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Liam O’Neill


Engineering Lead

  • £500 - £550
  • Nottingham, Contract
  • Date posted: 5th March 2020

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Role Overview

Digital Gurus are looking to recruit 4 Senior MERN(mongoDB,Express, React and Node. js) Engineering Leads in a contract position. Successful applicants will have demonstrable experience developing micro-services based on the MERN stack and will be comfortable taking the lead role in an application development setting.

Successful candidates will join a team of Engineering Leads supporting development across multiple value streams. Our complex vendor and supplier management strategies require successful candidates to have a pragmatic approach and a can-do attitude in order to ensure delivery success.

Essential Requirements

  • Extensive and demonstrable experience working with React (both latest version and legacy)
  • Extensive and demonstrable experience working with NodeJS (both latest version and legacy)
  • Demonstrable experience of working with the Microsoft Azure Cloud from an application development standpoint.
  • Extensive and demonstrable experience working with services including (but not limited to):
    • MongoDB
    • Cosmos
    • Azure Service Bus
    • Blob Storage
    • Voltage
    • Apigee
    • ISTIO
    • Kubernetes
    • Docker
  • In depth knowledge of ExpressJS
  • In depth knowledge of asynchronous programming paradigms including modern Javascript ES6, Async/Await
  • In depth experience of using Babel.
  • In depth knowledge and experience of using Webpack version 4
  • Experience creating front end applications using HTML5, LESS/SASS
  • In depth knowledge of concepts such as Server Side Rendering, the Component Life Cycle, High Order Components, Functional components, React hooks, React State, React Context and Redux.
  • Excellent understanding of server-side templating languages such as Jade, EJS, etc.
  • Good knowledge of server-side CSS pre-processors such as Stylus.
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests. In particular knowledge and experience of Jest and Enzyme is preferred.
  • Hands-on experience working on Node.js development tools like npm, grunt, gulp, brunch, broccoli, etc.
  • Knowledge on Semantic Versioning.
  • Expert understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.

Desirable Requirements

  • In depth knowledge of Restify
  • In depth knowledge of Strong Loop
  • In depth knowledge of Storybook
  • Experience mentoring other developers
  • Knowledge of other development languages (Java and .NET would be particularly beneficial)
  • Experience working in a Devops environment
  • Experience working in a fast-paced agile development setting within a corporate environment.

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