Senior/Lead Frontend Engineer

Lantum Published: April 26, 2021
London, United Kingdom
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Lantum's products are used to organize the workforces delivering COVID vaccines across the UK.

Read on to fully understand what this job requires in terms of skills and experience. If you’re a good match, make an application.

We provide elegant & efficient clinical workforce management systems that enable GPs and hospitals to ensure there are sufficient clinicians to take care of patients, the well-being of staff
- all whilst saving the organization money.

An effective, intuitive and responsive user interface is essential to provide this, and so effective technical leadership of our frontend development is critical to our success.

Lantum is on a mission to transform how the healthcare workforce connects with global healthcare systems.

Our platform uses advanced technology to better support healthcare organizations to schedule, truly connect with their workforce saving precious time and money and boosting workforce satisfaction.

Since launch, we have supported over 2,000 healthcare organizations and saved over £30 million for the NHS, as such we are the number one healthcare workforce management platform, by a number of organizations in the UK.

We are proud to have played a pivotal role in supporting the NHS throughout the pandemic, including managing the logistical features of scheduling the workforce to vaccinate the nation.

We have consistent and strong growth, supportive VC backers and a talented team of passionate people, committed to positively impact people’s lives.

Lantum won the Amazon Web Services Digital Business of the Year Award, Digital Entrepreneur Award for Digital Innovation in the Public Sector, General Practice Awards for Digital Solution Provider of the Year) and more.

We’ve been featured in the Telegraph, City AM, The Times, Health Investor, Harper’s Bazaar, New Statesman amongst other industry and national publications.

About the role: We are looking for someone to lead our frontend development, ensuring that web and mobile applications are elegant and effective in supporting our users and that the developers are supported in regards to best practices in development methodologies as well as exposing them to learning and development opportunities.

Responsibilities: Providing technical leadership and oversight for frontend development.

This includes setting standards, adopting best practices, mentoring and guiding other developers and ensuring consistency and high standards across the frontend product components and codebase.

The focus of this role is on web frontend development.

Ideally the person fulfilling this role is able to provide similar guidance on mobile development (React Native) until such time as the scale of our mobile development justifies an independent lead.

This role is not intended to be a people/line manager, although we would like to encourage people that may be interested in doing that to apply as well.

You are expected to be in the code on a daily basis
- providing an example of what great looks like.

You should regularly ship large features and improvements with minimal guidance and support from other team members.

You have a strong grasp of the product, architecture and codebase.

You have worked effectively with your squad in delivering existing roadmap features, and have demonstrated that you can deliver features of high complexity.

You have consistently given helpful code reviews which maintain the quality of our codebase and strengthen our engineers.

Other frontend developers now look to you for guidance on challenging technical areas.

You have proactively raised impediments to our efficiency or effectiveness as a team, and started to propose solutions.

You are thinking through the next stages of architecture that will enable the next stage of growth for the system.

You are actively leading conversations around this.

Requirements: Experience building and maintaining intuitive, accessible, performant, and secure JavaScript applications built on modern frameworks such as React.

The ability to ensure quality (through testing or other measures) of the product and code shipped, efficiently, effectively and with a high cadence.

Experience with performance and optimization problems and a demonstrated ability to both diagnose and prevent these problems.

Demonstrated capacity to clearly and concisely communicate about complex technical, architectural, and/or organizational problems and propose thorough iterative solutions.

The ability to identify key issues that inhibit a team’s effectiveness and the ability to deliver product improvements at pace.

Experience providing guidance or mentorship to more junior engineers.

A predisposition to thrive in a startup environment.

- Post-pandemic flexible work arrangements, 25 days’ annual leave plus an extra day off for your birthday, £200 stipend towards home office equipment, Enhanced parental leave, including 3 months of maternity leave at 100% salary and 3 months at 50% salary, Health shield cash plan, Pension (up to 4% matching), Cycle to work scheme, Season ticket loan Phone call Tech Test Leadership & Technical Interviews Problem Solving Interview Call with Founder Offer React, JavaScriptJavaScript, React, React Native


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