Front End Engineer, Jobs, 7497

Front End Engineer - Glasgow

circa £40k - Technology - IT- Application
Ref: 7497 Date Posted: Monday 22 Feb 2021
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Arceptive is a technology and business consultancy based in Glasgow. We have a track record in delivering highly scalable data processing and analytics pipelines, resilient web platforms, as well as accessible, user-friendly business applications. Our team is working with clients who are looking to develop and take product ideas from initial sketches all the way to product launch. We are working on client projects (e-commerce, telecommunication, IOT/connected devices) as well as internal projects focussed on sustainability, net zero, and air quality measurement.

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Job Description

We are looking for a motivated Frontend Engineer based in the Central Belt of Scotland to join our development team in delivering scalable and optimised software platforms for our clients and in-house projects. If you enjoy learning new technologies (even just for fun - I know we are crazy that way), and be comfortable working across multiple projects (between 2-3) at the same time, then this full-time position will offer significant opportunities for personal / professional development.

Required/Essential Skills

  • Commercial experience with JavaScript Frontend frameworks (e.g. Vue.js, React, Angular);
  • Proficient use of JavaScript/TypeScript, HTML, CSS (SCSS/LESS)
  • Interest in UI/UX, creating a consistent design and responsive user experiences across multiple devices
  • Experience in integrating Single Page Applications with REST backends/services
  • Good understanding of common design patterns and data structures
  • Excel in writing clean and maintainable code, following standards, and guidelines
  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle (version control, tooling, testing, etc.)

Optional/Beneficial Skills

  • Working knowledge/experience of Vue.js frontend framework
  • Good understanding of cross-browser frontend development
  • Working knowledge of accessibility (e.g. Web Content Accessibility Guidelines - WCAG)
  • Experience in setting up/using build tools (e.g. webpack, rollup)
  • Experience in setting up/using linting tools (e.g. eslint, prettier)
  • Working knowledge/experience in writing automated tests
  • Interest in hybrid mobile development frameworks (e.g. Ionic Framework/Capacitor)
  • Willingness/desire to continuously learn new technologies/techniques


  • Flexible working times/hours
  • Remote work available (office in Glasgow available if desired post pandemic)
  • Provision of development hardware (choice between Mac/Windows)
  • Supporting online learning/training courses