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Mid Level Front End Engineer | React.js | £55-£75k pa

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Front End Developer / Front End Engineer

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £75000 per annum + + benefits package

  • Contact:

    Soumia Zarrouki

  • Contact email:

    soumia.zarrouki@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    199512_1666607073

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-12-05

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

NO sponsorship can be provided - applicants must have the right to work in the UK

Mid lvl Front End Engineer | React.js, Typescript | Hybrid working | Niche B2B Insurance

An exciting & rapidly growing multi billionaire company is looking to hire several Front End Engineers to work within a new project of theirs. This project officially launched into Beta at the beginning of 2022, after its initial inception and closed alphas in late 2020.

As they enter their next growth phase, you'll have an instrumental impact on enabling a digital and data-led commercial insurance ecosystem. The Engineering and Data teams within the new project are currently made up of four individuals, with aims to grow substantially throughout 2022 and 2023.

The company operates within the B2B insurance industry, and specialises in niche insurances. For example, they insure against tornadoes, terrorism & earthquakes to name a few.

This has become a 1 billion dollar project within 2 years & there are plans to become a 5 billion dollar project within the next 5 years.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Maintain and develop new and existing features for the project, driving impact towards our OKRs.
  • Collaborate outside of Engineering and Data with Stakeholders, Product Managers, and Designers to deliver effective technical solutions for our customers, keeping accessibility, UX, and stability in mind.
  • Practice good Engineering hygiene; we should be confident in the code being shipped and the decisions that are made.
  • Proactively highlight, document, and resolve bugs or security related issues.
  • Aid in debugging, resolving, and patching production incidents.
  • Grow, maintain, and champion our common language Design System.

Skills and Experience

You'll ideally

  • Have experience with React, React Hooks, and functional components - minimum of 3 years work experience required.
  • Be familiar with the benefits of using types - we use mypy & Typescript.
  • Knowledge of various forms of testing and when they should best be applied, e.g. end-to-end (e2e), property-based, integration, functional, and unit.
  • Be able to communicate clearly, concisely, and respectfully to technical and non-technical parties alike.
  • Able to work closely with Product and Design, iterating and feeding back on improvements.
  • Thrive in a culture of collaboration, iteration, and learning.
  • Have an understanding of accessibility and how it impacts our Users.

Pay and Benefits

  • Work from their office Wed & Thurs based in The Gherkin in London City. Work from anywhere you like on the other 3 days.
  • £55 to £75k per annum - depending on experience.
  • 27 days annual leave (increasing by one day a year every five years to a maximum of 30 days).
  • Non-contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance, with dental options. Life cover.
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Life cover
  • Employee share ownership plan
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Confidential support from our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Matched payroll giving scheme
  • Financial wellbeing support
  • Up to 26 weeks' fully paid maternity and shared parental leave
  • Recognition and achievement awards

Mid lvl Front End Engineer | React.js, Typescript | Hybrid working | Niche B2B Insurance

NO sponsorship can be provided - applicants must have the right to work in the UK