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Multiple locations
Leeds, United Kingdom
Bruxelles, Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
London, United Kingdom
JOB #R2202789

Developer (Frontend/Backend/Full-stack)

About the role 

ICF Next E&A Technology are on an exciting digital transformation journey to grow our technical capability across the UK and Europe. We are looking for bright and brilliant Mid to Senior level Full-Stack JavaScript developers (with a focus on either Front-End or Back-End) to join our team and collaborate on the end-to-end development of exciting projects for some of the UK’s and Europe’s biggest brands. 

This role is open to remote work (with occasional travel into either our Leeds or London office). 

This role is perfect if you are looking to: 

  • Work on highly creative, innovative projects for leading global brands and public sector organisations 

  • Utilise your expert knowledge and wealth of experience in the web stack to handcraft fully custom websites and web apps, whether on the front-end, back-end, or both 

  • Work with some of the latest web technologies, including React, Node.js, TypeScript, MongoDB, GraphQL and Three.js, with opportunities to develop your skills and get exposure to new technologies 

  • Collaborate with a highly skilled team of EX/UX/UI experts to bring your vision to life 

Front-end experience 

Looking for a front-end role? Most of our front-end apps are written either in plain TypeScript/JavaScript or in React. Your ideal experience would include: 

  • Solid understanding and proven capability in developing to modern W3C and web standards, rooted in a strong foundation in semantic, accessible HTML 5 

  • Detailed understanding of CSS 3 and Sass/SCSS, paired with an ability to implement modern, responsive web design without reliance on frameworks 

  • Proven track record of success implementing web applications using TypeScript and/or JavaScript ES6+ in an object-oriented way, utilising common design patterns, and configuring bundling via WebPack 

  • Expert ability to craft modern user interfaces with the latest versions of React, and manage application state via Redux 

  • Exposure to using and authenticating against REST APIs using libraries such as Axios and tools such as Postman 

Back-end experience 

Looking for a back-end role? Most of our back-end apps use Node.js, Express and MongoDB. Your ideal experience would include: 

  • Solid understanding and proven capability in implementing, testing and documenting REST APIs using Node.js, Express and Postman 

  • Experience with database systems such as MongoDB and SQL and their use in Node.js/Express applications via ODB/ORM libraries such as Mongoose 

  • Passion for best practices and security including user authentication and authorisation 

  • Experience with DevOps using cloud infrastructure solutions such as Azure and AWS, including setting up and configuring servers, databases, and pipelines, and communicating effectively to configure domains/solutions based on client needs 

  • Experience with deployment and hosting via Azure or AWS 

Bonus points 

  • Degree or similar qualification in computer science, software engineering, physics, mathematics, or game development 

  • Background in an object-oriented programming language, such as C#, C++, Java 

  • Exposure to building component-driven UIs with tools such as Storybook 

  • Exposure to internationalisation/translation with libraries such as i18next 

  • Exposure to static site generation, server-side rendering, and SEO using React frameworks such as Gatsby and Next.js 

  • Developing to web accessibility standards in line with WAI guidelines 

  • Experience implementing real-time communication between front-end and back-end applications using 

  • Experience with GraphQL 

  • Experience with continuous integration, delivery, and deployment 

  • Experience with Azure or AWS and Dev Ops 

  • Experience with microservice architecture 

  • Experience with headless CMS solutions, such as Strapi, GraphCMS, Contenful 

  • Adept at working with agile and waterfall delivery methodologies, and using related tools and frameworks, such as Jira, Scrum and Kanban 

  • Experience with design tools including Figma and Adobe Creative Suite 

  • Working with large private and/or public sector organisations 

About you 

  • Conscientious and supportive team player, collaborator, and mentor 

  • Logical thinker with a passion for problem-solving 

  • Razor-sharp attention to detail 

  • Writer of clean, maintainable, well-commented, high-quality code 

About the benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 25+ days holiday
  • Flexible, hybrid and remote working policies
  • High spec equipment and software
  • Dedicated L&D time and resources
  • Mentorship programme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Dental cover
  • Confidential wellbeing support
  • Long term disability income protection
  • Life insurance
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Enhanced pension scheme
  • Travel season ticket loan
  • Onsite office parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee perks discount portal
  • Recognition rewards programme
  • Company social events
  • Access to a top global talent pool of over 8,000 SMEs inc. 1,500 technologists many more



About us:

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are committed to creating a culture where we embrace our differences in ideas and identities. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. 

Learn more about what we do and our commitment to inclusion.  

The benefits of joining ICF:

  • Our people at ICF, are our most important asset, so we invest in them from the moment you arrive. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well.
  • ICF offer a hybrid working policy, that will offer you flexibility to collaborate in the office, as well as in the comfort of your own home, to successfully deliver the requirements of your role and the business.
  • The employee wellbeing hub, which was launched in January 20022, is designed to provide highly personalised support across a comprehensive range of wellbeing issues, such as mind, body, finances, community, career programs and HR support.
  • We also offer a unique and competitive recognition programme called ‘You Matter’, awarding points as a ‘thank you’ for your work achievements, which can be spent on a large variety of high-quality items, as well as online or high-street vouchers, all with zero tax payable by the employee.
  • We encourage and provide continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning, development opportunities and career frameworks. 
  • ICF also offers a range of competitive benefits, which include, but not limited to the following:
    • Single Private Medical Insurance cover (Bupa), with no restrictions on providing treatment for existing medical conditions. Options available for broader partner or family level cover, plus we also offer dental insurance (Bupa) and an online GP service.
    • 25 days annual leave, plus UK bank holidays (annual leave increases with years of service).
    • Pension scheme with 5% of salary employer contribution (minimum employee contribution 4%).
    • Life assurance paying 4x annual salary and Group Income Protection paying 66% of salary for up to 5 years if you are off work on long term sick.
    • Enhanced parental leave policies, enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption, and shared parental pay.

Leeds - Burley (GB78)

Web Development

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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