Web Developer - Front-End

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
£20000 - £30000 per annum
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Manchester Science Park, Manchester
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000/annum depending on experience

This company was founded in 1994, bringing expertise and market leading products and services to the power industry by listening to customer needs and creating innovative, quality, technical solutions that are sustainable, reliable and long term. The company has enjoyed sustained business growth, winning several prestigious innovation awards for new and original products which are now being sold to a world-wide market.

Working Culture
This is a company founded on cooperation and team-work. It is a relaxed and open working environment allowing for the freedom of expression and creativity which is so important at the cutting edge of technology. It is a forward looking company dedicated to progressing scientific discovery and technological enterprise.

About the Role
They are currently recruiting for the position of front-end web developer. You will be a key member of a small software team, helping to develop their customer facing technical website which presents scientific data and graph trends to help fulfil their customers' needs.

The successful candidate will so be involved in taking their exciting new web based projects from prepared design concepts forward to live. They are looking for someone who is an enthusiastic individual with excellent communications skills and a proven track record.

Role Responsibilities
- Maintaining existing codebase, including troubleshooting bugs and adding new features.
- Communicating with the team and external customers to help form user requirements.
- Actively introducing ideas which can help improve customer interaction with their websites.
- Managing and undertaking comprehensive testing of software code.
- Exploring and integrating new web frameworks, technologies and tools.

Key Requirements
- 3+ years commercial front-end web based development experience.
- Education Level: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent preferable
- Experience of working within a team of software developers.
- Strong knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript.
- Eye and appreciation for great design.
- Ability to develop across different browsers and platforms.
- Solid understanding of web standards and best practices.
- Experience with Git version control.

- Experience with presenting scientific information in an intuitive and user friendly manner.
- Understanding of REST principles and experience of interfacing with RESTful APIs.
- Both Linux and Windows based software development experience.

Company Pension Plan, Annual Bonus Scheme and 25 days' annual leave plus bank holidays

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