Front-End Developer - Amigo Loans

Package: Salary up to £45,000 per annum (DOE) with quarterly performance & pay review + Bonuses + Benefits Package

Working at Amigo is not just a job, it’s a cause. We believe that good people should be able to borrow fairly, flexibly and affordably, no matter what a computer credit score says.

By keeping things simple, we make life easier. We focus on what’s important and nothing else, we solve real world problems, and we treat our customers and each other as humans.

We're looking for a talented Front End Developer to join our highly skilled software development team of 15 developers. You’ll be working as an integral part of the projects department to solve real life problems for the business and our customers. This will involve working closely with other developers, project managers and other employees from various areas of the organisation.

To be successful, you'll be technically skilled and have a passion for building attractive, usable and maintainable products using cutting-edge technology. You will be empowered with owning the user experience of our customer and employee-facing systems and having a meaningful, positive impact on the whole business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build systems to meet the business requirements, and to ensure a high degree of maintainability.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with all other departments throughout the business.
  • Not only will you be great at delivering new products but also be able to maintain existing systems.
  • Effectively communicate technical subjects to non-technical colleagues.

Key Attributes:

  • Creative and tech-savvy
  • Solid understanding of JavaScript, CSS3 and HTML5.
  • Proven experience using a modern front-end framework/library (React, Vue, Angular or Ember), preferably React.
  • Working knowledge of state management libraries (Redux, MobX or Flux), preferably Redux.
  • Experience with CSS pre-processors (SASS, LESS, Stylus or CSS-in-JS),
  • Experience with front-end build systems (Webpack, Gulp or Grunt).
  • Working knowledge of npm/Yarn.
  • A good understanding of using and building RESTful APIs.
  • Experience developing responsive websites/web applications.
  • Experience with Object-Oriented programming.

  Useful (but not essential) Skills & Experience:

  • Experience of C# MVC development.
  • Experience with React Native.
  • Working knowledge of TypeScript and ES6 JavaScript.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Deployment tools. (Jenkins, TeamCity, Octopus Deploy).
  • Experience with source control (Git, TFS).
  • An understanding of how to build accessible web applications.
  • An eye for design and knowledge of design tools and principles.
  • Experience using SQL.

What we offer:

  • Training and development to ensure you have the right knowledge, confidence and skills for the job.
  • £3k per year training budget + 5 working days paid per year allocated for training.
  • MSDN Subscription.
  • iPhone7.
  • 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Quarterly business performance bonus.
  • Health Care Insurance.
  • Matched up to 5% contributory pension.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Critical illness cover.
  • Free Pure Gym membership.
  • Health and Wellbeing Manager providing holistic support around your Health and Wellbeing.
  • Additional days holiday each year, plus your birthday off.
  • Access to multiple properties and cars after 1 years service.
  • Incentives and quarterly team building activities.
  • Subsidised deli style restaurant with head chef and qualified baristas.

Permanent, full time role, contracted 41.25 hours per week.  Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm.

Salary up to £45,000 per annum (DOE) with quarterly performance & pay review  + Bonuses + Benefits Package

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