Front end developer

Closing date for applications: 12/04/2019
Specialist role
Summary of the work
Working on an exciting digital transformation programme developing solutions to create accessible, secure-transactional services between businesses and the public sector in Scotland. Development of websites/software and internal tools that meet accessibility standards and work on any device and operating system. Working closely with UX team to deliver against their designs.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
6 months with the option to extend for a further 2, 3 month periods
Organisation the work is for
Scottish Enterprise
Maximum day rate
£450 per day outside IR35.
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Working within an Agile service design, delivery and support team of circa 50 people responsible for digital transformation activities across the organisation. It’s a multidisciplinary team with software developers, testers, designers, user researchers, Dynamics developers, service designers and product owners. The front end developer will work closely within the Service Delivery team with other developers and testers, in particular working closely with UX/UI designers and taking their designs to build the front end of the website(s) and applications.
What the specialist will work on
The specialist will support the implementation of SE’s digital transformation. Creating websites and applications to support SE’s delivery of services. We have new developments in flight as well legacy websites to migrate over the coming months and a central global design language to drive those developments.
Address where the work will take place
Scottish Enterprise 5 Atlantic Quay 150 Brommielaw Glasgow G2 8LU
Working arrangements
The supplier is expected to supply a resource to work as part of the team. A core team is based in Glasgow city centre and work standard working hours of 9-5 Mon-Fri. It is expected that the resource would be available for physical meetings and coworking at regular scheduled times but remote working is available as long as delivery is not affected.
Security clearance
Baseline Personnel Security Standard level clearance is required for this role.
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Work as part of an agile team, helping others clear priority tasks as required. Deliver value to customers early and often. Be transparant and collaborative in decision making. Take responsibility and ownership of tasks. Challenge the status quo.
Assessment methods
Work history Reference Interview
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 50% Cultural fit 10% Price 40%
Essential skills and experience
  • Experience building web applications using JavaScript (ES6) and Angular.
  • Knowledge of development build tools - Gulp, Webpack and NPM scripts would be preferential.
  • Experience building responsive interfaces using CSS and SASS.
  • Understanding of cross-browser development techniques and limitations
  • Experience of Web usability patterns and accessibility standards
  • Understanding of Git, including branching strategies
  • Basic understanding of .Net, and integrating with Razor templates
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Understanding of Umbraco 7
  • Knowledge of scalable CSS methodologies (BEM, OOCSS, and/or SMACSS)
  • SEO principles and implementation practices
  • Knowledge of JavaScript testing libraries
  • Experience consuming REST APIs

Closing date for applications: 12/04/2019

Front end developer

Closing date for applications: 12/04/2019

Specialist role:





Scottish Enterprise

Maximum day rate:

£450 per day outside IR35.

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