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Frontend Developer

Gambit Research
London, England, W6 7JP, United Kingdom
November 08, 2018


Purpose of the Role

We’re looking for Frontend Developer to join our growing internal Platform team, working on a product which allows external customers to use our infrastructure for both casual and professional betting. You’ll be developing interfaces built using a mixture of modern JavaScript,

ReactJS, on top of Python microservices, and APIs.

Responsibilities and Duties- On a day-to-day basis, your responsibilities will typically include:

● Designing and developing enhancements to products

● Using libraries and technologies as appropriate for the task

● Developing code in a Linux environment

● Coordinating with team members on the development of larger components or new products

● Learning new skills and technologies as requirements evolve

● Giving input on the potential progression of the company and its systems

Skills and Competencies- You’ll need the following:


● The ability to work with HTML5 and CSS3

● The ability to code in JavaScript (ES6+), gained through previous commercial

experience, work on personal projects, or through open source contributions

● Experience with ReactJS (other frameworks and libraries may be considered)

● To be comfortable working in a Linux development environment

● The ability to communicate well, both in writing and orally, and to quickly build strong,

professional relationships with people from a diverse range of backgrounds

● The ability to work productively in a team, you’ll also be able to work effectively on solo



● An understanding of UX / UI principles

● Knowledge of Web technologies and protocols (HTTP, HTTP/2, Websockets)

● The ability to use a server side scripting language; ideally Python but alternative

experience is also valued

Qualifications and Experience-You’ll have the following:

● An excellent academic record, preferably a Bachelor's degree or higher, or equivalent


● Previous experience of developing in a commercial environment

● Experience developing with Linux, including Bash scripting and the use of shell utilities such as grep, sed, find