Lead Angular2 Developer

Central London


  • Angular2
  • Node
  • Express
  • MongoDB
  • Ionic2
  • JavaScript
  • AWS
  • Microservices

Purple Halo are currently recruiting for a Lead Angular2 Developer to join our client in central London. The client has a platform where they bridge the gap between retail and HQ allowing for data to provide improvement points in sales, marketing and customer service. The clients main office in in London and has an additional office in the Ukraine where the main front-end development team are based. This office is planned to move to a location within the EU within the next year with current targets of Berlin or Barcelona.

The system was originally developed in Colfdusion before migrating to a Node back-end, and working an Angular2 front-end, at the height of modern technology and frameworks the team is currently growing to enable the product to further stableise and grown.
The Lead Angular2 Developer will work closely to the The Head of Engineering to guide the product forward, you will be required to liaises with multiple teams and line and divide your time between hands on, planning and management. You will help shape the current stack and implement new technologies and methodologies where you see fit for the best long term performance of the business.
You will be required to work 5 days per month in the Ukraine with the front-end development team, which is planning to be moved within the EU withing the next 12 months.

Be able to provide technical leadership and mentoring
Work with local and remote teams
Strong experience developing web apps and mobile-first websites
5+ years experience in development using modern stacks / frameworks / technologies
HTML5 and CSS frameworks such as Twitter Bootstrap (or others)
An expert understanding of JavaScript (ES6)
Experience with OO and MVC design patterns
Experience with Angular 2.x and others modern frameworks like: Aurelia;  REACT; Ionic 1.x/2.x; or similar
Familiarity with CSS pre-processors such as Less or SASS.
Knowledge of when and how to apply design patterns
Expert in SOLID principles
Clean code is your second nature
Experience with testing frameworks such as mocha.js, chai.js, etc.
Development experience of a SaaS product

If you are up for this position, or want to find out about other Lead Developer positions, please apply directly or contact me on craig.pettit@purple-halo.com

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