Senior Front End Software Engineer
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comparethemarket.com
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Senior Front End Software Engineer - Job description

About Us

At comparethemarket.com, we ctm’ers look to push things forward with new technologies so that we can deliver the very best for the business. Our team spirit means everyone’s opinion is important in building top class software. We are advocates and evangelists of Agile methodologies so that we are able to adapt and change course depending on business needs. Our focus is our customer, building software that we believe will make a difference.

 

About you:

  • You’re an experienced frontend specialist who has spent the last 7+ years building slick, mobile-first responsive webpages in HTML5 and CSS3. You have a deep understanding of the fundamentals of OO JS and have used modern frameworks such as React.
  • You that know that quality is a team effort and everyone gets involved at all stages. You enjoy sharing your experience with more junior devs through pairing and mentoring.
  • You come to work to write code you’re proud of and improve the systems, the process and the team around you
  • Agile, XP, SOLID, TDD, CI/CD. All of these come to mind when you think about great ways to work

 

As a ctm engineer, you’ll be expected to:

  • develop large scale object-oriented applications
  • have good working knowledge of OO and design patterns
  • be experienced in Agile, including XP and SCRUM
  • have enthusiasm for new and emerging technologies
  • work in a collaborative team environment with lots of pairing and mobbing

 

You will have:

  • advanced understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • advanced understanding of client-side scripting and OOJS.
  • extensive knowledge of JS frameworks, including React
  • understanding of page speed and SEO principles and practices
  • understanding of non-functional requirements, testing and continued improvement methods
  • good working knowledge of accessibility standards and coding websites to meet WCAG 2.0 AA

 

It’s a big bonus if you have some of the following:

  • Teamcity
  • Experience of working in a C#/MVC environment
  • Episerver

 

As a ctm engineer you’ll get to:

  • work on a wide variety of projects from interesting single page apps, large greenfield projects to performance tuning and optimisation
  • be in an environment where your ideas are important and you’re encouraged to innovate, with at least 1 day a month to work on innovation projects and opportunities to train, learn and share your skills
  • be supported by mature agile practices and supportive cross-functional colleagues
  • enjoy career progression that you own and drive
  • be responsible for the code you write and getting it live to customers (build it, run it, own it)

 

Why choose us?

The benefits package and salary are excellent – competitive and comprehensive. You’ll enjoy a contributory pension, life assurance, a progressive workplace, free weekly breakfasts, brand new office facilities as well as a range of other benefits that you would expect from a great employer. 

Perhaps most importantly, in this role you will have the opportunity to work with some outstanding people in a fun and thriving environment.

 

What next?

If you can see yourself succeeding in this role, it would be great to speak to you. The first step is to click apply.


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