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Senior ReactJS Engineer

JP Morgan

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Full time

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We are looking for a talented Senior Front End developer to join the development team. Experience within front-end development, with React and TypeScript a must. Strong experience with web technologies: HTML5/CSS/ TypeScript/JavaScript, Webpack, node, npm.

As an experienced member of our Software Engineering Group, we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation and engineering practices. You'll be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You’ll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment—one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally.

Our Asset and Wealth Management division is driven by innovators like you who are driven to create technology solutions that make us work more efficiently and help our businesses grow. It’s our mission to efficiently take care of our clients’ wealth, helping them get, and remain properly invested. Our team of agile technologists thrive in a cloud-native environment that values continuous learning using a data-centric approach in developing innovative technology solutions.

Must have qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience within front-end development, preferably React and TypeScript.
  • Strong experience with web technologies: HTML5/CSS/ TypeScript/JavaScript, Webpack, node, npm
  • Significant experience in best practices of UI component development.
  • Experience building and maintaining a monorepo and other front-end infrastructure.
  • Experience with single page apps connecting to REST / API services.
  • Appreciation of ‘quality first’ software engineering process experience: code review, automated unit/integration test, CI / CD systems
  • Curiosity of all things Computer Science and awareness of wide-range of technologies

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with building design systems using tooling such as Lerna, semantic release, specifically for managing, building and deploying libraries. Platform and tooling for documentation such as Gatsby and Storybook.
  • Previous experience with implementing accessibility in web.
  • Been part of agile delivery teams (Scrum a bonus)
  • Understanding of security concerns online and off
  • Experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Docker, Kubernetes
  • A keen eye for design and user experience, previous experience with Figma is a bonus.

The successful candidate should be:

  • Curious, detail-oriented, and motivated by complex analytical problems
  • Interested in all things technology, and have the ability to communicate with opinionated technologists across the company
  • Part of the development team that oversees a product used by thousands of people in the firm
  • Have a passion for open source, working in the open, collaborating with developers across the organization and staying up to date with the latest open source front end innovations.

Additional Perks:

- Free AWS certification

- Budget for attending conferences and training. Free access to learning platforms such as O Reily, egghead.io and Pluralsight

The hiring manager for this job opening would welcome a conversation about flexible working. This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.