Front End Engineer

at

Arbor

Ready to put yourself forward and become part of the 

Arbor

 team?

Fully Remote

NA

50 - 100

Engineering

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About us At Arbor, we’re on a mission to transform the way schools work for the better. Our products are transforming the way schools use data to bring about positive change by empowering schools and teachers by reducing the amount of time spent on administrative tasks, and increasing time where it matters, with the students! Job purpose Javascript engineer to join our frontend team to help us develop Arbor’s front-end library, React Native mobile app and new Group MIS product.  What you'll be doing - You’ll work closely with the product manager and UX designer to come up with the best solution to user stories - Brainstorm technical solutions with other developers - Implement solutions, mostly in JavaScript with React - Develop unit tests with Jest and Testing Library - Contribute to the team’s shared documentation - Pair program with other team members (and developers from other teams) whenever it is helpful - About you You will have a deep interest in web development and UX with a keen desire to learn and continually improve, both yourself and the lives of our users. - You’ll be working with a mix of SCSS, React, raw JavaScript, low-level libraries like D3, NodeJS and possibly some other backend technologies like PHP, Python or Bash now and then. - You will already have a solid working knowledge of core JavaScript, ES6+, both OOP and functional programming. - Ideally you will have at least a year’s commercial experience with React, although demonstrable ability with a similar framework like Vue is acceptable. - Are comfortable writing unit tests, ideally both test-first and white-box approaches. - Have good communication skills and a desire to work with others to find the best solution to problems. ### **Bonus skills:** - Learned at least one other programming language, even if not as part of your job. - Worked in an agile environment, using Scrum or Kanban, with continuous delivery. - Experience with Docker - Familiarity with Git and Github Role Progression Within 1 month, you’ll: - Contribute to the main frontend library for the MIS - Convert a legacy ExtJS component to React - Own a story and release it into production Within 3 months, you’ll: - Help create a green-field React SPA for the Group MIS product - Have helped shape our continually-evolving coding standards - Have participated in guild meetings Within 6 months, you’ll: - Have helped to maintain our React Native mobile app - Have contributed enhancements to our D3 charting library - Have found potential improvements in each area you’ve touched, and owned that idea from suggestion to production. - Have paired with a backend developer on a backend change. - Have helped a backend developer learn some frontend skills. The Process: Kick things off with a 30 minute video call with the Talent team. Next up you complete a technical assessment (Typically takes 2 hours to complete) To close out the interview process it will be a 90 minute panel interview What we offer Aside from the chance to work alongside a team of hard-working, passionate people in a role where you’ll see the impact of your work everyday. - Remote working - 1-2 days in the office a month unless you want to go more! - We believe in supporting your professional growth and provide team managers with a training budget to spend on courses for you and your team. - As an engineer you’ll be provided with a subscription to Udemy for engineering training resources - We promote positive well being and as part of this you’ll have access to our Employee Assistance Program as well as being able to speak to trained mental health first aiders - Frequent internal lunch and learns, opportunities to learn from colleagues, and dedicated time off to attend conferences or training - We offer additional discretionary holidays, including half day Fridays during the school summer holidays An equal opportunities organisation Our goal is to build a workplace which represents, celebrates and supports people from all backgrounds, and which gives them the tools they need to thrive - whatever their ambitions may be. We want to make sure we build the best products for our schools, and we passionately believe that starts with building a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve. We’re actively working on this, and we’re always open to feedback. Let us know your thoughts! If you need any adjustments to be made to support you through the recruitment process, let us know at careers@arbor-education.com Refer a friend: Know someone else who would be good for this role? You can refer a friend, family member or colleague, if they are offered a role with Arbor, we will say thank you with a voucher valued up to £250! Simply email: careers@arbor-education.com

Full Job Description

About us At Arbor, we’re on a mission to transform the way schools work for the better. Our products are transforming the way schools use data to bring about positive change by empowering schools and teachers by reducing the amount of time spent on administrative tasks, and increasing time where it matters, with the students! Job purpose Javascript engineer to join our frontend team to help us develop Arbor’s front-end library, React Native mobile app and new Group MIS product.  What you'll be doing - You’ll work closely with the product manager and UX designer to come up with the best solution to user stories - Brainstorm technical solutions with other developers - Implement solutions, mostly in JavaScript with React - Develop unit tests with Jest and Testing Library - Contribute to the team’s shared documentation - Pair program with other team members (and developers from other teams) whenever it is helpful - About you You will have a deep interest in web development and UX with a keen desire to learn and continually improve, both yourself and the lives of our users. - You’ll be working with a mix of SCSS, React, raw JavaScript, low-level libraries like D3, NodeJS and possibly some other backend technologies like PHP, Python or Bash now and then. - You will already have a solid working knowledge of core JavaScript, ES6+, both OOP and functional programming. - Ideally you will have at least a year’s commercial experience with React, although demonstrable ability with a similar framework like Vue is acceptable. - Are comfortable writing unit tests, ideally both test-first and white-box approaches. - Have good communication skills and a desire to work with others to find the best solution to problems. ### **Bonus skills:** - Learned at least one other programming language, even if not as part of your job. - Worked in an agile environment, using Scrum or Kanban, with continuous delivery. - Experience with Docker - Familiarity with Git and Github Role Progression Within 1 month, you’ll: - Contribute to the main frontend library for the MIS - Convert a legacy ExtJS component to React - Own a story and release it into production Within 3 months, you’ll: - Help create a green-field React SPA for the Group MIS product - Have helped shape our continually-evolving coding standards - Have participated in guild meetings Within 6 months, you’ll: - Have helped to maintain our React Native mobile app - Have contributed enhancements to our D3 charting library - Have found potential improvements in each area you’ve touched, and owned that idea from suggestion to production. - Have paired with a backend developer on a backend change. - Have helped a backend developer learn some frontend skills. The Process: Kick things off with a 30 minute video call with the Talent team. Next up you complete a technical assessment (Typically takes 2 hours to complete) To close out the interview process it will be a 90 minute panel interview What we offer Aside from the chance to work alongside a team of hard-working, passionate people in a role where you’ll see the impact of your work everyday. - Remote working - 1-2 days in the office a month unless you want to go more! - We believe in supporting your professional growth and provide team managers with a training budget to spend on courses for you and your team. - As an engineer you’ll be provided with a subscription to Udemy for engineering training resources - We promote positive well being and as part of this you’ll have access to our Employee Assistance Program as well as being able to speak to trained mental health first aiders - Frequent internal lunch and learns, opportunities to learn from colleagues, and dedicated time off to attend conferences or training - We offer additional discretionary holidays, including half day Fridays during the school summer holidays An equal opportunities organisation Our goal is to build a workplace which represents, celebrates and supports people from all backgrounds, and which gives them the tools they need to thrive - whatever their ambitions may be. We want to make sure we build the best products for our schools, and we passionately believe that starts with building a workforce as diverse as the communities we serve. We’re actively working on this, and we’re always open to feedback. Let us know your thoughts! If you need any adjustments to be made to support you through the recruitment process, let us know at careers@arbor-education.com Refer a friend: Know someone else who would be good for this role? You can refer a friend, family member or colleague, if they are offered a role with Arbor, we will say thank you with a voucher valued up to £250! Simply email: careers@arbor-education.com

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