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Senior Frontend Developer

AJ Bell - Manchester

Full-time (Permanent)
£65k - £75k plus benefits and bonus
Published on
17 May 2024

You will be joining a team which has a philosophy of continuous improvement, and a strong focus on engineering excellence. 

What does the job involve? 

  • Agile methodologies and a passion for continuous improvement and working in 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 members of the team 

Competence, Knowledge and Skills 

  • Expertise in building modular and reusable components for Single Page Applications with one or more of the following frameworks: Angular, React, Vue, Svelte, etc. 
  • Good knowledge of JavaScript (ES5/6 and up) 
  • Experience with at least one version control tool: GitHub, BitBucket, GitLab, etc. 
  • Experience with at least one UI framework: Bootstrap, Tailwind, Material, etc, 
  • Experience of common Frontend styling paradigms: BEM, CSS modules, CSS in JS, etc. 
  • Knowledge of general Frontend tooling (particularly Node.js and npm) 
  • Knowledge of writing unit tests 
  • Knowledge and interest in asynchronous and event-based Frontend tooling: RxJS, Ngrx, Redux, etc. 
  • Knowledge and interest in writing end-to-end journey tests using tech such as Cypress, Nightwatch, Webdriverio, Protractor, etc. 
  • Knowledge and interest in Web APIs 
  • Practical experience of solving inconsistency across multiple platforms (IE11, Safari, Firefox, Chrome on Windows or Mac) 
  • Familiar with CI/CD practices 
  • Understands principles behind highly performing web pages 
  • Agile / Scrum / Kanban 
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal 
  • Very motivated with high levels of drive and enthusiasm 
  • E-commerce and/or financial services experience 

AJ Bell is one of the fastest-growing investment platform businesses in the UK offering an award-winning range of solutions that caters for everyone, from professional financial advisers, to DIY investors with little to no experience. We have over 503,000 customers using our award-winning platform propositions to manage assets totalling more than £80.3 billion . Our customers trust us with their investments, and by continuously striving to make investing easier, we aim to help even more people take control of their financial futures.

Having listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange in December 2018, AJ Bell is now a FTSE 250 company.

Headquartered in Manchester with offices in central London and Bristol, we now have over 1300 employees and have been named one of the Sunday Times ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ for six consecutive years.

There are opportunities for growth and professional development for employees wanting to progress within their career including induction training and our study support scheme which is part of our benefits package.

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

What we offer:

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Generous holiday allowance of 27 days, increasing up to 30 days with service, plus bank holidays
  • Holiday buy/sell scheme
  • Hybrid working policy
  • Casual dress code
  • Discretionary bi-annual bonus
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Buy as you earn share scheme
  • Free shares scheme
  • Paid study support for qualifications
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity scheme from day one
  • Bike loan
  • Season ticket loan portal
  • Discounted PMI and Dental
  • Free gym
  • Paid volunteering opportunities
  • Free social events and more

AJ Bell is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and all employees are empowered to bring their whole self to work.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, religion, physical and mental disability, marital status and any other characteristics protected by the Equality Act 2010. All decisions to hire are based on qualifications, merit and business need.

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