Lead Full stack JavaScript Developer

Remote Working , £Highly competitive
Reference: RC8082

Lead Full stack JavaScript Developer required by high-growth, scale-up SaaS organization. Their ambition is to create a highly scaled SaaS business that is underpinned by an ethical business model that doesn’t just focus on business growth but is also socially and environmentally considerate.

This is a hands-on role  with a software stack that incorporates a substantial frontend and backend JavaScript model (React, Typescript, NodeJS); you will take a leading role within the team owning your allocated area of the stack in its entirety (from design, estimation, planning through to implementation). You’ll be comfortable providing technical leadership in your area having done this before in your previous roles.

Key  Responsibilities:

  • You’ll conduct software development of product features from frontend, backend to data (estimation, planning, implementation, release, source control etc.) using your full stack skills

  • You’ll liaise with the product team and UX team on a regular basis with respect to the features you’re implementing

  • In addition to day-to-day development, you’ll define design principles, software architecture and ways of working within a defined area of the tech stack that is suited to your skills

  • You’ll ensure design principles/architecture are adhered to by the team by working collaboratively with them to ensure understanding.

  • You’ll develop a sound understanding of and work with the CI/CD architecture on a day-to-day basis

  • You’ll be instrumental in recruitment (when scale-up is required) of software engineers

  • You’ll proactively report your progress during day to day delivery and guide the business on technical priorities in your area (like key risks and issues) and how/when they should be addressed.

Key Requirements:

  • Client and Server side JavaScript

  • HTML5 & CSS3

  • Responsive web development

  • JavaScript ES6 & Typescript v3

  • Node 12+

  • Graph (Apollo)

  • React 16+ (Style-components, React hooks)

  • Docker

  • Git / GitHub


If you are…

  • motivated by a fast paced and focused working environment

  • have extensive experience across all aspects of consistent software delivery with demonstrable experience producing high quality and consistent software outcomes

  • adept at making pragmatic decisions that balance technology and product requirements with the commercial needs of the business and its goals

  • pragmatic problem solver that can think on your feet and make constructive thought-through decisions

  • able to pragmatically weigh up and assess options before making key decisions

  • able to recognize the value of upfront software design and happy to inherit and further develop/improve existing software design principles

  • experienced estimating work activity through the various stages of the software development process

  • looking for your career to grow with an early stage startup

We’d love to hear from you. For a full consultation on this role please email your CV to Arc IT Recruitment.


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