React Developer

React Developer

Job Title: React Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum + Holiday, Pension
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH17256_1543309007
Contact Name: Daniel Russell
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 27, 2018 08:56

Job Description

My client a startup fintech business is looking for a Front End Developer to focus on the client-side elements of current and future services.

They serve up huge amounts of data to end users are looking to find new and innovative ways to present this information to users to highlight priority items, allow the user to navigate, filter and sort data easily and to make best use of new JavaScript presentation layers.

They work in a rapidly changing market with changing requirements and great potential for new and unique services and this position be working to ensure that the interface to the user will be the best and easiest to use.

The role is for a senior developer with an eye for building attractive and practical web based user interfaces and an in-depth understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript. The ability to interpret requirements, prototype new ideas and quickly turn these into implementation is important.

Knowledge of JavaScript frameworks such as React, Twitter Bootstrap and Node JS would be highly beneficial. We believe in continuous improvement and a successful candidate would enjoy sharing with and learning from a team of talented systems engineers.

Challenges and Opportunities

The key challenges and opportunities in this role are to:

  • Develop innovative ways to display the rich data sets to users in an easy-to-use and intuitive way
  • Work with Product Development team members and end users to turn requirements into prototypes and ultimately the final deliverable
  • Work with UX and UI designers to find highly usable and visually attractive solutions to help users navigate large datasets and allow the user to quickly focus on important areas.

Main Technologies in use at Front End services

  • HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Node JS, React (with Redux), AJAX, jQuery
  • Linux: Debian
  • Various tools - Jira, Git, Confluence


  • Good degree / Academic qualifications, 3+ years Front End software development experience
  • Self-motivated, pro-active and autonomous, with good team-working skills
  • Good problem solving skills, and the ability to prioritise appropriately
  • Strong design and software development skills, including appropriate OO patterns
  • Experience in software development on the *nix / web environment

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