Lead Front End Engineer – React JS – AI Tech Firm

£60,000 - £70,000 + Benefits & Perks
14 Jul 2020
06 Aug 2020
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Senior Executive
Contract Type

We are a VC backed AI start-up with the mission of making life easier for everyone through chat. Founded in 2017, our conversation-as-a-service platform powers the police, central and local government, enterprises and many SMEs.

We are a group of tech optimists with a passion for using disruptive technology to help drive efficiencies and growth, committed to delivering radical innovation that produces lasting, institutional change. We are backed by Praetura Ventures and were crowned best robotics start-up by TechWorld in November 2017.

Role Info:

Lead Front End Engineer – React JS – VC Backed AI Tech Firm
Horse Guards, London SW1A | £60,000 – £70,000 + Benefits & Perks. Full Remote During Covid moving to 2 days

The Lead Front End Engineer role:

We have recently raised a large Seed round of funding and has launched new, disruptive products in the AI chatbot space – enormous potential lies ahead.

You will be joining a team focused on building next generation AI capabilities. You will be a key team member in driving the build out a conversational AI platform that enables our clients to engage and support their staff, customers and citizens.

The current platform uses a mixture of vendor and in-house technologies including conversational user interfaces, Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning engines, and integration frameworks for interfacing with other in-house systems.

Your primary focus for the next 3 to 6 months will be helping to implement new feature releases on the front end but we are looking for T shaped players who can jump in and assist the back end team when we’re crunched too.

We’d love to meet someone who:

+ 4+ years’ experience building web applications on top of dynamic APIs using React, Redux and TypeScript.
+ 3+ years’ experience in using Cloud technologies such as GCP, Azure or AWS for deployment
+ 1+ years’ experience with development on Microservices based Architecture
+ Excellent knowledge and understanding of the basics; HTML, CSS and JavaScript+
+ Experience in working with REST APIs using Node.js
+ Demonstrates entrepreneurialism and a hunger to learn and improve; sees failure as a learning opportunity
+ You should love new tech – and have a knack of mastering it quickly.
+ Is results-oriented and committed to achieving goals

We keep the application process streamlined:

+ The team internally reviews CVs
+ You’ll have an intro call with one of our team
+ We’ll ‘meet’ on Teams for an up to 60 minute interview
+ We’ll do short follow-up calls with any of the team who couldn’t make the interview

Our Culture & Benefits:

+ We have a creative and high-performance culture, but crucially we value impact over everything.
+ We don’t believe in hierarchy and understand that giving our team the freedom to innovate is key to the success of the business.
+ We work hard – but we are solving problems that matter.

Other benefits include:

+ Invitation to participate in our EMI share option scheme
+ Freedom to express and implement your ideas. We won’t limit you with red tape or hierarchy
+ Spec your own computer equipment.
+ A supportive environment working directly with the founders
+ Company Pension scheme

And… when we’re back in the office of course:

+ Proper coffee
+ Weekly Yoga
+ Weekly meditation
+ Regular social events

Your Background / Previous Roles May Include:
Platform Engineer, Senior Front End Developer, Front End Software Engineer, Tech, Start-Ups, Software Engineering.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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