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Front-End Developer (HTML/CSS/Javascript)

University of Cambridge - Psychometrics Centre

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 11th October 2019
Closes: 24th November 2019

The University of Cambridge Psychometrics Centre publishes tests and data visualisations that are used by millions of people worldwide. We are seeking to hire a front-end developer to take these tools to the next level. You will contribute design thinking and creative flair to our multidisciplinary team, helping to translate ground-breaking research into beautiful applications for the public, academia and business.

You will also be working closely with our two other software engineers and the leadership team to support the development of innovative assessment products. Your personal and professional development will be continuously supported by a diverse and vibrant atmosphere in the University of Cambridge, and by the Centre’s collaborative culture.

The Psychometrics Centre is part of the Cambridge Judge Business School and the role is administered in JBS Executive Education Limited. JBS Executive Education Ltd offers a wide range of open enrolment and customised programmes.

You will have demonstrable experience in developing front-end applications and user interfaces in a professional working environment and strong knowledge of JavaScript/TypeScript (with experience or a willingness to learn Angular). You will have the ability to write semantic HTML5 mark-up and output CSS3 with SASS/LESS pre-processors and be comfortable using graphics software (e.g. Adobe Photoshop) for design, mock-ups and templating.

This is a full-time, fixed term post for one year in the first instance with the possibility of extension.

The post is based in Central Cambridge.  

Candidates are asked to complete the CHRIS/6 cover sheet (parts 1 & 3) available on the website and send it, with a full curriculum vitae and a covering letter explaining your interest in the position and how your experience would help you to fulfil the role, to Helen Machin, HR Advisor, Cambridge Judge Business School, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1AG, or email

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Closing date for applications is Sunday 24 November 2019

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