Lead JavaScript Engineer

Job Title: Lead JavaScript Engineer

Job Reference: BR_2590

Location: Manchester, Trafford Park

Salary: £60k plus bonus and benefits

Tenure: Perm

Lead JavaScript Engineer: As a market leading innovative media business we are seeking a Lead JavaScript Developer to provide expertise and mentoring of a team of engineers to ensure the delivery of new greenfield applications bringing ideas to life with solid creative technical solutions.


Working from our state of the art offices in Manchester this Lead JavaScript Developer will possess the following background and experience:

  •  NodeJS
  • JavaScript Technologies (ReactJS/AngularJS)
  • PHP
  • SQL/No-SQL
  • GIT or another DVCS
  • Mocha/Enzyme
  • Apache Tomcat Server
  • Build tools such as Maven or Gradle


Additional skills we are seeking as Lead JavaScript Developer include:

  • Python
  • Java
  • Google Maps
  • Continuous Integration
  • Cloud Technologies
  • Kubernetes/Docker
  • Linux
  • IoT


The duties for the Lead JavaScript Developer will include:

  • Act as a Technology Champion: researching new methods, solutions and ways of working and sharing these within the team encouraging a continuous learning culture.
  • To act as a mentor to the Engineers
  • Work closely with the Technical Architects to clearly define solutions.
  • To carry out complex development activity in line with business strategy.
  • To provide technical solutions that have a high level of technical innovation and creative thinking
  • Deliver cutting edge solutions using data sources, social media, interactive and mobile technologies.
  • Be fully conversant with the Agile methodology
  • To be familiar with a TDD based workflow.
  • Liaising with relevant business stakeholders
  • To work closely with Live Services


The role of Lead JavaScript Developer will be leading a team of three engineers from a technical perspective.


As well as an excellent base salary the role also comes with excellent benefits package.