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ActiveQuote Global Reach, Dunleavy Drive Cardiff South Wales CF11 0SN 0800 862 0373

Junior Front End Developer

Junior Front End Developer

Company Outline

We have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Front End Developer to join our Software Development team in Cardiff Bay. ActiveQuote provides Life, Health and Income Protection insurance advice to customers via a wide range of insurers, including Aviva, AXA, Bupa, Vitality, AIG, L&G to name but a few.

We operate some of the UK's leading price comparison sites for Health Insurance, Income Protection and Life Insurance with significant innovations and USPs through our world-leading software. We power some of the UK's leading household comparison sites including MoneySuperMarket, GoCompare, Money.co.uk and uSwitch.

 

Job Scope

As an ActiveQuote Junior Front End Developer, you will work within the Software Development team designing, creating and maintaining our websites and applications.
 
You will develop high quality, reliable websites and applications using industry best practice and standards, using technologies such as Angular, JavaScript, HTML, CSS/SASS, jQuery, & GULP.
 
You will have the options to work remotely and from the office.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop new websites and applications and adding new features to existing .NET applications (.NET CORE, MVC, VB)
  • Adding new features to existing .NET applications
  • Diagnose and fix front end bugs
  • Produce clear and concise documentation when required
  • Ensure code quality is met through participating in code reviews and testing frameworks
  • Demonstrate an interest in coding standards and champion best practice
  • To constantly display and encourage ActiveQuote company values of INTEGRITY, UNITY, INNOVATION and PASSION

 

Skills & Education

 

Essential

  • Experience building web-based applications (personal projects or commercial works)
  • Using Angular, JavaScript, HTML, CSS/SASS, jQuery & GULP
  • Understand the principles of responsive web design
  • Highly organised and able to meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Demonstrates an aptitude for problem solving
  • Passionate and hard working
  • Engaging and works well with others

 

Desirable 

  • Experience using GULP
  • Experience using TypeScript
  • Experience or knowledge of continuous integration methods
  • Experience working with Back End Developers and Testers
  • Experience working within the SCRUM framework
  • Skilled in using Photoshop / Illustrator
  • Ability to develop and test your work across multiple browsers
  • Knowledge of Microsoft development environment (Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server)
  • Degree in a related field

 

What We're Offering 

  • Competitive salary
  • 30 days holiday per year (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Full ongoing training will be provided
  • Good location with excellent transport links
  • You will have the options to work remotely and from the office
  • A hardworking but fun and lively atmosphere with opportunities to develop within the business

 

Perks & Benefits

  • Bupa Health Insurance – full cover
  • Income Protection cover
  • Pension Plan
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity package
  • Additional day off for your birthday
  • Opportunities for career development
  • Employee recognition scheme

To apply, please send your CV to jobs@activequote.com

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