Senior Front End Developer (SC Cleared)

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £450.00 - £560.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Ellie Bass

  • Contact email:

    Ellie.Bass@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    11859_1581613647

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-20

  • Client:

    #

Our Centreal Government client are currently looking for a Senior Front End Developer (SC Cleared).

Summary of the work

To work in the data services and analytics on a Search & Analytics product providing services to our clients customers.

The Developer will be the technical lead as part of a core product team. The developer will need good communication skills and be self motivated to deliver core services.

Who you will work with


A multi-disciplinary agile team including User Researcher, UX designer, Junior developers, data scientists, tester, dev ops, infrastructure, and product manager.

What the specialist will work on

  • Development of existing Search & Network Visualisation tool.
  • Key enabling activities include;
  • Refactoring front end code from Angular to REACT
  • Refactoring data ingestion pipeline to process streamed data
  • Enhance ability to perform increased analytical querying of the graph database
  • Add new capabilities into the tool in line with user feedback, including;
    - bug fixes,
    - enhancements to usability,
    - accessibility enhancements,
    - and features (such as search with name synonyms, network timebar filter, interactive help sections, add new data feeds)
  • Support junior members of the team

Key skills and experience;

  • Expertise in node.js with a commitment to writing clean code and comprehensive, clear tests
  • Expertise in front end development (single page javascript applications using typescript with react and angular)
  • Experience of Elasticsearch and/or Graph databases
  • Experience in CI/CD Pipelines, especially with Kubernetes
  • Understanding of web services (particularly REST), their pitfalls and best practice
  • Demonstrable significant experience of Agile ways of working
  • Experience in supporting all aspects of user story development including analysis, testing and deployment
  • Experience of the Government Digital Service's Design Principles and Digital Service Standard and its application to internal products and services.
  • Some experience of supporting live systems

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