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As our Senior Front End Developer, we will rely on your expertise to shape and implement new solutions. We'll expect you to challenge, solve problems and be a real collaborator.
Role: Senior Front End Developer
Team | Reporting To: Product Development | Head of Engineering
Location: London / Hybrid / Remote (UK)
Type: Full time / Permanent
Connectr is for businesses where people belong. Connectr helps build a sense of belonging with all people, from candidates to employees, and creates a culture where everyone is included.
Through Connectr’s products and services, we put the ‘human’ back in HR and deliver a new way to form human connections, turn D&I strategy into reality, and build an engagement and mentoring platform that people love to use.
We are an award-winning, mission-locked company. We believe every person should have equal power and opportunity to shape their future, regardless of their background. Connectr works with over 40 employer partners, and last year supported over 40,000 people to take their next career steps.
Connectr champions an inclusive, respectful, and creative culture for our own people. We show care and candour in everything we do. We embrace new ideas, take calculated risks, communicate openly and proudly deliver our shared mission.
About the role:
As our Senior Front End Developer we will rely on your expertise to shape and implement new solutions. We'll expect you to challenge, solve problems and be a real collaborator. Although you won't have any formal line management responsibility, we expect you to be a role model for the team; maintaining standards, driving innovation, and helping your product team deliver value to our users every release. Working with some awesome tech - including TypeScript, React, Apollo and GraphQL - you'll be joining us as we grow the team and drive innovation. We will expect you to be an excellent collaborator, using your expertise to understand and solve user problems, challenge existing thinking and help others on the team do the same. We are a friendly and supportive team and sharing knowledge, through peer reviews and pairing, is the key to our success.
Be a technical expert and role model; demonstrate an in-depth understanding of programming concepts, current languages, frameworks and tools, and their appropriate usage for performance and maintainability
Be a domain expert within your product squad, able to make insightful contributions to the product development process
Work with a Tech Lead to analyse requirements and define technical approach and solutions
Work as part of a Product engineering team to deliver new features and applications, and improve and fix existing software
Support & help other engineers to improve their knowledge, skills and processes through pairing, mentoring and code reviews
Understand business requirements and write clean, tested, maintainable code that meets acceptance criteria
Continually aim to improve technical ability through a combination of pairing and self-directed learning
Semantic HTML5 with CSS and SCSS (or similar)
Responsive web development ideally with Flexbox
Developing for accessibility
Version control (Git)
Design collaboration tools – Figma, Zeplin or similar
Agile practices (Scrum or Kanban)
Apollo & GraphQL
React Styled Components
Building and using a shared component library
Experience of developing Front End applications in a commercial environment
Relevant professional experience or code school or degree in Computer Science or allied subject
Internal mentoring scheme and career development
Team volunteer days and ways to give back to our communities
Flexible and remote working
Reduced Friday hours
Life insurance including wellness product discounts
Employee Assistance Programme
Virtual GP & Healthcare Services
Enhanced maternity cover and paternity leave
Company share options
Connectr’s commitment: Connectr is committed to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that diverse companies are more innovative and better positioned to succeed. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.