Frontend Developer, London UK

Task details
Posted on tra. 8., 2021
Accepting applications
On Site
Full Time
Skills Required
  • Front-end Development
  • Web Development
  • Software Dev, Data & Web - Other

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for an experienced Front End Developer who knows code, and enjoys creating engaging experiences that people love to use.

At what3words, we're proud of our tech stack. We have built a massively scalable, microservices-based architecture, based around Kubernetes on AWS. You'll be exposed to technologies such as ReactJS, Docker, Redis, AWS Lambdas, Prometheus, Grafana, Python, Athena, BigQuery, Java, Scala, C++, and Swift.

This is a great opportunity to join a collaborative, ambitious and Agile team, at one of the most exciting times in this company's life.


This role will focus primarily on the development of our map site, corporate site, developer portal and playgrounds, but we’re always looking for new platforms and products to build, opening what3words up to as many users as possible. This includes various voice assistant platforms and in-house tools & demos to assist our sales and marketing teams. You will also work closely with our product and UX teams, receiving and inputting on designs and feasibility checks, and bringing fresh ideas to make what3words a better solution.

You will have good experience of building gorgeous user interfaces on top of RESTful web APIs, using React, JavaScript, CSS. You will be able to work independently, self-motivate, collaborate well with others and keep calm under pressure.

What we expect:

Deep expertise in ES6, TypeScript, React, HTML, CSS

Excellent communication skills in verbal and written English.

A passion for software engineering and continuous learning.

Strong track record of building responsive sites for desktop, tablet and mobile.

Experience of Agile working environments.

Bonus points for:

Knowledge of Google Maps or Leaflet, GIS systems, AWS, Kubernetes, Hubspot or similar CRM systems

Experience of Agile working environments.

Experience with voice development e.g. Alexa, Google Assistant

PHP knowledge

Tier 2 sponsorship available for candidates requiring a UK work visa

Equality, diversity and inclusion at what3words

Our mission is to help everyone talk about everywhere, and we believe diverse perspectives make for a better company and better products too. We strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups and are committed to equality and inclusivity in our hiring processes and company culture.


We offer the following benefits to all permanent employees of what3words:

25 days holiday

Share options


Bupa Healthcare + Babylon Health

Bupa Rewards

Cycle to work

VDU eye tests

Life Assurance

Free breakfast & snacks

Birthday vouchers

Weekly lunch & learn sessions

Regular team lunches & team socials

Sports and hobbies clubs


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