Front End Developer

  • Wimbledon
  • Full Time
  • September 26, 2023
Front End Developer

We’re looking for a Front End Developer on a cross-disciplinary agile team developing and supporting high quality web products for business clients

Domestic & General is a company with an ambitious future. We are expanding our horizons and entering new markets and we need your expertise to help make it happen. We are an international company who works with some of the worlds most respected and well-known brands of domestic appliances and electronic consumer goods. These opportunities don’t come around often, so this really is a position not to be missed.

What the role involves:

Delivering high-quality code by taking ownership of code quality, writing sufficient automation, and conducting rigorous testing to ensure that the code performs as expected.

Actively participating in sprint planning to ensure that work aligns with the priorities set by the Product Owner, contributing to the efficient and timely delivery of software solutions.

Engaging with stakeholders and product owners to validate requirements and ensure they are aligned with the business needs, effectively translating business requirements into technical solutions.

Producing clear and comprehensive documentation to support development activities, including system architecture, API specifications, and deployment guidelines, to facilitate knowledge sharing and maintainable codebase.

Providing ongoing support for the application after deployment, collaborating with the team to address issues, debug and troubleshoot problems, and ensure the smooth operation of the software solution.

Collaborating with Developers, DevOps, and Engineering teams in a dynamic environment to promote and implement "secure by design" solutions, ensuring robust security practices throughout the development process.

Supporting and mentoring other engineers, leveraging your expertise and experience to assist team members who may be less confident in specific technical areas, fostering their growth and development.

Taking the lead on small projects to deliver tangible business value for the team, demonstrating your leadership skills, project management abilities, and technical expertise to drive successful outcomes.

What you’ll bring:

  • Solid communication skills and expertise to translate technical jargon into business familiar language.
  • Ability to quickly explore, examine and understand complex problems and how these relate to the customer’s business.
  • Adaptable, able to quickly switch between projects, demands and environments.
  • Stakeholder management and business awareness skills, ability to understand and interpret customer problems and navigate complex organisations.
  • Self-motivated and self-educating, yet willing and able to work collaboratively Well organised with a healthy sense of urgency; able to set, communicate and meet aggressive deadlines with competing priorities

Desired experience and skills:

  • Environment management, code, and data management
  • In-depth understanding of Angular framework and its core concepts, including components, services, routing, and state management. Storybook, Monorepo architecture, Headless CMS integration, A/B testing / CRO
  • Knowledge of performance optimization techniques for web applications, including caching, bundling, and lazy loading.
  • An understanding of the latest trends and their role in a commercial environment
  • Desirable
  • Knowledge of cloud architecture and deployment patterns, including serverless computing, microservices, and container orchestration.
  • Familiarity with cloud services and tools, such as AWS Lambda, AWS API Gateway, or Azure Functions.
  • Understanding of cloud security best practices and experience in implementing secure cloud solutions.

We offer lots of great benefits! Some of which include:

  • Competitive salary and annual discretionary bonus
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank/public holidays, as well as an annual option to buy up to 5 additional days of annual leave
  • Training opportunities as well as clearly defined career progression
  • Health cash plan – employer funded cover to enable you to claim money back on essential healthcare costs, including dental, optical, physiotherapy and many more. Cover also includes unlimited access to a 24/7 virtual GP service
  • Attractive company pension scheme
  • Life assurance – employer funded cover of 4x basic salary
  • Dedicated online benefit portal offering access to saving and lending facilities, financial wellbeing and support services
  • Salary Finance – access to savings and borrowing through payroll
  • Car Leasing – access to a carbon neutral salary sacrifice car leasing scheme, with an all-inclusive monthly cost covering all charge, taxes, insurance, repairs and maintenance on a range of brand new vehicles
  • Travel Loans – interest free loans to help spread the cost of annual travel tickets
  • Cycle to Work – tax efficient bike and cycling equipment worth up to £1,000
  • Health & Wellbeing – discounted gym membership, online virtual workout sessions, online culinary classes
  • OnHand – Giving you the opportunity to be an Eco & Social volunteer via a handy app. Volunteer individually or in groups to get involved in Youth Mentoring, Food Poverty, Homelessness & Elderly help.
  • Employee Assistance Programme – specialist advice and support on issues such as finance, relationships, illness and family issues
  • Free Domestic & General protection plan – one free plan each year with access to discounted rates of up to 50% on additional plans, including referrals for family and friends
  • Employee discounts – access to discounted Sky TV and broadband packages, together with a range of discounts for 100s of online and high street retailers

Domestic & General are an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status.

Please note that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes criminal record checks.

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