React.JS Developer- Contract

Software Engineering

Greater London Contract / 12 Months £500.00 - £600 per day

React.JS- Developer- Contract- London- £500-600.00 per day

Our client is a leading entertainment business looking to build a new VOD/OTT application. You will be involved in the whole lifecycle of the development, from architecting the app to deployment. You will deliver high quality software using an agile, behavioural & test-driven development process and you will follow best practices and care about the code you write.


  • Excited about the opportunity of creating world class web apps
  • Deep software skills with an analytical mind set.
  • 3+ years of responsive scalable web application experience.
  • Experience of working within a cross functional agile delivery team.
  • Being proactive in discussions around planning, supporting the QA’s and key stakeholders business stakeholders defining and implementing acceptance criteria.
  • Worked in a team who use all the best practices such as: BDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Pair Programming, etc.
  • Having taken functional websites and web apps through the full product lifecycle from concept through to launch.
  • Proficient commitment to quality and attention to detail.

The role:

You will have the opportunity to rebuild their commerce platform (product catalogue, registration, authentication) and account management (manage subscriptions, personal details) journeys + help centre (FAQ’s, agent chat, contact us). The other project is rebuilding the customer facing video platform, i.e. ability to watch live + VOD content + search catalogue.

The type of problems you will be solving are the editorial content (stories, short clips, sports data) and the current video service are on 2 different sites, which is very confusing for their customer base. You will b replacing these legacy apps and build one new app for both these services with improved customer journeys (new features and change of look/feel).

You will be scaling this to over 60 territories across Europe for a number of high profile channels and events.

You will be working with React.JS for all of their customer facing web apps, there is a data layer (GraphQL + RESTful) which is being built by their backend services team. Their standard development pipeline uses tools like GitHub, CircleCI, AWS and BrowserStack, they are striving to eventually build a continuous delivery pipeline.

Essential Skills

  • JavaScript ES2018/ Node.JS
  • React, Redux
  • TDD (Mocha, Jest, etc.).
  • Responsive CSS.
  • GIT.
  • Continuous integration tools like CircleCI.


  • BDD (CucumberJS).
  • Server side rendering.
  • Familiar with Unix/Linux command line.
  • AWS services, e.g. ECS, CloudWatch, Terraform.
  • Video streaming experience.

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Job Reference: JO-1808-138523

Salary: £500.00 - £600 per day

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Job Duration: 12 Months

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