You will be responsible for developing and supporting the Harvey Nichols digital estate on the web as part of an agile team, contributing to daily stand-ups, sprint planning and estimations. You will be self-organised and able to make key decisions within your area. Your ability to communicate to people of all levels and technical ability in a positive and friendly manner is key.
What you'll be doing:
Developing and demonstrating a broad set of technology skills in Java technologies, micro-service design patterns, Open Source libraries and frameworks, and technology architecture concepts.
Ownership of technical designs, code development, and component test execution.
Working with the UX and product team on translating user requirements into workable specifications so the team can estimate accurate time scales during the sprint and analysis stage.
Have a strong background of QA and related principles.
Providing training to users of new systems in terms of CMS capabilities. Ensuring users fully utilize system functionality.
Supporting project delivery.
Contributing to regular code reviews.
Assisting automated testing and improved standards.
Managing Fastly and CDN configuration.
A bit about your experience:
API design and architecture
Deployment pipeline and automated Testing
Experience in HTML5, CSS3, Sass, Video
Strong knowledge of PHP
Understanding of OOP principles and techniques
Understanding of web application vulnerability and how to implement secure code
Experience working on a LAMP and node stack
Good working knowledge of modern VCS systems especially git
Desirable - Magento experience
A bit about you:
Able to confidently communicate with internal stakeholders at all levels; ability to present is desirable. Must be able to show leadership skills and good team communications.
Manage workload between projects and business as usual support tickets. A “No task is above me” attitude is a must.
Liaising with third parties internally and externally to discuss integration of the product.
Non-technical skills required are being a collaborative team player, can-do attitude, ability to work independently or as part of a team, approachable and pragmatic.
Must have a natural thirst for technology and anything digital, as part of your role is to evolve the company’s digital landscape.
All your hard work, rewarded:
Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:
Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance