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Senior Front End Developer


Our client is a leading e-commerce organisation who have gone through significant growth and are now looking to add a Senior Front End Developer, experienced in React, to their Technical Team. You will be considered a Technical Leader within the business and will also be responsible for mentoring and leading the junior team members.

The client

You will be joining at a time when the organisation is going through some of their biggest challenges to date as they are going through a complete re-platforming to React, alongside other high profile projects.  As a result, they are looking for someone with experience in working on large scale, distributed systems that can help drive the technical decisions and delivery of projects.

The role

  • You have experience working with React in large scale systems
  • Have experience working with Node and its surrounding ecosystem
  • You have worked with or helped build component libraries for React
  • You help mentor and lead all levels
  • Running lunch and learns or advocating the organisation externally through meetups, blogging, hackathons etc
  • You understand business and commercial impact
  • You understand delivery and how lean processes can enable this
  • You live and breathe lean practices and true agile thinking

The candidate

  • Cloud – ideally AWS
  • Extensive experience in React and Node
  • Worked on large scale, highly transactional, distributed systems
  • Provided coaching and mentorship to other engineers
  • Worked with async and event driven architectures
  • Test driven development
  • Agile – ideally using squad-based teams
  • Focus on writing quality code using best practices and principles including pair programming
  • Microservices architecture & Restful API’s
  • Full continuous integration and deployment pipeline, from GIT commit to deployment in production