Remote: Contract Senior Frontend Engineer

6 month full-time contract, option to extend to 12 months. Remote, Ireland & UK

The Sensible Code Company uses modern software techniques to transform the processing and publication of data and statistics.

Over 10 years ago, we created ScraperWiki: one of the first collaborative in-browser coding environments focused on scraping and wrangling messy data.

About this role

We’re looking for a contract senior frontend software engineer to help us work on our product Cantabular.

  • Leading the development of larger features on our roadmap such as map-based interactions or data visualisation, potentially using a framework such as Svelte, React or Vue
  • Writing readable, maintainable and well-tested code
  • Collaborating with a committed team of developers and designers to maintain a high standard of software development


  • Rock-solid understanding of the core JavaScript language, HTML5 and CSS3
  • 5+ years of experience with modern JavaScript frameworks, build tools and testing approaches
  • Ability to plan, iterate and ship ideas quickly
  • Great written and verbal communication skills

Bonus points if:

We don’t expect the successful candidate to have all of these things, but please mention any that apply. If you have other relevant expertise or experience let us know.

  • Experience building interactive visualisations with D3, Svelte or other libraries and frameworks
  • Interest in or experience with user interface design
  • Interest in data science, statistics or machine learning

Pay and benefits:

  • Competitive day rate: £350-£400 per day
  • Flexible: flexible working times to support a healthy work/life balance
  • Location: you can be located anywhere in Ireland & UK

How to apply:

Email quoting scjob28 in the subject line with the following information

  • CV or resume: your professional experience
  • Your telephone number

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