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Job Function:
IT
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent
The Job

Senior JavaScript Developer

A fast-growing UK-based fashion retailer has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Developer to join their team based in their HQ in Manchester.

Their brand is aimed at women aged 14–24 years, operating in the UK, Ireland, Australia, US and France. The brand's main headquarters are in Manchester, with offices in London and Los Angeles.

Due to growth, they are looking for a Senior Developer to join their team.

As their Senior JavaScript Developer, you will report to the Lead Developer and will be responsible for driving their work forward, improving the performance and stability of their systems and developing software engineering best practices across the organisation.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Web application development
  • Being involved in technical discussion and become a subject matter expert
  • Working with the project team to improve the architecture while building and scalable services
  • Building new features with consideration for testability and extensibility
  • Having a tangible input into their product development
  • Sharing your knowledge and mentoring upcoming talent
  • Supporting an open, positive, and motivating culture
  • Supporting and inspiring other engineers to build the best e-commerce platform in the UK
  • Encouraging innovation and fostering an environment of continuous improvement
  • Ensuring that technical decisions support their goals of performance, quality, reliability, scalability, availability and security
  • Acting as an ambassador for the brand
  • Attending training, meetings and other events as requested by direct manager or senior management
  • Maintaining own working area in a professional and organised manner
  • Always striving to improve the department’s operation and increase knowledge of own and related job functions

 

Requirements:

 

  • Commercial experience of working with Node JS and/or React JS
  • Good background in commercial development
  • A solid understanding of design principles/patterns and test-driven development
  • A track record of constant learning and understanding of current technology opportunities
  • Demonstrable experience of JavaScript or including but not limited to frameworks/libraries like, Node JS / React JS / Express JS / Vue JS
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills

 

Desirable:

 

  • Knowledge of Ecommerce, AWS, (Lambda/API Gateway/Dynamo DB), XML, JSON, APIs, MySQL/No SQL
  • Experience building highly scalable and complex distributed systems, microservices
  • Experience with microservices, serverless platforms or Cloud Computing (Google or Amazon) highly desirable
  • Experience with any of the following is a plus: Composer, Docker, Git, GitHub, Continuous Integration, PHPUnit, JEST

 

Benefits: A competitive package, including life assurance, flexible working hours, free parking, pension, healthcare benefits, bonus scheme and many more.