|Job Ref:||204766037||Employer:||cv-library.co.uk||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United Kingdom||City:||Sutton||Address:||Post Date:||11/10/2016 03:46|
Based in Sutton - London, SM2 5AS
* Front End Developer for ICIS - The world's largest petrochemical market information provider
* Part of Reed Business Information, a FTSE100 business
* Competitive salary + bonus + 29 days holiday + paid charity days + share options scheme + pension + more!
An experienced UI/Front End developer is required to join an agile team working on a complex SPA application. The candidate must have in-depth knowledge of modern front-end programming practices and methodologies, with excellent knowledge of the required skills listed below.
* Deliver clean, reusable code
* Ensure cross browser support
* Ensure upkeep of coding standards
* Contribute to proof of concepts
* Responsive Design
* SPA experience
* Strong jQuery / jQuery UI
* .NET MVC
* Foundation / Bootstrap
* Unit Testing - qUnit / Jasmine
* Prototyping / Wire framing
* NPM / Grunt
* Strong debugging skills
* Browser support (IE8+)
* Excellent communication
* Visual Studio
* Adobe Photoshop
* Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a technical / IT field
So who are RBI and ICIS?
RBI is an global online media and information business cited amongst the world's top-100 'online superpowers'. We have an international portfolio of market leading brands (including ICIS, Accuity, Flight Global and New Scientist) that spans Western Europe, North America, China, Singapore, Australia and beyond; we're also part of the FTSE 100 RELX Group, a global media and publishing group with a history spanning several hundred years and revenues in the region of $10bn.
As one of the largest brands within RBI, ICIS has a global staff of more than 800, is the world's largest petrochemical market information provider and has a fast growing energy information business. ICIS provides prices, news, analysis, insight and consultancy.
How important is technology to ICIS?
Technology is a central part of the ICIS business. The technology team provides the online products and systems to collect and distribute ICIS data to our global audience. We also create innovative sources of new insight - for example modelling of power demands, processing of European gas flows or tracking/predicting in real-time worldwide ship movements. We use modern technologies, work almost exclusively in the cloud and focus on agile development approaches.
What's it like to work here?
Outstanding - you've probably already got a feel for what we do and the technology we're involved with but what's really stands us out from the crowd is our culture. We're an agile, dynamic and forward thinking organisation who understands the importance of looking after our staff. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality products, providing our employees with interesting challenges for their personal and career development whilst also striking the right balance between work and family life. Core benefits include 29 days paid holiday and 2 paid charity days.
And what about your career?
Career development is a big thing for us and we take out PDP (personal development plan) process very seriously; we want you to learn and progress quickly in the direction you want to go and we will provide you with the training and support to achieve that at the right pace. The great thing about us career-wise is that we're a company made up of leading online businesses so you can develop in three dimensions, vertically through the business, across different brands, and across different functions (if you fancy a change). We're also an increasingly international business and are often able to offer overseas opportunities either as secondments or on a permanent basis.
RBI General Benefits Package:
- Pension Scheme
- 29 Days Holiday
- Paid Charity Days - 2 days per year
- Life Insurance (4x salary)
- Save As You Earn Share Scheme (SAYE)
- Competitive Salaries
RBI are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY
RBI is very supportive of women in Technology and has been a founding signature for the Tech Talent Charter.
Currently 24% of our Technology workforce are women which is much higher than the UK average of 17%.
We have the following initiatives in place to support women in technology
- Mentoring scheme for women in technology
- Women's network forum
- Regularly run events for schools girl about careers in technology to inspire the next generation of girls in tech.
By applying for this role, your details will be sent to Ortolan People, who are acting as consultants for the hiring company. Ortolan People are engaged to provide recruitment support in processing applications. We will endeavour to respond to all applicants within three working days. Occasionally for roles with a very high volume of applicants, this may not be possible