Engineer (Front End Developer)

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    £50,840 - £73,436

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    7 months ago

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The Home Rentals team are a vibrant, lively team based in the heart of London. We are all extremely passionate about technology and we are totally committed to helping London's renters. 

We're fully funded by Nationwide Building Society and we are growing rapidly with plans to double our team by the end of the year. 

We’ve got a pretty impressive team on board already, so you’ll be working with some of the best within a collaborative and thriving environment

We are a hard working bunch but we make sure we're enjoying each other's company both in and outside of the office, with plenty of socials and opportunities to unwind after busy days. We are looking for an Engineer (Front End Developer) who has the passion and skill to work across our various product lines within our exciting business.

What you’ll be doing

We’re moving fast in the Home Rentals team to get prototypes, concepts and apps live, so we're looking for an Engineer (Front End Developer) who is responsible for the creation of technical artefacts to deliver team objectives that are aligned to engineering principles and the architectural strategy.

As a Front End Developer you will be working closely with a cross-functional creative and technical team on a range of new projects using cutting-edge technologies. Strong communication skills are essential with the ability to work alongside the wider team on tight deadlines with a well organised, detailed and accurate manner. You will part of a dynamic, agile and rapidly growing environment, where your creativity and innovation is valued, delivering high quality code within a test driven environment.

You’ll be:

  • Identifying and implementing technical artefacts to meet the team objectives.

  • Providing technical expertise at parts and/or all stages of the delivery lifecycle

  • Leading and participating in technical collaboration activities

  • Enforcing standards and providing governance and contribute to process improvement

  • Identifying and escalating dependencies, risks and exceptions that will affect implementation of technical artefacts

  • Sharing knowledge with peers to contribute to the growth of knowledge within engineering

  • Working with stakeholders to shape artefacts from the outset of a project

About you

You will need to have:

  • Competent knowledge in React, HTML5, CSS3, Webpack, ES7

  • Source control software such as Gitlab, GitHub

  • Advanced Javascript

  • An understanding of the principles of UX Design

  • Ability to provide simple, easy to support technical solutions

  • Experience with networking / API’s

  • High level of analytical skills, turning meaningful analysis into recommended actions

  • Problem solving, investigative skills

The extras you’ll get

  • A competitive salary 

  • Market-leading benefits package, including discounted products and services 

  • A ludicrously generous pension (up to 23%!) 

  • 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays) + the option of 10 extra days 

  • Access to Annual bonus scheme

  • Flexible working 

  • Your own desk plant to look after 

Why work at Nationwide

About Nationwide’s Home Rentals Proposition:

The Home Rental products are here to empower people to find their dream home. By really getting to know what you’re looking for in your next home, we’re able to show you truly personalised property recommendations by using state of the art technology. We’re making searching for the perfect place to live so much easier for our users by offering a truly personalised search which utilises our proprietary AI based search algorithms.