Front-end Engineer


The Company

At HARBR, we have a simple but ambitious vision: all data, one platform, effortlessly accessible.

We offer a unique, cloud-based platform, where you can find all the data you need, and join a trusted data community to effortlessly publish and consume fully-packaged data products. We allow users to collaborate in massively scalable and highly secure ‘spaces’ that bring data, people and tools together to enable ground-breaking outcomes.

Our team is dynamic, pioneering and close-knit. We come from diverse backgrounds but share the same goal - to help make data effortlessly accessible, in a seamless and beautiful way. By joining HARBR, you will become a vital part of that team and facilitate dramatically better outcomes for our users. We are a young company and have already achieved a lot, but we have big plans and bigger imaginations.

The Role

We have a new opportunity to join the team, as we are now looking for an engineer to lead the front-end development of the HARBR platform.

What you’re likely to be doing day-to-day:

  • Lead development of all front-end components of the platform (currently a web-app)

  • Work with the UI/UX designer and product manager to implement interface designs

  • Work with the back-end engineers to ensure a seamless user experience

  • Build out the front-end engineering capability and help to grow the team

The Respect

How we feel about equal opportunities

We love diversity and have seen it be a critical element in our success time and time again. That's why we're committed to hiring the best talent regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age or status as an individual with a disability. Anyone that works with us will also need to have the same outlook.

Our take on privacy

We’re a data company so we’re incredibly serious about privacy, take a look at the Privacy Section to see how we will process your data.

Main requirements

Some of the skills you will need to have on day one:

  • Wide experience of using React JS, Redux, HTML5, CSS, NPM and RESTful APIs

  • Familiarity with AWS including API gateway, Elastic Beanstalk, Cognito, Git, Postman

  • Ability to work in an agile SecDevOps environment with globally-dispersed engineers

  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript, including the latest features in ES6

  • Solid experience unit testing with modern JavaScript frameworks such as Jest

  • Proven track record of building single-page web apps using secure RESTful APIs

The most important qualities you will need:

  • Highly collaborative, but also able to work autonomously

  • Ability to learn exceptionally fast and a track record of success in challenging circumstances and diverse environments

  • Passionate that data will deliver game-changing outcomes to our users

  • Happy to take on very broad responsibilities and lead whenever necessary


We’re asking a lot and will expect amazing things from you every single day, so here’s what we offer in return:

  • Flexible time, flexible location, flexible methods - We care deeply about the quality of your work not where you are, when you do it or how you do it. Feel free to experiment!

  • A competitive salary with regular pay reviews linked to company growth

  • Options - Everyone who works for HARBR owns a piece of the company and we make sure the terms are straight up - no funny business

  • It’s important to rest and recuperate, so we offer 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

  • You’ll have a personal technology budget to get all the tools you need to get your job done and we only use brilliant software

  • Flexibility to attend events, courses and try new things - we have an exceptionally strong learning culture

  • Regular team events so we can kick back and spend some quality time together

  • Pension scheme, childcare vouchers, benefits, etc.

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