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JavaScript Developer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Sector: JAVA
  • Date posted: 26/04/2017
  • Job reference: J365424A
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JavaScript Developer - Angular/React

Leeds based

3 Month initial contract opportunity

Our client Sky is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves over 22 million customers across five countries. Our business in the UK and Ireland has come a long way since starting out as a satellite broadcaster in 1989 and we're not stopping there. We're home to award-winning teams for everything from Customer Service to Marketing, from Technology to Finance, meaning there's plenty of opportunity for you, no matter what your career goals.

Who you'll be working with

Based at our world class Leeds Dock campus, which is one of the largest technical hubs in the UK, it's a strategic location for our business and offers a vibrant place to work.

Our new teams have a real 'start up' feel and there's loads of room for development. You'll have the chance to use cutting edge tools and technologies to create rich user experiences; all whilst working in an Agile environment

Your key responsibilities:

  • Developing high quality, testable and high performance software using agile practices
  • Participating in regular showcases of new work to the product owners and business stakeholder
  • Working in an agile and team driven approach.

Your skills:

  • 5+ years experience with JavaScript
  • 2+ years with either Angular or React
  • Proficient coding custom JavaScript solutions as well as utilising existing frameworks
  • You are able to write in vanilla Javascript but are also competent in frameworks such as Angular, Ember, React, and Node.
  • Exposure or appreciation of agile development practices with a wiliness to be a proactive participant in the agile process
  • You are a team player and recognise the benefits of pair programming.
  • You are an advocate of TDD, BDD and Agile principles.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

If you're ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today.

It's our people that make Sky Europe's leading entertainment company. That's why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

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