Position: Front-end Developer

Requirements:

Cognitran Limited is an established Software Company headquartered in the UK with additional offices in the US and Poland. This position will be based from our head office in Essex. This is an excellent opportunity for a Front-end Developer to play an active role in the development and implementation of bespoke software solutions primarily used by large manufacturers in the automotive industry.

We are looking for a reasonably experienced Front-end Developer who can take an existing set of business requirements and produce well-written code that provides an excellent, optimised experience across mobile, tablet and desktop devices.

You will be expected to:

  • Take a business concept and implement it into a complete, responsive, working product with valid HTML and comprehensive cross-browser support
  • Develop and improve upon the existing codebase to improve the front-end functionality in terms of performance, maintainability and usability
  • Ensure that the development and maintenance of our existing products remain consistent throughout in terms of theme and functionality, whilst adhering to high technical standards

Essential Skills:

  • Commercial experience in a similar role
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Proficiency in Sass or Less
  • Experience in object-oriented JavaScript 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good knowledge of source code management (e.g. Git)
  • Knowledge of Gulp, NPM, or similar tools
  • Good understanding of code optimization
  • Ability to understand the importance of validating your codeGood understanding of Responsive Web Design
  • Experience using CSS frameworks
  • Passion for web technologies and desire to keep up to date with their advances

Desirable skills:

  • Understanding of Webpack
  • Experience with cross-browser testing
  • React or Vue exposure
  • Experience with Javascript unit testing frameworks (Jest, Mocha etc) 
  • ES6 knowledge
  • Experience working in an Agile environment

Location:

Hatfield Peverel, Essex

Start Date:

Immediate

Benefits:

Private healthcare, 25 days holiday, working from home opportunities