Lead Front End Developer

  • Job Reference: MF307
  • Date Posted: 21 June 2019
  • Recruiter: McKenzie Fox
  • Location: Douglas, Isle of Man
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: IT - Analysts / Developers / Programmers / Support
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Admin Admin
  • Email: jobs@mckenziefox.com
  • Telephone: 01624 698900

Job Description



The company seeks a lead front-end developer to take a lead role in designing, developing and maintaining products that are produced and maintained in-house from a front end perspective. There is a variety of tasks among the team, and an opportunity to learn new skills and also to contribute heavily to a small dynamic team moving forward.  Reporting to the head of Sports Book, this role will be challenging but rewarding, and will you to help set the direction of an exciting new product from the outset.  Therefore a “can-do” attitude is essential for this role, as are excellent communication skills.


A small but growing team in a multi-cultural environment, and the company is a licensed gaming provider on the Isle of Man.  Working with them would allow you to make a real difference working on cutting edge gaming products at the forefront of the Asian Gaming markets.


The company offers competitive salaries, with excellent benefits such as a relocation allowance as well as a private healthcare scheme after 1 year of service.


Core Role Requirements:

The successful candidate will have 5+ years’ experience in the following:

  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript and ECMA Script 5+ as well as being fully familiar with W3C standards.

  • Strong development experience Node.JS technologies, such as Angular or React.

  • Proficiency in front-end technologies such as HTML / HTML5 / CSS3 / JavaScript / Bootstrap.

  • Strong experience of developing using a “unit test first” approach.

  • Experience of code revision systems such as Git or BitBucket / Subversion.

  • Excellent data structure and algorithm design knowledge.

  • A “Test first” approach to independently design, develop, test, and deploy product architecture.

  • Experience in deploying applications to cloud environments such as Google Cloud / Azure / AWS.

  • Knowledge of CI environments such as Jenkins with a unit test first approach.

  • Gaming Industry experience is a definite advantage, particularly in Sports Book Products.


    To discuss this role further please email your CV to jobs@mckenziefox.com or call us on 01624 698900, quoting reference MF307