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Seeking several experienced Javascript / backbone.js programmers! Lond

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#1 HelloSteAtAxis



  • Joined: 17-September 12

Posted 17 September 2012 - 10:21

Hello everyone,

My first post so please bare with me.

I've been using Neowin in a personal capacity for well over 5 years but now the time has come where I need your help.

I'm working on a project based in London, I cannot divulge the specifics as I'm under an NDA (None Disclosure Agreement)

I'm looking for a team of very highly skilled JavaScript Programmers to be based in North London. I need programmers to have knowledge of backbone.js and SVG. I currently have a team of 7 expert programmers with 2 PhDs, 2 designers and collectively over 45 years of advanced cloud / web experience behind them.

This would be a permanent role and the reward is very high (60-80K+).

Although I cant go into specifics, you will start off writing code in JavaScript as well as HTML5/CSS3, but the JavaScript Programmers will need to be versatile and have the ability to learn quickly, so if you have more experience in other dynamic (or static) languages and think that you can get started quickly in something new, then I would still be very interested to hear from you.

People with the following skills and expert or advanced level would be of particular interest.

* JavaScript
* Backbone.js
* CSS3
* many other languages will be considered - Python, Ruby on Rails (ROR), PHP, Django etc

Its a very relaxed atmosphere, Office hours are 10am - 6pm. We have an open plan office in London with room for 8 staff.

Programmers are welcome to listen to music to help stay focused. We have a quiet and dedicated team as this results in the best performance.

Ideally I'm after someone with a PhD in JavaScript or to have built (or been a significant contributor) to a leading library or compiler (i.e. node.js, prototype.js, backbone.js, YUI Library, Google Closure, Chrome, the JVM, Open JDK, MS Excel, Linex Kernel etc.).

Saying that someone with a passion about computer science (but with enough commercial experience) to realise that perfection takes time and many stepping stones. Equally they must have enough experience in academia or the commercial arena to be able to code solid 8 hour days without suffering from "Writers Block" as occurs regularly with young eccentric programmers.

Very happy to accommodative eccentricities and passion but not disruptive or argumentative characters.

Ideally the background I would like is someone to come from is a pure computer science academia or big technology corporation (Google, Oracle, Sun Microchemistry, IBM, Microsoft, etc).

There are loads of additional benefits too.

Because of the NDA myself and the company intentionally restricts the candidates from knowing about the project before taking a test as we are primarily looking for an employee who is focused on coding and drawing a large salary. We have had bad experiences in the past of individuals becoming too focused on the commercial progression of the business and this distracts them from the task at hand. This is one reason why we have total separate R&D and marketing facilities.

Its not my intention to spam or anything like that at all as I am genuinely also a massive fan of Neowin and I respect the site, administration, writers and the community, its a site I check several times a day, I just really need the communities assistance.

I sincerely hope I've not broken any rules or guidelines so If I've done something wrong or posted this incorrectly please notify me or get an administrator to get in touch.

I'd also really appreciate any referrals so please let me know.

Thanks for your time, if you'd like to get in touch please note my details below.



#2 tiddlie



  • Joined: 22-May 03
  • Location: Leeds, Uk

Posted 03 October 2012 - 11:26

Argh! Is nowhere safe from recruiters!?!?! Before anyone gets too excited this guy works for Axis IT Recruitment and is not an end client. Just be aware before going forward with this!


MS Excel, Linex Kernel etc

Out of interest, when did MS Excel become "a leading library or compiler", and what is Linex? :s

#3 lunamonkey



  • Joined: 28-May 03
  • Location: Swindon, England

Posted 03 October 2012 - 11:33

PhD in JavaScript... umm ok.

#4 threetonesun


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Posted 03 October 2012 - 12:14

Ideally I'm after someone with a PhD in JavaScript or to have built (or been a significant contributor) to a leading library or compiler (i.e. node.js, prototype.js, backbone.js, YUI Library, Google Closure, Chrome, the JVM, Open JDK, MS Excel, Linex Kernel etc.).

I have a PhD in Javascript, rewrote the Linex Kernel using jQuery, and have experience designing MS Excel front end UI using JVM. Where can I apply?

#5 OP HelloSteAtAxis



  • Joined: 17-September 12

Posted 03 October 2012 - 12:36

Well it was not my intention to mislead but I do apologise for any confusion.

If anyone would like further detail or would like to send a CV for consideration my e-mail is: steven.williams@axis-it.co.uk

Out of curiosity why would you be off putted by dealing with recruiters?

Thanks for your time.

#6 +Seahorsepip



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  • Location: Netherlands
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Posted 05 October 2012 - 08:15

Your post full of typos and mistakes made my day LOL

What you're looking for is a front end web developer with experience in html5, css3, (advanced)javascript and SVG vector images*.
If you put it like that in your request it's more clear what you're asking for ^^

I'm able to do front end development in html5 and css3 and a bit of javascript but I don't have the available time and I lack in experience with javascript ^^

And we need a subforum for jobs I guess, otherwise stuff gets cluttered with normal threads where people ask for help on their works.

*SVG vector images in a website :s not every browser supports those, you'd rather just use html element instead of a vector image, but if you plan to use those for html5 apps ingore this since I'd suggest to use svg images in that case myself ^^