Software Front End Developer

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  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £45.00 - £50.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    David Taylor

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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A Software Front End Developer with proven experience in delivering software solutions. The developer shall join a small scrum team to deliver functionality for a new Satellite Communications Management Solution with specific responsibility for the user interface. The developer shall contribute to all stages of the software development lifecycle and thus have solid experience in software design, wireframing and prototyping, development (particularly using JavaScript, TypeScript and CSS) and test. The developer must have experience of working with a recognised framework (ideally Angular).

Responsible for: Delivering quality code for a new product development using an agile methodology.

Primary Duties: Must be capable and responsible for:

* Development of code within an agile environment (scrum)
* Working with the team to design, implement and test features for a new product development.
* Task estimation in accordance with sprint planning.
Essential Competencies
The following key technical skills are required:
* Proven experience of JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React,Vue etc.) in production environments
* Broad knowledge of JavaScript, HTML5 semantic markup and APIs and CSS
* Responsive web design to support a variety of devices
* Cross-browser development and compatibility issues
* Experience of coding to RESTful interfaces

The following key soft skills are required:

* Ability to self-motivate and to work well within a team environment.
* Ability to promote innovation in self and others
* Ability to interact with internal & external stakeholders in a confident and professional manner
* Ability to deliver to quality, cost and schedule
* Good attention to detail

Desirable Competencies
The following technical skills are desirable:

* TypeScript
* Building Angular libraries
* Degree level education (Computer Science preferred with minimum of 2.1)
* User Experience concepts (e.g. intuiative, efficient)
* Knowledge and use of software design patterns
* Agile Development Processes
* Git source code management
* Issue tracking systems (such as Jira)
* Exposure to BDD/TDD