Thursday , March 30 2023

Waitrose Jobs – Senior Front End Software Engineer

Website Waitrose & Partners

Job Description:

As the UK’s most successful omni-channel retailer, e-commerce is a key part of our business – we run two of the busiest websites in the UK, driving a significant proportion of our sales. Our engineering practice includes 30+ teams, working on everything from Cloud platforms to mobile apps, from e-commerce functionality to machine learning.

Ideal candidates will have excellent Javascript skills with a track record of working in teams delivering complex, performant, high quality software. Successful candidates will have passion for using technology to deliver outstanding and innovative software solutions.

Learning new skills is extremely important to us. You would be expected to constantly improve your engineering skills and keep up to date with the latest technologies and techniques. In return for your  commitment you will receive the support and resources needed to achieve your learning goals.

Job Responsibilities:

This is an opportunity to work as a software engineer specialising in UI development on a cross-functional Agile development team. You’ll typically be working collaboratively with other highly skilled UI Engineers as well as full stack Java engineers,  BAs, Testers, Web Designers and User Experience specialists on challenging customer-facing projects.

As a Senior Engineer you will have responsibility for the development approach and provide technical assurance on complex IT projects. You will also use your knowledge of software engineering to support shaping of new projects and support the professional development of less experienced software engineers. You will work with a diverse range of technical and non-technical stakeholders which will require excellent communication skills.

Job Requirements:

  • JavaScript (including ES6), HTML5, CSS3, CSS preprocessors like SASS and/or LESS.,  responsive web design
  • Experience of structuring a JS codebase into modules for ease of testing as well as appropriate encapsulation and separation of concerns
  • Professional experience of React.js.
  • Accessibility best practice
  • Knowledge of SEO best practice.
  • Automation of unit and functional testing of Javascript
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery
  • TDD, pair programming.
  • Agile development methods such as Scrum or Kanban
  • REST API development and/or consumption
  • Any Server side development languages such as Java
  • GraphQL
  • Typescript
  • Node.js
  • Microservice Architectures
  • Docker, Kubernetes, and cloud platforms such as  AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Jenkins or Gitlab CI
  • Tools such as Sketch/Zeplin
  • Understanding of UX principles

Job Details:

Company: Waitrose

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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