Senior Front-end Developer

  • Job Reference: 473423205-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Mott MacDonald
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors, Reception & Front Desk
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We're a global engineering, management and development consultancy. Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients' businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.
A fundamental part of this is respecting each person's differences and striving to meet their needs. Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence.
At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.
A bout the role:
Mott MacDonald is a forward-looking £1 billion employee-owned management, engineering and development consultancy serving the public and private sector around the world, with a strong commitment to digital innovation.
We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Front-end Developer to work in our dynamic Digital Ventures Unit, to help build new technology products to address infrastructure's biggest challenges globally and revolutionise how the industry delivers. By helping to lead our professional software development team, your role strongly aligns with our vision and digital commitments.
From using big data to predict bathing water quality in Auckland, helping 500,000 residents know the best beaches to swim, to supporting major asset owners such as Heathrow and Anglian Water supercharge design and delivery efficiencies through automation. You will play a key part in developing new solutions for Governments and industry-leading organisations, helping to transform the way cities operate, driving improved environmental, economic and social outcomes - making the world a truly better place.
Based in London and Cambridge, the team is focused on providing scalable, high-value solutions from our digital twin platform Moata. We encourage you to find out more about Mott MacDonald and Mott MacDonald Digital Ventures (MMDV) online: Digital - Mott MacDonald .
You will be part of an exciting team responsible for developing our cloud-based web interface, supporting advanced analytics, complex mapping and immersive visualisation. Our platform is currently used by our largest clients across the world, and you'll be working with our team to scale it.
The specific duties include:
  • Building a dynamic and responsive user interface.
  • Contributing and developing UI experiences to our one technology platform.
  • Managing your and the work of your reports across multiple projects.
  • Coaching and mentoring other Front-End Developers within the Unit.
  • Leading code / design reviews on new and existing projects.
  • Building functionality to be used on desktop, tablet and mobile devices.
  • Management of multiple projects at various stages of the development lifecycle in parallel, working on both high and low spec jobs. Overseeing the optimisation and refactoring of code as well as bug fixing in existing projects, conducting peer reviews on new and existing projects.
Candidate Specification:
We are seeking a dynamic and talented person with solid commercial experience, with a period of this time in a senior / leadership capacity, mentoring others. The successful candidate will be able to show work produced from this period and describe their specific inputs.
The candidate should have a strong understanding of UX/UI design, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards. We are seeking a demonstrable ability to create rich front-end functionality and experience in working with data.
The successful candidate must be a team player and effective communicator, confident in their capability, whilst able to recognise areas for development. They should have a natural ability in developing others, nurturing best practice and consciousness in everyone. They must also be able to think creatively and should always be seeking new and more efficient ways to improve the application and associated development processes.
Skills & Experience required:
It is essential that you are able to demonstrate in depth commercial experience working with the following technologies:
  • JavaScript ES2016+
  • TypeScript
  • React (16.8+)
  • Redux
  • Testing frameworks
  • SCSS
  • RESTful API's
It would also be advantageous if you had exposure to any of the following:
  • Experience of CI/CD
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Design
  • Security management
  • Caching techniques
  • Cloud technologies
  • Creating and managing NPM packages
  • Working in Agile teams
  • Integration testing
  • Experience contributing to the architecture/ design of new or current applications (micro frontends, design patterns, reliability, scaling, automation)
  • Pension
  • Holidays
  • Agile working
  • Bonus scheme
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Introduction call
  • 1st Teams Interview
  • 2nd Teams Interview
  • Offer
JavaScript, Typescript, React, Redux, SCSSJavaScript, Typescript, React, Redux, SCSS, REST, CI/CD