Lead Javascript Developer - Key to this role, will be assessing the current codebase

Lead Javascript Developer



Purpose of the Role

• To work as part of one of our multidisciplinary development teams as well as provide technical direction and leadership to our current front-end developers, with a view to architect and develop future iterations of our large, enterprise Web application. Key to this role, will be assessing the current codebase, with a view to introducing new technologies, methodologies, and best practices where necessary to ensure we can scale the application, accommodate new features, and instill sustainable coding practices into the team’s workflow.


Key Responsibilities

• Provide technical direction, support and leadership in the front-end team

• Develop new client facing interfaces in our Web App in accordance with PRDs and UI/UX designs

• Build reusable, testable and scalable code

• Implement coding standards, best practices and introduce new tools to improve front-
end workflow

• Optimising application codebase to increase performance across all devices


Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• JavaScript, EMCAScript and ES6

• OO JS development with knowledge of design patterns

• Experience with established JS frameworks

• Experience with processing real-time data

• Usage of task runners such as Grunt/Gulp

• CSS preprocessors such as Sass/Scss/Less

• Testing frameworks, QUnit/Selenium/Karma

• Use of bundlers such as Webpack


Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• Knowledge of emerging frameworks such as React

• Contribution to open source projects

• Demonstration of personal projects, such as apps/plugins/libraries

• Node.js

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