Front End Developer - United Kingdom - remote working

£45k - £55k - Software Development
Ref: 812 Date Posted: Wednesday 20 Apr 2022
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Suitable for:       Senior Web Developer, Front End Developer, Javascript Developer with experience of Javascript SPA, Vue.js or Webpack, Node.js

Location:             Homebased + occassional trip to Bristol office

Duration:             Permanent

Salary:                 £45,000 - £55,000 p.a DOE

Please note that unfortunately, our client is unable to offer sponsorship

Our client, a leader in health and social care software and services has an opening for an experienced Front End Developer.  You will develop innovative software that’s revolutionising healthcare and helping the NHS deliver digital transformation. The Front End Developer will be working in an Agile development team focussed on adding new functionality to the web app alongside product maintenance and improvements.  This is an automonmous role requiring approx 4-5 years experience


  • Approx 5 years experience as Web Developer, Front End Developer, Javascript Developer or similar
  • Professional qualifications appropriate to software engineering roles.
  • Significant development experience with excellent software engineering skills and specialist knowledge in several technical areas.
  • Good communication skills enabling positive collaboration with functions outside development.
  • Experience managing multiple internal stakeholders.
  • Experience of formal software development methodologies.
  • Good understanding of principles, theories, practices and techniques for leading activities involved in planning and delivering software development projects.
  • Domain or Product expertise in multiple key areas associated with the role is strongly preferred. As a minimum requirement, must be able to demonstrate the ability to rapidly develop this level of expertise.

Technical Experience:

  • Single page Javascript applications
  • Familiar with modern front end web technologies – VueJS, Webpack, Babel etc.
  • Javascript, NodeJS and HTML templating languages
  • jQuery
  • Maintaining and supporting legacy code bases
  • Writing front end unit tests – using Jest for example
  • A good understanding of CICD and exposure to Teamcity, Octopus deploy or similar
  • Consuming REST APIs to develop data driven applications
  • Working in a serverless cloud-based environment
  • Working within a microservice architecture for interacting with API’s produced by multiple areas of the business
  • Developing views based on UI/UX wireframes – ability to translate, contribute to and interpret design requirements
  • Knowledge of analytics tools such as App Insights
  • Source control tools such as git-based development environments
  • Working within an Agile development environment
  • Experience with tools associated to agile development such as Jira, Confluence
  • Working with several different file formats including JSON


  • Windows Azure
  • Investigate .Net
  • Service orientated architecture
  • Infrastructure as a service
  • Continuous integration & automated testing
  • An understanding of C# .Net development
  • Experience developing public facing Web Based APIs
  • BSC or equivalent in a software engineering discipline.

The Role:

The Front End Developer will be responsible for the following:

  • You will contribute to the development effort as a hands-on developer within a front end team that consists of Web, iOS and Android developers.
  • Ensuring code reviews and unit testing are completed, and that these are consistently following departmental guidelines. Where no formal guidelines exist, you will work with peers to formulate and enforce such guidelines.
  • You will provide timely and accurate reporting of assigned work status, reporting risks and issues as they arise.
  • Triage assigned software defects. Ensuring that work on defect resolution does not impact on agreed product deliverables, reporting to Product Owner/Scrum Master where the resolution will require renegotiation of deliverable dates for other tasks.
  • Keep up to date with technology trends and how they apply to your area. Put forward suggestions for improvement to development processes or tools where applicable.
  • Achieving agreed on productivity targets to ensure tasks are delivered to schedule, reporting as early as possible to Product Owner/Scrum Master where deliverables cannot be met.
  • Developing product expertise such that you can act as the go-to expert from a development perspective.

Full Job description is available on request

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (sorry, our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however, if you wish to find out how your application is progressing please call or e-mail the office and someone will help you / get back to you.

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