JavaScript Programmer

Javascript Programmer

This developer will be responsible for writing the application code in Javascript. It is a demanding programming role, suitable for a professional programmer who is likely to have a background with several object-oriented programming languages in addition to being highly skilled in Javascript.

The Mobile Client Developer is responsible for:

· Specifying and documenting requirements for the new generation of client applications on multiple mobile platforms
· Coding the business and application logic of the client application, making use of Restful web services exposed on the server
· Maintaining coherence with the application's programming model and software design principles
· Writing and carrying out unit tests on developed code

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following experience:
· At least 3 years professional programming experience in a commercial environment, and at least 2 years coding in Javascript
· Use of object-oriented Javascript
· Familiar with Javascript programming in a browser environment, for example asynchronous programming
· Previous experience with a Javascript MVC framework to create a complex application, such as Ember, Backbone, Knockout, Angular etc
· Use of URL routing for application control and navigation
· Experience in making applications that can work offline, and cache management
· Use of Javascript to store and manage data including use of browser SQLite database, persistence frameworks such as persistencejs
· Fully familiar with jQuery, jQuery UI and jQuery Mobile
· Unit testing, using QUnit or similar framework

In addition to this expert level of Javascript skill, the developer must also have a good level of proficiency with HTML5 and CSS3. Highly desirable is some additional programming experience on Android (Java) , iOS (Objective-C) or Windows Phone 8 (C#) platform, in order to implement native platform code as required, for example the native application shell and native device controls such as camera.

If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity please contact Michelle McDade - 0141 331 6129, all discussions are confidential.

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Job reference information
Advertiser Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Contact Name Michelle Mcdade
Telephone (Please reference IT Job Board when calling)
Reference 2238687_1408703928
Job reference information
Salary £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Location Glasgow
Job Type Permanent
Date Posted 22-Aug-2014
Last Updated Date 23-Aug-2014
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