Front-End Javascript Engineer (React)

2024-06-04 06:11
Written by
jamienovick - member of the CiviCRM community - view blog guidelines
Name of Company
Type of Work
Telecommute ok?
Time commitment
Full Time
How to apply

A big hello from the team at Compuco!

At Compuco we empower socially responsible organisations with the digital tools they need to build a better world.

We work with charities across their digital stack helping them to rebuild their processes using flexible open source tools. We help organisations reimagine the way they work so they can focus on impact.

We're looking for an experienced React developer to join our growing team and play a key role in building innovative digital tools for charities and non-profit organisations. Your work will directly contribute to empowering these groups to make a positive impact on the world.

You would be joining one of the Compuco product teams, being a part of product decisions, from inception through to release. You will use the latest technologies and will have responsibility to make architectural and technical decisions on the future direction of new platforms that will have significant impact. 

The platforms we build are business processes focussed for the not-for-profit sector, so expect to be working on functionality to help support e-commerce, marketing and payment processing but with a not-for-profit fundraising twist.

In our collaborative engineering teams, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to technical decisions, work alongside talented developers, and learn from each other. We encourage open communication and rotate responsibilities to foster a culture of continuous improvement.

As a distributed company with an HQ in London and team members from all around the world, one of the things that makes working at Compuco special is the chance to meet and learn from people from an amazing array of nationalities and cultures. We’re extremely proud of the way we work and the open culture we have developed.

Key responsibilities: 
* Reviewing application requirements and interface designs
* Developing and implementing highly-responsive user interface components using React
* Applying software development best-practices and keeping a clean and easy-to-maintain codebase
* Maintaining documentation
* Writing technical specifications
* Sharing knowledge with other members of the team
* Participating in planning meetings where we discuss priorities and new features development
* Code Reviews

Experience sought:
* At least 5 years of commercial experience working with React.js. Extensive knowledge of React best practices, including the hooks API.
* Strong unit, integration, and end-to-end tests writing skills.
* Experience as a member of an agile team, reviewing code for other developers and accepting their feedback.
* Comfortable working with Typescript projects.
* Experience with React Hooks, Webpack, TypeScript and Jest
* Experience using Less or Sass
* Experience with browser-based debugging and performance testing software.
* Excellent troubleshooting skills.
* Critical thinker and good problem-solver.

Desirable skills:
* Experience using Ant Design
* Experience using RTL (React Testing Library)
* Experience using Playwright for end to end testing
* Experience with using containers in production 
* Experience with using CI/CD in production 

Location: Remote
Type: Permanent / Full-time
Salary range: £30-50k

About Compuco:
Our mission is to empower socially responsible organisations with the digital tools they need to build a better world. As a data driven creative technology agency, we are passionate about helping membership, charitable and cultural organisations to streamline and reimagine the way they work so that they can focus on impact.

We’re a distributed team, with staff in over 12 countries and a head office in London. We offer flexible hours and a real “team” mentality, working together to make things better.

Uniquely, we base all of our solutions on open source products, helping our work to have the greatest possible impact. We offer a full suite of software options for our clients, but in particular specialise in CiviCRM, the dedicated nonprofit CRM, the Drupal CMS platform, and we are also the creators of the CiviPlus platform.

Our clients include membership organisations such as the British Toy and Hobby Association, World Heart Federation and Royal Society of Edinburgh, nonprofit organisations such as Wikimedia, Carers UK and Disability Rights UK, and government institutions such as Epping Forest and Police Scotland.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship or disability.

We have a broad range of benefits including:
- Paid annual leave
- Birthday off
- Volunteering time off
- Wellness day
- Medical insurance allowance
- Paid leave for personal development and learning
- Remote working