Digital Catapult

Front End Software Engineer

London - Kings Cross

We are looking for an experienced frontend developer to join our Engineering team that is responsible for developing proof of concepts for the Manufacturing and Creative (music, games, art) industries and for our internal products. You will be working with cutting edge technologies in the area of IOT, Blockchain, AI and Immersive. You will be responsible for end-to-end delivery of frontend services using React, Javascript, CSS running on AWS, working with product managers, designers, backend and DevOps engineers.

what you’ll do
  • Participate and contribute to design sessions with product managers, designers and other stakeholders
  • Analyse and understand product requirements, architect and engineer the solution accordingly
  • Develop high-quality code
  • Test and deploy using automated tools
  • Work in an agile environment using tools such as Slack, JIRA, GitHub
  • Be involved in several projects in the creative/manufacturing industries using various technologies such as IOT, Blockchain, AI and Immersive.
what we’re looking for
  • Proven experience in designing and developing front-end products in HTML5, JavaScript, JSON, React, REST, GraphQL, CSS or Styled-components
  • Ability to see the big picture, keenness for working on proof of concepts, working with startups with an experimental and proactive attitude
  • Passion for data visualisation, user experience design and product design
  • Experience in using naturally different testing tools and methods, configuration management, DevOps and CI/CD practices
  • Some experience in Node.JS (or other back-end languages) would be useful
  • Experience or interest in our focus areas: Creative, Manufacturing, IOT, 5G, AI, Immersive (VR, AR) and Blockchain
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and find solutions for the team
  • good communication skills
  • Desire to contribute to the tech community in the UK
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