Front End Developer

Posted 6 April by Whitbread Featured

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Front End Developer to support Costa with an exciting new project. Based at our digital hub in London you will be a part of the Whitbread Group IT team.

Whitbread is the UK's leading hospitality company in the FTSE 100 including brands such as Costa Coffee, Beefeater & Premier Inn. By 2020, our goal is to achieve global system sales of around £2.5bn for Costa, and to increase the number of Premier Inn UK rooms to an incredible 85,000. All while creating around 3,000 UK jobs a year and continuing to expand our presence worldwide. There has never been a more exciting time to Whitbread

What you will be doing:

  • Work within an agile team to deliver across the entire product life cycle – concept, design, build (code), deploy, test, release, and maintain unit, functional, and performance test automation
  • Collaborate with the Product Owner and team to deliver robust, secure, scalable, tested, and documented capabilities across a number of digital channels servicing a variety of popular devices
  • Partner with our architecture group to define and then develop robust and scalable architectures that comply with Whitbread and industry best-practices and standards
  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends and openly share with our digital practice ideas / standards / tools / technologies / trends
  • Provides support on key products should there be an incident / problem related to a product that's now live and requires a development fix
  • Fully participate in the relevant scrum events; planning and estimation, daily scrums, sprint reviews, and retrospectives
  • Collaborate as a member of the team undertaking the shared commitment towards completion of the team's sprint goals
  • Accept joint responsible with the team for converting the Product backlog into 'Done' potentially releasable increments

What we are looking for:

We're looking for the right people, software engineers eager to build amazing capabilities with the latest and greatest technologies. You keep on top of trends and techniques and are proficient in a few of the skills below, have some competencies in others, and are not shy to dig into any others as required to help your team achieve astounding results:

  • Experince HTML/CSS/Javascript, JSP, XML, MVC, REST, Gulp/Grunt, LESS, etc.
  • Javascript development: Angular JS, ES6, Node, NPM, etc.
  • Experience building sites on a CMS
  • Agile development: design patterns, OOD, emergent architecture, tools like JIRA/Confluence, TDD
  • Continuous integration and deployment: Jenkins, Go, Travis, Git, etc.
  • Enterprise business analysis: gap, service and integration documentation, sequence flows, integration documentation and design
  • Web services, Restful APIs, JSON, SOAP, XML/RPC,

Reference: 34547094

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