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Frontend Software Engineer

Software | 22 November 2016

Following the success of our products, we are looking for a Frontend Software Engineer to join our growing team.


Biosite Systems is a fast growing software & hardware design and development company. Based in Solihull, the company has been focussed on developing sophisticated and innovative software and hardware solutions for a variety of markets. Our core team consists of a number of highly experienced engineers. Following the commercial success of our products, we are now looking to for another engineer to join our software development team.


Role Summary

Joining our existing development team, this engineer will help to build new features and fix defects in our frontend web-based software. While we are looking for an engineer with experience working with Javascript frontends, we are looking for someone willing to learn new technologies and languages where necessary to participate as a full member of our Agile team.

The position will report directly to the head of software and is located at our Solihull office.


Key Duties

  • Programming in Javascript to deliver new features for our products.
  • Mentoring junior members of our software team.
  • Collaborating with stakeholders to ensure high quality features that deliver real customer value.
  • Participate in code review.
  • Learning new technologies to contribute to non-frontend areas such as the C++ backend.


Essential Requirements

  • Experience developing commercial web applications
  • Experience working on and deploying to Linux servers
  • 2 years commercial development experience
  • Implements quickly and correctly
  • Turns difficult problems and underspecified goals into achievable projects
  • Competent in Javascript, databases, UX design, web-based services, mobile or security
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Well organised and punctual

Desirable Qualities

  • Experience with front-end Javascript frameworks (e.g. AngularJS, React, etc.)
  • Experience working in Agile environments
  • Experience of diverse technologies, techniques and topics
  • Expert in Javascript, databases, UX design, web-based services, mobile or security
  • Experience developing mobile applications
  • Experience with Bootstrap, REST APIs, PostgreSQL, Python, Django, C++, Qt, or boost

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary ┬úcompetitive┬ádepending on ability and experience
  • Pension contributions
  • Varied work with plenty of opportunity to experiment with new technologies

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