Senior Frontend Engineer [65,000 – 75,000 GBP]


Islington, London

Salary 65,000 – 75,000 GBP per year


– A solid grasp of modern JavaScript (EcmaScript 6+, Flow or Typescript a bonus)
Experience building software applications using JavaScript/ES6
Experience working with React/Redux, or other similar web application framework
An active interest in staying up-to-date with new technology, new frameworks, new languages and other developments
A passion for working collaboratively to solve meaningful real-world problems with technology, not just writing code


– About the role

The role of the technology team at Elder is to set Elder apart from the rest with meaningful use of technology – our technology platform is the engine that powers the rest of the business. We build web applications that connect families and carers with each other and Elder. We use data, algorithms, and machine learning to find the right carer to look after each of our customers. In 2021, we ll continue our journey towards becoming the UK s leading live-in care provider and do even more to deliver a best in class service.

As a member of the technology team, you ll work closely with a product manager, UX designer, and developer peers to not only build great software but to shape solutions that support Elder and the families we serve.

What you ll be responsible for

Working closely with product managers, UX designers, and the wider team to shape technology-powered solutions
Implementing, testing, and releasing new functionality across Elder s web applications
Collaborating with backend engineers in building new APIs and data contracts to support new functionality
Actively participating in code reviews, technology/library selection discussions, and technical design discussions together with your engineering colleagues


– React
– Redux
– TypeScript
– styled-components
– ES6


About us

Are you looking to join a talented, diverse team, focused on a life-changing mission, at one of Europe s fastest-growing tech startups? If yes, then you are in the right place!

We re one of the UK s leading tech companies and have joined FutureFifty 8.0 and named as one of the Top 50 Startups to work for in 2020

At Elder, our people aren t just part of a team, they re part of something bigger. We are a close-knit group on a mission to fundamentally change what it means to grow old.

That starts by helping people live a healthier and happier life in their own home, with the support of a full-time live-in carer. Our unique matching technology pairs those in need with their ideal carer, based on individual requirements and personality.

But to join our team, what is it that really matters to us? Well, it matters that you re unique. It matters that you re great at what you do, that you put in the hard work. And, obviously, it matters you care as much as we do.

We re a service business and we know that without the best people, we cannot build the best company which is why we treat our team very well. We can offer:

Competitive Salary
Stock Options (We are post-series B & backed by some of the best VC s in Europe)
25 days holiday + bank holidays
Plenty of socials and team lunches
Amazing office in the heart of the tech scene in Old Street
Flexibility to work from home
Macbook + any particular extras you require
AND a genuine opportunity to be a very key part of a high growth business.

Do something you genuinely care about. Join a diverse team of skilled, passionate and progressive people who like to get on with each other. Work at one of Europe s fastest-growing startups. Apply today.

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