Front End Developer at YouGov (allows remote)

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Job Description

Company Description



YouGov Chat (formerly Inconvo) is an exciting new chat platform for millions of people to engage and share their views about the things they love, from music and movies, to sport, politics and more.


We create interactive content for thousands of people to share their views, weigh-in on debates and keep up to date with the latest news and events.

You can checkout out YouGov Chat here: www.yougov.chat



Job Description



YouGov Chat runs as a cloud native platform. We embrace a DevOps mentality on our development process taking ownership over development and infrastructure changes.



As a Front End engineer at YouGov Chat you will be part of a wider technical team following the product roadmap using Agile software development methodologies:




  • Working on our customer facing applications.




  • Developing in VueJS and integrating with our serverless APIs.




We are looking for people who write simple and maintainable code and are aware of the perils of emerging complexity.



We’re looking for:




  • 5+ years experience in engineering front-end applications, comfortable working across multiple platforms and environments .




  • Commercial experience implementing applications with Vue.js, ReactJS or Angular.




  • Familiarity with profiling, optimization and performance tuning.




  • Familiarity with the application API layer.




  • Experience and understanding of code testing methodologies.




Our stack:




  • Frameworks: Node.js, Vue.js




  • Languages: Typescript, Javascript




  • Ops: AWS Lambda, S3, Cloudfront




We value:




  • Appreciation for a test-driven, code-review culture




  • A bias for action with a strong work ethic and a focus on delivery.




  • Sound judgment along with a desire to challenge traditional thinking.




  • Highly organised with a flexible approach to working.





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Additional information



This position can be based 100% remotely. The YouGov Chat team is spread from UK to Mumbai. 

Posted: 10 January, 2021