JavaScript Developer

Location Antrim, County Antrim
Job type Permanent
Salary £20000 - £25000 per annum
Published about 1 year ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Jane Donnelly
Job reference JD24_1556723432

Job description

JavaScript Developer

Location: Antrim

Salary: £20000 - £25000

Grafton Specialist recruitment has been retained to recruit a Java Developer role for leading Computer Software company based in County Antrim. This post requires a JavaScript Developer

They are a world leader in the development of technologies to support reading & writing. The company employs 170 staff across 2 separate divisions, Education & Corporate with offices in Antrim, Boston, and Brisbane.

We pride ourselves on our core values that are embedded within our culture. These are integrity, excellence, respect, empowerment, fun, and curiosity.

The role: JavaScript Developer

Working in the software development team in their new Antrim offices, the JavaScript developer will work on a range of our online products. They work at the leading edge of end-user software in Northern Ireland, developing software that literally changes lives.

This role is being recruited for the continued expansion of their development team.


  • Responsibility for the design and implementation of software projects which the company will allocate. Continuous support for internal company procedures including, but not restricted to, quality assurance systems.
  • Continuous monitoring of new technologies with a view to identifying new opportunities for the Company.
  • Liaison with 3rd party suppliers of technology components as and when appropriate
  • Liaison with the Quality Assurance department and other Company departments as and when appropriate.

Essential Criteria

  • Strong JavaScript development experience
  • Experience with one or more modern Javascript frameworks (React, Vue, Angular, etc.)
  • HTML5/CSS3+
  • Experience of creating complex HTML user interfaces
  • Knowledge of building and consuming REST APIs
  • 1-2 years of commercial experience, or we may consider a good graduate

Desirable Criteria

  • 1 degree (or equivalent) or better in computing
  • Knowledge of ECMAScript 2015+ language improvements
  • Knowledge of building and consuming REST APIs
  • Experience in using pre-processing & build tools (SASS/LESS/TypeScript/Babel/Webpack)
  • Experience with cloud-based server architecture (Azure/AWS)
  • Experience with working in an agile environment
  • Experience in creating accessible HTML and user interfaces
  • Be a good team player and be able to work collaboratively with fellow developers and designers
  • Willingness to learn, self-improve and keep up to date with new trends.
  • Driven to meet deadlines
  • Able to cope with pressure
  • Good communicator
  • Curious and passionate about latest technologies

The Rewards

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive starting salary circa 20k to 25k per annum depending on experience

The Grafton Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Grafton Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across the IT Sector

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