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Front End Engineer

Posting Country:  Ireland
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

Who you are

You are a strong standout colleague with a focus on delivering a first-class service to our customers. You are compassionate, creative and daring. You are passionate about, and have previous experience in working with a team of front-end engineers, responsible for ensuring wireframes and design concepts are turned into high performing functional code across our customer facing websites.

Your team:

The Vodafone team responsible for developing its websites and apps with a team of 45 people working across development, design, analytics, product management and operations. We are looking for front-end engineers to join our Digital team to work alongside our product, design and content teams to continually build and optimize our front-end platforms.
 

The next challenge for you:

• You will build, optimise and maintain Vodafone’s front-end, ensuring the technical feasibility of UX/UI designs.
• You will participate in discussions with team members and vendors about technical best practices and help teams identify optimal technical solutions.
• You will collaborate with UX/UI designers, back-end developers and business stakeholders.
• You will deliver best in class HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript front-end code across Vodafone domains.
• You will build, maintain and enhance our websites.
• You will develop and test across multiple browsers, platforms, and devices, including smartphones and tablets.
• You will deploy fully tested code to a production environment.
• You will create personalised experiences to target different user types.
• You will troubleshoot and provide root cause analysis of any production bugs and be responsible for the deployment of subsequent fixes.
• You will optimize our websites for maximum speed and scalability.
• Be responsible for explaining our technical solutions to stakeholders at all levels of Vodafone Ireland, from product owners to business stakeholders.

 

What you need:

• 3 years’ experience in the development of dynamic, complex Front-End web solutions.
• Excellent understanding of HTML/HTML5, CSS3 and CSS pre-processors (SASS), JSON, JavaScript.
• Experience in responsive design and mobile web development.
• Experience implementing enterprise level front-end solutions using REST.
• Ability to write clean, commented, performant code.
• Good problem solving and analytical skills.
• Understanding of end-to-end and unit test frameworks.
• Knowledge of development patterns.

What else you should demonstrate:

• Experience with React JS is a plus.
• Experience with Agile product development.
• Experience working with an eCommerce platform is an advantage.

Who you are:

Vodafone is pioneering Ireland's gigabit society. We are Ireland's leading total communications provider offering products and services make a real impact in the lives and communities of our customers. As part of Vodafone Group, we are part of the world's largest mobile community with a presence across all five continents.

We’re at the forefront of innovation in Ireland. From delivering Gigabit speeds which offers the fastest game play for gamers, or helping people work from anywhere in the country, the work we do is at the cutting edge of technology and is constantly evolving.

Our purpose is to connect for a better future, and this is made possible by our people.  No matter what your background, career stage or interests, we have opportunities across all areas of the business, which will help you explore and unlock your full potential. You will get to work in a fantastic environment where diversity and difference is valued, flexible working is the norm and you’ll get to play a role in delivering Ireland’s Gigabit Society!

Our people are at the centre of everything we do. We employ approximately 1,300 people in Dublin and across our network of retail stores in Ireland. Our aim is to ensure each employee has the opportunity to innovate, to be challenged and to be rewarded. We are dynamic in everything we do, including our approach to training, development, performance management and flexible benefits.

Vodafone is committed to support LGBT+ people at work.
We are an equal opportunities employer where our people can be at their best.
Closing Date for applications is midnight on July the 14th, 2020

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Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.