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Lead UI Developer


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About the job

We are looking for a Lead UI Developer, specialising in React, to join and lead our UI team which is currently made up of a Senior JavaScript Developer, and two mid-level JavaScript developers. Apart from leading the UI team, the candidate will work alongside our API developers (.net), QA engineers and Product owner in our cross-functional SCRUM team.

The role is extremely varied and would include day-to-day Sprint tasks, stand-alone projects and improvements to the UI. Additionally, there will be an element of working with the rest of the team deciding on the architectural direction of the UI. The successful candidate will be responsible for line managing our UI team.

The Coyote product was originally built using an Angular platform but over the last year, the team has been busy migrating Coyote to React with a lot of the work already having taken place.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about working in a small but growing team to continue evolving our market-leading product using some of the latest technology available.


About You

You must have or be able to demonstrate the following technical skills and experience:

  • 3+ years commercial JavaScript experience
  • 2+ years React experience (use of hooks is preferable)
  • 1+ years of working in a lead role
  • 1+ years mentoring more junior developers
  • Testing frameworks such as Jest, Enzyme
  • Redux / other state management tools
  • Solid understanding of reusable/component-based development (ES6 modules/imports)
  • A proven track record of developing performant and scalable commercial web applications
  • Strong problem-solving skills

The following technical skills or experience is desirable:

  • Exposure to additional JS frameworks e.g. Angular, Vue
  • JS tooling and deployment (WebPack, CI/CD, ESLint, Babel, Prettier)
  • Responsive design and UI framework (i.e. Material UI), including cross browser compatibility

We’re ideally looking for someone who feels that they have the following traits:

  • A keen interest and passion for all things dev
  • An awareness of current trends and best practices
  • A forward thinker
  • Would thrive when working as part of a team or collaborating with colleagues across the organisation
  • Has a respectful and caring attitude
  • Is a confident, self-driven individual with the ability to make decisions in line with business requirements


Key Dates

We understand that your time is in demand and as such keep our interview process as quick and painless as possible, outlining all timeframes in advance for you to plan around.

Stage 1: A telephone chat, followed by a straightforward React tech test which you can either do at home or we can talk over in stage 2.

Stage 2: A face to face interview with our senior UI developer Steve, and Ade, our Head of Engineering plus other members of our UI team.

Stage 3: A final stage interview with Laura, our Head of Product and members of the board; this will be more around career and giving you a great overview of the company!

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