Front-End Developer

Development · Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Department Development
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Front-End Developer (Angular/TypeScript)

 

Working at Ito World


We’re a mission-driven and diverse team of 80+ people from over 18 countries with a passion for technology and transportation. We’re interested in talented, curious people that share our mission and love data as much as we do.


What we do


At Ito World, we solve transportation challenges across the globe for millions of travellers every day, by delivering real-time transit data feeds to journey planners and a platform for transit authorities and operators. Our clients include Google, Apple, Microsoft and public sector organisations such as the Department of Transport and Transport for West Midlands.


The role


We are looking for a talented Front-End Developer with experience of building web applications and using the Angular framework to join our development team at Ito World.


As a key member of the team, you will be working in an environment that values your enthusiasm and ideas as well as your development skills and experience. You will also have great attention to detail and are passionate about delivering high-quality code that has been well tested and documented. 


The Front-End Developer role is based at our Cambridge head office, but Ito World has a flexible and remote working culture and will consider applicants that may prefer to work remotely.


What the Front-End Developer will be doing


Reporting to the Full-Stack Team Lead, the Front-End Developer will be:

 

  • Work closely with the product manager, helping them  capture requirements and create designs. 
  • Creating visually appealing and intuitive UIs with Angular.
  • Consuming RESTful and/or GraphQL APIs to interact with back-end systems.
  • Take part in peer design and code reviews.
  • Writing clean, readable code and unit-tests for UI components.
  • Building interactive visualisations with charts and maps for rich transit data.


What skills you have


We would expect the Front-End Developer to be educated to degree level and have the necessary skills in the following areas:


  • Angular application development
  • Familiar with HTML5, including newer HTML elements. Uses modern HTML and CSS where possible, avoiding unnecessary Javascript/Typescript.
  • Writes reusable SCSS, using modern CSS best practices; strong understanding of the CSS box model
  • Familiar with reactive programming, especially RxJS
  • Prefers to create and re-use components where possible
  • Optimisation and performance profiling of complex browser-based applications.
  • Experience of using RESTful and/or GraphQL APIs to retrieve data and interact with systems.
  • Understanding of Git and Git workflows.
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodologies.
  • A good eye for design and layout that is supported by an online portfolio of your work
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with other developers, testers and product managers.


Other skills that would be desirable include Jira (or some other sprint/issue tracking system), CI/CD Pipelines, Docker, and cloud-based systems.


Professional Development for the Front-End Developer


Professional development is an area that is very important to us at Ito World. We understand that access to training and education in the workplace improves prospects for promotion and can help open up future career paths.


We take the time to work with each member of the team and help them to take control of their personal development. This ranges from helping them feel confident when taking on new challenges, to working with them to plan their goals for the future.


To facilitate continuous learning, the team has access to online resources as well as training courses and mentoring. They are also encouraged to share areas of interest with the wider team to help foster a culture of learning.


What we offer


  • Flexible & remote working to suit all lifestyles and life stages
  • Enhanced pension and health insurance after 2 years' service
  • Life Insurance
  • 25 days + bank holidays as standard
  • Flexible Public Holidays - option to swap up to 5 UK public holidays to celebrate the festival of your choice. Choose an alternative day that fits your personal values, beliefs or celebration calendar better
  • New parents take a day off to celebrate your child’s first birthday
  • Enhanced parental leave policy
  • Wellbeing and employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free bike repair service for those that commute by bike
  • Free breakfast and snacks when working from the office
  • Regular team lunches and team socials



Equity, diversity and inclusion at Ito World


At Ito World we believe diverse perspectives make for a better company and better products too. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups and are committed to equality and inclusivity in our hiring processes and company culture.


 

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  • Location
    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Department
    Development
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced