Node.js Senior Software Engineer - JavaScript/React

Clock Limited (Hertfordshire, UK) 20 days ago

Who we are

Clock, an award-winning digital agency in Hertfordshire, is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join their highly experienced team. We believe we have a strong culture and we want you to be a part of it.

Boasting a prestigious client list including major brands from News UK to ShortList Media, you will be working on a variety of new and existing projects. You will be reporting directly to the Head of Software Engineering.

Ultimately we need someone who is keen, highly motivated and extremely passionate about the work that they do.

Clock are dedicated to looking after their staff and regularly win awards as a result of their flexible working environment. You’ll benefit significantly from an innovative and successful approach to getting the most out of your time at work.

Some our most recent projects include:

  • Riot Games
  • Shortlist
  • WSJ+
  • Sun Savers
  • Metro
  • Riba J

The Role

The chosen candidate will work with developers and project managers to help deliver client projects using the latest technology and methods. Architect technical solutions for other developers. Provide guidance and quality assurance for other members of the team. Work on projects from start to finish as well as maintaining existing applications. Help drive the direction of the core Clock services, open source projects and help with performance and security analysis.

What you will do

As a Senior Software Engineer on the tech team, you will be expected to:

  • Lead small teams of developers on various agile projects. Using Node.js, React, Mongodb etc.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of our in house Node.js publishing platform.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to other teams within the business.
  • Help drive the quality of all of Clock's projects through the enforcement of coding standards and industry best practices.
  • Actively contribute to help design, implement and improve new and existing sites on behalf of our clients.
  • Investigate new technologies and third party tools that will be of benefit to our clients and/or the overall effectiveness of Clock.
  • Mentor and provide support to less experienced members of the team.

What we want

As a Senior Software Engineer on the tech team, you would be expected to:

  • Have strong programming skills with a minimum of 3 years experience.
  • Have written software for a number of languages and platforms
  • Love coding and have a Computing related degree.
  • Follow TDD to the letter and be excited with 100% code coverage.
  • Have experience in at least Javascript, Node.js or React.
  • Have excellent communications skills and be able to explain complex problems to any audience.
  • Be comfortable using the command line.
  • Self-motivated and willing to contribute to design at all levels.

Although not as important any of the following would be a bonus:

  • Contribute / maintain an open source project.
  • Experienced using Git, SVN or other source control tools.

Interview Process

To ensure we find the ideal candidate (and don't waste your time or ours) our interview process is made up of 3 steps.

  1. Short one hour remote Coding Test (involving implementing a solution to a simple problem that will allow candidates to demonstrate their ability)
  2. Telephone Interview. via phone/Skype/Google Hangouts.
  3. Interview. This will be held face-to-face at the Clock office.

Job Details

Contract type: Permanent/Full time

Reports to: Head of Software Engineering

Location: The Old School House, Bridge Road, Hunton Bridge, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, WD4 8RQ.

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