Senior Frontend Developer (Acre)

Team: Incubator - Engineering (Full-time)
Location: London, United Kingdom

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    Buying a house is one of the biggest financial transactions a person can make, yet the process is slow, opaque and costly. We at Acre are going to change that by creating the first truly digital end-to-end mortgage in the UK. By completely re-imaging the process using data analytics and smart contracts on blockchain, we’ll be able to make getting a mortgage faster, less cumbersome, more certain, and ultimately cheaper. We have significant funding from a heavyweight in the UK financial market, which puts us in a unique position to execute on our vision and a clear path to reach customers.

    The role:
    We are looking for a senior front-end developer that wants to be in from the beginning of our exciting journey. Your role will be to work closely with the CTO and the broader team to help build a smooth and seamless user experience for Project Meryl. You will be highly motivated, be technology agnostic, and be passionate and proud of the work you produce. Our team believes in user-centric product design, and you will be building an iconic, beautiful system unlike anything in the market today.

    What you’ll be doing:
    As a key role within the engineering team you will be responsible for the design, implementation and testing of the user interface that empowers consumers, brokers and operational functions to efficiently manage the mortgage research and application process.

    You will be expected to write reusable, testable and efficient code that produces a seamless and beautiful user experience.

    During our software development life cycle, you will be expected to work with the business as a whole, converting business requirements into development tasks as well as mentoring other team members.   

    Additionally as a Senior FE Developer, you’ll be response for helping promote and ensure software engineering best practice and a culture of quality across the Frontend Development team.

    Who you will be:
    Passionate about software engineering and about delivering a quality product.
    Enjoy creating beautiful and enjoyable user interfaces that delight users. 
    Have an excellent understanding and experience with client side JavaScript, CSS, HTML (and ideally TypeScript).
    Experience of developing with different UI frameworks
    Committed to using automated testing platforms and unit tests to deliver readable, maintainable code.
    Excellent experience of UI testing frameworks
    Proficient with issue management, code versioning, continuous integration and deployment tools.

    What we offer:
    Chance to join a fully funded, but new Fintech startup in a unique position to make a difference to the mortgage market.
    Competitive compensation package relative to experience
    25 days leave as standard.
    Vibrant Central London office, alongside other growing startups, with weekly lunches, as much tea, coffee, biscuits and fruit as you can handle, and Paul's Irish Bar.
    Private healthcare, pension plan and cycle to work scheme.

    Could this be you?

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