May 14, 2021

Senior Software Engineer (Frontend)

  • Lingo24 Ltd
  • Remote (Edinburgh, UK)
Full time Information Technology Translation Technology (CAT, TMS and MT)

Job Description

Lingo24 is looking for a Senior Software Engineer (Frontend) to join the development team on our award winning translation platform. Technology underpins everything we do at Lingo24 and is key to our ability to meet customer needs and expectations as we continue to grow. 

We believe that a strong, innovative technology platform and service offering is a key differentiator within the translation market, and we focus on using a mix of Automation and AI to scale translation delivery.

The Engineering team at Lingo24 is responsible for the development of our bespoke translation platform used by our customers, translators and employees. This platform is used to deliver global content for some of the world's leading brands including Adidas, Virgin, Global Eagle, WPP, Patagonia, Eventbrite and Schneider Electric.

We have a high performing technology team, and it is the ideal place to work on a modern technology stack built using good practices including automated testing, continuous integration and DevOps.


  • Delivery of quality code using agile and test driven development methodologies
  • Ability to turn functional and non-functional requirements into well structured software
  • Participation in requirements review sessions (“Three Amigos”) with analysts and QA Engineers
  • Ability to assess the impact of changes on our systems and infrastructure
  • Development of complex database queries, views, triggers and functions
  • Conducting code reviews and participating in pair programming sessions
  • Provision of technical and support documentation


  • Computer Science degree, Software Engineering degree, or evidence of equivalent industry experience
  • Professional experience with a modern JavaScript web framework (VueJS, React, Angular, Backbone, Ember, etc)
  • Experience with writing automated tests (e.g. Jest, Karma, Jasmine, Mocha, AVA, tape)
  • A solid understanding in core web and browser concepts (e.g. how the browser parses and constructs a web page)
  • A solid understanding of semantic HTML, CSS, and core JavaScript concepts.
  • 4+ years in-depth Java development experience
  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Experience using Git in a professional/workplace environment

 Nice to Haves

  • Experience working with development tools and frameworks (Maven, Spring, JUnit, Jenkins)
  • Experience working with web services (REST, SOAP)
  • Experience working with databases, both relational (e.g PostgreSQL) and non-relational (e.g. MongoDB)
  • Hands on experience of Puppet and Docker
  • Hands on experience of Kubernetes


  • An excellent communicator; disciplined, persistent, organised, proactive and capable of bringing in results without being pushy
  • Self-starter; capable of working independently without day-to-day supervision, confident in their own decision making
  • Positive and optimistic
  • Receptive to feedback; eager to learn and embrace continuous improvement
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and as an ambassador for technology within the wider company