JavaScript Developer

Datasource Computer Employment Ltd
£45k - £50k pa
16 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Job Role: JavaScript Developer

Location: York

Type: Permanent

Salary/Rate: £50K

Start Date: ASAP

Clearance: SC Clearance or Willing to Undergo

JavaScript Developer - Permanent - York - £50K

Good Engineering Skills:

- You are able to aid in the design of complex systems, and work these through to implementation.
- Have confidence in talking about the pros and cons of different approaches.
- Familiar with SOLID principles.

Strong JavaScript Development Skills:

- Able to understand and wire code that interacts with the DOM, handles asynchrony and is properly modularized.
- All the interesting bits needed to create a robust maintainable Single Page Application.

Good Working Attitude:

- You need to be able to work well in both small and larger teams.
- You'll be expected to own features or bugs and ensure they're implemented to a high level of quality.
- You'll need to be an effective communicator to both the immediate team and the wider business.


- As a web developer you'll hopefully have a basic understanding of the DOM, including HTML, LESS & CSS.
- Our client doesn't expect CSS ninjas just a confidence to carry out the basics.

Desirable Skills:

- SPA - Previous experience of working on a Single Page Application.
- js - We're using Knockout extensively, right from the basics down to custom components/binding handlers and throttling.
- js - A large part of our SPA revolves around a large visualization to navigate through the system. We've opportunities for individuals enthusiastic about data visualization and experience building custom visualizations.
- JavaScript testing - Any experience of Jasmine, QUnit etc will serve you well as we'll be expecting you to write tests for your work.
- JSON - If you can talk directly in JSON to your work colleagues then you'll be fine.
- C#/MVC - If you're experienced in back-end technologies such as C# and MVC that's a massive bonus. It means you'll be able to work full-stack development and enjoy both sides of the wire.
- Agile Development - We try to be agile about our development, experience of agile methodologies is a bonus (Kanban, Scrum etc). Also a knowledge of TDD and the having a mindset that considers testing throughout is handy.

Hit the 'Apply now' button to apply and to discuss this role further. We will be delighted to hear from you!

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