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Front-End Developer (UI/UX)

Negotiable
Remote
Contract

Fully Flexible & Remote

25 hours per week

6 month initial contract

Kickstart placement (check eligibility)

Full business exposure

iungo Solutions Limited (“iungo”) is a technology and data science start-up. We utilise advanced data solutions to create the connective tissue between employers, training providers, and government. Our engineering team develops EdTech, JobTech, and CareerTech products for young professionals, job changers, and the unemployed and through our partnership with UWTSD, iungo designs and delivers training for budding entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs in South Wales.

iungo is one of five Welsh start-ups recognised by Tech Nation for high growth potential in 2020. We are also a member of the Welsh Government Accelerated Growth Programme. Our pioneering learning culture was highly commended in the 2021 Rising Star 3.0 Awards.

This is an exciting opportunity for a creative and motivated individual to join a socially-oriented tech start-up shortly after the launch of its first product, a mobile careers app. You will be part of a small team of software engineers driving forward product development in all areas of the product portfolio.

You will work closely with the Product and Platform teams, in addition to external development partners and consultants. You will be expected to:

  • Conduct user pilot groups and User Centred Design (UCD) planning activities
  • Translate user experience (UX) and UCD research into technical requirements
  • Develop new product features in React Native, and/or iOS/Android Native frameworks
  • Add, edit, and manage content within the Platform
  • Create and maintain documentation in accordance with ISO/IEC/IEEE 26511:2018
  • Conduct Quality Assurance (QA) of new features developed by your peers
  • Engage in collaborative working practices, such virtual pair programming
  • Perform routine, scheduled product maintenance tasks

During this placement, you will develop your programming and team working skills, develop knowledge of agile development, and receive one-to-one Career Coaching. Your work will directly impact the success of the organisation and its products. This is a unique opportunity in which you play a key role in building a new start-up, with exposure to all key business activities.

You will report into the Product Manager.

Person Specification

iungo’s Ethos is that “everyone is an Apprentice”. We will focus on helping you to develop and succeed in your career, and we expect in return that you will invest in yourself and our business. As such, we do not stipulate mandatory requirements, but the following guidelines may be helpful for you to determine if this position is right for you.

Knowledge

Familiarity with and understanding of:

  • software architectures and technology stacks
  • product development methodologies
  • Customer journey research and User-Centred Design (UCD)

Skills

Demonstrating the following skills will accelerate your progress in this role:

  • Javascript programming
  • HTML programming
  • User Experience (UX) and creative design
  • mobile and web-based App development (ideally using React Native)
  • Amazon Web Services (Amplify, Cognito, Sentry)

Behaviours

You will fit in well at iungo if you can demonstrate the following behaviours:

  • strong ethics and integrity
  • authentic nature
  • collaborative tendencies
  • insightful contributions
  • always learning
  • accountability
  • self-motivating
  • a sense of fun

In addition to the above you will be expected to hold a relevant qualification or demonstrate equivalent experience at a level above that of the course you will be delivering.

Working with us

iungo is one of five Welsh start-ups recognised by Tech Nation for high growth potential in 2020. We are also a graduate of the Welsh Government Accelerated Growth Programme. Our pioneering learning culture was highly commended in the 2021 Rising Star 3.0 Awards, and we have been shortlisted for 6 awards relating to our innovative products, inclusive recruitment, and lifelong learning culture.

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, experiences, and identities. We also welcome applications from our alumni students with first-hand experience of the Enterprising Engineers programme. Our selection process is based on merit and potential – find out more here. We are committed to undertaking fair, inclusive, and accessible recruitment process. We would be happy to meet any accommodation requests during the application, interview, and onboarding process.

We will invest in your learning and development through opportunities to shape our curriculum, free access to our OPUS by iungo Careers Platform, and a complementary professional registration assessment.

This role comes with a £1,000 training and development allowance.

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