LEAD DEVELOPER - FRONT END, CHISWICK/ HOME BASED, WEST LONDON.
We require a talented and motivated individual to lead the Harvey Nichols front-end development team. This will be hands-on role as well as handling all line management aspects for the front-end developers.
What you will be doing:
Manager and mentor to front-end developers
Working with peers and senior IT management, you will be responsible for the technical architecture for the Harvey Nichols website
Develop, deploy and maintain code for the Harvey Nichols website
Champion all relevant QA processes and principles
Proactively encourage the documentation of solutions and processes
Support incidents, problems and requests
Providing training for end users when required
Support project delivery
Contributing to regular code reviews
Managing and maintaining CDN configuration
A bit about your experience:
Experience with Git or other version control systems
Strong knowledge of CDNs
Extremely confident working with APIs and complex integrations
Experience with headless architecture
Previous experience in ecommerce is essential
BigCommerce and Node.js experience is advantageous
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