Front End Developer

June 24, 2022

The Opportunity

We are a cutting-edge technology company based in London and Malaga, with a decade of experience in combining business analysis, marketplace design, development, and data science. Our technology supports B2B and B2C clients in Europe, North America, and Asia, with over $11bn GMV transacted through our platforms since inception.

You would be working as part of our Labs team, onboarding new clients, delivering experimental proof of concepts and designing complex features for our existing clients and products. The work the Labs team do is innovative, fast-paced and dynamic, and as part of a growing company, there are always opportunities to learn, develop and be part of something exciting and cutting-edge.

Working closely with the Tech Lead, Product Owner, other Developers, and QA, you will be well-organised, have a strong sense of communication, have great attention to detail and be able to turn wireframes and mockups into an attractive digital environment, delivering a best-in-class user experience.

Key Accountabilities

You will:

  • Design, document and implement client-side architecture
  • Establish and promote front-end best practices within the development team, with a strong focus on React and styling
  • Build features and front-end applications with an appealing, responsive design
  • Conduct cross-browser and device testing to ensure responsiveness and efficiency
  • Troubleshoot, debug, maintain and upgrade front-end libraries, e.g. npm packages

Experience

You have:

  • 5+ years' demonstrable experience of building modern, responsive, maintainable SPAs
  • Experience working within agile development teams to successfully deliver web-based software
  • Ability to identify, and drive the adoption of, best practices & tools within a development team
  • Ability to work with browser developer tools and VSCode with plugins or similar IDE
  • Solid understanding of core web and browser concepts
  • Experience using Git in a professional/workplace environment
  • Demonstrable capacity to clearly and concisely communicate complex technical, architectural, and/or organisational problems and propose thorough, iterative solutions

You have solid experience with:

  • React
  • Typescript
  • HTML5
  • CSS/SASS
  • Storybook and styled components

Nice to Have

It will be useful if you also have some knowledge on:

  • OpenID, OAuth
  • NextJS
  • Redux Toolkit
  • Sketch
  • Testing Framework (at least one of these or similar):
  • Jest
  • Enzyme
  • React testing library
  • Cypress / WebDriverIO
  • Postman

Skills & Qualities

We’d love it if you:

  • Are highly organised with the ability to work within an agile framework
  • Have team-working as a priority and actively elicit and provide feedback to drive collaboration and continuous improvement
  • Are curious, motivated and motivated by technology
  • Have ambition to grow in your role and be able to use your drive, creativity, and initiative to move the team and organisation forward.
  • Are a master of workshops, whiteboards and post-it notes (physical and digital).
  • Are solutions oriented, with a track record of identifying and implementing creative solutions.

Organisation

Get Rewarded

We pride ourselves on listening to all our employee's needs and we have developed our benefits package to reflect this. We currently offer:

  • Competitive Salary (negotiable depending on experience)
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Your birthday off
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Private health scheme
  • 4 x salary Life Assurance
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities

What is it like to work for NovaFori?

NovaFori have offices in London and Malaga and are currently a team of around 80+ people, with plans to continue to grow as a result of major projects in the pipeline. The London office operates a hybrid model and is tailored for the needs of our innovative teams, whilst on-going production teams are basking in the Spanish sun!

Learning and Development. Your career path does not have to be linear at NovaFori. We will support you on whatever journey you wish to take.

Agile Development. We are committed to Agile and encourage continuous improvement in all aspects of our business.

Great people to work with and a fun place to work. You will work with smart people like you, who are progressive and open minded.

Be part of something important. We are using marketplace design and technology to disrupt multibillion-pound industries, from commodities to logistics. Be part of it!

About Us

About NovaFori: We are a cutting-edge technology company based in London and Malaga, with a decade of experience in combining business analysis, marketplace design, development, and data science. Our technology supports B2B and B2C clients in Europe, North America, and Asia, with over $11bn GMV transacted through our platforms since inception.

Our Platform: Our auction and trading platform, powered by data science, is deployed across multiple industries, including commodities, financial services, logistics and procurement. The technology platform is flexible, scalable, and modular, designed with a B2C user experience and supports the complex product attributes of the B2B world.

Data Science: We leverage data by using machine learning algorithms to understand what is happening in the market, predict future trends and optimise marketplace performance.

Application process

To apply, please submit a cv, with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role and details of your current salary and remuneration package to resourcing@novafori.com