Front End Developer

Recruiter
BAE Systems.
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
05 Jan 2019
Closes
24 Apr 2019
Ref
68723
Sector
Consultancy
Job Role
Pre Sales
Job Type
Permanent
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Ask Front End Developers what's on their mind, and the answer is: code. They make the two-dimensional multi-dimensional and really fun to experience. They are able to walk the line between code junkie and artist to make beautiful unions between form and function. 
Enhancements in JavaScript MVC Frameworks now blur the lines between front and back end development. In the infinite time and space of the web and cloud, server-side meets database and application engineering to create the digital innovations and interactive events we've come to expect and even crave.
Front-end developers are responsible for delivering web and mobile experiences that look and perform superbly across all platforms. This position involves using the latest front-end web technologies to develop code alongside a team of developers. 
Interacting with build automation tooling, project management tools, and version control repositories to aid with providing continuous delivery, whilst adhering to a range of software development methodologies that suits the needs of our clients.
Collaboration and subject matter expertise: The ultimate goal is to work with other UCD specialists to create digital experiences that inform, inspire and delight, regardless of channel or audience type. The Front End Developer will also work closely with UX Consultants, Technical Architects and client-side staff to interpret user requirements and create appropriate solutions that deliver tangible results.
The front-end developer facilitates dialogue between internal and external clients and teams, and communicates technical information, functionality, and limitations to non-technical teams.
This role works closely with both external clients and internal, cross-functional teams on projects that range from a few weeks to a few months in length.
 
  • Expertise in HTML5, JavaScript (server and client side) and CSS.
  • Commercial experience with at least one web application framework (e.g Angular / React)
  • Ensure cross-platform usability across smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices
  • Experience working with external APIs (via REST, GraphQL etc).
  • Exhibit a deep passion for refined, simple design and creating products with high supportability and extensibility.
  • Possess knowledge of Photoshop and other creative tools.
  • Have a good knowledge of agile development approaches.
  • Have a good understanding of design and user experience principles.
  • Experience of dealing with cross-browser compatibility requirements
  • Understanding of mobile development best practices (e.g. responsive design, graceful degradation etc.)
  • Ability to work independently as well as on a team and learn from colleagues
  • Effective verbal and written skills
  • Awareness of mobile technologies (iOS / Android / React Native) an advantage
  • Experience building reusable/modular JavaScript components
  • A good understanding of SEO and Web Analytics
  • Understanding of project management and content management solutions as such Atlassian's Jira and Bitbucket.
  • General understanding of importance and implementation of WCAG AA
 
Company information

We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cybercrime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.  We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes - often collecting and analysing huge volumes of data.
 
We employ over 4,000 people across 18 countries in the Americas, APAC, UK and EMEA
 
Help us secure a connected world.  Apply now and be inspired.

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