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Software Engineer - Front-End

Posting Country:  Italy
Date Posted:  17-Oct-2021
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodafone, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. 

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Role Purpose

The Front End Developer creates the visual front-end elements of a software, application or website, creating computing components/features that are directly viewable and accessible by the customer. Creating prototypes, and designs and builds modules and solutions in all iterative agile cycles, to develop, maintain, and optimize the business outcome. The Front End Developer performs peer reviews, collaborates with architects and other developers to produce the design, and ensures that technical documentation and training is provided for reference and operational support. 

Key accountabilities and decision ownership

  • Create prototypes, design and build modules and solutions in an iterative agile cycles; develop, configure, maintain the software to optimize the business outcome
  • Estimate user and technical stories to help the Product Owner to prioritize backlog
  • Design and develop modules (React/Angular JS preferential) according to user and technical stories, ensuring IT operational effectiveness requirements are met
  • Develop solutions according to module designs and deploy using delivery pipeline
  • Develop and execute unit and integration tests
  • Support testing against user and technical story acceptance tests
  • Suggest improvements to user stories and UX
  • Support IT Operations activities managing incidents as level three
  • Design, develop and test modules according to user and technical stories, ensuring IT operational effectiveness requirements are met

Core competencies, knowledge and experience

  • Excellent modern web development framework proven knowledge (e.g. React, Angular, Vue, Redux, Bootstrap)
  • Experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. AEM, Drupal)
  • Experience in web development security patterns (e.g. OAuth2, JWT)
  • REST APIs integration proven skills (e.g. Ajax, Axios)
  • Unit testing proven skills (e.g. Jade, Selenium)
  • Version control & build automation systems proven skills (e.g. Git, Maven, Webpack, Npm)
  • Continuous integration/delivery skills (e.g. Jira, Confluence, Jenkins)
  • Excellent analytical, technical, and problem solving skills, with high-levels of creativity
  • Excellent relationship building, teamwork, and collaboration skills

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.