Frontend Developer - Who Scored
, Full time
It's a great time to join our ambitious team and get involved with a business that is focused, fast paced and a really great place to work.
You'll be encouraged to share your ideas, try new things (and not worry if they don't go right the first time!) and take ownership of your own development. We have a training fund for you to spend each year, as well as the opportunity to earn up to 25% in performance related bonus. We also have; a beer fridge, pizza Friday's, sport always on in the office and regular social events!
Job Title: Front-end Engineer
Squad: UK - WhoScored team
Location: Hammersmith & Remote
What you’ll do as Front-end Engineer in the WhoScored team…
This is an opportunity to join Oddschecker’s growing development team. WhoScored.com is part of the Oddschecker Global Media group and consists of a dedicated team of football analysts and software developers with backgrounds in the sector. We have taken on the responsibility of providing users with valuable and unique content about a sport we all love and are passionate about. We are a unique website and one of the fastest growing in the sports industry, specializing in the in-depth analysis of detailed football data. Provided with unique stats, we compile and create comprehensive analysis on the major European divisions, as well as providing data on over 500 leagues and 15,000 teams. With your support, WhoScored.com will continue to grow to become the biggest football website online.
Your key responsibilities will include…
Day to day, you will:
Work on a product used daily by millions of users
Build and maintain the WhoScored front end platforms
Taking design ideas and seeing them through to production
Participate in estimation, planning, design and ideas stages
Working as part of the WhoScored development team
Have the opportunity to influence our roadmap and take your ideas through to execution
We need someone who has knowledge of the following…
Experience working in an Agile environment on fast developing products
Good knowledge of front-end build tools such as webpack, rollup and task-runners like gulp
Good knowledge of git and its pairing with remote repositories, like Gitlab/Github
Strong command of cross-browser development techniques
Excellent understanding of, and interest in, usability issues
Skilled at building table-free layouts using semantic mark-up and modern CSS features
Good understanding of SEO and its importance
TDD and Testing Frameworks e.g. Jest, Mocha, Chai etc
Desired but not essential….
Experience with RequireJS, Backbone.js
Interest in football
Did you know
Our staff put away 1700 beers & 3000 slices of free pizza a year.
Every team member gets a £1,000 a year to spend on their development
We process on average 450 price changes per second.