TypeScript Engineer

TypeScript Engineer
£550 - £650 per day – Inside IR35 via Umbrella
6 month contract
Hybrid role: 1 – 2 days a week in Cambridge and the rest working remotely

Working for a global Software Design company we are looking for an experienced TypeScript Engineer for a 6-month contract to join the Online Tools division to help deliver the next generation of embedded IDEs
These tools will enable developers to easily use the products being built around IoT at the company and you will have the opportunity to help deliver these across multiple platforms including MacOS, Windows, Linux, and the browser.
This is a unique opportunity for you to work on many different technologies in a group working at the intersection of web applications and embedded development.
The ideal candidate will have an interest in Cortex-M devices and how IoT can change our lives for the better.
You will be joining an experienced, professional team with established delivery processes working with cutting edge technologies and concepts in an agile environment.

You will need to swiftly integrate with the team and bolster their delivery abilities.
Your responsibilities will include:

Working as part of a diverse team to design and deliver the next generation of embedded development tools
Showing demonstrable quality through unit testing and continuous integration
Working alongside peers and junior team members alike to discuss and solve technical problems
Communicating effectively with other geographically dispersed teams across the group
Engaging with our agile planning and development processes to help shape delivery of our products

Experience and Skills
The ideal candidate will have demonstrable industry experience at a senior level delivering JavaScript/TypeScript-based products.

They will also have a solid grasp of delivering well-structured and maintainable code as part of a team and have an interest in developing tools for microcontrollers.
The skillset of the group is necessarily diverse, leading to a very dynamic working environment.

We are seeking someone with passion, a "get things done" attitude and experience with the following:

Strong TypeScript and JavaScript skills in an enterprise context
An appreciation of object-oriented techniques and modularisation including dependency injection
Experience writing unit tests and end-to-end tests for CI pipelines (e.g.

Jest, selenium, cypress.io)
Source control systems, specifically git and GitHub
Practical experience with agile principles and processes

Any experience of these technologies would also benefit the role:

ElectronJS development
IDE development (e.g.

VS Code plugins, Theia development, online IDEs)
Continuous integration workflows including build systems, testing, and deployment
An understanding of developing for constrained devices (e.g.

C/C++, debugging and USB protocols)
Single-page application development (e.g.

Containerization technologies and hosting (e.g.

Docker, K8S)
End-to-end test frameworks (e.g.


  • Location: Cambridge, England
  • Salary: £550 - £650 per day
  • Type: Contract
  • Recruiter: McGinley Support Services
  • Posted: 18-Aug-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com