Software Engineer (Frontend)

  • 1 Constitution Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Full-time

Company Description

This is a great chance to join a small, ambitious company based in Leith. BLACKBX is a SaaS product which provides a powerful marketing solution, through Guest WiFi, to brick and mortar businesses. Currently serving 1,229 locations with growth plans to get to 4,500 by the end of the year there is no better time to join us.

Do you want to work for a company that’s changing how brands communicate with their customers? Building and improving a product that via super-low response times and native integrations with myriad vendors is making accessing Guest Wifi a better user experience? 

In the last three years, we’ve gone from nothing to more customers than you can shake a stick at. This means no suits, no politics and a get-stuff-done culture where you can make your mark and take as much responsibility as you can handle. Come prove yourself — there’s no glass ceiling.

On joining the business, you will be a critical member of the team helping to shape our product. We have customers all over the world and growing fast. We innovate, focus on our customers, strive to be better and are honest. If you’re passionate about building gorgeous, easy to use products, that get used by millions, we would love to meet you.

Job Description

We are looking for a full-time engineer who is willing to take full ownership of the front-end of our products. You will be responsible for taking a design to production. Due to our size, a backlog of requests can happen very quickly so it’s important that you are able to prioritise these and give realistic estimations as to when each should be ready for Production.

Responsibilities

  • Develop user-centric interfaces

  • Work with existing team to establish production timelines

  • Work with designers to implement designs and user interfaces

  • Be responsible for testing code across various browsers and platforms

  • Manage deployment of code updates to production environments

  • Generate and maintain detailed documentation for all code

  • Remain up-to-date with new development trends and technologies

Qualifications

Must haves

  • At least 2 years of professional experience

  • Strong proficiency with modern front end stack (React, Redux, TypeScript, Jest)

  • Experience with modern development workflow, testing and version control tools.

  • Understanding of and sensitivity to visual design requirements and basic principles of user interface design

  • Ability to self-manage and meet deadlines

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong communication skills

Nice to haves

  • Backend development experience is a plus

  • IaaS experience; setting up and maintaining the infrastructure your code runs on.

 

Additional Information

Whats in it for you

  • Product ownership - your work will be seen by millions of people from day 1

  • Work in an energetic, dynamic and fast paced environment based in Leith

  • Macbook Pro & Apple accessories

  • 33 total days holiday per year

  • Flexible working

  • Workplace pension

  • Juice, snacks and the other stuff you’d expect from working at a tech startup

Privacy Policy