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CAREERS

We are a group of leading global publishing and technology business, which has grown from a science and bio-medical publishing base to encompass a diverse range of products and services in the media, online and technology sectors. We have created the UK's largest entertainment listings database, developed a UK-based mobile phone and web-based hyperlocal news service and publish one of the most respected biomedical literature awareness services.

Our brands stand for top quality and our business is driven by innovation & creativity.

At Sciencenow Group you will enjoy working in a diverse, challenging and rewarding environment at our London headquarters or one of our offices worldwide. We are committed to equal opportunities and believe in investing in our employees.

To apply for any of the opportunities listed below please send your CV and covering letter, stating salary expectations and quoting the job reference to:

Recruitment
Sciencenow Group
34-42 Cleveland Street
London W1T 4LB
UK

or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com

CURRENT VACANCIES
Senior Full-stack Developer (Ref: MP/SFD)

Magpie is a new way to save, highlight and comment webpages both on your phone and computer. Magpie brings the conversation inside every webpage, letting you discuss what matters where it matters. We are aiming to release the first iteration of Magpie to the public soon.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join the team as a Senior Full-stack Developer. An engineer at heart, but one with the confidence, vision and perception to distil complex requirements into deliverable features. A great communicator with the ability to effectively convey technical concepts to non-technical team members. A forward-thinking individual who can balance championing the user whilst meeting business requirements, able to justify and wield the best tools for the job.

Main duties:

You will be working as part of a multi-disciplined product team where you will be required to:

  • Provide technical leadership within the product squad
  • Produce code in an iterative way, following Agile, DevOps and continuous delivery principles and best practises
  • Follow and promote a shift left development and testing approach where developers code their own unit and integration tests using frameworks such as Nightwatch.js
  • Work in an iterative way following Agile, DevOps and continuous delivery best practises
  • Work along UX designers to translate designs into real user interfaces, proposing alternatives whenever necessary
  • Mentor other developers

Key outcomes

  • Deliver the first live version of Magpie (MVP) to start collecting user feedback and stats that enable us to keep building a product that people love.
  • Operate Magpie in alignment with DevOps, CI/CD and architecture best practises currently being applied to the rest of the products of Sciencenow

Requirements:

Essential
  • Extensive experience with JavaScript and Node JS
  • Knowledge on single page applications (SPA) using React, HTML and CSS
  • Extensive experience on integrating web applications with Restful API's
  • Experience on the design and development of event-driven applications
  • Advanced knowledge and experience on Git, Git branching strategies and its application to continuous delivery
  • Experience with JavaScript test frameworks such as Nightwatch.js
  • Experience of Agile, DevOps and continuous delivery ways of working
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Pro-active, resourceful and a strong team player

Nice to have
  • Experience on building serverless applications
  • Experience on using AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM)
  • Experience using Docker containers
  • Experience using AWS to deploy and run applications

Please send your CV and covering letter quoting the job reference, explaining briefly your interest in the post, when you would be able to start, and stating salary expectations to: Recruitment, SNG, 34-42 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4LB, or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com.

Sciencenow Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Frontend Engineer (Ref: FO/FE)

Faculty Opinions is a research evaluation platform, providing up-to-date notifications and article recommendations about science you shouldn’t miss. Our global virtual Faculty of over 8000 leading experts from across the life and health sciences recommend articles they consider to be highly important to others working in their field and beyond.

An enthusiastic individual to join our growing team as a Frontend Engineer. We're looking for an engineer at heart, but one with the confidence, vision and perception to distil complex requirements into deliverable features. A great communicator with the ability to effectively convey technical concepts to non-technical team members. A forward-thinking individual who can balance championing the user whilst meeting business requirements, able to justify and wield the best tools for the job.

Working as part of a multi-disciplined product team with product manager, delivery manager, UX designer, technical architect, test automation engineer and other engineers. Contributing to new projects, from design through to development and launch. Conducting code reviews, helping to introduce best practices and improving patterns & processes.

Produce code in an iterative way, following Agile, DevOps and continuous delivery principles and best practises. Work alongside UX designers to translate designs into fully fledged user interfaces, working collaboratively and proposing changing where necessary.

Our frontend stack: ES6+, React, Redux, Next.js, Emotion, Storybook.

Requirements

Essential
  • Commercial experience of building web applications using modern frontend frameworks
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript, React.js, HTML and CSS
  • Experience of Git, branching strategies and uses for continuous delivery
  • Experience with JavaScript test frameworks such as Jest or React Testing Library
  • Experience in dealing with REST APIs
  • Experience of Agile, DevOps and continuous delivery
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive, resourceful and a strong team player
Nice to have
  • Experience of using Next.js, Emotion/styled components, Docker
  • Experience of writing applications using server-side rendering (SSR) and static site generation (SSG)
  • Experience of using AWS to deploy and run front-end applications
  • Experience on building serverless applications

Please send your CV and covering letter quoting the job reference, explaining briefly your interest in the post, when you would be able to start, and stating salary expectations to: Recruitment, SNG, 34-42 Cleveland Street, London, W1T 4LB, or by email to: jobs@sciencenow.com.

Sciencenow Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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