Senior Front End Developer- (JavaScript/React) The GlassHouse, Alderley Park, Alderley Edge, South Manchester. £45K – £60K plus 25 days holiday, Training and Development opportunities, pension and more.

Founded in 2012 by a team of experienced research scientists and software engineers, and located in the GlassHouse, Alderley Park BioHub (Cheshire UK), Elixir Software Ltd created its innovative cloud based workflow management tool iTraX to improve life science research & development project delivery through better team working.

We use a modern, open-source technology stack including Python, ReactJS, TypeScript, MySQL, graphQL, Neo4J. Everything we create is built for the cloud, using terraform & docker to orchestrate the 50+ AWS components.

We efficiently deliver high quality software through agile development, collaborative working, regular code reviews and continuous integration. We are looking for a passionate Front End developer with an in depth knowledge of JavaScript and highly experienced with React to join our expanding team in South Manchester.

This role would be ideal for an experienced developer with solid commercial experience in developing complex websites/systems. You will be creating a standalone product to enhance our portfolio of applications to manage the scientific Design – Make – Test – Analyse cycle for our chemTraX customers. No scientific experience is necessary.

We are looking for someone with in-depth knowledge of TypeScript/JavaScript, HTML and CSS. Experience in JavaScript frameworks, in particular ReactJS is essential. Strong foundations in Jest, Storybook and Cucumber for testing is also sought as well as continuous delivery approaches and best practices, such as Continuous Integration, TDD, BDD, DDD, Infrastructure as Code etc.

Responsibilities include:

  • Creating front end prototypes
  • Creating code-base and maintaining
  • Development using ReactJS, TypeScript
  • Exposure to Web services / REST APIs / graphQL
  • Be able to discuss technical solutions with team members and other stakeholders and provide innovative new ideas to solutions.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing international tech business in the life sciences sector. We offer a fun, friendly and relaxed working environment, with flexible working hours and the ability to work from home if desired. You will receive a salary of up to £60,000 per annum dependant on experience, 25+ days holiday, training and development opportunities.

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