JavaScript Developer - React & Node.js

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We’re looking for a Javascript Developer to join our growing engineering team in Manchester.

We are developing greenfield apps using a very modern stack that includes React with hooks and styled-components. We’re building microservices using NodeJS, Express, Puppeteer and making everything available to our 1 million+ users with Terraform, AWS & Kubernetes.

What we offer: 

  • A direct influence on how we create our disruptive products
  • A competitive salary ranging from £45,000 - £55,000, strictly based on experience.
  • Flexibility to work from home on a weekly basis.
  • Core working hours that are flexible to life outside of work.
  • A central location that's easy to commute to. 
  • 2 mental wellbeing days.
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays.
  • One day per month as an "Own Day" where you get to work on a novel project of your choosing.
  • A team of people who work collaboratively and at a good pace at a company that has its heart in the right place and a welcoming culture.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working on all of our regular React applications as well as building gamified psychometric assessments using React & PixiJS
  • Making sure our assessments work in a consistent and performant way for both desktop and mobile users
  • Keeping the UX as modern and as good as possible
  • Developing APIs using NodeJS
  • Writing unit, integration & end-to-end tests

What we’re looking for:

  • Strong software development skills; proficiency with JavaScript (ES6+)
  • Experience using React or a similar framework (Angular 2+, Vue)
  • Experience building APIs with NodeJS
  • Someone who genuinely enjoys working as part of a team in a collaborative way, is prepared to listen to others and takes ownership

Equal Opportunities:

At Arctic Shores, we've come together from 13 different countries and all walks of life. We welcome people of all backgrounds, gender identification, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, ability-level, age, size, marital status, style or music taste!

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


WeWork Office Space Dalton Place
M2 6DS Manchester Directions +44 (0)844 848 0424

Why join the team?

Anyone on our team would agree that we've created a great place to work. These are just a few of the things that make it so special:

  • Our people and our products

    We love what we do, why we do it and who we do it with. Our people are our best asset and collaboration is at the core of our culture. We support and inspire each other to deliver meaningful products that really make a difference.

  • Our freedom and flexibility

    We have space and autonomy in our work, the flexibility to work from home on a weekly basis, an "Own Day" each month to work on a novel work-related project of our choosing and the ability to flex our working hours around our lives outside of work.

  • Our socials

    We enjoy the benefits of working at WeWork with free breakfast on Mondays, an onsite barista and bar, and weekly social and networking events to name a few. As if that wasn't enough, we also have games nights, group lunches and nights out together.

  • Our perks

    We offer competitive salaries, 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, 2 mental wellbeing days, a workplace pension scheme and lots more to come!

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