What’s the role about?
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.
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.
What you’ll be doing:
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.
What you’ll have:
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.
Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery
TDD, pair programming.
Agile development methods such as Scrum or Kanban
REST API development and/or consumption
What else you could bring:
Any Server side development languages such as Java
Docker, Kubernetes, and cloud platforms such as AWS, GCP or Azure
Jenkins or Gitlab CI
Tools such as Sketch/Zeplin
Understanding of UX principles
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- We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement
- "We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership click here. https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/
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