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JavaScript is a key area of focus for PCR Digital. Our mission is to build London’s best talent pool of high quality JavaScript developers and engineers so that we can meet the current demand coming from a broad range of industry sectors and clients.

Along with core JavaScript skills, our clients are looking for experience with a range of JavaScript frameworks and libraries to help them deliver great interactive experiences. The options are extensive but for application frameworks the greatest demand is for Angular.js or Backbone.js and using functional tools like Underscore.js or LoDash. On the server side, Node.js is core with increasing demand for experience with non-relational databases such as MongoDB, Redis or CouchDB.

With the advancement of JavaScript, we recruit for range of job titles from Front End Developers, Front End Engineers, JavaScript Developers and JavaScript Engineers, Client Side Developers, User Interface Developers, Node.js Developers and Full Stack JavaScript Developers. PCR Digital mainly focuses on the London market due to its broad spectrum of technology industries, from broadcast, publishing, ecommerce, digital agencies, gaming and media as well as a number of great Silicon Roundabout start-ups and growing businesses. Rates for JavaScript skills are high at the moment as there is a distinct shortage of supply but average market rates currently are £380-£500 a day for contract roles and a permanent role salary ranges from £48,000 mid-weight to £70,000.

The qualifications for someone working with JavaScript can vary from a graduate with a Computer Science Degree to a Computer Science Masters, to a wide range of experience with programming and no degree whatsoever. More and more companies want to see candidates who are enthusiastic about programming as well technically sound.

Lead Developer

London All London
£65000-75000 annually
First Posted:
9 November 2017

Lead Developer - Permanent - up to £75k - LondonJob SummaryWe are looking for a highly skilled and talented Lead Developer to lead the development team forward through the change in our business and initiatives. The business has been running for over 12 years so you will be joining an organisation who is a pioneer in its specialist area having over 10% of the market share and growing.Key Requirements * You're proficient in using tech stacks such as PHP, MySQL, AWS, JavaScript, JQuery and Linux * You appreciate well-structured code base that's maintainable, scalable, testable and flexible. * You've got previous back-end experience with PHP and MySQL and working with Bolt as a CMS * You are able to show the how and why you have developed the product in that way and able to express your passion for developing in the right way * Experience in leading from the front as you will be managing a team of 3 developers initially * The willingness to be a key part of a specialist product making a real difference in an eco-friendly marketPersonable: Friendly, confident and outgoing with a drive to learn new skills. Hardworking: You'll be adaptable and enjoy getting involved in a variety of tasks. Positive: A proactive attitude is a must. Honest: This almost goes without saying. A sense of humour: Because that makes things fun.Competitive salary (£65,000 - £75,000) and the role will require some travel to Cambridge initially to meet the team but HQ will be in the new offices in the City of London in the coming weeks.I am working directly with the CTO on this position and he is keen to get the right person on board as soon as possible pending notice periods etc.If the above gets you excited and thinking that this may be a challenge you are up for then please do get in touch with Vicky Fernandes (vicky.fernandes@pcrdigital.com) who will be happy to discuss in more detail.

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Web Developer

London West/Central London
£500-560 per day
First Posted:
6 November 2017

Role Description We are looking for an agile JavaScript engineer to help 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. Requirements * Passion for creating the very best web apps. * Exceptional software and analytical skills. * 3+ years of hardcore responsive web application experience, in addition to a solid general software engineering background. * Experience of working as part of a cross functional Agile delivery team. * Taking an active role in planning, assisting QA's and business stakeholders with defining and then implementing acceptance criteria. * Embrace agile software engineering practices: BDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Pair Programming, etc. * To be able to demonstrate an understanding of how web applications work, from the frontend CSS to the backend framework and server-side tools. * An ability to demonstrate up to date knowledge and best practices around web technologies. * Design appreciation and experience working with UX/UI designers. * Having taken substantive websites and web apps from concept through to launch. * Strong commitment to quality and an obsessive attention to detail. * Excellent communication skills. Essential * JavaScript ES6/Node. * React. * Databinding. * MVP/MVVM Architecture. * GIT, etc (Source Control). * Mocha, Jest, etc (Testing). * Continuous integration tools like CircleCI and Jenkins. * Code coverage tools, code style, etc. Desirable * React eco-system tools, including: Yarn, ReactRouter, etc. * GraphQL. * Familiar with semi-automated app testing. * BDD, writing tests. * Familiar with Unix/Linux command like and AWS services, e.g. EC2, Device farms. * OTT/Video streaming experience. * JavaScript TV app development experience. * Knowledge CSS3/4 features and selectors.

