Lead Front End Developer (Bristol) 1250

Flexys is hiring a Lead Front End Developer adept with the Angular framework. This is an opportunity to positively impact a suite of applications that help people to manage debt responsibly, and to achieve the standards you dream of.

We're building highly responsive and scalable single page applications that manage debt more effectively and provide a sustainable and positive experience for consumers. We're growing our engineering team and building out our digital engagement platform, applying machine learning and other AI techniques through Agile approaches.

This is a coding oriented position, with aspects of technical mentoring - building integrated solutions which are customisable, well implemented and that scale.

As our most experienced Front End Developer, you will guide how we build and implement UIs for data users, administrators and consumers. You'll join a collaborative multi-skilled team, working closely with our lead UX person and, at all times you'll have a lot of freedom in approach, technology choice and influence over multiple products. Importantly, you'll also be exposed to customers in order to understand their goals, and how their business and technology runs.

We're always open to new things and you can influence where we go and how we get there. At all times you'll have a lot of freedom in design, technology choice and influence over our approach.

Example activities

  • Prototyping a notification system for the consumer portal
  • Elaborating best practice in using state management library and running a brown bag for the team
  • Designing and implementing improvements to a cross browser testing strategy
  • Building integrations between third party analytics visualisation and the agent portal

We're looking for

  • Someone with advanced front end skills, and a champion of best coding practice
  • A strong technical knowledge of the intricacies of writing and testing Angular (6+)
  • Fluency in JavaScript and strong experience of TypeScript
  • Comfortable leading design, reviewing pull requests and technical mentoring
  • Knowledge of building single page applications, displaying complex information in intuitive ways
  • Familiarity with Agile, automated testing and continuous delivery
  • Passion for building beautiful, responsive and accessible front ends
  • Clear desire to learn, improve and to share knowledge with colleagues
  • Familiarity with - or keen to learn - service workers and 'mobile first'
  • Considering lead level front end jobs in Bristol, such as: Angular Developer | Angular Lead | Front-End Developer | JavaScript Developer | Typescript Developer | UI Developer | Technical Lead etc.

Current stack - we'll welcome your influence

Angular 6, with RxJs and TypeScript | Bootstrap | JavaScript | npm | HTML5 | CSS3 | Protractor | and more

Salary and benefits

  • £60,000 to £65,000+ negotiable, we are keeping an open mind
  • Discretionary relocation assistance
  • Flexible working environment - tell us what you need
  • 30 days holiday + bank holidays | medical cover | life cover | contributory pension | open source friendly IP Rights agreement | personal development budget available | conference involvement encouraged | time for open source contributions | on site cafe / restaurant | on site showers and changing rooms | option to bring your own device | standing desks, supportive chairs, high quality screens, choice of teas, coffee

About us

Flexys was formed in 2016 by a group of debt management solution specialists looking to dramatically improve on the status quo in the industry. This is a chance to be a formative team member, building things from the ground up and making a positive impact. We offer a flat team structure with responsibility and autonomy. We strive to be honest, transparent, non-bureaucratic and supportive, and we offer real creative freedom. We strongly value learning and doing things properly. We're also proponents of open source, functional and reactive programming, TDD and Agile. A growing team, we're hiring for someone who shares our belief in providing highly effective front end solutions and who is positive about improving their craft in software engineering. https://www.flexys.co.uk/

Location: Future Space, UWE (well served by public transport, cycle routes, and with on-site parking)

Even if your CV isn't ready, please talk with Vittoria at techfolk to find out more:

0117 318 2447 | hello@techfolk.co.uk | @we_are_techfolk

RECRUITERS: Flexys has selected techfolk as our recruitment partner and cold calling is not welcomed.