Senior Front End Developer

Sport Buff Belfast Full-time
Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated
Buff is looking for a Senior Front End Developer to join us on our journey of changing the live sports experience for 1bn sports fans. We are a highly focused team, building a fantastic product using lean product approach - and a lot of user testing and data!

Remote & flexible working available


The Role

We are looking for a seasoned front end engineer to take ownership of our existing web dashboards (written in ReactJs), You will be responsible for fixing issues, adding new features and maintaing the web dashboards. Experience using TypeScript is also required, in order to be able to help maintaining and improving of our web sdks

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing new features for our web dashboards

  • Improve responsiveness and address any bugs

  • Help maintain and improve our web sdks 

  • Collaborate with the team to define, design, and ship new features

  • Stay up-to-date on emerging frontend technologies

Minimum Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a Front End Developer

  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (ReactJs, TypeScript, HTML, CSS, ES5/6)

  • Konwledge of using Redux

  • Solid experience using/consuming REST APIs

  • Experience implementing testing platforms and unit tests

  • Appreciation for clean and well documented code

  • Experience with common front-end development tools (NPM)

  • Excellent English communication skills with the ability to contribute to architectural discussions

  • Competent with revision control systems (Git)

Bonus Points

  1. Experience developing frontend applications 

  2. Experience with Agile development 

  3. Experience working with live sports data feeds and APIs (OPTA, Sportradar, etc)

  4. A background in startups

  5. Being a fan of live sports and watching sports

What do Send:

  • Links to your GitHub, LinkedIn and StackOverflow profiles

  • Anything that reflects on your knowledge and experience in the field

No dev houses or recruiters please.

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

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Working at
Sport Buff

We are building the audience experience for the next generation of sports and esports fans. Our platform overlays directly onto live content, adding an interactive layer to the broadcast that enables gamification, real time betting, fantasy, and more. The Sport Buff experience is built for fans to play with and against their friends, and for our partners to engage, retain, and monetize their audiences.

Read more about Sport Buff

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