Front-End Developer, Cambridge, UK

Front-End Developer, Cambridge, UK

Accredible is looking for a Front-End Engineer to take our product to the next level at a new Cambridge office.

Your Role

Use your extensive knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS to improve Accredible, a complex in-browser application relied upon by 300,000+ users. You will work with new frameworks, manage an adaptable code base and delight people by making the best software we can imagine. You’ll work with a dynamic and talented team with direct access to the CTO, our main designer and our backend engineer. This position reports directly to the CTO. Our current tech stack is AngularJS, with Sass for styles, NPM for package management and build management.

We need a talented engineer to join our team and work primarily on our core product at accredible.com. We’d love for you to get involved in other technical arenas in the company and there’s room for growth in almost every professional area.

Your Responsibilities

  • You’ll collaborate with Backend Engineering to build new features for our large-and-growing user base.
  • You’ll brainstorm with our team to conceptualize new features and improvements.
  • You’ll learn about new web technologies and discuss potential solutions to problems.
  • You’ll help our support team triage bugs and troubleshoot production issues.
  • You’ll have direct input on the product direction and the company’s strategy.

Requirements

  • Experience writing client-side JavaScript or considerable project experience.
  • Expertise in building complex layouts with CSS and HTML.
  • Experience building and debugging complex systems in a team environment.
  • Experience with modern browser technologies.
  • Good UX and design sensibilities, and a desire to sweat the small stuff.
  • Good communication skills, a positive attitude, and empathy.
  • Self-­awareness and a desire to continually improve.

Bonus Points

  • Comfortable moving around the stack.
  • Experience in small start­up environments.
  • Academic background in computer science (BSc or MSc).
  • Experience with AngularJS and Sass.
  • Experience designing web sites or applications.
  • Experience investigating and improving JavaScript performance.
  • Experience with AWS architecture or Nginx server configuration.

Compensation and Benefits

  • £25,000 – £35,000 salary + equity, depending on experience.
  • Flexible hours.
  • A close, dedicated startup team who are passionate about improving the education system and who are backed by some of Silicon Valley’s top venture capital investors.
  • 4 hours per week (paid) to spend learning anything you like, even if it’s not related to your role, plus a budget to spend on learning materials. We love education and we believe in nurturing your growth!