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JavaScript/REACT Developer

Posted 9 March by Net-A-Porter Featured Ended

Technology is at the heart of YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP and is the driving force behind its success. Our in-house technology team allows The Group to give customers and brand partners the best possible experience across content and commerce, and to continually innovate and lead the online luxury industry.

Role Purpose:

We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated Senior JavaScript Developer with strong React experience to work within the Visual Merchandising and Cognitive Commerce domain. The team deliver internal software products for our merchandising teams so that they can target the right products to our customers. Our main focus this year is to migrate our application over to a more JS focused stack allowing us to increase performance and functionality and allow us to take advantage of some of the newer front-end technologies.

You will be able to apply your skills and innovation to influence the future technical direction of the team and company. We are looking for candidates who are able to learn quickly and who would value and enjoy developing their understanding as well as the technologies that underpin them. We offer a diverse and collaborative working environment where you will find ample opportunities for personal growth and career development.

Our visual merchandising teams drive the success of our business through a "silent conversation" with our customers. We focus on delivering excellence with the software we create. Working closely with the business teams, this is an opportunity to establish a close relationship with our product owners and stakeholders to make a real difference in a fast-paced environment.

Skills and experience:

  • Excellent Javascript knowledge and skills with specific experience of REACT.js or similar framework in an enterprise application

  • Good communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in an agile environment.

  • An in-depth understanding of software design and development principles, with a logical mindset and an aptitude for problem-solving

  • Experience of building front ends for back-end business users, not just public facing websites

  • Experience applying practices such as Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behaviour Driven Development (BDD), with knowledge of JS unit testing tools.

Knowledge and experience of the following are highly desirable:

  • Experience making changes to large enterprise applications

  • Knowledge of other development languages - Java, Scala, etc…

  • Experience working with e-commerce applications and profiling and optimising them.

  • Cloud-based deployments - AWS.

  • An understanding of environments and deployment processes, including

    • Application servers (e.g. Tomcat, Websphere Application Server)

    • Build and Deployment Tools (e.g. Jenkins)

  • Experience using JIRA or equivalent work-flow tools

Reports to: Delivery Manager

Location: London, W12

Hours: 37.5hrs/week

Required skills

  • BDD
  • Java
  • Tomcat
  • Jenkins
  • Scala

Reference: 34650843

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