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Frontend Developer

Company:
Gambit Research
Location:
London, England, W6 7JP, United Kingdom
Salary:
£40000-£65000
Posted:
November 08, 2018

Description:

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:

Essential:

● 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

projects

Desirable:

● 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

experience

● 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