Front End Developer

Recruiter
Lodestar Recruitment
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Front End JavaScript Software Engineers (£40-£75K) and Front End React Developer (£40-£55k) ; FTSE100 Retail Superstar, London, Benefits, Bonus, Flexi Working.
Are you an experienced Front End JavaScript Software Engineer or Front End React Developer looking to work for one of the most exciting and innovative multi channel retail brands in the world today? If so, read on as we are representing a world famous, leading FTSE 100 multichannel retailer with an enviable reputation for quality and brand name 2nd to none.
With in excess of a billion pounds revenue being generating online each year, and more then 20 million customers, my client is constantly striving to drive their business forward and be at the cutting edge of fashion, food, life and talent. With International expansion and constant UK growth they are evolving at a phenomenal rate. Due to this continued and sustained growth we are looking for Front End JavaScript Developers at all levels and mid-level Front End React Developers to join their West Central London team.
This truly is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work with some of the brightest, most creative and innovative technologists within the online retail industry.
Key accountabilities and measures
* Collaboratively solves problems; communicates technical decisions through tech-talks and white-boarding sessions
* Shows engagement when architecting and developing new software
* Actively engages with the product teams to make the product better, and to understand ambiguous requirements
* To be seen as helpful, by both engineers and product
* Strong problem solver, able to work on own initiative with minimal assistance
* Good understanding of at-least one non-trivial library or framework (Angular, ReactJs, Express)
* Solid understanding of at-least one programming language and 2+ years of commercial experience
* Good understanding of unit test and test-driven development
* Keen to learn
* Team player shows a willingness to go the extra mile, when things get tough
Skills for Front End JavaScript Developers:
* Experience building distributed web applications
* Strong understanding in responsive design
* Collaboration with Design and UX
* Experienced with JavaScript (Especially client side)
* Strong experience with CSS/SASS
* Familiarity with ES6 / CSS3 syntax's
* Experience with NodeJS and Express
* Experienced in consuming and sending data to Restful APIs
* Experience with build automation tools (Webpack, nodemon)
* Experience with testing frameworks and libraries such as Mocha, Chai or Webdriver.io
* Experience working within a Continuous Delivery environment
* Experience working within an Agile environment such as scrum or Kanban
* Experience with NodeJS and Express
* Ability to mentor and provide constructive feedback to members of the team
* Proficiency with TDD & BDD
* Good understanding of the good software design principles (e.g. OO, DRY, SOLID)
* Experience with distributed version controls systems like Git
* Experience with pair programming
* Understanding of Accessibility best practices
* Experience with using templating engines (Handlebars)
* Experience of cross browser support and supporting older devices
Skills for Front End ReactJS Developer
Role specific technical skills:
*Proficient in web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
*Understanding of LESS and SASS
*Proficient understanding of JavaScript and frameworks like jQuery and React
*Familiar with Redux, Styled components, React Router, Rxjs, Apollo and Graphql
*Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
*Understanding and appreciation of design
*Good understanding of animation, ability to translate high fidelity animation prototypes to code
*Excellent knowledge of browser troubleshooting and debugging practices and techniques
*Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
*Proficient understanding of code versioning with GIT
*Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them
*Familiarity of graphics software such as Sketch and Zeplin etc.
Why Apply?
* Salary above market rate + excellent benefits package
* Swish/modern West Central London office
* Flexible working & working from home policy
* Excellent discretionary bonus
* Personal development programme
* Subsidised meals and snacks
* Be part of On-Site tech talks
* Excellent benefits package
* Work alongside some of the best within the Agile community
Next steps:
If you’re looking to work with one of the most exciting and innovative retail brands in the world today, an infamous & leading FTSE 100 multichannel retailer who has an enviable reputation for quality, please contact Remi Damiani on the detailed provided. We will aim to respond within 24 hours

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