Front end engineer

£52k + benefits

Full time • Remote in UK or Edinburgh HQ

Closing date: 14th October 2022

An illustration of an Amiqus desk.

Our benefits

  • We support fully remote, flexible working
  • Access to our HQ in Edinburgh, with team off sites every six months
  • A strong cross functional (pet friendly)environment working in small teams with autonomy, delivering impactful and challenging work.
  • Private medical cover, life assurance, income protection, critical illness cover and other options.
  • 12 paid personal development days per year with additional personal training budget and resources allocated to help you learn and grow. 
  • Pension contribution, share options and company bonus scheme for all roles

About Amiqus

Amiqus is a market leading compliance platform enabling simple, secure access to products and services online. Whether moving home, changing jobs or looking for professional help, we help make the process fast and easy for everyone involved. 

We’re trusted by the Government, NHS and hundreds of companies across sectors to help people get to work on the things that matter, faster. It’s an exciting time to join us as we’re growing quickly across sectors (although not at all costs). We care a lot about our people, working sustainably and using business as a force for good to deliver long term value.

About the role

You will work closely with our design and product functions using well defined roadmaps to design, enhance and implement features. Amiqus is a critical day-to-day tool for our customers, considered code and thorough testing are key to ensuring that remains true. This is an integral role in our growth plan, working on our well documented codebase, helping shape its future development.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Assist in forging a robust and modern front-end with performance of the users experience at the forefront, as we look to scale
  • Develop testable, performant and high quality software utilising Agile practices
  • Be passionate about software development and its vast potential to bring value to our customers
  • Ensure you are conscious of WCAG 2.1 AA accessibility requirements and follow progressive enhancement methodologies
  • Tech stack includes: Vue.js 2, SASS, Jest, Cypress and Node

About you

Amiqus is vibrant and collaborative, we encourage an environment where people can express themselves and work in a way which suits their life and needs. Our culture is one of inclusivity, we are keen to find employees who not only fit into our culture, but can also add to it.

In addition, we are are looking for the following:

  • Good experience with modern front end technologies
  • Confidence in Javascript debugging, unit and integration testing
  • An active contribution to internal documentation – We’ve made a good start but we are looking to really polish this area!
  • Experience working with internal and third-party APIs
  • Experience with common development practices including CI/CD pipelines, test automation, Agile & Scrum, distributed version control, build tools, code reviews
  • Familiarity with common design patterns

Desirable extras:

  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced start-up environment

Our interview process

We think it’s important to have an open and transparent interview process so that you have a clear understanding of what to expect.  The process might vary slightly depending on the role type or team you apply to join but it usually goes as follows:

  • Internal review of applications 
  • An initial chat about the role with our People and engagement manager 
  • A more structured interview with the team manager and one other team member
  • An informal chat with some other team members about the opportunity
  • Role offer
  • Onboarding welcome and process kick off with support across the team

Company policies 

Diverse perspectives and people of all backgrounds are welcome at Amiqus. We recognise that building an inclusive workplace requires proactivity and commitment. We acknowledge our moral and legal responsibilities to promote equal opportunities and pursue equality in all of our work.

If we can make preparations to make sure you have a positive interview experience, please let us know.”As you might expect, we care about privacy and we have a privacy policy specific for job applicants which explains how we handle your information and data.

How to apply

Closing date: 14th October 2022

If this is you and the role sounds like something you would be interested in, please contact [email protected] for a confidential discussion and attach an up-to-date CV including a PDF or link to a portfolio.

Diverse perspectives and people of all backgrounds are welcome at Amiqus. We recognise that building an inclusive workplace requires proactivity and commitment. We acknowledge our moral and legal responsibilities to promote equal opportunities and pursue equality in all of our work.

If we can make preparations to make sure you have a positive interview experience, please let us know.

As you might expect, we care about privacy and we have a privacy policy specific for job applicants which explains how we handle your information and data.