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Progressive Recruitment
14 July 2014
11 August 2014
Ashley McBean
Contract Type
£45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive

Further information

My client, a leading provider of Financial and Gaming Trading Software, in the City of London, is

seeking a Front End Developer to complement the existing team.

The developer will be expected to maintain and enhance the current suite of trading

applications, and also actively participate in, the design, development and release of the

companies next generation of HTML5/Javascript browser and mobile based applications.

The successful candidate will be in their element developing complex, standards-based,

full-stack, enterprise applications, both for the browser and mobile devices alike, while

demonstrating a passion to push their boundaries.

The team is Agile focused with two week iterations, therefore exposure to a collaborative

working environment would be beneficial. You should be a self starter and be able to hit the

ground running. With strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills, you will be

able to handle competing demands and manage your workload effectively.

Required skills:

- At least 4 years commercial web development experience

- Previously built cross-platform mobile apps with standards-based Web technologies, using

either of the PhoneGap or Sencha Touch mobile frameworks

- Interface design for complex, data rich, low latency, trading applications

- Commercial experience of engineering complex, OO, scalable Javascript applications

- Expert understanding of software design principles and design patterns - MVC MVVM

- Git. Experience with Lifecycle Management Tools such as Jira, Jenkins, Svn and - Javascript, JQuery and HTML, CSS2/3, Less/Sass, Grunt/Gulp/Bower

Desirable Skills and Experience:

- Comfortable working with Restful or SOAP based web services, XML, JSON etc .

- Experience with Agile software development methodologies (Scrum/TDD).

- AngularJS, JQuery, Backbone, RequireJS, NodeJS, Grunt or Bower.

- JavaScript Design Patterns and code modularisation

- CSS preprocessors such as Rework, Less and Sass.

- Testing Frameworks/runners - eg. Jasmin/Mocha, Karma/Protractor

- Graphic design and UI/UX expertise/enthusiasm

- Legacy Adobe flash Platform experience.

SALARY: £45K-£60K



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