Frontend Developer

AJ Bell - Salford

Full-time (Permanent)
Published on
23 October 2020
31 October 2020

Company Description

AJ Bell is one of the largest providers of online investment platforms and stockbroker services in the UK, with assets under administration exceeding £54.3 billion and more than 282,000 clients. Our award-winning products include AJ Bell Youinvest and AJ Bell Investcentre.

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a Frontend Developer to work on our Investcentre platform.  

What does the job involve? 

  • Agile methodologies and a passion for continuous improvement and building a high-performance engineering team  

  • Work with the team to design and deliver high quality products 

  • At AJ Bell we pair, and you, in most cases will pair with other people 


Competence, Knowledge and Skills 

  • Experience in building modular and reusable components and libraries for frontend Single Page Applications with Angular, React or VueJs (We use AngularJS and Angular8 (with a view to move to Angular9))

  • Good knowledge of JavaScript (ES5 spec and up) 

  • Experience with structuring and writing unit tests 

  • Knowledge of general frontend tooling (particularly Nodejs and npm) 

  • Experience and interest in RxJS 

  • Awareness of common frontend styling paradigms (eg: CSS modules, CSS in JS) 

  • Practical experience of solving inconsistency across multiple platforms, e.g. IE6/7/8, FireFox and Safari on Windows or Mac; 

  • Understand principles behind highly performing web pages 

  • Good knowledge of Web APIs 

Soft skills: 

  • Agile / SCRUM / SAFe 

  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal 

  • Very motivated with high levels of drive and enthusiasm 

  • E-commerce and/or financial services experience 

Additional Information

What we offer:

  • Dedicated time for proof-of-concepts and assessing new tech
  • Support to attend conferences, events and meet-ups
  • Pay-day drinks on our 7th floor roof terrace
  • Generous holiday allowance, increasing with service and holiday buy and sell
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity
  • Death in service cover
  • Confidential 24/7 365 employee assistance helpline
  • Free onsite gym and trainer led classes (yoga, Pilates, boxercise, circuits)
  • Paid volunteering days
  • Bike loan scheme
  • Season ticket loan portal
  • Plus much more

Our EQ4 office design is centred on delivering agile and collaborative working spaces that enable us to deliver a first class service to our customers.

At AJ Bell you can expect a friendly working environment with a strong sense of team work, we have a great sense of pride in what we do and this is reflected in our guiding principles.

There is an active programme of social events throughout the year, which are open to all employees.

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