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Senior Web Developer

About Us

We are the UK’s largest 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 to work in and this is your opportunity to become an important part of the fastest growing commercial weather forecasting company in Europe.

The Role

You will be working with other IT specialists, commercial staff, and meteorologists. The role is a mixture of supporting and expanding the existing products, as well as greenfield research and development.

We deal with 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, renewables through to complex data analytics.

Key Responsibilities

  • Write high-quality, functional code.
  • Take ownership of the existing core products, expand their functionality, fix issues, and provide guidance on solutions.
  • Find creative solutions to challenging problems.
  • Perform code reviews, provide feedback, and suggest improvements.
  • Directly impact the future of our products, by participating in design and decision-making processes.
  • Mentor other team members and help maintain a highly motivated, positive company culture.

Essential Skills

  • Solid JavaScript (ES6 and newer), HTML5 and CSS3
  • Functional React + Hooks
  • Familiar with TypeScript
  • Experience in web application design, debugging and testing
  • NodeJS, Express
  • PHP, MySQL

Optional Skills

  • LeafletJS, WebGL, WebSockets (socket.io)
  • Real-time web applications
  • Linux, Docker
  • Redis, MongoDB

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

Please send your CV with covering letter to careers2021@metdesk.com

MetDesk is an equal opportunities employer.