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Location: Manchester Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8BX
Salary: £35000 - £40000
Sector: Front End  
Type: Permanent
Posted: 04/06/2020
Software Front-end Engineer Ronald James Group 2020-04-23

Our client is a growing and need a senior engineer to take the lead with the front end team.

Connecting sellers and suppliers through its marketplace, they provides a full suite of eCommerce tools including a store builder, product management, order management, payment facilitation in a managed hosted environment.

The development team follow Agile principles and use a mixture of Scrum of Kanban methodologies, depending on the project at hand.  

Who You'll Be

The senior front end engineer will be expected to work directly between the CTO and the frontend development team to design and implement innovative solutions to complex problems using web technologies.

You'll be working with the following technologies:

  • TypeScript
  • React 16.8 (the one with hooks)
  • Apollo GraphQL
  • Styled Components
  • NestJS (any experience with other application frameworks is acceptable - Spring Boot,.NET, Symfony etc.)
  • Webpack
  • GitLab CI
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes

The ideal candidate should have experience in the following areas:

  • Leading a development team
  • Liaising with the product owner to deliver working software according to requirements
  • GraphQL APIs
  • Server-side rendering
  • UI testing
  • CI/CD workflows
  • Microservices architecture
  • Contributions to any platform/framework (in-house or open-source, front end or backend) - their technologies are designed to be extended by external parties so an understanding into developing frameworks is a huge plus.

As well as the above, you'll be encouraged to expand your knowledge and have the opportunity to also work on backend services and other Cloud Native technologies.


  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Great starting salary
  • Opportunity for progression
  • Flexible Time
  • Home Working

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