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thinkWhere - Senior Front-end Developer


  • CodeBase [Stirling] CodeBase Stirling Stirling United Kingdom (map)

Senior Front-end Developer

(Ref TW-19-02)

Based in Stirling, UK. Salary range – £28,000 to £44,000 depending on experience.

thinkWhere is one of the UK’s leading Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software and consulting companies. Following the delivery of our new, next generation spatial data platform, theMapCloud, and growth in our market we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Front-end Developer to join our growing team in Stirling.

You will join the Operations team at a very exciting time and will have a key role in designing and building advanced GIS and web mapping applications in a fast-paced Agile environment. You will deliver innovative solutions using leading open source technologies with responsibility for the design, development, integration, testing and maintenance of our products.

If you have experience in the following we want to hear from you:

  • Designing user centric web applications and products

  • Developing front-end applications using web application frameworks and RESTful HTTP APIs

Specifically, we’re looking for the following skills:

  • HTML5, CSS3 and strong JavaScript skills

  • Web application frameworks (ideally Angular with TypeScript)

  • CSS preprocessors (preferably SCSS)

  • Version control (Git)

  • Package management (NPM)

  • Unit testing

Desirable skills:

  • Geospatial JavaScript libraries (OpenLayers, Turf.js)

  • Hosting with AWS and continuous integration

  • Designing and developing RESTful HTTP APIs with Python (Flask)

  • PostgreSQL, PostGIS

  • GeoServer, MapProxy

To be successful in this role we need someone with proven development experience in some of the above technologies. While experience in GIS is highly desirable, it is not essential. GIS is our bread and butter and we can teach you all you need to know.

Click here for the full Job Description. Please apply by sending your CV (max of 2 pages) to hr@thinkwhere.com. Please add a covering letter of no more than 1 page stating why you believe you are suitable for the job and a note of your current salary.

Closing date is 5pm on Friday 29th March 2019 and interviews are currently scheduled for week commencing 8th April 2019.

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