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DevOps Engineer - AWS Stack

London West/Central London
£550-650pd
First Posted:
3 November 2017

DevOps Engineer Required for Global Media company based in West London is looking for an exceptional AWS - Development Ops engineer who has built, managed, and deployed extensively on Amazon Web Services infrastructure. As the Development Ops Engineer in a geographically diverse development team, you employ your deep coding and technical experience in this critical role, providing coding and hands-on technology expertise, working on and suggesting process and application improvements. You will have the freedom to provide guidance on applicable tool chains and the flexibility to use modern frameworks.The Devops role will give you the opportunity to help architect some of the infrastructure for a global OTT presence, while solving challenging technical problems. We are working closely with solutions architects from the business, its partners and Amazon to implement the right solutions for ultimate scalability, durability, and performance including.Key Responsibilities: * The responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to the following: * Provide technical/software development and architectural guidance. * Prototype ideas and solutions. * Perform hands-on participation in team coding, developing interfaces for web applications. * Review developers' code, provide feedback, and develop team knowledge. * Collaborate with technical and business resources, gathering and documenting requirements and formulating action plans. * Provide direction for other technical resources. * Create project architecture and designs. * Create detailed development plans. * Present designs and plans to executive management. * Choose the best technology for specific efforts. * Develop, modify, support and maintain AWS-based components for public facing infrastructure, application back-end, and admin and monitoring features. * Maximise utilization of AWS components. * Create, maintain, and enhance the following: test, validation, and logging infrastructure for our AWS components. * Prepare periodic reports on engineering activities, for the purposes of project management and resource planning. * Continuously work to improve product, process, and tools proficiency, for the purposes of company growth, user experience, and timely product deliver. * Periodically meet with third party development and content partners, in order to maintain close collaborative relationships and resolve integration challenges. Requirements: * At least 10 years of general DevOps/AWS/DB/infrastructure experience. * Proven practical experience with most if not all components of AWS: EC2, Beanstalk, ELB, Route53, S3, Cloudfront, SNS, SWF, SQS, RDS, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, IAM, CloudFormation. along with: * Deep and broad software development experience. * Wide experience in many languages and technologies. * Technologically confident: not afraid to try new things. * Excellence in problem solving, strategic thinking, and working in a team-oriented environment * Strong oral and written communication skills. * Strong interpersonal skills and ability to excel in a team oriented environment. * Experience in web application interface development using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. * Should have extensive and firsthand expertise in JS libraries such as jQuery and MooTools. * Broad Experience developing responsive UI's and mobile/tablet-specific UI's. * Familiarity with SOA principles and practice. * Experience reading, analyzing, and absorbing AWS white papers, architectural documents, and technical briefs. * Service rollout plus complete multi-cycle SDLC experience, using Chef, Puppet, CloudFormation, etc. * Exposure to AWS auxiliary tools and practices (e.g., Chaos Monkey, Asgard, etc). * Hands-on experience with monitoring tools, intrusion detection mechanisms, and vulnerability assessment tools and practices. * General scripting wizardry. Beyond the requirements above, the preferred candidate will have: * Mongo and NoSQL experience. * Strong verbal and written communication skills. * Media or Broadcast experience.

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JavaScript React Developer

London West/Central London
£450-650 per day
First Posted:
28 October 2017

JavaScript Engineers required with React - Greenfield ProjectMid to Senior level - £450-£650 per dayLocation - West LondonA leading mass media company is embarking on an exciting new media innovation project and is looking for a number of JavaScript Developers / Engineers to form the front end JavaScript team. You'll be using React so we need to see commercial experience of this (at least 6 months) and your experience with APIs will ensure you are able to contribute from day one.You'll be working in an agile team, using TDD and BDD and pair programming with like minded peers who are passionate and driven to deliver great solutions.As well as writing clear and executable code, you'll take responsibility for testing and taking into consideration what patterns to use. You'll get that what you work on, is part of a bigger picture that you are contributing to.Do you enjoy new challenges, solving problems and collaborating with the best of the best? If so, we'd love to hear from you so we can give you a full picture of the project and understand what you've been doing recently with React.

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Senior Web React Developer

London West/Central London
£450-500 per day
First Posted:
24 October 2017

Senior Web React developers required with React - £450-£500 per dayLocation - West LondonWe are looking for Senior Web React developer with the below skills - having repulsion for being a pragmatic and creative problem solver - OTT/Video streaming experience. - excellent communication skills. - taking an active role in planning, assisting QA's and business stakeholders with defining and then implementing acceptance criteria. - strong experience in creating custom and reusable components - A strong generalist software developer - Good understanding of server side and client side technologies - Previous exposure to backend technologies like .NET PHP Java a plus Tech to be used: React Node ES6 Unit testing CI NPM Css/sass Html5 Web services/Micro services Server side experienceFeel free to reach out for more information.

