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Front-End Developer
Premium Job From Kortext
Recruiter: Kortext
Listed on: 3rd December
Location: Manchester
Salary/Rate: £45,000 - £60,000
Salary Notes: Plus Pension
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: VAIAC1401/JK-SG
Contact Name: Candidate Services
Front-End Developer 
Home Based 
£45,000 - £60,000 Plus Pension 

Kortext is the UK’s leading personal learning platform and a global supplier of digital textbooks to the higher education sector. We work with some of the biggest names in publishing and supply millions of students worldwide with the materials they need to succeed in their education. 

Due to ongoing expansion, we are now looking for a number of experienced full stack developers with an emphasis on front-end development to join us at the beginning of 2019 to support the delivery of our ambitious product strategy. We are also eager to hear from freelance developers looking for an exciting, fast-paced contract. 

As a Front-End Developer, you will: 

- Help to develop and deploy new functionality for Kortext’s proprietary learning platform 
- Utilise your full-stack experience and focus on front-end development 
- Discuss and analyse specifications to refine requirements and propose solutions 
- Provide level of effort (LOE) estimates 
- Support critical or escalated customer issues 
- Help to embed scalable development processes 
- Write efficient reusable and reliable code 
- Deal with bugs and maintenance issues 
- Perform unit tests and code reviews 
- Assist with QA testing and troubleshooting 
- Provide a point of contact for stakeholders 
- Identify areas of potential process improvement 
- Participate in business projects and initiatives 

Please note, the hours you work will need to have at leave five hours overlap with EST (GMT-5). 


To join Kortext as a Front-End Developer, you will need: 

- Understanding of the full software development life cycle 
- Design and architecture knowledge as well as familiarity with object-oriented analysis and design patterns (OOA/OOD) 
- Proficiency in at least two modern programming languages such as Swift, Kotlin, Go, Typescript, C, C++, C#, Objective-C, Java, JavaScript, Python, Perl, Ruby, or PHP 
- Experience shipping rich, consumer-facing websites using Angular or similar framework 

Experience of web application development and multi-tier architecture solutions would be beneficial to your application. Proficiency in Typescript, JavaScript (ES6) Angular 6+, Material and SASS would also be an advantage, as would experience with RxJS and Redux. 

Other organisations may call this role Front-End Developer, Full Stack Developer, Software Architect, Software Developer, Frontend Developer, Front End Software Developer, UI Developer, or User Interface Developer. 

The Benefits: 

- Excellent salary of £45,000 - £60,000 
- Pension 
- Work from home 
- Enjoy a fast-paced, exciting working environment 
- Support the success of a platform that’s at the forefront of education’s digital revolution 
- Consolidate your skill-set 
- Work with talented Designers, Systems Engineers and Software Engineers in a global development operation 

Webrecruit and Kortext are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. 

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