Web Developer (News)

West London
Job type
Start date
3 months initally
Working days
Monday - Friday
Per Day
Job details

An exciting opportunity for a Web Developer (Full Stack) to work within a high profile News Platform team.

You'll need the ability to multi-task and work effectively both on your own and as part of a team in a time sensitive and dynamic environment. It is essential that you have an eye for detail, ship reliable, scalable, efficient code and deliver high quality projects within deadlines.


As a member of the Platforms Solutions team, you will be responsible for prototyping and developing innovative solutions using lean methodology techniques and TDD.

  • Create extremely well-crafted front-end web applications using React.js and Redux
  • Build new products and improve existing ones in collaboration with other developers and teams to create and deliver creative end-to-end solutions
  • Take technical ownership of one or more applications in terms of code, technical docs, supportability, monitoring and governance
  • Write resilient code that will be continuously tested, deployed and performed at scale
  • Be responsible for ensuring our website is highly performant, resilient and secure
  • Help the team choose the best solution and technologies for the task in hand and contribute to the technical direction of the team


  • Solid experience with JavaScript – especially React/Redux and JS eco-system ES6/ES7
  • TDD approach to writing software (Mocha/CircleCi)
  • Good experience with back-end technologies
  • Proficiency with Node.js and package managers (npm, webpack, babel)
  • Experience with NoSQL, MongoDB
  • Working experience with Git
  • Analyse & solve problems across the stack
  • Experience working in a Unix/Linux environment
  • Clear communication skills and team player striving for continuous improvement of and within the team

TBC per day rate to candidates Umbrella co - inside IR35

Hybrid working role



Adrian Thomas
07591 387332
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