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Tableau Digital Analytics Developer - SQL Excel Adobe Analytics

London West/Central London
£400-£450pd
First Posted:
19 October 2017

Global Media company based in West London is looking for a contract Tableau Digital Analytics Developer with strong SQL Excel Adobe Analytics. This Digital Analytics Consultant role is for an important short term web/ digital insight project. We require strong Tableau and Visualisation / visual design skills to build out business insight reports and dashboards in advance of high profile media entertainment website launches. Contract is for 2 months starting and requires an urgent start w/b 23rd October. Although only a short assignment, this company would look great on anyone's CV! The remit will allow you a strong degree of independence and allow you to show off your visualisation and design skills to deliver compelling insight reports. Core skills and Experience required include: -Approx 5+ Years in a similar Digital Data Analytics Insight role including Manager / Senior Analyst level - Able to work independently - Full life cycle - Communicate well with senior stakeholders etc -Strong Tableau experience - at least 1-2 years as a core current skill designing and developing compelling highly visual Digital Insight reports / dashboards -Strong visualisation / Visual Designer skills - We like the reports to look good, and tell a story! -Strong SQL, able to extract and manipulate data -Advanced Excel - must be very data literate, Including Pivot Tables, VBA a bonus -Good experience with Adobe Analytics / Sitecatalyst / Omniture -Must be available 9th October and for 2 months thereafter and within easy reach of West London -Must be engaging, friendly, flexible, pragmatic and takes pride in making things look good!

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Senior Android OS Developer with C++

London West/Central London
£450-500pd
First Posted:
27 June 2017

Senior Android OS Developer with C++ required for The NOW TV Device/Client teams who build a number of applications for customers to enjoy. This new project offers a chance to build something from scratch while having the support of the existing Agile NOW TV teams.Required Skills & Experience: Android OS experience is essential (Android TV or AOSP) with a strong preference for Android TV, including bootloader, kernel, drivers and filesystems * C++ Developer skills * Strong appreciation of multi-threading OS * Knowledge of Bluetooth and Wifi protocols * Comfortable with version control systems (Git). * Experience with continuous integration. * Agile experience (TDD, BDD, Pair Programming) Desired Skills: * Experience with Android user-space applications * Working in a continuous deployment environment.As part of the NOW TV you will: * Develop high quality, testable and performant software. * Champion Agile practices such as Pair Programming, TDD, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery. * Work within a self-organising and cross functional Agile team. * Help to ensure user stories are developed in vertical functional slices so that each User Story could be shipped individually. * Contribute to user stories, using TDD and BDD approaches to ensure that quality is baked into the implementation. * Strive for continuous improvement within the team. * Take a pro­active role seeing user stories from development through to production. * Work as part of the team to support and maintain the live applications. * Enjoy the extensive benefits of working for a large yet dynamic organisation.

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C++ Developer With GUI / QT Developer

London All London
450-500pd
First Posted:
18 May 2017

Senior C++ Developers with good GUI and Qt. Experienced C++ software engineer with experience in graphically rich User Interface development is required to work in a long term contract for this large media company based in West London. The roles will be joining the Internet TV team within Technology, who are responsible for technical implementation, delivering robust and creative cutting edge cross platform solutions. The software interfaces /solutions being built are for todays touch screen, graphically rich devices such as Smart TV's, STB, Mobiles and Tablets, and have pixel perfect graphics and motion graphics/ video graphics. The department strives to be seen both internally and externally as a world-class software engineering function, continually delivering high quality creative solutions. Description: As a C++/Qt Developer, you'll be drawing on your know-how to deliver high quality features quickly. You will be encouraged to help solve the problems faced in this domain with the potential of bringing new technologies to the platform. You'll be knowledgeable and passionate about technology, enjoy pairing with other smart people and use agile to ensure your projects succeed. Requirements/ Skills: · Strong current C++ development background, experienced with GUI and either QT (highly beneficial) or other UI frameworks, experienced in developing graphically rich or consumer facing User interfaces · Experience with multiple UI frameworks but QT highly desirable · Must have Experience of developing interfaces, rich media applications for todays touch screen, graphically rich customer facing consumer devices such as Mobiles and Tablets, that have pixel perfect graphics and motion graphics (Graphics stacks and OpenGL would be a bonus) · Able to Work collaboratively alongside large creative UX design teams and help bring their work to life. (experience gained in creative agency environment might be suitable) · Regular use of agile and XP practices such as pairing and TDD are highly beneficial · Knowledge and experience of a wide range of best of breed open source and commercial technologies · Bachelors' degree or equivalent industry experience · Good communication skills - comfortable communicating at all levels · Comfortable working in a Linux environment Key Responsibilities: · Develop excellent quality software using agile techniques such as Test Driven Development and Pair Programming · Take an active role in Story definition, assisting QA's and business stakeholders with Acceptance criteria · Drive best technology and software development practices into the team with passion and enthusiasm · Participate in regular showcases of new work to the product owners and business stakeholders · Strive for continuous improvement within the teamUnable to accept Tier 2 applicants, Work will be based onsite in Osterley west London UK. Must be eligible to work in the EU.

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