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About MetDesk

MetDesk is the UK’s leading private sector weather forecasting business with a growing world-wide focus, specialising in business critical services to a corporate and industrial customer base. Weather is one of the most exciting and diverse industries on the planet and this is your opportunity to become an important part of the fastest growing commercial weather forecasting company in Europe.

We deal in significant datasets so you’ll be using the latest technologies to provide services to our growing global customer base. Your skills will support a broad range of industries from transportation, energy trading and renewables, through to complex data analytics.

MetDesk is headquartered in the picturesque Chiltern town of Wendover, which has a regular direct train service to London.  This is a new position within the team to support our ongoing expansion and future aspirations.  You’ll be working closely with commercial staff, trained meteorologists and IT specialists. 

The Role

We are looking for a JavaScript Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities include implementing visual elements and their behaviors with user interactions. You will work with both front-end and back-end web developers to build all client-side logic. You will also be bridging the gap between the user interface and the server-side infrastructure, taking an active role on both sides, and defining how the application looks and functions.

Initial Tech Stack

  • Front-End: JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Redux, PWA, Jest
  • Back-End: NodeJS, Redis, MySQL, PHP Microservices
  • DevOps: Docker

Experience/essential skills required

  • React
  • Modern JavaScript
  • Up to date with recent JavaScript tooling
  • Git/GitHub
  • Functional Programming
  • Team player
  • Fluent English communication skills
  • Willingness to push the boundaries
  • Passionate about technology

Great to have

  • MySQL
  • Node JS
  • Docker
  • PHP

Package & Location

  • Salary commensurate with experience and competitive with SE England
  • Company 5% matched pension scheme
  • Company profit share scheme
  • 33 days holiday (25 plus public holidays)
  • Job Type: Full-time, permanent


Deadline for applications is 1st March 2021Please send your CV with covering letter to

MetDesk is an equal opportunities employer.