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Frontend Engineer

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Maple Cross, Rickmansworth, UK


Competitive + benefits

Closing date

31st January 2023

Job type

Full-time, permanent

About the role

Freespace is looking for a creative Frontend Engineer with specialist React and visualization skills to join our fast growing Analytics Team, creating dynamic dashboards to drive our client’s business insight.

Freespace is a global, data-driven IoT organization collating huge amounts of data on a daily basis around the performance of buildings and offices. As people return to the workplace, Freespace is in a unique position to be able to inform our large, global clients as to how their people want to work. This provides invaluable insights to inform future workplace optimization and office design. We help clients make the right decisions that directly impact their sustainability agenda, driving towards net zero and ensuring they attract & retain the best talent.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work at the heart of the Product team to shape the solutions we provide clients through our platform to deliver crucial business insights to our clients. 

On a day-to-day basis, you will

  • Play an active role in taking ownership & accountability to develop the analytics stories, delivering timely projects through Scrum.
  • Work with product owners and team leads to clarify requirements and challenge assumptions in order to ensure successful executions and push the client analytics to its best.

Skills and experience

  • JavaScript (ES6+), React, amCharts, D3.js (or industry equivalent).
  • A front-end and data visualization expert with 4+ years of experience.
  • Ability to design widget or component based, scalable analytics dashboards.
  • Expert in creating excellent user experience through quick loading dashboards and pixel-perfect design.
  • Implement dashboard solutions with interactive and dynamic visualization to tell the story.
  • Hands-on and well-versed with at least one of React (preferred), Angular or Vue.
  • Data processing and manipulation expert.
  • Master in JavaScript with excellent understanding of asynchronous patterns.
  • Comfortable with of ES6+, TypeScript & emerging web technologies.
  • Able to easily comprehend and write SQL queries.
  • Hands-on programmer.
  • Good to have: SQL, TypeScript, AWS, Scrum, IoT.

Behaviors and mindset

  • Have an open mind to turn business requirements into attractive yet practical visualisations.
  • Be passionate about understanding the business problem and using data to tell the stories in delivering solutions which drive client decisions.
  • Contribute to the success of the team through active participation, team work and owning project deliverables.
  • Contribute to high standards through personal delivery of data quality checks, code reviews and documentation in work and team practices.
  • Clear thinker with a systematic problem-solving approach, seeing a project through from conception to finished product.
  • Unafraid to own mistakes and be willing to challenge and feedback to enhance the team processes and solutions.

Why apply

If you are looking for a role that combines technical ability and infrastructure management within a cutting-edge, growing global tech business, then this could be the role for you. If you meet the requirement above, then we’d love to hear from you.

Some of our universal benefits

Competitive pay

Company bonus

Depending on position and individual contribution

Paid holidays

Sickness benefits

Health insurance

Role dependent

Training sponsorship and support

Reward and recognition schemes

Flexible work location

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