Senior Frontend Software Engineer

E.ON Next – Senior Front-end Software Engineer

At E.ON Next we’re looking for the most ambitious, talented and creative people out there to join our brand new, fresh, start-up business. This isn’t energy as you know it. This is new, exciting and waiting for stars like you to shape it. Do you love delivering for customers? Are you full of energy, ideas and passion?

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and resourceful senior frontend software engineer who is passionate about building great products. If you’re creative and inspired to invent new ways to help build amazing products that customers love, please join us! We would really love to work with you!

We’re using Gatsby and React with TypeScript on the frontend, along with GraphQL to get data from our APIs. We’re using GraphQL Modules and AWS lambda functions to keep things organised in our “Backend for Frontend”.

Everything is hosted in AWS and we’re lucky enough to have CI/CD fully enabled alongside GitLab as our complete DevOps platform. Terraform also means we deploy infrastructure as code.

We’re very proud of our current tech stack. We are at the leading edge of technology and with the help and guidance of all our software engineers, we want to keep it that way.

If this sounds like you, then we want to hear from you!

A taste of what you’ll be doing.

  • Create application frontends using React / TypeScript

  • Use a Server-less first approach to application design

  • Work in an agile team with other backend engineers and product designers.

  • Plan, build, test, and release new features and experiments.

  • Mentor other team members through pair programming and code reviews.

  • Help solve the challenges that come with large-scale systems and lots of data.

Are you the person for the job?

We know what’s important to us at E.ON Next, we’re looking for the brightest and best to join our awesome Platform and Product Engineering team and create the right culture to be the best.

We understand that these lists can sometimes be a bit intimidating and we don’t mean it to be like that. If you get what we’re on about here, send us your CV. We would rather chat through your experience than put you off because you don’t tick every one of these boxes.

  • Experience with a scripting language, preferably Typescript

  • Experience with developing applications hosted in AWS

  • Experience with Serverless Computing such as Lambda and API Gateway

  • Experience developing Apollo GraphQL

Plus, experience in the following would be a bonus:

  • AWS Engineering in general, managing resources etc.

  • Terraform, Packer, Consul

  • Django (or equiv. web framework)

  • Domain modelling

  • HTTP and REST APIs

  • Writing robust and fault-tolerant software

  • Celery and async processing

  • Postgres

  • Plus experience in the following would be a bonus:

  • React and Redux

  • Experience using Gatsby

  • Experience with unit testing, preferably Jest and Cypress

  • Excellent software design, problem-solving and debugging skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines

What else do I need to know?

  • We’ll have regular team socials and a corporate Deliveroo account for when the need arises

  • Competitive salary

  • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays – this includes a guarantee of for your birthday off if you want it

  • A generous pension scheme

  • The chance to choose from our Flexible Benefits range

  • Location: London with travel to our other sites when required

  • Working environment: Flexible hybrid working – working pattern to be discussed during interviews & agreed locally with hiring manager

  • For all successful candidates. Due to the nature of this role your employment will be subject to a basic DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check being carried out by ourselves via a 3rd party service provider

  • Closing date – Thursday 7th July 2022

We’re committed to equal opportunities and actively promote a diverse and inclusive working environment, and fairness for everyone.

We realise the best people bring their energy at different times, so we’re happy to talk flexible working. We offer a range of flexible working options, including full time, part time, job share, remote working and variable start and finishing times.

Due to the current situation with Covid-19, we will require flexibility for you to work both at home and on site, any equipment needed for you to complete your role will be provided and we will be here to support you throughout this.

Job Information

Job Reference: JR100463_1655978900
Salary: Negotiable
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Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: London
Job Types: Permanent
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