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Senior Frontend Developer


Posted on Sep 7, 2021 by CV-Library

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£60k - £75k Annual

Role: Senior Frontend Developer

Location: Leeds/Remote

Salary: £60,000 - £75,000

GDS Group is a global event, research and technology services company dedicated to helping clients meet the challenges posed by a fast-moving, digital, transformative business environment. Our outstanding B2B Digital Summits, Round Tables and Virtual Showcase events bring purchaser and provider communities together to find solutions to real-world business challenges.

By researching, creating, and delivering insight-led content, every event strengthens our reputation and demonstrates our position of expertise in the industries and verticals in which we operate.

About the role:

GDS Group is seeking a passionate and innovative Senior Front End Software Engineer to join our tribe. This is a rare opportunity to work and lead on a greenfield product leveraging the latest technology.

We are looking for engineers who love to explore and innovate with the aim of creating a truly first class enterprise virtual platform and product. If you have any virtual world or gaming experience then this is the place for you!

You will build the next generation of virtual and immersive web experiences which will be a key component of our SaaS product offering. You will create immersive customer experiences, integrate with real-time data feeds and leverage content management and configuration tools to provide the business with applications to effectively manage multiple experiences.

You will:

* Turn concepts and requirements into highly available web applications and systems using industry standard languages and technologies such as JavaScript, React, Angular and Typescript.

* As one of our highly skilled engineers, you will help define and analyse business requirements and implement solutions to business needs, ensuring their completion by putting together a robust end to end process.

* Balance the commercial needs of the business against the ideal technical design, proposing sound phased or tactical implementations where appropriate

* Actively support the implementation of continuous integration to enhance deployment processes in line with delivery/release evolution plans

* Collaborate with other engineers and architects to develop highly scalable and secure systems.

* You will implement, document and unit test code that implements the functionality required by the business to meet business objectives.

* You will be partnering with load testing and QA teams and work with them together as a team to produce quality software with 99.999% uptime.

Who are we looking for:

* You are a senior expert with more than five years developing frontend web applications for data heavy websites which provide immersive customer experiences.

* Use features of the web platform to ensure the best possible performance is achieved for customers.

* Embrace a DevOps mindset to create tooling and automation which improve developer experience and speed of delivery.

* Experienced in working in an agile environment (Scrum / Kanban). You’ll be someone who is happy to work independently or collaboratively on multiple tasks.

* Work with internationalisation technologies to provide content in all our supported languages.

* Develop applications with scalability, security and performance in mind leveraging the cloud.

* You are eager to work and solve problems in a team but with lower supervision.

* Overall you are highly motivated developer who is passionate about writing good code, have strong communication skills and keen to continuously learn and share knowledge with others.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

* Minimum 5 years in client-side JavaScript development

* Excellent working knowledge of JavaScript

* Good knowledge of browser support and cross-browser testing/features

* Good knowledge of several JavaScript frameworks, including Angular and React


* Experience in working with RESTful APIs.

* Experience of setting development standards and performing code reviews

* Experience of designing large scale web solutions

Desirable Experience

* Experience of working with containerisation technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)

* Experience of creating enterprise-grade web applications

* Experience of working with web service technologies

* Experience of UI design and UX

* Experience as a senior technical or team lead

* Ability to setup a continuous build and integration environment

* Knowledge of the gaming industry is a huge advantage.

This is a great opportunity to join a fast moving, innovative SaaS start-up, so if you are interested please send your CV for immediate consideration

Reference: 214598931

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