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Frontend Developer

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Recruiter: AJ Bell Business Solutions
Listed on: 28th September 2020
Location: Manchester
Salary/Rate: Competitive
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Frontend Developer 
Salary - Competitive
Location: M5 3EE
Company Description
AJ Bell is one of the largest providers of online investment platforms and stockbroker services in the UK, with assets under administration exceeding £54.3 billion and more than 282,000 clients. Our award-winning products include AJ Bell Youinvest and AJ Bell Investcentre.
Job Description
This is an exciting opportunity for a Frontend Developer to work on our Investcentre platform.

What does the job involve?

Agile methodologies and a passion for continuous improvement and building a high-performance engineering team
Work with the team to design and deliver high quality products
At AJ Bell we pair, and you, in most cases will pair with other people

Essential Competence, Knowledge and Skills

Experience in building modular and reusable components and libraries for frontend Single Page Applications
Angular, React or VueJs experience. We use AngularJS and Angular8, but experience with React or VueJS is considered
Good knowledge of JavaScript (ES5 spec and up)
Experience with structuring and writing unit tests
Awareness of common frontend styling paradigms (e.g.: CSS modules, CSS in JS)
Practical experience of solving inconsistency across multiple platforms, e.g. IE6/7/8, FireFox and Safari on Windows or Mac;
Understand principles behind highly performing web pages
Good knowledge of Web APIs


Knowledge of general frontend tooling (particularly Nodejs and npm)
Experience and interest in RxJS 

Soft skills:

Agile / SCRUM / SAFe
Strong communication skills, written and verbal
Very motivated with high levels of drive and enthusiasm
E-commerce and/or financial services experience

What we offer:

Dedicated time for proof-of-concepts and assessing new tech
Support to attend conferences, events and meet-ups
Pay-day drinks on our 7th floor roof terrace
Generous holiday allowance, increasing with service and holiday buy and sell
Enhanced maternity and paternity
Death in service cover
Confidential 24/7 365 employee assistance helpline
Free onsite gym and trainer led classes (yoga, Pilates, boxercise, circuits)
Paid volunteering days
Bike loan scheme
Season ticket loan portal
Plus much more

Our EQ4 office design is centred on delivering agile and collaborative working spaces that enable us to deliver a first class service to our customers.
At AJ Bell you can expect a friendly working environment with a strong sense of team work, we have a great sense of pride in what we do and this is reflected in our guiding principles.
There is an active programme of social events throughout the year, which are open to all employees.