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Senior Front End Developer / Front End Developer

Closing date:
17th December 2021
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary / Rate:
£40,000 - £65,000 depending on experience
Posted by
Tim Beuzeval

Come to work in a fantastic green tech team in Oxford! We are looking for a talented Front End or Senior Front End Developer (depending on experience) to work closely with our product, design and support teams to develop compelling, usable products and to engineer robust technical solutions.

About Us

Our company is Trust Power, we are part of the Low Carbon group of companies, founded on the principle of making a lasting impact on climate change. Trust Power’s goal is to engage household consumers in their use of energy, prompt behavioural change and present renewable alternatives, in so doing reducing their carbon footprint.

For energy customers, Trust Power delivers immersive, personal energy usage data, technology and advice; enabling customers to make informed, cost-effective usage decisions to lower their energy consumption and bills. Trust Power’s first product to be launched is called Loop – an energy-saving assistant facilitating easy switching of energy tariffs and tracking energy usage and costs to help customers use less.

We use a wide variety of software technologies including Java, Python, Javascript/ES6 etc. and we host our service components through extensive use of managed Amazon Web Services (AWS). We build iOS and Android apps using React Native and web apps with React. These work in concert with smart meter devices that stream usage data to our cloud platform. So we're looking for engineers to make all that stuff happen!

We are a friendly team with a family feel, with our HQ right in the heart of Oxford - a stone's throw from the new Westgate Centre. We work hard and have fun whilst doing it. We have secure bike storage, a newly refurbished, swanky office; kitchen area with all mod-cons.

About you

You will have had experience delivering a variety of software projects. Your ability to learn new systems, and quickly plug into an open, sharing team process will shine through in your CV. You will be passionate about software as well as the renewables sector and will be keen to use your coding to make lasting changes to climate change through lowering domestic energy consumption.

In short, we're looking for really solid engineers; constructive and thoughtful, with a smart, professional attitude and fantastic team and collaboration skills.

If this is all you and you're looking for your next step, please get in touch.

The Role Requirements

Most of the team have been working remotely during the pandemic but all staff will be expected to work in the Oxford office for at least a day per week when it's once again safe to do so.

Responsibilities

You will work under the guidance of the Lead Front End Developer and be a key member of the team, your responsibilities will be varied and you will be involved on a day-to-day basis in numerous aspects of our software development including:

As a Front End Developer, you will work side-by-side with other software and DevOps engineers in an agile environment to help design, build, and evolve our application architecture, improving software release pipeline, improving user experience, and enhancing the efficiency of your team.

The successful candidate will be able to draw on a wide variety of industry experience, self-sufficient to a high degree, and be comfortable working in a commercially driven environment, committed to meet deadlines and take responsibility for their work. Above all they will be someone who enjoys the challenge of learning new skills, and bringing innovative thinking to the team.

Your previous role(s) will include responsibilities in relevant engineering areas such as ideation and design sessions, user experience workshops, SPA development, graphic design, mobile platforms with both native and cross platform application framework experience.

Required Skills and Experience

Other Desirable Skills and Experience

Applicant's must have the right to work in the UK, we can not offer sponsorship for this role.

As part of your application, please provide a link to any online work samples, GitHub repos etc. Alternatively, these can be sent to [email protected]

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