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Front End Engineer - role based in Swansea, Veeqo

Employer
AMAZON
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 May 2022

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Veeqo helps high-growth ecommerce businesses build a slick inventory and fulfillment operation that means the right products get to the right customers at the right time, every time. Veeqo plugs into all the major sales channels and shipping carriers, allowing businesses to manage orders, inventory, picking and packing, shipping, purchasing, reporting and more - all in one platform. It's an ecommerce supersoftware that is making ecommerce fulfilment dramatically more efficient. Recently acquired by Amazon, Veeqo is going places fast and we are looking for the best talent to join us on our amazing journey! We are a friendly, kind, and modest bunch who work very hard but value healthy balance, family, friends and all the good stuff that makes us smile! We also love dogs and have a fair few in our office!

We are looking for an agile-minded Front End Engineer to create and maintain central features across our global website.

We want someone who can work well in a heterogeneous environment of different languages and technologies, and can bring flexibility, speed and quality to our team. You should be a talented and experienced frontend developer with expertise in the web stack: HTML, CSS, JavaScript and ReactJS (or similar)

You should have a solid background in the fundamentals of software development, and have a deep understanding of best practices in various languages/technologies. You should love creating things and take great personal pride in building cool interfaces using well-tested code.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about quality, consistency, maintainability, performance, security and all the other things that make great software great. They will own the design and implementation of major deliverables end-to-end. This position requires collaboration with fellow software engineers, UX designers, product managers, technical program managers, and partner teams, necessitating a comfort-level with ambiguity and a desire to create, iterate and improve.

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong commercial experience in the web stack: HTML, CSS, JavaScript and ReactJS (or similar)
  • Back and front-end testing - unit and functional tests
  • Git and ideally GitHub experience
  • 2+ years professional experience in large-scale front-end software development
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related discipline; or equivalent experience
- Strong sense of code quality and contributing to coding standards
  • Solid understanding of scalability and user experience
  • An appetite for learning and trying new technologies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated with excellent time management
  • Not afraid to show off your creative side
Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of Ruby programming language and experience working with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience in an agile software development methodology
  • Knowledge of how Webpack, Babel and front-end tooling work
  • Experience in working within the e-commerce space
  • An understanding of the order fulfilment process for online retailers


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