React Front End Developer

HELSINKI OR MANCHESTER

Maginus (a Naveo Commerce Company) have been offering solutions to our customers for nearly 50 years. In 2019, an exciting chapter in in story commenced as part of being acquired and merged with Digital Foodie from Finland. That combined organisation is Naveo Commerce, and it offers solutions to support retailers in both the grocery and non-grocery markets. Naveo is an international organisation. This role will be within the Professional Services team. As such, you’ll be involved in helping to deliver projects to new clients, as well as supporting enhancements to existing customers.

We deliver a variety of different solutions, including Adobe Magento, Episerver (Optimizely), Microsoft Dynamics and our own Maginus OMS and Connected Commerce products. This role will involve the Magento and Episerver products, along with our Connected Commerce Grocery-centred solution. Along side the suite of functional products we implement, there are also a number of tools we use for integrating those packages together (and with our clients’ other business systems).

The broad spectrum of products, business markets and countries Naveo work with means this role offers an exciting opportunity, with plenty of scope for gaining new skills and experience.

Overview

Maginus (a Naveo Commerce Company) are looking for a React Front End developer to join their team. In addition to relevant experience, genuine enthusiasm is key to this role so we hope to hear from applicants who enjoy researching the area, proactively furthering their skills and sharing and debating new ideas. We are also looking for someone who works well with people as we have a range of disciplines and abilities in house, so you will need to be well versed in communicating complex, technical matters, in a clear and concise manner.

Description

A React Developer has a flair for designing optimised customer journeys, translating them into your design and ensuring they combine well with back-end functional requirements.

A React Developer may be required work across several projects simultaneously in a specialist role, potentially across a number of different products.

Qualities we’re looking for;

  • You love what you do, have a passion for technology and are up to date with the latest testing techniques and strategies.
  • You will have a background in web front-end development.
  • You will have experience liaising with different members of the team, for example functional consultants, back end developers and project managers.
  • Ability to influence and challenge where appropriate.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Collaboration with product teams where applicable.
  • Able to prioritise workload and manage time effectively, ensuring any key targets or deadlines are met.
 

What you will do;

  • Contribute to the delivery of solutions that are robust and flexible.
  • You will take an active role in meetings with business users and stakeholders, discussing your design ideas, and how they fit into user journey flows.
  • Developing new user-facing features using React.js
  • Unit testing using appropriate tools
  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Translating designs and wire-frames into high quality code
  • Optimising components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
 

The successful candidate will;

  • Have social versatility, be good at communicating within their team any slippage or blockage for work they are involved with.
  • An ability to work and make decisions independently, providing solutions and anticipating/overcoming challenge.
  • Be flexible, able to respond to changing business needs and can influence and challenge where appropriate
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and have strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable with escalating any issues where necessary and in a timely manner
  • Willingness and ability to learn / understand different systems as required
 

Required Technical Knowledge

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript including the JavaScript object model
  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows
  • Strong knowledge of CSS and common frameworks
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of modern authorisation mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
 

Desirable Technical Knowledge

  • Python / Java skills
  • Selenium / SoapUI and other test automation tools
  • Android / IOS app experience
  • Experience of cloud-based architecture, for example AWS and Azure

Apply now!

Sounds good, right? Drop your CV and anything else you’d like use to see to careers@naveocommerce.com.

Notice that we will proceed with the most promising candidates right away, so act fast!

The Perfect End-to End eCommerce Partner

For retailers – big and small – for whom success depends on growing online, we provide the perfect End to End platform: a cloud-based SaaS solution, with Headless commerce engine, OMS and Fulfilment technology. The solution is ideal for retail, SMBs and Enterprise across all vertical markets.

With over twenty years heritage in technology implementations, we take pride in helping our customers achieve long term benefits from the solutions we provide. We can do this, because we’ve done it before, for people just like you.

Our partnership with Magento and Episerver will continue as a core consulting arm under Maginus, a Naveo Commerce brand.

Come build the future of retail with us

We are continuously looking for exceptional talent and would be happy to hear from you​

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