Lead Front-End Engineer


2 months ago

Pirical pioneers the field of People Analytics. We are on a mission to help companies make fairer and smarter decisions about their people by helping our customers answer tough people strategy questions through our innovative knowledge management systems.

We are an organically grown business of nearly 50 exceptionally talented team members. Over the past 5 years, we have been able to work with some of the world’s leading law firms, both here in the UK and in the US, and we are now excited to be exploring new industries and locations. We have also created two flagship products and became the market leader in our industry.

We are a mission driven business, the impact that our work has on people, and the change that it brings to our chosen market makes this the ideal position for someone who wants a role with purpose. You will be excited about the idea of using data to help companies to make better and fairer people decisions, and also enjoy the challenge of getting to know just how powerful people analytics can be. 

We are looking for a Lead Front End Developer to join our application team. This position comes with the opportunity to work on multiple greenfield projects as we continue to design and build new features for our product suite.

About the role...

  • Assume stewardship of our Pirical Legal Professionals product and enable it to deliver its potential.
  • Work with our Head of Product to refine requirements, create innovative solutions and design UX which is simple and beautiful to our users.
  • Lead the effort to engineer the next-gen Angular application and be accountable for its delivery.
  • Be a core member of the scrum team and help to continuously improve our agile processes. Perform peer code reviews and pair programming.
  • Apply best practices to build high-quality, robust and secure software.
  • Use modern DevOps technologies such as AWS, Docker for automated build and deployment.
  • Mentor other team members and share your knowledge and experience to help the team grow.

About you...

  • You have a track record of designing, planning, and building large web applications with Angular or AngularJS.
  • You have a sharp eye for UX, and believe that it can make or break a product.
  • You have a homing instinct for engineering excellence and seek to continuously outdo yourself.
  • You are a team-player and feel fulfilment from helping others achieve their goals.
  • You are proud of your work because it delivers value to others.

About the team...

  • We are a small but plucky group of creative, problem solvers with a passion for building modern, customer-facing web applications.
  • We love crafting user-centric interfaces that look as beautiful as they are simple to use, and we love solving technical problems in a way that meets the highest standards of readability, maintainability, and scalability.
  • We’re an Agile team and operate a regular Scrum rhythm that puts resolving our team’s workflow issues at its core, providing us with a comfortable, creative and flexible work environment where blockers and issues are addressed and resolved effectively.
  • We’re preparing for large growth as we take on exciting new projects, and we’re looking for people as passionate about building a team and growing the company as we are.

Why work at Pirical?

  • Be part of the momentum in social progress. Help make workplaces fairer and more inclusive.
  • Transparent and open culture. Our founders listen.
  • Private health insurance.
  • Unlimited paid annual leave.
  • Remote-first culture, flexible working. We have an office in Shoreditch, London.

Pirical is committed to being an inclusive and diverse place to work. The excellent work produced at Pirical would not be possible without bringing together all of the different backgrounds, experiences and skills that our team has. We treat every employee equally, and fairly regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, race, religion or sexual orientation. It is vitally important that each of our team members feels confident, comfortable and empowered.

Note to recruitment agencies: Pirical is committed to building a long term approach to our hiring strategy, we are therefore already working in partnership with selected talent partners. We, therefore, ask you to hold off sending speculative CV’s or sales approaches through this email.

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