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Senior Frontend Engineer

Posted on Feb 12, 2021 by Lean Library

Not Specified, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£55k - £65k Annual
Full-Time


Senior Frontend Engineer, Lean Library (£55,000 - £65,000)

Lean Library are hiring for a Frontend Engineer to build the next generation of academic library services.

Lean Library, a SAGE Publishing company, was founded by librarians for librarians. Our mission is to help redefine, enable and amplify the power of the academic library in order to advance student learning and researcher impact.

Our core solution is a browser extension which streamlines access to academic resources and content at the point of need. Over 100 libraries use this solution from universities all over the world including Harvard, NTU and Cambridge. Over the next few years, we aim to pioneer a new approach to library services, bringing the library directly into patron's workflows to accelerate learning and research.

If this sounds interesting to you and are looking for a role where you can provide strategical and "best practice" solutions to interesting problems, then we would love you to join our team!

The Role:

  • Hands on development
  • Building, refactoring and scaling our product line
  • Building high-quality code for reusability
  • Using modern technologies to write web apps and browser extensions
  • Influencing frontend technology choices and best practice
  • Potential move into a team lead when team grows
  • Involvement in growing and managing future team
  • Collaborating with a team of developers, product owners, UX/UI designer
  • Remote or office (UK/Netherlands) or mixed

Skills required:

  • JavaScript - ES6+
  • HTML5/CSS 3 - building for W3C Accessibility
  • Babel trans-compiler
  • Webpack
  • React or Vue.js
  • Git version control - know how to merge, rebase, fix conflicts etc...
  • TDD - using testing framework(s) such as Jest, Ava, Mocha
  • Know how to integrate REST APIs
  • Clean Code principles
  • Ability to convey an idea, explain a problem, and discuss solutions
  • AWS/Azure (Bonus)
  • Docker experience (Bonus)
  • GraphQL(Bonus)

Experience and knowledge required:

  • 5+ years commercial development experience
  • Worked within a development team with code reviews
  • Built web applications for accessibility
  • Built bespoke HTML/CSS from designs
  • Integrated APIs with authentication

This role will report into Andy Hails, Head of Technology, Lean Library.

We recommend that all applications and summary information is provided in one email by 11am of 1 st February 2021.




Reference: 1094088791

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