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Senior UI Engineer, PDP

We are a technology focused retail company hiring Full Stack developers at our London tech HUB.

You will be working in one of our autonomous agile teams to create Microservices, API’s and UI Reusable Components that support the 3rd biggest retail website in the UK in line with our CTO’s policy of “Build Not Buy”.

We are looking to hire an established Full-Stack Engineer to work on our Product Page, we have very interesting technical challenges to overcome and solve. We are migrating away from commercial off the shelf packages to build our own platforms with our own people.

In the last year the PDP team here at Argostech have worked tirelessly to build a great product for costumers and a great tech for our developers. We follow the best practices for development and

Typical Technologies in our stack for this role:

Using React, Redux, Docker, Kafka, Redis, Java, SpringBoot on a micro services architecture running on AWS and on-prem, deploying with Jenkins to Mesos & Marathon.

Plenty of opportunities to explore other technologies such as: Kotlin, Node, Python & Scala too.

We keep track of everything using Git, Jira & Confluence and monitor with Kibana, DataDog, etc.

Argostech teams are encouraged to explore and adopt new technologies to solve the challenges they face.

Team task:

Build software that enables business agility with product data & media, understand how good product data can support a great search experience for customers, understand how automated systems can improve product data and recognised and categorise data and rich media, consider NLP approaches for spell check, auto correct, recommendations and much more.

Challenges we're excited about tackling:

Build the best API’s and Services to improve the Architecture and cope with the high standards of ArgosTech and demanding objectives of the Product
Enabling Argos to deliver the best quality experience to our customer.
Evolving how we build and create UI, reusing modules and implementing the best practices across multiple teams
Capitalising on the opportunities created through building our own rich media asset management tools
Understanding our inventory by deriving meaningful information from unstructured data such as reviews, descriptions and interactions between users on our site
Reducing and removing the remaining dependencies on legacy technologies

We are looking for people with:

Solid engineering and coding skills. Ability to write high performance production quality code front end and back end. Experience in React, Redux and Java is key.
Good understanding of Microservice concepts
Good understanding or will to grow on Infrastructure and operate as DevOp with the team.
Excellent team player, willing to improve, grow and help others

Working environment:

Flexible approach to working hours, including ability to work from home when required. Casual dress-code. Good social environment – “Super Social Friday”. Close to all the amenities and transport link in Victoria – London.

Benefits:

Bonus – 10%
Holidays – 22 with the option to buy up to 5 days per year
Company pension
Discount at Argos, Sainsbury’s and Habitat
Sharesave scheme – Risk-free way to buy shares at a discounted rate
Share Purchase Plan
Childcare vouchers
Cycle to work scheme
Season Ticket Loan


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