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Principal Front End Developer

Job Title: Principal Front End Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
REF: BB/14069/I/JR/040320_1583338846
Contact Name: CSR Dev Team
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Principal Front End Developer / Software Engineer (JavaScript AWS DevOps). Are you an ambitious Principal Front End Developer looking for your next challenge? Would you like to showcase your expertise in a tech power house scale up in a role that balances leadership and hands-on technical work?

A key player in renewable energy trading is seeking a Principal Front End Developer to enhance their capabilities as they enter a new phase of growth. The organisation negates the complexity and volatility of contemporary energy markets through their powerful, globally scalable energy platform. They work directly with energy companies to help them make better, greener decisions.

As a Principal Front End Developer you'll be granted the agency to take full ownership of front end development, utilising JavaScript and whichever frameworks you deem best for the task at hand. You'll design, develop and support microservices as part of the innovative core platform, working with your team to identify any architectural changes to support and enhance quality, security, performance, availability and versatility.

This Principal Front End Developer role is high visibility and high impact; you'll gain business-wide exposure working with key players across the wider software development teams to sustainably deliver quality working software at pace to customers. You'll also have the opportunity to call upon your industry experience to coach and mentor junior colleagues and push for increased team autonomy within a DevOps culture.

*Strong experience as a Front End Developer (using JavaScript OO design)
*Commitment to producing high quality, technically excellent code quickly using continuous delivery software engineering practices (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)
*Experience with cloud-hosted continuously deployed applications (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
*Experience in developing and maintaining modern distributed microservices-based software
*Experience working within Agile teams supported by CI/CD pipelines
*Knowledge of DevOps environments and related tooling (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)

As a Principal Front End Developer, you'll earn a highly competitive salary (to £85k) plus a comprehensive benefits package, including generous holiday allowance (with the option to buy more), a wellbeing programme, season ticket loans and more.

You'll join an upbeat, motivated team at offices based in Cambridge (with onsite parking available) where you can enjoy a casual dress code and flexible working hours.

If you're interested in this Principal Front End Developer role, apply now or call today for a confidential discussion.