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Front End Engineer

City, Swansea
£50,000 to £110,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
DESCRIPTION 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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  • Job Reference: 706962885-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Yolk Recruitment
    Yolk Recruitment
  • Location: City, Swansea
  • Salary: £50,000 to £110,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent