Mid or Senior Frontend Developer - HTML / CSS/ JavsScript

at Simply Business in London

Frontend Developer - Mid-level or Senior both welcome


Just minutes from Silicon Roundabout and a champion of SME growth and development,Simply Business is the UK’s largest online comparison site in our sector, specialising in the SME and start-up markets.

If you’re smart, passionate about technology and enjoy solving complex technical challenges then you should apply to join our best-in-class tech team.

The Role:

Working with our two Frontend Developers (and a strong team of backend Ruby Devs) to code beautiful products for our customers. Some of our current work:

• Developing new tools to help customers
understand our sector and offering
• Extending our content engagement to improve
lead capture
• Improving on a recent revamp of our entire
website with a core focus on responsive design

Our Tech Stack

• SASS / HAML / HTML5 / CSS3 / JavaScript /
CoffeeScript / jQuery
• Ruby
• Rails
• MongoDB
• RabbitMQ
• Puppet/Boxen
• AWS
• Cucumber / RSpec / Jasmine


This list changes all the time, as being on the lookout for new technology trials and opportunities is part of our code. We don’t believe in limiting ourselves, or the company. If there are other tools that could get the job done better, we’re committed to exploring them.

Our Principles:

• TDD / BDD
• Continuous Deployment
• Pair Programming
• Build – Measure - Learn

Our Philosophy:

We believe that by pairing the Lean Start-up Methodology of Build-Measure-Learn with Agile, we will work in the most effective way.

What we can offer:

--Competitive Salary
--Flexible Benefits package including: private healthcare, dental insurance and gym membership
-- Regular team and company events
--An opportunity to learn & develop in a growing business. We do fortnightly hackathons!
--A social working environment
--Flexible working hours
-- Free breakfast daily and regular sugary treats / snacks / fresh fruit
--A environment which drives innovation - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3UtIiWQwuI
-- Funding towards tech conferences, and your training and development


Awards & Achievements

- Ranked 21 in the 'Top 100 Best Small Companies to Work for' - Sunday Times 2014
- 3 Star (highest) accreditation in "Best Small Companies to Work for" - Best Companies Ltd 2014
- ‘Best Use of Audience Insight’ - Digi Awards 2014
- “Use of Organic Search (SEO)” Dadi Awards 2014
- Accredited "Geared for Giving employer" - outstanding contributions to charity
- "Most Agile Aware Organisation Award" - Agile Awards
- "Best Use of Mobile Technology Award" - Technology in Insurance Awards
- Named in the "Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA"
- Listed in "Sunday Times Tech Track 100" for fastest growing technology companies

Please apply with your CV and portfolio (or links to your work)

Unfortunately, due to the large volume of responses we receive we cannot respond to each applicant with individual feedback. If you have been successful, you will hear from us within 5 working days. Thanks

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Published at 23 Feb 2015
Expires on 23 Aug 2015


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