Senior Front End Developer

Sydney - Central

The Why

This is an opportunity to work for one of Australia’s fastest growing tech teams, influencing what Javascript Framework they use and advocate and champion best practices and techniques that are implemented in the business.

This is an opportunity for a Front-end Developer to work in Javascript, with exposure to different frameworks, we are looking for someone who has worked on large scale projects as a Front End Engineer for a product lead organisation.

The What

You will be focusing on our web front-end experiences

  • Build new features with a focus on testability and extensibility

  • Contribute to and improve our test, build & deployment CI pipelines

  • Contribute to a future-ready, high quality and performant code base

  • Engage in technical discussion of new solutions and architectures

  • Advocate and champion modern best practices & techniques

  • Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement

  • Ensure that technical decisions support our goals of quality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability, and security.

  • Share technical solutions and product ideas through documentation, design reviews, pair programming, code review and technology discussions

  • Apply expertise in developing front-end application and features in various languages & frameworks (e.g: Javascript, ES6, React/Angular/Vue)

  • Collaborate with our product and design teams to define feature specifications and timelines

  • Contribute to the strategic direction of front-end engineering

The How

  • Deep understanding of modern HTML+CSS techniques

  • Deep understanding of the DOM, browser components & APIs

  • Understanding of microservices architecture and RESTful APIs

  • Understanding of design elements, components, UI and best practices

  • Work closely with UX/UI designers, able to build and contribute to design

  • Modern UI/Frontend stack, frameworks and techniques. i.e: React, Webpack, SPA, ES6, CSS (flexbox, etc)

  • Solid understanding of Javascript (extensive) - ES6 + build tools around it

  • Understanding of Classic JS frameworks jQuery, Mustache, Backbone, or LESS/SASS

  • Understanding of Modern JS frameworks, e.g: React, Angular

  • Understanding of investigating and improving JavaScript performance

  • Understanding of WebSockets, Local Storage, or ES6

  • Understanding of Assets & build management tools, e.g: Grunt, Webpack, Babel

  • Able to bring to live UX and UI designs. Improvise when needed.

  • Deep understanding of industry best practices

  • Understanding of TDD/BDD and it's implementation

  • Understanding of CI/CD pipelines and techniques