Senior Full Stack Developer

Chiswick/ Home based, West London  |  Head Office

Reference
VAC-4216
Role Type
Temporary
Salary Overview
Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
30/10/2020

FULL STACK DEVELOPER 6 MONTH DAY RATE CONTRACT- CHISWICK/HOME BASED, WEST LONDON

Senior Full Stack Developer with BigCommerce experience required to join the Digital team at Harvey Nichols. You will have a strong level of experience developing front-end applications using; React, Redux, TypeScript, and back-end applications JSON REST API methodology. A strong background in Node and PHP will also be necessary for the role.  You will be supporting the implementation of an e-commerce re-platform project and working within 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: 

  • Ownership of technical designs, code development, and component test execution
  • 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
  • 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 to ensure a solid testing environment is adhered to.
  • Providing training to users of new systems in terms of CMS capabilities. Ensuring users fully utilize system functionality.
  • Mentoring the team
  • Supporting project delivery
  • Contributing to regular code reviews
  • Assisting automated testing and improved standards
  • Managing Fastly and CDN configuration

About your experience: 

  • Expert using JavaScript / TypeScript and libraries such as React/Redux and NextJs
  • MongoDB/Redis
  • 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 implement secure code
  • Experience working on a LAMP and node stack
  • Comfortable with the command line
  • Good working knowledge of modern VCS systems especially git

A bit about you: 

  • You are 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
  • You are able to manage workload between project work and support issues. As part of a collaborative scrum team, a “No task is beneath me” attitude is a must
  • Experinced in liaising with third parties internally and externally to discuss integration of the product
  • Non-technical skills required are being a team player, can-do attitude, ability to work independently or as part of a team, approachable and pragmatic
  • You have a natural thirst for technology and anything digital, as part of your role is to evolve the company’s digital landscape
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