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104453 - Senior Front End Developer - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 26/11/2019
Job Reference: 104453
Contact Name: Dee Curley
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Job Description

Senior Front End Developer - Galway - 104453
Senior Front End Developer
Our client, an expanding technology company are currently looking to recruit a Senior Front End Developer who can be located at one of their offices in Galway, Dublin or Belfast with remote working options


We're a hard-working, fun-loving, get-things-done type of team that are building a platform that saves time, increases retention and ultimately, our clients become more successful. We love entrepreneurs because we are entrepreneurs. We know how much grit it takes to start your own business and grow it into something that lasts. We roll our sleeves up, we act fast, and we learn together. We're looking for people that will do the same.

What we need

We are looking to add a Senior Front End Engineer to join our highly motivated team; with a fantastic product; crafted with a cutting edge tech stack, and a huge opportunity to realise. We do things differently here, by getting our engineers working closely with Product Managers, Business and Marketing, right from ideation stage, so as a member of the team you'll be around to ask the awkward questions and try the scenarios that product managers or business functions don't dream up.

If you’re looking to join a scaling startup and you’re willing to work hard to solve some complex problems for a very large market, then we are looking for you.

What you will be doing

Collaborate with a team of designers, developers, product owners, and work towards transforming ideas into unique, human experiences for current and future fitness entrepreneurs
Develop compelling user interfaces using HTML, CSS and JavaScript (Angular to start with) along with automated tests.
Bringing up-to-date expertise in front-end web technologies to the team and applying this to the development, execution, and improvement of our products.
Contribute to our culture of shipping faster and being nimble to ever changing UX priorities

What skills you’ll need

5+ years of experience building sites using bare-bones HTML, CSS and JS. We love and use frameworks, but you need to understand the fundamentals.
Advocate of front-end development standards, design patterns, and best practices
Experience with client side MVC Frameworks specifically AngularJS (is a must) - ReactJS experience will be beneficial for our future
Experience with local development tools (node.js, NPM, Grunt, Bower, Yarn, Webpack)
Implementing responsive layouts with adaptive grids
Experience in building PWAs
Thorough understanding of techniques to have browser compatibility, backwards and forwards.
Strong CSS3 experience, including pre- and post- processors.
Strong JavaScript experience is required including the knowledge of transpilers
Experience in javascript testing frameworks. Ex: Jasmine, Mocha, Jest, etc,.
Secure programming - knowledge of common threats and how to recognise and avoid writing exploitable code
Strong understanding and experience with Frontend performance and optimization techniques.

What you will get

The chance to work at a hyper-growth venture-backed startup in an exciting industry
The opportunity to feel true purpose in your efforts by powering fitness entrepreneurs, making them successful and enabling them to improve the health of people on a global stage
Autonomy to make what you will; a team, a product or even just a way of doing things
Competitive compensation with share options
Macbooks are our standard, but we’re happy to get you whatever equipment helps you get your job done
Taxsaver tickets and BikeToWork scheme
Free monthly Gym and fitness studio usage
Any support you need to level up your skills - conferences, books, screencasts
We embrace flexible, remote work and have a distributed team across multiple countries

For further information on this Senior Front End Developer role please contact Dee Curley on 091 730022 /

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