Senior Front-End Engineer

Permanent - Uppingham or London - Competitive

What you'll do

As a Senior Front End Engineer at MMT Digital, you’ll be driving the development of projects, with a focus on JavaScript and ensuring a high level of technical quality in the delivery of trusted solutions to a diverse range of clients.

You’ll have the opportunity to support and mentor engineers to ensure best practices and governance are applied throughout development. As part of your role, you’ll perform code reviews/pull requests with the team and work with Technical Architects and Product Owners to define the technical strategy and vision for the projects you are working on. Other things you could be doing include helping product owners refine user stories on agile projects; liaising with UX teams to ensure clean, creative UX is provided to teams; inputting towards the best practices, community and vision of the wider Engineering team at MMT.

As part of your application for this role, to accompany your CV we will be asking you to describe, in a few paragraphs, the impact you believe a Senior Engineer should have within a development team.

What you'll bring

  • Considerable commercial experience as a Front End Engineer
  • Great experience working with Modern front-end frameworks in a professional capacity (e.g. React, Vue)
  • Strong JavaScript skills
  • Be fluent in HTML,CSS, and related frameworks such as SASS or Styled Components
  • Good knowledge of responsive web design
  • Experience with writing unit tests using frameworks like Jest
  • Experience with Git or other source control systems
  • Hands-on experience with relevant CI/CD tools (Azure DevOps, TeamCity, Jenkins) Knowledge of build tools such as Webpack, Rollup, Parcel etc
  • Excellent people skills; demonstrably team- and client-focused
  • Experience of working in an agile environment
  • Knowledge of building sites that meet WCAG accessibility standards

It would also be great (but not essential) if you have:

  • Experience of leading Development teams and/or of line management of others
  • Experience working hands-on with AWS, Azure or similar cloud infrastructure
  • Knowledge of component libraries such as Storybook or Styleguidist
  • Some CMS experience is an advantage e.g. Contentful or Kentico
  • Exposure to some back-end technologies (.NET, Java, Node, PHP, Go)
  • Demonstrable experience of Open Source contributions made to the industry
  • Commercial experience of working in an agency setting

What you'll get

Here at MMT Digital we care about the people that work with us, and we have tried to reflect this in our benefits package.

  • Annual salary review
  • Company bonus scheme
  • An environment which supports and celebrates your personal development and growth
  • The opportunity to join internal groups which foster innovation and technical excellence
  • Lunch & Learn and Brown Bag sessions
  • Magic moments – a personalised peer to peer reward recognition scheme
  • Paid volunteering day, and support for fundraising activities
  • A social events committee that organise social events throughout the year including our awesome Christmas party
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay, along with a new baby hamper to celebrate your new arrival
  • Access to a range of rewards and benefits through the Digital Perks platform
  • Cakes for your birthday - everyone loves cake!

What motivates us

Everything we do is driven by our 3 core Values – Fairness, Commercialism and Quality.

These values influence our ways of working, how we treat each other, and how we engage with our clients. They also guide and shape our behaviours. This means we know what we stand for and we recognise the behaviours that we don’t tolerate - including discrimination, bullying and intimidation.

We also know that our best work happens when we feel valued, supported, and recognised as the individuals we are. So we’re working hard to continue celebrating the diversity of our team, and are committed to growing this further. We encourage our team to talk confidently and passionately about what matters to them, inspiring them to share their knowledge and experiences. We also facilitate this through our internal information hubs and regular informal learning opportunities.


Who we are

MMT Digital helps clients build digital products that transform business performance.

Part agency, part consultancy, we are leaders in combining technology, experience design and lean product delivery, supporting senior technology leaders to digitally enable their businesses.

We work with clients such as Bacardi, Vodafone, BP and comparethemarket.com to digitally enable their businesses and help them drive the most value to their customers at speed and scale. Our collaborative approach means we build open and honest relationships that bring success faster, working with clients in high performing distributed teams.

Acquired by MSQ in 2020, MMT Digital has been rated the UK’s most recommended digital partner by clients for the last six years (The Drum Recommends) and picked up a record eight awards in 2019, including the prestigious Grand Prix for a second successive year.

We’ve committed to reducing our carbon footprint to become Net Carbon Negative in 2020. Our company pledge supports and influences our people and our clients, and also encourages other businesses to join our Net Carbon Negative Movement.


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