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Job Title: Lead Front End Developer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: £45000 - £50000/annum DOE + benefits
Company: CV-Library
Category: IT
Benefits: DOE + benefits

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Focus 5 are working with a really exciting tech business in Manchester City Centre to recruit an experienced Lead Front End Developer. The company is a true tech business, more akin to the type of company found in Silicon Valley. With significant funding and exciting growth plans there is huge opportunity to work on exciting cutting-edge projects as well as the opportunity to build a career in an expanding business.

The Lead Front End Developer will develop, deploy, and maintain the Front-end of Web Based software applications using mainstream JavaScript frameworks. You will work in an AGILE environment within a small team, each team being responsible for servicing a specific client group or looking after specific products. Through thoughtful and user focused development, you will help well-known names/brands to understand and improve their IT capability with functional and user-friendly software applications.

The role

* Leading a Development team whilst remaining hands on in FED tasks

* Translating designs and wireframes into high quality, secure code.

* Debugging internally and externally reported issues, and endeavour to maintain optimal performance of applications at all times.

* Taking both individual and collective responsibility for the successful operation of the applications delivered.

* Participating in peer code reviews, both as reviewer and reviewee

* Ensuring that the User Interface Experience on all the company’s Web and Mobile applications are exceptional.

Experience required

* Have at least 5 years demonstrable experience developing, deploying, and maintaining the Front-end of Web Based software applications in an agile environment using mainstream JavaScript frameworks.

* Experience in a Senior or Lead Developer role.

* Experience with responsive designs and single page apps, shopping cart and search.

* Experience developing within a JavaScript framework using ReactJS and Redux.

* Integrating with REST APIs.

* JavaScript ES5/ES6 and HTML5/CSS3 to a high standard.

* Understanding of cross browser compatibility requirements and building responsive web applications.

* Writing automated unit and functional tests using testing frameworks, preferably Jest and Enzyme.

* Solid understanding of source control systems such as Git

Desirable (not essential):

* Next.JS experience.

* Experience with other languages, such as NodeJS, C++, Python, and/or Go.

* Mobile application development using frameworks such as React Native.

* Familiarity with ticket tracking systems and build tools, such as Atlassian Jira and Bamboo.

This is an opportunity for an experienced Lead Front-End Developer to make a real impact on a growing business and to develop your career and skills working with a true tech leader. It’s an exciting time to join the business with real opportunity to dovetail your career growth with the growth of the company.

This is a live role with a key client. For immediate consideration and full details, please submit an application ASAP

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