miDrive is re-inventing how people start driving. Having disrupted learning to drive, miDrive’s next set of products focus on re-inventing insurance.

Based in London, we use tech, data, and attitude to remove friction and add delight. From gamified apps to GPS lesson tracking and dynamic instructor pricing, miDrive is first-time driving as it should be. Over 300,000 young people in the UK have already gained their independence using miDrive technology.

Founded in 2013, we are a team of around 20 talented and smart individuals on a big mission. We’ve raised £5m to date from a respected group of well-connected and supportive investors, including Holiday Extras & Initial Capital. Learn more at https://midrive.com

Role Objectives

Based in our Holborn HQ, miDrive is seeking a talented Frontend Web Developer to join our team and make a major contribution to our success.

You’ll be working in a close, multi-disciplined team, you’ll be encouraged to learn and share ideas, taking concepts from prototype to go-live, helping to shape future design and development decisions within the team.

You have to be passionate about technology and always strive to understand the latest and greatest, keeping a keen eye on developments in the world of software development, platforms, architecture and patterns. You are tenacious and passionate about doing things the right way and building beautiful software.

Our Stack

  • React

  • Webpack

  • Aphrodite

  • Node / Express

What We’re Looking For

  • At least 3 years of professional experience. (ideally working with production JavaScript)

  • Comfortable using modern JS techniques (JS, Transpiling, etc.)

  • Experience using React in a production environment.

  • Familiar with continuous integration techniques.

  • Experience building responsive UIs on the web that are both maintainable and robust

  • Ability to communicate problems and solutions with technical & non-technical peers.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, to a high standard using best practices.

  • Comfortable using Git / GitHub for reviewing work and maintaining code

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with JS testing frameworks. (Mocha, Ava, Jest etc.)

  • Experience with AWS / Heroku or other PaaS solution.

  • Experience with creative software (Adobe Creative Suite / Sketch)

  • Active GitHub profile

Benefits

  • This position is qualified for miDrive stock options

  • Located in central London, as part of Holborn’s We Work community, our employees can enjoy the free food, coffee, and private event perks offered

  • We are a fun, collaborative and hardworking group that organizes regular social events

  • You can bring your puppy to work too if you have a furry child