Posted Aug 21, 2017
Headforwards
Redruth, Cornwall, UK

We have a new vacancy available for a Front-End developer with strong experience in JavaScript.

Although professional education is not a requirement, you must have an adept knowledge and demonstrable experience of JavaScript.

The successful candidate will be joining an existing team here at Headforwards and working on a web application for one of the largest telecoms companies in the world. You will be part of a fast-moving development team delivering multiple releases every day. We fully employ the use of Agile methodologies within our business to better achieve project objectives. Having experience working within an agile development environment would be advantageous.

Required Skills

  • Demonstrable JavaScript Development experience
  • Experience of working with JavaScript frameworks such as Backbone.js/AngularJS and jQuery
  • Solid understanding of fundamental web technologies – HTML, CSS, AJAX
  • Experience of building scalable, rich, user interfaces

Desirable Skills

  • Photoshop/ Illustrator
  • Experience of Git, Node, Grunt, RequireJS
  • Sass or similar CSS pre-processors
  • TDD (Test Driven Development) using Mocha, Chai, Karma
  • Knowledge of continuous delivery pipelines
  • JavaScript authoring
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • A keen interest to learn new technologies and frameworks within the Front End development ecosystem

Technologies We Use

We are working with some pretty exciting technologies, which we don’t expect you to have experience of. However, if you do, it would be a bonus. For example Docker, Kafka and Jenkins.

About Headforwards

We are an outsource software development company based in Cornwall, South West England.

Cornwall is fast becoming known as a thriving tech hub, with a collaborative software community. It is also home to the world leading Agile conference, Agile on the Beach as well as many smaller tech events and meetups.

Here at Headforwards, we put people first, providing a great work-life balance is key. In work, we create an environment that allows our teams to work effectively and efficiently whilst encouraging on-going professional development from both outside sources and each other. This includes Headtalks – our monthly lunchtime mini tech conference – where we give individuals the chance to share their knowledge with the rest of the team. Outside of work we also have monthly social events – you can see what we get up to here.

How to apply

Apply online: https://www.headforwards.com/front-end-javascript-developer-job/ This is a “Rolling Recruitment Programme” and the closing date for this vacancy is the last day of October 2017


Does this job really require AngularJS skills? If not, please let us know so that we can keep the jobs all about AngularJS.