Careers at Zoek


Fancy working for the future of recruitment?
Zoek is the new job search app that connects recruiters to candidates in an instant. Due to rapid growth we’re looking for faster, smarter recruitment ourselves - Interested in joining us?

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Jobs available:

Junior Developer (Front End, Web)

  • Location:WA16 8RB
  • Salary:Competitive
  • Contract hours:FullTime

About the job

We're looking for an enthusiastic Junior Front-End Developer to join our growing start-up based in Knutsford, Cheshire.

We've built an innovative solution in the recruitment sector, using machine-learning technologies across both web and mobile devices (native iOS and Android apps), matching job seekers to their ideal job role.

To help us grow, you will be encouraged to collaborate with colleagues to understand the inner-working of the business, and to be on the lookout for innovative solutions. In doing this, you will be excepted to keep up to date with the latest technologies and tools.

As a Junior Front-End Developer you will be involved in all areas of development from design to development to testing.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Working with an agile team to develop, test, maintain and improve the performance of existing software - Web and desktop-based applications built in Node.js and Express
  • Testing and maintaining software products to ensure strong functionality and optimisation
  • Developing new functionality/features to improve our service
  • Completing the allocated work within the task deadlines set and any queries raised with the relevant team member within good time
  • Analysing and resolving technical and application problems - Bug fixing
  • Evaluate front-end technologies and contribute to decision-making conversations about applying them to our software - use your creativity to come up with any techniques that can improve the quality of Zoek’s job searching platform
  • Regular UX/UI/Functionality checks on web and desktop-based applications
  • To report to the Operations Director

Desired skills & experience:

Minimum requirements -

  • College or University degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Knowledge and exposure to web development using JavaScipt - Node.js and Express
  • Strong desire to learn and develop new skills
  • Good communication skills and a good team player who uses their initiative and is proactive

We value attitude over experience and therefore we don't except you to have all the following experience and knowledge -
(You will be given the opportunity to learn)

  • Knowledge of .NET development - C#
  • Knowledge of Drupal software
  • Knowledge of server-less infrastructure - Microsoft Azure and AWS
  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases


  • 6% pension
  • 25 days holiday, increasing by 1 day per year for each complete year of service (max of 27 days per annum)
  • Excellent opportunity to progress your career within a fantastic work environment

If you’re interested and would like to learn more about the role, company and process, please send an up to date CV to

Start date - ASAP
Salary - Competitive