We're Hiring: React Developer

31/07/2019 by Matt Ryder

React Developer Manchester
Job Title: React Developer
Location: East Didsbury, Manchester 
Job Type: Full-time 
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Desirable Experience: Any knowledge of Ruby on Rails

Send over a CV, or a GitHub link (or similar) to: m.ryder@nowsignage.com 
COMPANY
NowSignage is an exciting SaaS business developed in Manchester and now supplying many hundreds of companies worldwide. You have an opportunity to join a company which is looking to significantly scale up the business and as such you will have an opportunity to share in its success.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

We’re looking for an experienced React Developer to join a team of other skilled and talented designers and developers. 

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using the best software development practices 
  • Have a detailed understanding of the NowSignage platform 
  • Build upon and improve the NowSignage platform UI using HTML/CSS/JS 
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs 
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Write quality code using best practices with legibility, efficiency and maintainability in mind
  • Review your code with other developers
  • Document and maintain software functionality
REQUIREMENTS: 
  • A good knowledge of React
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices 
  • Have excellent problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills 
  • Demonstrate strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen 
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques

QUALIFICATIONS
  • 3+ years of Front-End experience
  • 2+ years of React
  • Version Control with GitHub
  • 2+ years of Core web fundamentals: HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • JS-based build tools like Yarn, WebPack, and/or Bower
  • JavaScript Libraries like jQuery or Backbone.js
  • Good understanding of AJAX and CORS.
  • Familiarity with API Creation and RESTful services
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to think outside the box, adapt to circumstances, learn from co-workers, and share information and experiences
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks
  • Excellent communication skills: written, verbal, and graphical
  • A project or portfolio of work, ideally hosted live either at a URL or GitHub
NICE TO HAVE
  • Awareness/Knowledge of Ruby on Rails
  • CSS preprocessors like Sass or LESS
  • Front-end (CSS) frameworks like Semantic UI or Bootstrap
  • Translation of designer mock-ups and wireframes into front-end code
  • Hands-on Ruby-on-Rails development experience a bonus
  • Mobile app development experience a plus
  • Ability to work independently and as a key contributor in small teams
BENEFITS:
  • Share options available for the right candidate.

COMPANY OVERVIEW: 
NowSignage is a multi-screen CMS that enables users to upload, schedule and manage content across their screens at the click of a button. Our platform allows the seamless playing of static ads, videos, live YouTube & TV channel streaming, RSS news feeds, dashboards and web views, as well as moderated social media posts. We are ideal for controlling digital signage across single locations with tens of screens, or multiple locations with thousands of screens located across different geographical regions. NowSignage are dedicated towards providing software that is hardware agnostic and a service with unrivalled support.