BigChange is hiring a

Software Engineer (React / Front End)

Leeds, United Kingdom
Full-Time

BigChange is a leading technology company that is transforming the way businesses operate. We are currently seeking a talented Software Engineer with expertise in React and front-end development to join our growing team.

As a Software Engineer at BigChange, you will have the opportunity to work on our cutting-edge web applications and contribute to our exciting projects. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining our user interface, ensuring a smooth and seamless user experience.

Working closely with our cross-functional teams, you will collaborate on designing and implementing new features, troubleshooting issues, and optimizing performance. You will be involved in all phases of the software development lifecycle, from concept to deployment.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about creating clean and efficient code, and who enjoys staying up-to-date with the latest technologies and trends in front-end development.

We work out of the BigChange office at Thorpe Park (Leeds, LS15) and love to collaborate face to face so you should be able to commute here one to two days each week.

We've created a family atmosphere and you'll really feel that as you take part in in-person events such as Sprint planning, retrospectives and reviews; refinement, elaboration and design; collaborative workshops; tech away days; learning and knowledge sharing.

Requirements

  • Extensive React & Typescript knowledge – deep understanding of the front-end ecosystem and conversational in industry leading trends
  • Experience using component-driven development to efficiently craft first-class web experiences
  • A desire to build fantastic user experiences on the web
  • Insists on applying best practice during development for the purpose of keeping code maintainable, readable, and performant
  • Understanding of progressive enhancement and experience using it to habitually build the best user experiences for the most users possible
  • Fluent with unit testing and test-driven development
  • Passionate about Developer experience, with a drive to continuously improve it
  • Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills
  • Ambition to join and grow within a high quality, fast-moving technology company

Benefits

  • 27 days annual leave, increasing by a day per completed years service up to a maximum of 30 days.
  • An additional 4 gifted BigRecharge days, allocated once a quarter where we all take a paid day off to focus on our wellbeing.
  • Gym or zwift membership contributions.
  • Income protection and life insurance.
  • Health care cash plan.
  • Enhanced family friendly policies from day one of employment

BigChange is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate differences and support diversity, thriving on it to improve the lives of our BigChangers, our product, and our community.

If you would like to be part of a talented team where your voice is heard and your involvement matters, please join us.

We are also proud to be a Disability Confident employer: we understand that the application and traditional interview process does not work for everyone. If you need us to make any adjustments or changes to our existing process, please let us know in your application. Examples of adjustments may include providing application information in different formats, allowing additional time for any tests, providing a copy of interview questions prior to interview; or, conducting interviews remotely or in-person. This list is not exhaustive, and we are open to exploring any reasonable adjustments that may be necessary.

If you have a disability and meet all the essential requirements for the role you have applied for, you will be guaranteed an interview.

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