Front-End Engineer

GBP 80,000 - 100,000
Job description
We Are One

At Kurt Geiger we celebrate individuality, believing our differences make us more powerful as a collective.

Diversity, equality and inclusion are at the core of who we are and we strive to reflect this in every corner of our company culture, starting with the promotion of equal opportunities.

We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone is granted the opportunity to thrive as their authentic self.

This is a position within one of our engineering development teams, where you will be assisting in the delivery of a diverse number of digital and e-commerce projects.

This role is front-end focused, which would be a highly technical and hands-on role that would suit an experienced engineer. It offers challenges across a wide variety of projects and responsibilities, including the opportunity to influence the future direction of the products your team is responsible for, and possibly even the rest of the e-commerce department as a whole. There is also the opportunity to work fully remotely.

The Skills:

  • Understanding of latest HTML and CSS
  • Experience using React and knowledge of latest JavaScript frameworks. We use next JS as our main framework so knowledge in this area would be an advantage.
  • Experience with Typescript
  • Experience with testing libraries such as Jest
  • Experience with Redux and CSS-JS such as Styled components is an advantage but not required
  • Understanding of Accessibility with regards to Front end development
  • Experience using GIT and Gitflow
  • Good problem-solving ability, able to work diligently and logically to solve difficult issues.
  • Attention to details with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team player, able to understand/take on problems and work progressively through them.
  • Curious about software development, with a willingness to learn how the process works
  • Desire to understand applications under test, able to explore each feature progressively to build overall picture about the quality of the application.
  • Experience with CI/CD and test-driven development.
The Responsibilities:

On a day-to-day basis you'll work hands on within a development team picking up tickets from the backlog and writing good quality code. You will be implementing features and user interfaces of Kurt Geiger products. As an experienced developer you will be expected to contribute actively during high level design and problem-solving discussions. Our key objective as a wider engineering group is to ensure the highest quality software is deployed quickly and safely into production.

The Person:

You should be highly motivated, self-starting, care about doing the things the right way and a willingness to learn. You should be comfortable working in fast paced environment and able to think through your work in a logical and calm manner. You'll enjoy being a team player and are passionate about sharing the knowledge you have with the wider team you'll be working with.

The Future:

There are significant opportunities to grow your career at Kurt Geiger, through our clearly defined engineering path, ambitious, highly driven individuals can move into more technical/senior roles within development, testing or DevOps. Engineers are also encouraged to engage in training, paid conferences and other exercises to continuously broaden their skills.

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Pension and life assurance
  • Gym Discounts
  • Retailtrust support
  • Enviable discounts
  • Harrods Discount
  • Monthly half day Friday's
  • Summer Hours
  • Sample Sales
  • And so much more!
If you're successful, you will work for a business which recognises that amazing people are the key to driving our business forward and fulfil our vision of being the world's leading multi-channel retailer of luxury branded shoes and accessories. We are a fast-paced business where no two days are the same, so you will need to be adaptable; but we will reward your hard-work, commitment and loyalty with a fantastic benefits package and very real opportunities for progression.

We Are One: For Love | For Diversity | For Change | For Equality | For Kindness | For Freedom | Against Racism
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