Javascript Developer
Full Time
Posted: 2021-07-19

If you believe that the way software looks, the ease of use and the wow factor are critical to a software project, then this is the opportunity for you.


Primary Duties:

  • Design and develop new websites and applications for client projects and internal products
  • Develop back-end infrastructure for pages and applications, including databases and API endpoints
  • Build using mobile responsive frameworks
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Self-starter who can manage and prioritise their own workload 
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Assess software security to ensure that data remain secure
  • Maintain websites by checking for errors, broken links, and hacking attempts
  • Meet with clients and colleagues to determine requirements and follow up with regular conversations and updates
  • Actively Seek New Programming Knowledge


Skills / Experience:
General Skills:

  • Good appreciation of design, usability and interactivity, including responsive design
  • Clean and readable code writer
  • Strong understanding of REST
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git and SVN
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that applications will adhere to them
  • Familiarity with Agile software delivery frameworks
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Creative skills to turn clients' ideas into workable plans



  • Strong understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery and JSON
  • Familiarity with advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS and ReactJS
  • Strong understanding of web mark-up including HTML5 and CSS3
  • Familiarity with NodeJS
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Good understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Familiarity with JavaScript module loaders, like Require.js
  • Good understanding of browser rendering behaviour and performance
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors, such as LESS and SASS
  • Strong JS debugging skills


Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with container platforms, like Docker
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Familiarity with R or Python

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Why join Ascent?

We’re fast becoming a leading European digital transformation business.

Joining Ascent means you’ll be involved in delivering exciting technology projects for leading global brands. You’ll be part of a growing team of super-talented people who are actively choosing to join us on our journey rather than working in big corporates.

Your voice matters at Ascent. We are always keen to hear your opinions and those ideas that come to you at 3am (some of them are definitely as good as they seemed at the time). You’ll develop your talent through our internal Academy, providing a wide range of personal development, up-skilling and cross-skilling opportunities.

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