Senior Front-End Developer - UK home based.

Surevine published 3 months ago


Senior, Full-time

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About this job

Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Senior
Role: Frontend Developer
Industry: Collaboration Tools, Cybersecurity
Company size: 11–50 people
Company type: Private


Job description

We aren’t looking for a ‘Rock Star’ or a ‘Ninja’. We aren’t looking for a ‘Super Star Developer’ either. We want a team player; someone who is tenacious about getting things done as part of a team in an environment that expects creativity and quality delivery. Be a rebel but be part of our rebel alliance.

Skills and experience


  • Layout and presentation skills in HTML, CSS and related technologies
  • Expertise in JavaScript with a minimum of 5 years’ experience – ES6; Babel JS
  • Experience of modern web frameworks and libraries, in particular React JS
  • Single Page Applications (SPA) – Create React App / Next JS / Gatsby; React Router / Reach Router; Redux & Redux-Saga
  • Unit Testing – Jest; React Testing Library / Enzyme; Snapshot Testing
  • Web Accessibility – WCAG; Axe
  • Web application user interface design skills and experience
  • A thorough understanding of web concepts: HTTP, REST, web services, etc
  • Experience working on Agile projects, particularly Kanban or Scrum
  • Tenacious technical problem solver
  • Good communicator
  • Demonstrable experience of working with version control, build tools, code-quality and testing tools.


  • Experience with Government Digital Service (GDS)
  • Experience with Design Systems – Storybook; Styled Components / Emotion
  • Experience of test automation – Cypress; Puppeteer
  • Experience in any of the following is useful: Typescript; ESLint; Standard JS / Prettier; JSON Schema; Sketch
  • Experience of developing for deployment to the public cloud (e.g. AWS, AWS Amplify, Azure, etc.)
  • Experience using the Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of best practices: version control, unit testing, CI and documentation
  • Comfortable using the command line to support application development and deployment - GIT; Bash scripts
  • Experience with developing and deploying with container technologies, in particular Docker.


  • Develop solutions that meet the needs of users by considering the user at every step of the delivery process; from understanding the need to designing the solution and delivery
  • Work as an integral member of a small, remote team
  • Agree and deliver on sprint commitments
  • Design and implements secure software components
  • Participate in the iterative user needs analysis and design phases
  • Ensure that code is well-tested in development and to take part in systems integration testing where required, to meet the agreed level of quality (Jest)
  • Participate in peer review processes
  • Supporting the team through the full release cycle
  • Participation in development support for the resolution of bugs, provision of hot fixes and support of the production system as required by application operations
  • To follow and enhance the organisation’s software engineering practices and processes.

We make cool stuff, and we need you to help us make that stuff cool! Surevine gives its people a platform to develop their individual talents into strengths in an environment which expects creativity and is obsessive about innovation.

Life at Surevine

About Surevine

Surevine builds secure, scalable collaboration solutions for the most security conscious organisations; joining people up and enabling collaboration on their most sensitive information. Our systems are accredited to handle the most sensitive information, whilst still delivering an intuitive and engaging user experience which actively promotes participation; building smart, secure networks of connected people. Our own smart research and development and customer sponsored R&D into collaboration technology delivers constant innovation, building products born out of genuine user needs.

Reasons to join

  • Opportunity to work amongst a team of exceptional developers working on and with the latest technologies
  • Be part of an agile, delivery-focussed team with daily stand-ups, fortnightly sprints, and retrospectives
  • Our belief in self-managed teams and reliance on self-motivated people
  • Our Director’s aren’t hidden away. They are accessible and involved. They are our co-workers
  • Chance to work in an fast-moving innovative environment with some tough problems for you to help us solve
  • Everyone is provided with a budget to kit out their workspace and make it cooler and more productive than they would ever get in a corporate cube
  • We don’t wear suits (often)


  • Flexible working hours
  • Exceptional developers working on and with the latest technologies
  • Hubs for co-working
  • Generous budget to kit out your workspace (beats a corporate cube)
  • We don't wear suits
  • Agile, delivery-focussed team with daily stand-ups, sprints and retros
  • Beers on the Directors (if The Smiths are playing)
  • 23+ days holiday
  • Shiny kit
  • Remote working
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