Senior Frontend React Engineer
Software Engineering function hiring in: Remote
Engagement Option(s): Full Time
Work Preference Option(s): In Office | Work From Home | Hybrid

The creative mind behind every project. Put your skills to the test to build solutions that shape the world we live in.

About us  

Ascent is a design-led software, data and cloud business that specialises in advanced analytics and AI.  We are an engineering business. We design, build and manage cloud-native products, solutions, platforms & experiences on Azure.  

Our pan-European community of engineers, architects, data scientists and digital consultants helps customers take on challenges and opportunities, so they can do something new, or do existing things better.  

From global insurance, pharma, healthcare and retail to smart home devices, space exploration and cricket - we get to work with some of the sharpest minds in the brightest businesses.  

At Ascent, we also believe in fostering a vibrant office community where collaboration thrives and connections flourish. With our hybrid approach, we prioritize hiring individuals who reside in close proximity to our offices. Our aim is to cultivate a positive atmosphere and sense of belonging by facilitating easy access to the office. However, we welcome applicants from all other areas of the countries indicated, as we value diversity and recognize the unique perspectives each individual brings to our team. Join us in shaping a workplace where proximity enhances collaboration while inclusivity strengthens our community.

About the role
In this position, you will apply your expertise to a diverse set of clients, sectors, and complex challenges, engaging in both major transformations (typically 6-18 months) and smaller-scale projects. This is an opportunity to advance your career in an ambitious, modern business committed to delivering measurable customer impact using cutting-edge technology.

About you
Key Personality Traits:
  • Attention to detail and methodical approach.
  • Proactive and supportive team player.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Quick to learn new techniques and eager to embrace new challenges.
  • Positive attitude towards change and fast-paced environments.
  • A can-do approach to development initiatives, methodologies, and working practices.
Your Daily Responsibilities as a Senior Frontend React.js Software Engineer will Include:
  • Implementing and optimizing frontend architecture.
  • Estimating functional/technical business requirements.
  • Translating functional/technical business requirements into application code.
  • Providing peer reviews of designs and implementations produced by other team members.
  • Mentoring and assisting team members in their professional growth.
  • Continuously reviewing, evolving, and delivering the best software development standards, technology, tools, and principles.

Required Skills and Experience
The following skills/experience are necessary:
  • 5 or more years in a similar role, with extensive experience in frontend development.
  • Extensive experience with ReactJS and at least one other JavaScript framework (preferably NextJS).
  • Proficiency in Unit Testing & E2E, SOLID principles, Design patterns, and Typescript.
  • Strong understanding of best practices in front-end development.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English, both written and oral.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills in Italian, both written and oral.
  • Solid time management, organizational, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to support team members and value others and their opinions.
  • Constructive approach to challenges.
The following Skills/Qualifications are advantageous:
  • A passion for emerging technology and new concepts.
  • Exposure to .NET and Azure will be considered an asset.
  • University degree in computer systems design, computer science, or equivalent.
  • Practical knowledge and experience with a structured development life cycle, such as Agile or Scrum.
  • Fluent in Italian and English languages.

Working at Ascent

At Ascent we promote a healthy work-life balance by offering flexibility in where you work.  We also promote well-being and provide access to Well Being Coaches.

Your development and learning will be taken seriously, and we'll support your professional development with training and certification, with regular feedback and review. It is a fun, supportive and modern workplace where we really live by our company values of Empathy, Energy and Audacity! Ascent also offers a variety of benefits in each of our countries.

Ascent is an equal opportunities employer. We take intentional steps to ensure inclusion and belonging are something real here, not just something we talk about. No person will be treated less favourably because of their gender, pregnancy, and maternity status, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, or disability status. If you require any reasonable accommodation, please let us know when you apply.

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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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