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Lead Frontend Developer (Innovation team)

United Kingdom, England, LondonTechnology

Hi from the Instapro Group 👋🏼

We're the technology company behind a home services revolution. Our mission is to help tradespeople get the work they want and homeowners hire the tradespeople they need.

At Instapro, every team member’s perspective and experience advances our mission. We are committed to creating a workplace that reflects the communities we serve. We work hard to mitigate biases in our recruitment process and foster a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Job description

We’re looking for a lead frontend developer to join our team; someone who has had years of experience in React, has seen its evolution, and understands not just how to code but how to build and architect systems using it. We’re looking for someone who has leadership tendencies, who’s passionate and driven, gets stuff done, and isn’t afraid to ask for help. We’re looking for someone who embodies our company’s core values. If this resonates with you, we’d love to meet you.

Our focus is to produce high-quality, working, and tested code that not only keeps us happy and productive but also helps the business to succeed. Our development process has been honed through exploring various flavours of agile and we believe that our way of working helps us get the right things done at the right time.

The Innovation team

We aim to discover problems and advance new ideas and ways to improve the home services industry in different aspects: product, service, profitability, experience, etc. Doing that involves a lot of experimentation, creativity, risk-taking, and embracing uncertainty.

We're a cross-functional team of people with different disciplines: Tech, Product, UX, Research, Content, and Data. A group of agile coaches supports us whenever we need them.

Software development at the Innovation team

We believe that our ways of working enable us to get the right things done at the right time. With that premise, we produce high-quality, working, and tested code that keeps us happy and productive. We practice DDD, CI, and CD, and our development process is rooted in the Agile, Kanban, and Lean principles.

We have different codebases in GitHub and GitLab and strive to keep the technology stack as updated and stable as possible. In our technology stack, you will find:

  • ReactJS, NextJS, ExpressJS, Apollo Client, CSS-in-JS, Webpack;

  • PHP, Symfony, Doctrine, PHPUnit, PHPStan, Deptrac, Psalm, PHP-CS-Fixer;

  • MySQL, PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ, Redis;

  • REST, GraphQL;

  • Ports and Adapters, SOLID, Event Sourcing, CQRS;

  • Docker, Kubernetes, HELM, AWS Lambda.

Job requirements

  • Expert understanding of ReactJS and supporting tools

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong experience of building resilient architecture

  • Strong understanding of testing strategy

  • Proven experience in taking ownership and making clear decisions aligning to organizational goals

  • TypeScript experience is a strong plus

  • Experience with React and Symfony integration is a plus

Working at the Instapro Group

The Instapro Group is the technology company powering Europe's leading building and home trades marketplaces. Our mission is to help tradespeople get the work they want and homeowners hire the tradespeople they need. As the European arm of US market leader Angi Inc, we operate in France, the UK, Germany, Austria, Italy, and The Netherlands. We are looking for passionate, inquisitive minds to help us grow.

These are the benefits you'll enjoy:

  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) + 1 extra day for every year of service
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • Comprehensive private medical insurance with AXA
  • Routine treatments health cash plan
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Flexible hybrid and remote working options
  • Travel allowance for office and hybrid team members
  • Subsidised office lunch
  • Annual personal development grant + days off

These are the values that guide everything we do:

  • We put integrity first. We are authentic, transparent and respectful.
  • We are all stewards. We are stewards of the company on behalf of all stakeholders.
  • We follow the evidence. We are objective, evidence-based and pragmatic in our decision-making.
  • We never stop learning. We are open-minded and curious.
  • We win together. We collaborate and earn trust with our colleagues.
  • We are inclusive. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company.

Read our values in full here

Why you’ll enjoy working at the Instapro Group…

  • You can make an Impact. Joining Instapro Group is an opportunity to help crack the code in one of the last big industries to become digital-first. We’re leaders in our markets, yet small enough for everyone to make a real difference.
  • We care. We don’t believe in one size fits all. Whether it’s flexibility in your working hours, your location, or opportunities to advance and grow, you’ll find the space to be your best self.

Interested in applying? Submit your application below and we will get back to you.


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Good to know...

Do you offer remote work?

You need to already be based in one of our office locations or be willing to relocate to one of them.

We have a hybrid-work policy, which means that it’s up to you whether you prefer to work onsite or feel more comfortable working from home. However, in some roles, we might be looking for people living in the same region. You can have a look at what locations we are active in via the button below.

Do you offer a relocation package and visa sponsorship?

Yes and yes.

For applicants relocating to our German or Dutch offices, we provide financial relocation assistance and step-by-step guidance to support you in your relocation journey.

We also provide visa sponsorship for our German and Dutch offices. Currently, visa sponsorship for the French office is not possible.

How should I prepare for an interview?

Please go through the job description once again and be ready to ask your questions to help yourself better understand if our environment matches your expectations.

You can visit Instapro Group's other web spaces, such as our LinkedIn page, to get a feel for our vibe.

What does an interviewing process generally look like?

Our interviewing processes can slightly differ depending on the department. The three things that are consistent across every process are a talk with the hiring manager in the early phase of the process, a team interview in the middle, and a culture interview at a later phase of the process. To find out more about our cultural values, you can click here.