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Front End Engineer

Front End Engineer


We are working with a Biotech start-up in Cambridge. Their novel approach to DNA synthesis and assembly is set to revolutionise what is possible with a desktop DNA synthesiser and they are looking to add a Front End Engineer to their team. This is a unique opportunity to join early in their product’s lifecycle and help shape the direction of their cloud platform.
Front End Engineer
Location: Cambridge
Salary: £Negotiable + Benefits (including 25 days, stock options, flexible WFH policy)
We are looking for a talented UI engineer with an eye for design, to create user-driven applications that will allow our end users to access our DNA synthesis platform. As a UI engineer you will be part of the team responsible for the design and development of front-end applications to meet the needs of our users. In this role you will engage with the team and wider stakeholders to discuss application features, create mock-ups, and build production ready features.  
You will work within the software engineering team to plan and deliver a number of greenfield applications and systems to support the business objectives, with the opportunity to work on bioinformatics tools, ecommerce systems and business intelligence applications.
Essential skills and experience

  • JavaScript with experience working with at least one front end framework, ideally React
  • 3-5 years software engineering experience minimum
  • HTML5/CSS3/sass/less 
  • Single page application development
  • Requirements gathering

Desirable skills

  • Wireframing
  • Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • UX experience
  • TypeScript

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