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Front-End Developer - Amigo Loans

Package: Up to £45,000 per annum (DOE) + Bonuses + Benefits Package

Amigo was started on a spare desk in the corner of a shared office in 2005, now we have grown to 280 people, serving over 300,000 borrowers and paying out over £1bn. Today, Amigo Loans is one of the UK’s most successful and innovative lenders. We have delivered staggering financial performance, a customer focused product and an award winning employee experience. We are now known as the number one loan provider for anyone who has been declined by their bank.

Amigo is a guarantor loan company with a simple idea – if your friends trust you, so will we.

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 we want to be treated.

We're looking for a talented Front End Developer to join our highly skilled software development team of 15 developers, working collaboratively with the wider Projects department to solve real life problems for our customers. To be successful, you'll be technically skilled and have a passion for building usable products, owning the user experience of our customer and employee facing systems.

We provide a supportive learning environment, and allow you the ability to shape your own development, with access to a £3,000 per year training budget, which you control, allowing you to attend training courses which will further develop your skill set, with up to 5 paid working days per year allocated for training.

Essential Requirements:

  • 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 preprocessors (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 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:

  • We give ownership, resources and responsibility to people and ask them to work hard and dedicate themselves to their role.
  • Business Performance Bonus
  • Health Care Policy
  • Contributory Pension
  • Free Gym Membership
  • Google Style Offices including a Fantastic Subsidised Cafe
  • In House Massage Therapist & Hair Stylist
  • Additional day holiday each year
  • For all staff with over one year’s service: Use of Tesla Model X & BMW i3 electric vehicles, properties in France, Shoreditch and a beach hut in Mudeford.
  • Amigo offer incredible benefits, however, we want you to work for us because you want to work for the best. Not the benefits.

To apply for this position please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]

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