Middleweight JavaScript Developer - Hybrid / Remote

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Role Summary:

We are currently looking for a Middleweight JavaScript Developer to join our team to help develop new and interesting features and improvements to our SaaS product that are robust, powerful and innovative.

About ProdPad: 

ProdPad is cloud-based product management software used by 1000+ companies, including companies like Adobe, DWP, Autodesk, Mozilla, Amazon, KLM and NHS Education.

It’s a "software as a service" (SaaS) web tool designed to help teams build better products. By providing a single interface that collects all of the input from an organisation's broad base of users (both external prospects & customers, and internal groups - like sales, customer care and development), ProdPad provides product managers a beautiful interface to organise their product backlog, build their roadmap, and send their requirements to development via any of our incredibly useful integrations.

As a company we’re constantly striving for the best product management practices ourselves, so you can expect to be a part of a truly agile workplace (continuous iterative improvement, not arbitrary deadlines!), building, learning and iterating on our product to make it better for our users with continuous research and weekly deployments in place so you’ll be regularly contributing to improvements to the product.

About the Job:

This role will be reporting to our Head of Development.

This role will give you the opportunity to:

  • Be continuously improving our core app as it grows. We perform weekly deployments!

  • Be an integral part of the team, providing direct input into suggesting and discussing future product developments. 

  • Work closely with other devs and QA's to deliver exciting new functionality for our platform.

  • Get involved in concepting ideas and prototyping (working alongside the Product Design team).

  • Perform regular code reviews amongst the team.

Tech stack you’ll be working with:

  • VueJS, NodeJS, EventStore, Modern JavaScript, WebPack, Jasmine

About you:

  • You'll own your code and make sure that it's clear and well maintained to have other developers jump in on as the engineering team grows.

  • You can communicate effectively and are able to translate technical aspects to the wider team.

  • You’re keen to try new technologies and always looking for how to improve what we currently have.

  • You might be a creative individual with a passion for making things look and feel great.

Desirable Skills and Experience 

  • You’ll have a minimum of 2 years’ experience developing and maintaining JavaScript applications

  • Experience in VueJS (or some of the other JS frameworks like React)

  • Experience with NodeJS

  • Experience with JavaScript based package managers and task runners

  • Experience working in source code version control (Git preferred)

Bonuses....

  • Experience with HTML/CSS and front-end web development

  • Ability to translate designs accurately from visuals to the web

  • Experience with test-driven development (TDD)

  • Experience with JavaScript implemented WebSockets

  • Experience with RxJS and/or a familiarity with basic coding patterns

If you tick some of these boxes, but not all, that’s okay! If you’re keen to learn, we’re here to teach. Let us know in your covering letter why this is the job for you!


Salary:

Dependent on Experience. 

Benefits:

🖥️ Pick out your own kit and tools to work with

🏥 Private Medical Insurance and Healthcare Cashback Scheme

💸  Pension Contribution 

🌴  25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays) and an extra 3 days holiday after 3 years

☀️ 4 day working week in the summer (for 3 months) at full pay

👶 Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave with pay

❤️ EAP Scheme

🚆 Season Ticket Loan

🤖 10% R&D time in sprints to work on personal development

⚖️  A great work life balance - We encourage “tidy time”, coffee mornings, walking meetings and any other way you can break from the norm to add some “feel good” into your working day

🌱  The opportunity to develop your own skills and role as we grow - we encourage learning and development in your field and are open to supporting your attendance at conferences, training days and other events.


Flexible Working:

Our HQ is in sunny Brighton, 10 minutes from the station and it’s where our product and development team can usually be found with a mix of in office and remote work encouraged across the team, at hours which suit both your individual needs and the needs of the organisation.  

This is a full-time position and we would consider either hybrid working or a fully remote candidate based in the UK.

We value our diverse workforce, and strive to nurture and develop our inclusive work environment. 

 

What the hiring process looks like:

  • 15 min hello with our Ops Director / Chief of Staff + Head of Development

  • 1 hour Interview with our Ops Director / Chief of Staff + Head of Development

  • Development Challenge (in your own time) (we pay for your time here, we don’t expect it for free!)

  • Chat through the tech test with our CTIO and Head of Development

  • Final Interview (Zoom or in Person).


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