Senior Front End Developer

Recruiter
BrightBox Group
Location
Manchester
Posted
28 Nov 2018
Closes
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
!!!Senior Front End Developer!!!

Working within an Agile team, you will be working collaboratively with the Development & QA team and be responsible for a retial company site and infrastructure.

You will be involved various projects, which range from small day-to-day BAU changes to long-term projects such as systems integration. You will also collaborate closely with all IT disciplines and other business functions, having a view of projects from their inception through to deployment.

We're making use of latest technologies and infrastructure trends, such as a GraphQL aggregation layer, microservices, Node.js on AWS Lambda, Containerised PHP applications, React and event-driven integrations to design and build a platform that will enable us to consistently deliver the best e-commerce shopping experience for our customers.

Reporting to the Development Manager and Head of Development , your key responsibilities will be the maintenance and development of e-commerce technology platforms and associated infrastructure, and ensure that projects are delivered on-time and on-budget.

Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
• Frontend Magento development within an Agile team for both website and mobile
• Collaborate with Business Analysts, Scrum Masters and Project Managers to facilitate project delivery
• Evaluate existing development processes, identifying inefficiencies, bottlenecks and proposing solutions
• Coordination, assessment and planning of releases into Production environments
• Peer review of code from both internal and third party Software Engineers, promoting best practices and quality of code
• Any other activities as outlined by the Development Manager or Head of Development

Essential:
• Extensive commercial experience
• Strong experience in knowledge of:
o HTML
o CSS
o “Java Script” and frameworks (such as jQuery, React, ES6)
• Frontend development, particularly responsive websites and workflow tools like SCSS, Gulp, Webpack Graph QL, APIs.
• Extensive experience in Magento theme modification, best practices and layout updates using XML
• Experience of using project management tools such as JIRA
• Comfortable working with Git or another version control system in a team environment
• Experience mentoring other devlopers.
• Happy using the command line interface as part of your workflow.
• Knowledge of Agile software development methodologies
• Be able to self-manage their own workload
• Ability to multi-task and juggle both individual tasks as well as oversee team tasks
• Attention to detail and pride in your work
• Clear verbal and written communication
• Be a self-starter and able to work on your own initiative
• Be able to influence and lead by example

Desirable:
• Magento Frontend Certification
• Current “Java Script” frameworks, such as ReactJS, JEST
• Knowledge and the willingness to cross-train in other languages and technologies
• Basic PHP
• Photoshop and Illustrator
• Experience working in an agile environment
• Mentoring other developers

Benefits: Contribution Pension, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Bonus, Staff discount, Sample Sales, Summer working hours, Salary Sacrifice Scheme (cycle to work), modern offices company events & early Friday finish.

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