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To develop cutting edge web-based financial services applications. You’ll be supporting development and deployment of front-end React code. As a Front End Developer, you’ll collaborate within a team of enthusiastic, talented, hard-working designers and developers and be able to effectively communicate with the wider business and 3rd party suppliers. You’ll be organised and accustomed to working in an Agile development environment.
Pure Retirement was founded on the belief that everyone deserves to enjoy their later years

A specialist mortgage lender to the Equity Release market, we offer products that provide simple and straight-forward solutions for use in effective retirement planning.

Winners of the Equity Release Award for Best Provider for Adviser Support for three years running, and Yorkshire's number one fastest growing business for 2018, we work with over 2000 registered advisers to provide a first class service to customers with products tailored to their needs.

At Pure we are committed to exceptional standards of performance, continually improving and developing our business through the colleagues we employ

Awarded a Gold standard 'Investors in People' accreditation, we are firmly geared up to build on our successes and grow our business with talented additions to our ever-evolving team.

We are a friendly, professional and dynamic place to work. If you would like to be part of our award winning culture and demonstrate our values of 'honesty', 'simplicity' and 'responsibility', we would love to hear from you.

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We recognise that people experiencing mental ill health continue to report stigma and discrimination at work, and we are committed to creating a supportive and open culture, where colleagues feel able to talk about mental health confidently, and aspire to appropriately support the mental wellbeing of all staff.

Reports to

Advise Wise CEO

Location

Thorpe Park, Leeds

Hours of work

37.5 hours per week (hours of work will be flexible and dictated by the needs of the business, therefore it is expected that the successful applicant will work those hours necessary to successfully discharge the duties of the role).

The Role

Overview

To develop cutting edge web-based financial services applications. You’ll be supporting development and deployment of front-end React code./

As a Front End Developer, you’ll collaborate within a team of enthusiastic, talented, hard-working designers and developers and be able to effectively communicate with the wider business and 3rd party suppliers. You’ll be organised and accustomed to working in an Agile development environment.

Key Outputs

  • Write secure and robust front-end React code for online financial web applications, including supporting the translation of design mock-ups into a fully functional web applications using HTML5/CSS3.
  • Writing React code to interface dynamically between REST API’s and existing front-end design interfaces.
  • Creating reusable components across micro frontends.
  • A keen eye for detail including ensuring new dynamic UX elements are rigorously tested across a variety of devices.
  • Development of unit tests to ensure optimal code coverage.
  • Championing design and technological innovation within the web design and development team.
  • Work collaboratively with a design and development team to turn ambitious concepts into reality.
  • Other ad-hoc duties as and when required by the business.

This job description is not exhaustive and serves only as a broad outline of the duties required. This job description may be amended as necessary.

The Person

Overview

  • Experience in commercial website design and development.
  • Excellent and well-rounded web development skills.
  • Love to problem solve and think outside the box.
  • Enthusiasm and passion for learning new web technologies and sharing knowledge with colleagues.
  • Adaptable and able to pick up new techniques quickly.
  • Displays a positive attitude & flexibility in day-to-day work.
  • Sets high standards of performance for oneself and their code.
  • Establishes harmonious working relationships with team members.
  • Appreciates each team member's contributions and values each individual member.
  • Responds well to the needs of the business priorities.

Skills & Experience

Mandatory

  • Has 3+ years of experience as front-end developer.
  • Has extensive experience with React, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML & CSS.
  • Excellent understanding of front-end technologies and platforms.
  • Has experience when it comes to design and UX, you are able to turn designs into HTML5/CSS3 along with a great user experience.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • Experience with REST services and JSON.
  • CI / CD pipelines including Docker workflows.
  • Knowledge of unit testing best practices and mocking frameworks.
  • Experience of responsive design development.

Desirable

  • Has 5+ years of experience as front-end developer.

Qualifications

Desirable

  • Degree level or studying, ideally for a Web or I.T related degree
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This job description is not exhaustive and serves only as a broad outline of the duties required. This job description may be amended as necessary.

For more details on this role or to find out more about our team please contact our recruitment team at careers@pureretirement.co.uk.

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