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Senior FE Developer
This decade more photos have been taken than the rest of history combined. Last year alone an estimated one trillion photos were taken. New mobile technology fuels the boom. Our client helps the photo industry keep up.
Their team finds creative and innovative ways to solve complex hardware and software problems for their clients. They keep development cycles fast, adapting as they go along, and investing in a culture of learning and continual feedback.
They are looking for individuals committed to learning more of their trade, and supporting each other’s growth in the process. As a member of their expanding engineering team, you will research, implement and improve the technologies that support their applications.
The company still has a startup-like culture of openness to ideas and opportunities for talent to be put to good use. They also have a market-tested and profitable product line. (The best of both worlds.)
To make a long story short, they’ve grown to a place where they love working, and they think you will too.
Purpose of the role:
To work as part of a small team to enhance the developer effectiveness and experience on existing products. The product platform is provided as a service to major retailers and their largest client site revenue is in excess of $160M, with over 6M active users and 4bn images stored, taking over 500 orders per minute at annual peak.
Refactor, improve and update front end technologies of their major products such that feature developer effectiveness and experience improve
Working with highly skilled platform development team to understand areas of complexity, areas of high code churn and areas that slow down delivery
Contribute technical guidance to other Front End Developers
Support their drive for product and technological excellence by delivering excellent code and refining the agile delivery processes.
Improve test coverage with Jest tests.
Skills and Qualifications:
Experience building quality and robust products for technologies across the stack
Proven experience in creating reliable, well-tested systems, with good UI design (preferred)
A passion for code quality and supporting processes
Familiarity with Agile development practices
A strong understanding of webpack.
Why you should join them:
They love developing technology, utilizing Open Source projects as the foundation for their systems
They have an open, honest and transparent culture
They empower people to make decisions with impact
They are open to change in their processes, techniques and skills
They have a smart, motivated and supportive team
They value learning, agility and feedback
A salary that matches your skills and experience - up to £60k per annum
33 days paid holiday (including Bank Holidays) rising by a day each year to 36 days after 3 years’ service
Twice yearly bonus scheme to reward your contribution to the success of the company
4% contributions towards the NEST pension scheme
Membership of a Health and Wellbeing support scheme & Medical Insurance for senior employees
Bicycle Purchase Loan Scheme
Access to Udemy and other CPD requirements
£500 work from home grant
Welcome box with same handy essentials
Remote working with an office to pop into if you like (no requirement to do so though!)
Flexibility over hours and place of work (depending on team and productivity)
Corporate gifts throughout the year
2 x annual celebrations interspersed with a few socials
A healthy social calendar
Learning and development opportunities, both internally and externally
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please apply ASAP.