Senior Frontend Developer

AJ Bell -

Full-time (Permanent)
Up to £60k
Published on
9 June 2020
3 July 2020

What does the job involve?


  • Agile methodologies and a passion for continuous improvement and building a high-performance engineering team 
  • Guide and mentor the team to design and deliver high quality products
  • Consider architectural and non-functional requirements and work with the team to deliver
  • At AJ Bell we pair, and you, in most cases will pair with other people



Competence, Knowledge and Skills


  • Expertise in building modular and reusable components and libraries for frontend Single Page Applications with Angular/React/VueJs
  • Extensive knowledge of JavaScript (ES5 spec and up)
  • Experience with structuring and writing unit tests
  • Experience with material UI
  • 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)
  • Experience with setting up and writing end to end tests using Cypress, Nightwatch or TestCafe 
  • Practical experience of solving inconsistency across multiple platforms, e.g. IE6/7/8, FireFox and Safari on Windows or Mac;
  • An interest in scalable code using methodologies such as BEM and micro front-ends
  • Awareness of AWS, CI/CD.
  • Understand principles behind highly performing web pages
  • Good knowledge of Web APIs


Soft skills:

  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Very motivated with high levels of drive and enthusiasm
  • E-commerce and/or financial services experience


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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