Front End Developer

Recruiter
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Location
England
Salary
£Market
Posted
16 Oct 2020
Closes
30 Oct 2020
Sector
IT
Contract Type
Contract/Interim
Hours
Full Time

Front End Developer

Whitehall Resources are currently looking for a Front End Developer on a remote basis for an initial 3-month contract.

* PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE HAS BEEN DEEMED INSIDE IR35.*

Job Spec:
- Previous UK government experience and work developing to meet Accessibility Standards (looking for Developers who have experience/knowledge of WCAG 2.1 AA standards in particular)
- As a Front End engineer your job will be to lead how we develop, modify, and maintain elements of services that people see and interact with the client
- You will work with multidisciplinary teams to deliver world-class services designed for the people who use them, in line with the government's Digital Service Standard.
- Front End developers build accessible user interfaces for services in prototype and production environments. These interfaces must work across multiple devices and browsers.
- You will take responsibility for the quality of code you produce.
- This role is about defining and maintaining standards. It is about making sure products and services are built with modern web development techniques. These will include thinking about user experience, progressive enhancement, performance, and accessibility and browser compatibility.
- You should have substantial experience of building services that work and perform quickly across different devices and browsers using modern HTML, CSS, and JavaScript technologies such as Node.js and express.

Essential Technologies/Skills:
- HTML5/CSS3
- JavaScript (including Node.js, ReactJS, ExpressJS, Mongoose)
- Frontend frameworks like Nunjucks, Freemarker, Bootstrap, LESS and SASS
- CI tooling like Git, Gitlab CI, Jenkins, SonarQube Nexus, Artifactory
- Java (11) (including Spring Boot, Drop Wizard, Jersey, CXF and Maven) - Desirable
- AWS or Microsoft Azure experience - Desirable

All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.

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