Senior Front End Software Engineer

We’re a software and services company on an exciting growth trajectory with 25+ years’ experience in delivering world-class geospatial software and spatial data science expertise to customers in the public sector.


We’re building a team that is hungry for success with a culture that is fun, supportive yet challenging, and we’re looking for talented like-minded people to join us on this journey. We’re also looking for people who are comfortable with challenging the norm so we can get truly diverse thinking when solving problems and not just senior management making decisions – we live by the principles of empowerment and this role is pivotal to the success of the business.


What do we do? In short, we solve complex data problems to help our customers make better and faster decisions where location is a large part of our customers’ operations. We do this through our team of data consultants or through our software products or solutions where we enable customers to search for, and then visualise, data so they have great situational awareness and can make better decisions.


We are looking for a Senior Front-end Software Engineer with strong JavaScript/TypeScript skills to join our web development team based in Horsham, West Sussex. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious engineer to help determine the design and technical direction of our upcoming products and solutions. You will be working within a cross-functional agile development team to create and enhance single page applications and Electron applications for a variety of diverse customers.


Essential Skills:

  • Experience in developing single page applications using TypeScript or JavaScript
  • Technical leadership experience
  • Proficient with Angular, React or Vue.js
  • Capable of breaking down customer requirements into an actionable software design
  • Experienced with working with backend teams to define and utilise appropriate service APIs
  • Able to act as a role model and mentor for junior members of the engineering team


Desirable Skills:

  • Full stack experience
  • Experience with producing responsive, accessible, mobile-first web applications
  • Experience with geospatial tools and techniques


Your style:

  • Natural self-starter: highly resilient in the face of rejection or challenge
  • High EQ: confident communicating and influencing stakeholders and colleague at all levels. Successfully engage with both technical and non-technical colleagues/clients
  • Really great communication skills both in spoken and written English
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • High attention to detail.


What we offer you:

  • Flexible working – a working pattern that suits you and compliments your personal life
  • Medical & life insurance, plus attractive company pension
  • 25 days holiday plus your birthday as a day off!
  • Perkbox membership to help you with your everyday purchases
  • Free Eye Tests, as well as contribution towards glasses

Security Clearance Requirements

Many of our public sector customers require UK Security Clearance as a mandated requirement. You’ll need to provide proof of identity, employment history and right to work in the UK, along with proof of UK residency, for at least three years.

To apply, please email us at

Our culture

Envitia has a valuable mix of people and backgrounds, from the brightest mathematicians and data technologists, to pragmatic program managers and energetic customer partners. Across this group there is a common thread – the need to create a defined outcome with measurable business value combined with a world class experience for our customers. If you’re looking for a place where you can explore, learn, grow, and experiment in an environment that values you for what you bring, then come and have a chat. Our engineers and data scientists excel at what they do and are at the heart of who we are. As a company, we’re big enough to make a real difference to our customers but small enough to know each other well, have fun, be flexible, and appreciate what each other brings to the company.

No Agencies Please

Unless specifically requested, Envitia will not accept CVs or applications from recruitment agencies. Any unrequested CVs will be treated as a “free gift” and therefore the property of Envitia. Any Terms & Conditions associated with the use of these CVs will be considered null and void.