Lead/Senior Front End Developers (React/Node/JavaScript)

London, Greater London
  1. Full Time
  2. Digital
Posting date:20 Aug, 2018
Lead/Senior Front End Developer (React/ Node/JavaScript)

Competitive salary + Excellent benefits

Digital transformation is a journey not a one off-event. It needs to be nurtured and grown by talented people who experiment, fail fast and innovate at pace.

We continually experiment with ways to make our journeys more intuitive, simple and enjoyable. And we’re constantly testing and trialing ways to give customers faster access to our services, more flexibility - and the richest, most rewarding experience.

All you need is the right mindset and the desire to help us create award-winning digital experiences – we work at pace, we love ideas and collaborate on agile project.
Join us as a Senior Front End Developer!  You can be contractually based from our London (Great Suffolk Street) office.

About the role

As Senior Front-End Developer within the Digital team you will part of a very supportive team, working in our new collaborative and solutions driven Agile environment.  

You will be joining a fast paced, growing team who share a common interest in adopting a digitally focused engineering culture, helping shape the way in which we build and continuously integrate code. 

As a Senior Developer we see your role as being 50% hand-on development and 50% of your time coaching and mentoring others.  You will be seen as a lead, helping a team of developers come up with a variety of solutions. And, there will be plenty of opportunity to drive your own development.

This role is ideal for commercially experienced, passionate developers, who are enthusiastic and highly driven towards creating rich, user focused applications.

Your key skills and experience will ideally include:
  • Expert JavaScript experience including asynchronous programming,pec closures, types, and ES6
  • Commercial experience with React (Angular would be considered) and Node.js
  • Demonstrable experience with RESTful APIs and JSON 
  • Good knowledge of responsive web design
  • Experience with Git or other source control systems
  • Strong ability to debug code 
  • Knowledge of building performance driven websites with an understanding of network traffic, HTTP requests and other performance focused enhancements 
  • Working knowledge of how to utilise manual and automated testing 
  • Able to mentor and coach team members
  • An understanding of Agile working processes

Why Vodafone?

Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career, and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.


Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. 

Life at Vodafone

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