JavaScript Developer

  • Location:

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Job ref:

    BBBH101590_1567527026

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    6

JavaScript Developer
Location: Leeds
Position type: Contract

Would you like to join one Europe's most popular broadcasting and media brands? Our client is at the forefront of innovation whilst pushing boundaries and you will be given the freedom and support you need to make an impact. You will be based on site working with one of the UK's most digital organisations and leading the way in entertainment. With over 20 million customers at the heart of everything, they do the scope and impact of your work is limitless. As a team, they are not afraid to try new technologies and new ways of working.

Key responsibilities

The key responsibility for our developers is to help create excellent quality software using agile methodologies such as Test-Driven Development, Pair Programming, automated and multi-layer testing.

We would also expect you to:

  • Take a pro-active role with production issues and release management.
  • Work within the aligned technical and delivery framework across Sky's wider engineering community and help to engage and positively influence the best technical solutions for your team and the tasks in hand.
  • Participate in the full software life cycle, including support and continuous integration.
  • Drive continuous improvement within a self-regulating team.
  • Have experience of coaching and/or mentoring individuals and small groups.


Key skills

  • Expert level knowledge of Core JavaScript.
  • Extensive knowledge and probably working experience of other best-of-breed, open source and commercial technologies such as GraphQL, React, Node.js and Redux.
  • Demonstrable experience of software development for high capacity, high traffic, high availability websites/systems
  • Delivery experience within agile projects.
  • Bachelors' degree or equivalent industry experience.
  • Knowledge of wider architectural, testing and DevOps processes.

If you believe you'd be suited, please submit your CV at the first instance.

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