REACT Front End Developer (Software Engineer Degree Apprenticeship)

2, Victoria Quays, Wharf Street, Sheffield, S2 5SY
£12,000.00 - £14,000.00 annually
27 May 2021
19 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
The successful candidate will be required to take the lead on front end tasks and be responsible for the delivery of their front end solutions to a wide range of clients. You will be required to work closely with our clients and our internal delivery teams to ensure our solutions meet the business requirements and are delivered to DeeperThanBlue's principles, standards and best practices.

  • Build and develop REACT websites/web apps, keeping to project specifications and deadlines
  • Implement new features using strong knowledge of JavaScript
  • Develop, test, deploy and maintain valid HTML and CSS mark-up.
  • Learn other relevant languages and/or frameworks where required
  • Work collaboratively with other developers to share knowledge and solutions
  • Use, maintain and create in-house documentation to integrate a wide variety of features and functionality
  • Providing estimates for the implementation of front end projects
  • Identifying impacts of a given task and challenging business requirements or suggesting alternate solutions where necessary
  • Keeping up to date with technology changes (e.g. trends, software updates, platform updated, 3rd party solutions) and reviewing these for recommendation into new projects or existing clients

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong understanding of JavaScript (including modern ES6 syntax)
  • Strong understanding of web fundamentals, including HTML and CSS, browser support and accessibility
  • Experience with pre-processor CSS languages (sass/less)
  • Able to communicate well and are able to simplify technical concepts to stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of mobile-first, responsive and adaptive design
  • Ability to understand front-end users requirements and a problem-solving attitude

Personal qualities

  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Well organised team player
  • Desire and drive to progress through the organisation
  • Self-motivation
  • Confident telephone, workshop and client meeting manner
  • Display a positive attitude

Desired qualifications

112 UCAS points from A-Levels or Level 3 BTEC (including IT or Computer Science) or completion of a Level 3 IT apprenticeship (or equivalent).

Future prospects

We offer:
  • Pension scheme with a leading pension provider
  • Ongoing learning and development, training and career progression
  • Excellent work environment, next to the scenic canal and the city centre
  • Free office snacks
  • Socials
  • Business casual dress code
  • Great coffee

Things to consider

Equality, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our academic and business strengths.We believe that excellence comes through recognising the value of each individual.

Sheffield Hallam University welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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