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Senior Front End Engineer IK-66

Job Title: Senior Front End Engineer IK-66
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum, Benefits: Plus benefits
Start Date: 2016-08-15 00:00:00
Duration: n/a
REF: IK-66
Contact Name: Imran Khan
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 6 years ago

Job Description

Senior Front End Developer
A chance to work for an international non-governmental organization that promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in over 120 developing countries. This organisation is embarking on a significant business change programme, which will involve replacing the current website and associated technologies and processes with a single system (Adobe). The Front end engineer will be a significant role within this programme in supporting this change and providing technologies which empower and fulfill its mission efficiently and cost effectively.
Key accountabilities:

  • To build shippable software following Engineering standards in place.
  • Develop, build and maintain all aspects of the Adobe AEM platform front end code.
  • Help to maintain the high standard of the code by following TDD and BDD
  • Keep up to date with the latest technologies and methodologies to ensure the organisation stays ahead of the game.
  • Ensure a globally robust and highly scalable approach to development in order to support a growing number of global users and services.
  • Working with other developers across the entire technology real estate.

Essential Technical Skills:

  • Commercial experience of JS MVC/MVVM frameworks e.g. backbone
  • Commercial experience in both CSS3 and SCSS
  • An understanding of all Adobe AEM building blocks, including templates,
  • components, dialogs, widgets, etc.
  • Experience in integrating/consuming Web Services and Rest API’s using javascript
  • Experience with cross browser/device development.
  • Understanding of code performance and how this can affect a websites overall


  • Experience using source control systems e.g. GIT, SVN
  • Experience of responsive development and progressive enhancement.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience in other Amazon services.
  • Test automation experience.
  • Experience developing using other languages e.g. PHP, Ruby, JAVA

This is a rare opportunity to work in a really fun and progressive environment as well as using your skills and experience to help make a real, positive impact on the lives of many children.