Senior Front End Developer

Job description


Summary

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000

Based in Birmingham

Hours: 37.5 hours/week

NO APPLICATIONS FROM RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE


Who are we?

Amigo is a technology company based in Birmingham and London disrupting the digital transformation industry. We use our unique technology to help global companies transform better. We have amazing people, technology and case studies, and we are now preparing for rapid growth. Amigo is a relaxed and fun place to work, with an outstanding delivery record.


What is the role?

This is a great opportunity to step into a technical leadership role where you will be working within an existing team of talented developers in Birmingham. This role represents an important step forward for the Delivery team, and will be a key driver in defining our approach to ensuring we build robust and high quality solutions at speed.


In this role you will;

  • Help define and implement efficient, maintainable solutions

  • Provide technical support to the Delivery Team

  • Deliver experiences for our clients using our in-house tools

  • Build reusable plugins (add-ons) to enhance our existing tooling libraries

  • Provide technical mentoring to the team

  • Conduct technical feasibility investigations for new client projects



Benefits

We recognise that our people are our most important asset. To that end, we offer benefits including:

  • Quarterly performance-linked bonus

  • 25 days holiday plus Bank holidays

  • Enhanced Maternity package

  • Enhanced Paternity package

  • Share Options scheme

  • Discounted gym membership

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Rent deposit loan scheme

  • Season ticket loan scheme

  • Technology hardware purchase scheme

  • Free fruit and Nespresso in the office

  • Company pension scheme

  • Conference tickets

  • Burrito Friday* (when back in the office)

*It's not always burritos.


Application Process

1. Informal video interview or coffee - this is for you to find out about Amigo and us to find out more about you.

2. Skills test - we will ask you to show evidence of your skills in a relevant area.

3. If these go well we will invite you to work with us for a day so that we can see how you fit in, and you can get a real feel for what your job would be like. You will be paid for your time. If you are already in full or part-time employment/education or are not currently in Birmingham we’ll work with you to find the best way to manage this.

Requirements


Required

Extensive CSS

Extensive Modern Javascript (ES6+)


Desirable

React

Node.js

Some back-end experience, for example;

  • A server-side language such as Java, C++, C#, Go

  • An enterprise database, e.g. MongoDB, PostgreSQL, MySQL

  • Public cloud providers (especially Google Cloud Platform)


Who are we looking for?

This role is ideal for a talented and experienced developer where you are likely to have 3 to 4 years experience working on front end projects, and are now looking to move into a technical leadership role to further your career.

As an experienced team player you will have a proven ability to work creatively and independently, with evidence of taking ownership and delivering high quality solutions to challenging deadlines.

An inclusive and engaging personality will be important to work well with the very collaborative and friendly team we have in Amigo, and foster great working relationships.