JavaScript Engineer

Ref: 367| Posted: 2nd Dec 2019

Durham Professional Services has an opportunity for an experienced Javascript Engineer to work with our client on a permanent basis in Glasgow. This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in some exciting and high-profile projects. Our client is building a team of talented and passionate developers who will be focused on doing things “the right way”.
The successful candidate will have a passion for delivering high quality web applications and have a strong attention to detail.

Day-to-day duties

  • Working with UI engineers to rapidly prototype ideas.
  • Working with the Engineering team to build secure, performant and scalable products.
  • Working with product owners and stakeholders to provide continuous business value, following agile principles.
  • Implementing designs in responsive interfaces.

Essential skills

  • Expert level Javascript, including modern ES6 features.
  • Solid experience of JavaScript frameworks particularly React.
  • Working experience with HTML and CSS.
  • Ability to write unit and integration tests for front end applications.
  • Ability to hand-code valid, semantic and accessible HTML.
  • Experience of a Version Control System such as git.

Nice to have (but not essential)

  • Knowledge of cross browser/platform/device concerns in order to provide a unified customer experience.
  • Knowledge of web performance considerations.


Our Client is introducing change to try to meet the needs of today’s development community, as such, in addition to a competitive salary, they offer:

  • Flexitime
  • Training and conference fund
  • Vibrant working environment
  • Casual dress
  • Private medical insurance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Discount on vehicle purchase, servicing, parts and rental
  • Cycle to work scheme