaging web experiences
● Commitment to Test Driven Development in an agile environment
● Expert knowledge of JavaScript in the browser, on the server and on the
commandline
(with Node.js, Express etc.)
● Strong knowledge of HTML and CSS
● Strong knowledge of web standards and accessibility issues
● Experience working with version control systems (pull requests, git flow etc.)
● Experience building applications on top of RESTful APIs
● Experience with Java a bonus