We are looking for an enthusiastic front end developer to join our technical team.  We provide electronic proof of delivery, route optimisation & related services to industry leaders across a range of sectors. Our mobile app is linked to a rich web application which helps companies to cut costs,  streamline operational processes & improve service.  PODFather is quickly increasing its market share across the UK & beyond making it a really exciting time to join our team. We are based in the west of Edinburgh but all our staff are currently working remotely.

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Purpose & scope:

As a front end developer you will use your UX experience to help plan & execute projects. You will work with the team to develop, deliver & improve high quality product features while helping to spread understanding and knowledge of UX & UI best practices with product owners and developers.

Your roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Working with product owners to design & prototype new and updated system modules
  • Crafting robust & scalable front-end interfaces using Vue.js
  • Planning & implementing tests to maintain the integrity of the frontend
  • Enhancing existing code to bring it inline with modern standards 
  • Identifying & implementing new front end technologies.
  • Producing & maintain design documentation and style guides

We require you to have the following:

  • The drive to continuously improve your technical & interpersonal skills
  • The confidence to inspire innovation 
  • Experience working with product owners and user groups
  • 2+ years commercial experience of modern JavaScript (ES6+) and frontend frameworks (Vue.js, React etc)
  • Hands on experience of browser dev tools, for example Firefox dev tools
  • Experience writing appropriate tests using tools such as Jest
  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred skills:

  • 5+ years commercial experience
  • Experience mentoring other developers
  • Commercial experience using Vue.js
  • Experience using design collaboration tools such as Figma
  • Previous experience of working as part of an agile SCRUM based development team

What you get in return:

  • Salary: £32,500-£45,000 depending on experience
  • 30 days holiday a year
  • Opportunity to buy 5 extra holiday days
  • High spec workstation, multiple monitors & your choice of operating system
  • Currently working from home
  • Office with strong transport links & free parking
  • Training budget
  • Flexible working hours
  • Company social events 
  • Life assurance scheme which includes remote GP appointments, mental health support, physiotherapy and employee assistance
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Pension plan

Here at PODFather we try to create a working environment that allows employees to develop and grow.  It’s important to us that all staff are both supported well, but also challenged, so that no two days are the same, and that the opportunity is there to try new things and learn new skills.

Colin McCreadie, Managing Director, PODFather 

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