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Frontend Software Engineer (JavaScript/React) | Online Entertainment Innovator | Edinburgh or Glasgow

Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits Package

Our client, one of the best known and highly regarded company’s within the Online Entertainment Industry, are currently recruiting a Frontend Software Engineer (Javascript/React) to join their team in Edinburgh or Glasgow. 


As a Frontend Software Engineer (Javascript/React), you will work with other engineers, designers, product owners, user researchers, business analysts and project managers to deliver robust scalable services to support our business. You will contribute at every stage of the of the product lifecycle, from research and discovery to iterative development, rollout and long term maintenance.  Using the skills of our Java, Python, QA, DevOps and Front-end developers, our multi-tiered tech stack processes large amounts of data and updates are deployed to production on an hourly basis, making us one of the most challenging and exciting companies to work for on the UK tech scene.

The organisation is known within the industry for providing an almost unrivalled number of entertainment opportunities worldwide. How do they achieve this?  Hundreds of thousands of concurrent app users make transactions at a rate which is comparable to a Concert or Stadium selling out in minutes.

The organisation is one of the most technologically advanced and customer centric businesses in the industry, and staying in front of their competitors is of upmost importance. This combined with their fun and supportive atmosphere makes it a great place to work.

If this Frontend Software Engineer (Javascript/React) opportunity within the fast paced world of Online Entertainment is of interest to you then you will need the following skills and experience:

Experience building websites and web applications from start to finish as part of a team, using Javascript, HTML & CSS.
A solid knowledge of JavaScript
A keen learner, with awareness of the recent evolutions and trends of JavaScript applications
An understanding of what a client application is (SPA), how it is structured and how it scales
Be able to explain and apply front end engineering practices like progressive enhancement, accessibility, and responsive design
Thorough understanding of cross-browser and cross-device interoperability and feature support
A committed focus on the user, whether it’s through improving usability, accessibility or front-end performance
Communicating with others in a supportive, empathetic and honest fashion
Experience of version control systems (using Git)
Familiarity with functional programming
JavaScript unit and functional testing experience, including continuous integration systems
Server-side application development or integration experience
Experience of functional programming
Experience of the React ecosystem (including Redux)
Experience with JavaScript MV* frameworks (using AngularJS & React)
Experience working with RESTful and real-time APIs
Use of CSS pre-processors (using Sass)
Familiarity with build tools (npm scripts, wepback, gulp)
Familiarity with ES2015 and associated tooling
Understanding of UX research methods, user-centred design principles, and common user interface patterns

So if you would like to pursue this Frontend Software Engineer (Javascript/React) role, offering a real opportunity to progress your career with one of the biggest names in the UK, then send your CV to:

[email protected]

ID #6920 Location Edinburgh Industry Gaming & Gambling Type Full Time Role Frontend Software Engineer (Javascript / React) Career Level Senior

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