Front end engineer

Edinburgh office, home-based or hybrid

Full time

£27,000 to £45,000

Front end engineer

We are looking for a Front End Engineer to join our rapidly expanding engineering team.  You will be working on new products and features while solving existing technical challenges.  In this role you will be asked to solve problems, rather than handed tasks to do.  This is an excellent opportunity to work in a high-growth environment for a privately-owned company that is taking its market sector by storm. 

PODFather is a leading supplier of cloud-based software solutions to the logistics, construction & field service industries.  Its mobile app is linked to a rich web application that provides big business benefits & massive efficiency improvements to a rapidly growing list of companies. 

Our offices are in the west of Edinburgh, although everyone is currently working from home until restrictions are lifted.  Flexible working is available as standard, allowing everyone to work either from home or the office. We recognise that people are our most valuable asset.

What you will be doing

  • Crafting robust & scalable front-end interfaces using Vue.js
  • Planning & implementing tests to maintain frontend integrity
  • Enhancing existing code to bring it in line with modern standards
  • Identifying & implementing new front end technologies
  • Applying industry best practice to the code base

What the company is looking for

  • The drive to continuously improve your technical & interpersonal skills
  • The confidence to inspire innovation
  • Relevant commercial experience of modern JavaScript (ES6+)
  • Experience writing appropriate tests using tools such as Jest
  • A portfolio that can demonstrate

Preferred skills

  • Relevant commercial front end experience
  • Previous experience of working as part of an agile SCRUM based development team
  • Confidence to share you knowledge and skills with other team members
  • Experience using shared GIT repositories
  • Experience of TypeScript, Babel, Webpack, Node.js

Staff benefits

Salary of £27,000 to £45,000 depending on experience

30 days holiday a year with an extra day for every year worked (for 10 years)

Opportunity to buy 5 extra holiday days each year

High specification workstation, multiple monitors and your choice of operating system

Individual training budget (annual)

Life assurance scheme which includes remote GP appointments, mental health support, physiotherapy and employee assistance

A great office environment and active social events programme

Generous pension plan

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