JavaScript Software Engineer

Software & Development
  • Witney
  • £30,000-£45,000
  • Permanent - Full time

Xact Placements are working with a Software House in Oxford who specialise in digital training products. They are looking to expand the team and are looking for a Software Engineer to join them who has good JavaScript experience.

The ideal candidate will have working experience with React.js however if you have experience with other frameworks such as Angular.js, Node.js, Vue.js etc then they would be happy for you to learn React.js on the job.

Our client runs a modern and friendly software environment where Developers can truly flourish and take their careers to the next stage. The position will be working on their flagships products to develop them to the next level by adding responsive UI functionality, coupled with machine learning to deliver the next generation of digital products to hundreds and thousands of users all over the world.

The Role

Our client’s emphasis continues to be delivering the most compelling user experience in the market. This means that, foremost, you will use your skills to translate a human-centered digital design into solid front-end code that can bring to life wireframes, prototypes and flows. To achieve your goals here you will need to be a team player and should love to collaborate. Your cross-discipline knowledge of software technology and user experience will inspire the team and ensure a smooth process from concept to delivery. You should have strong verbal, written and visual presentation skills used to clearly articulate the thinking behind your solution designs, communicating progress and estimates effectively.


  • Comfortable implementing UI / UX designs on the web and diving into APIs when required
  • Commercial experience in web app development
  • A deep understanding of JavaScript development and associated toolsets.
  • Comfortable working on a day-to-day basis with other developers to implement design


  • Familiarity with current web app development frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue
  • Comfortable writing unit tests to ensure code stability
  • Previous experience with SaaS product
  • Passionate about user-centric and human centred design philosophy
  • Able to champion decisions and carry forward compelling software solutions
  • Understanding of relational databases (MySQL)
  • Personable, a team player with a love for collaborative, multidisciplinary projects

Highly Desirable

  • Understanding of PHP / Laravel and associated technologies
  • State management – Redux
  • Typescript
  • Styled components, sass
  • Experience with REST APIs
  • Experience with applications that handle users and user flow (registration, auth, SSO, etc.)
  • User experience testing and wireframe development
  • Experience of AWS

Location: Witney

Salary: Up to £45k Plus Benefits

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