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Front End Developer (002290) in London at Inmarsat

Date Posted: 9/14/2018

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Job Description

Primary Role Purpose

The Digital User Experience is one of Inmarsat's most high profile and important IT initiative. We aim to provide a single attractive digital user experience for all channels, users, customers and product families. A new platform is being launched to provide consistent and focused user experience that is easy to maintain, flexible, efficient and cost effective to enhance.

We are looking for a Front-end developer to join our IT Service and Solution Delivery team to help drive the delivery of Digital User Experience platform. Responsibilities will include building and maintaining the 'client side' of our web application, translating UI/UX design wireframe to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will: be self-organized, passionate about innovative software development, eager to implement and advance you own and your teams knowledge of cutting-edge technologies and have proven ability to deliver quality software.

Job Requirements

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of current and emerging technologies that will support the team in delivering quality solutions;
  • Hands on technical role contributing to all phases of software development lifecycle as part of time sensitive projects;
  • Build reusable code and libraries for use on future projects;
  • Collaborate with back-end developers, UX designers and other stakeholders to deliver quality product;
  • Oversee and quality assure any development carried out by Third Party Suppliers including code review;
  • Work in cross-functional agile teams with an end-to-end responsibility for product development.


Essential Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related discipline and proven work experience in front end development;
  • Proficient understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as AngularJS, Angular 2+, ReactJS , BackboneJS;
  • Strong understanding of REST based micro services and knowledge of how to interface with them;
  • Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery automation (Jenkins, Hudson);
  • Experience with Test Driven Development and Behavior Driven Development;
  • Knowledge and experience of using Cloud based technology (preferably AWS);


Desirable Knowledge and Skills:

  • Programming experience in at least one back end scripting language (Python, C#, NodeJS);
  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases;
  • Experience with browser testing and debugging;
  • Experience working with Linux;
  • Knowledge of secure software coding practices;
  • Familiarity with the Atlassian suite including Jira and Confluence;


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