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Application Development - Interim

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Date: 21-Jun-2022

Location: St Albans, GB

Company: Premier Foods

A great British food company 

Premier Foods is one of Britain’s biggest listed food companies, employing over 4,000 colleagues at 15 manufacturing sites and offices up and down the country.

Many of our brands have been part of UK life for more than a century and you’ll find them in 94% of British households.

At Premier foods we believe in inclusion, authenticity and individuality. We aim to ensure all existing and potential colleagues are given equitable opportunities and are respected, valued and encouraged to bring their true authentic selves to work no matter who they are, what they look like, who they love or what they believe in. Our culture is one where everyone is welcome. 


Application Developer - Interim

Based in St Albans/Hybrid flexibility to WFH

3 Month FTC



We require a highly experienced and independent frontend react developer to work on a new UI implementation of a form builder for our users. The new builder will be user friendly and customisable allowing end users to build their own workflow and forms by choosing field types and assigning them to pages/tabs. This is a greenfield project, giving room and flexibility to introduce new technologies and methodologies


What you'll be doing:

  • Work with other members of the development team to deliver key features for new wizard UI
  • Engage with the application users / owners to add value through new features 
  • Integrate the new application with our existing systems, services, and APIs
  • Take a proactive approach to making all features as reusable and flexible as possible. 
  • Participate in Agile project management ceremonies (daily stand-up, sprint planning / retrospective) 


What we need from you:

  • Solid analysis and communication skills to ensure the deliverables match the business need. 
  • Senior development experience using MERN framework for web application development. 
  • Strong skills in Advanced JavaScript (NodeJS ES6) technologies. 
  • Strong understanding of JSON Schema preferably react
  • Experience building extensible and flexible UIs and CMS (preferably wizard based, drag drop builders)
  • Unit and E2E test automation with Cypress  
  • Industry standard CI/CD Orchestration Tools (Git Flow, AWS Code Commit, and Jenkins)