Job Posted on: Sept. 11, 2019

Job Type: Full-time

Experience Level: Senior

Job description

We aren’t looking for a ‘Rock Star’ or a ‘Ninja’. We aren’t looking for a ‘Super Star Developer’ either. We want a team player; someone who is tenacious about getting things done as part of a team in an environment that expects creativity and quality delivery. Be a rebel but be part of our rebel alliance.

Skills and experience

Essential

  • Layout and presentation skills in HTML, CSS and related technologies
  • Expertise in JavaScript with a minimum of 5 years’ experience – ES6; Babel JS
  • Experience of modern web frameworks and libraries, in particular React JS
  • Single Page Applications (SPA) – Create React App / Next JS / Gatsby; React Router / Reach Router; Redux & Redux-Saga
  • Unit Testing – Jest; React Testing Library / Enzyme; Snapshot Testing
  • Web Accessibility – WCAG; Axe
  • Web application user interface design skills and experience
  • A thorough understanding of web concepts: HTTP, REST, web services, etc
  • Experience working on Agile projects, particularly Kanban or Scrum
  • Tenacious technical problem solver
  • Good communicator
  • Demonstrable experience of working with version control, build tools, code-quality and testing tools.

Desirable

  • Experience with Government Digital Service (GDS)
  • Experience with Design Systems – Storybook; Styled Components / Emotion
  • Experience of test automation – Cypress; Puppeteer
  • Experience in any of the following is useful: Typescript; ESLint; Standard JS / Prettier; JSON Schema; Sketch
  • Experience of developing for deployment to the public cloud (e.g. AWS, AWS Amplify, Azure, etc.)
  • Experience using the Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of best practices: version control, unit testing, CI and documentation
  • Comfortable using the command line to support application development and deployment - GIT; Bash scripts
  • Experience with developing and deploying with container technologies, in particular Docker.

Responsibilities

  • Develop solutions that meet the needs of users by considering the user at every step of the delivery process; from understanding the need to designing the solution and delivery
  • Work as an integral member of a small, remote team
  • Agree and deliver on sprint commitments
  • Design and implements secure software components
  • Participate in the iterative user needs analysis and design phases
  • Ensure that code is well-tested in development and to take part in systems integration testing where required, to meet the agreed level of quality (Jest)
  • Participate in peer review processes
  • Supporting the team through the full release cycle
  • Participation in development support for the resolution of bugs, provision of hot fixes and support of the production system as required by application operations
  • To follow and enhance the organisation’s software engineering practices and processes.

We make cool stuff, and we need you to help us make that stuff cool! Surevine gives its people a platform to develop their individual talents into strengths in an environment which expects creativity and is obsessive about innovation.


Benifits

  • Flexible working hours
  • Exceptional developers working on and with the latest technologies
  • Hubs for co-working
  • Generous budget to kit out your workspace (beats a corporate cube)
  • We don't wear suits
  • Agile, delivery-focussed team with daily stand-ups, sprints and retros
  • Beers on the Directors (if The Smiths are playing)
  • 23+ days holiday
  • Shiny kit
  • Remote working

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