Lead Javascript Engineer - WORK FOR LEGO!

Lead Javascript Engineer - WORK FOR LEGO!
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • London, England, UK London London GBR EC4A 1AZ
Job Ref: 50218169
Sector: Software Development
Date Added: 24 November 2021

Javascript Engineer / Fullstack - Work for LEGO!!

The LEGO Group is looking for a Senior JavaScript Engineer to work on the LEGO.com technology platform as part of their Shopper Technology team based in London.

Engineers work in interdisciplinary squads each arranged around clear product goals with responsibility for delivery of their own product roadmaps. You'll spend your time working in one of our new squads building new greenfield applications (Next.js + GraphQL front end with Node.js microservices backend).

This is a permanent role is based in Lego's London Hub near Chancery Lane station. Everyone is still working from home and when the Hub re-opens fully, there will be a hybrid model allowing a split of working from the Hub where appropriate but also working from home for a number of days per week.

Core Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Product Owners, UX designers and other Application Engineers to deliver both new functionality and iterative improvements to LEGO.com backend services.
  • Build efficient and reusable applications and services using JavaScript - React / Node.js / GraphQL / Lambda / AWS serverless stack)

What we're looking for:

  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript, APIs and Markup
  • Expert knowledge of CSS with a strong focus on accessibility and cross-browser compatibility - experience with CSS-in-JS is strongly preferred
  • Experience with GraphQL server and client functionality
  • Expert working knowledge of modern JavaScript-focused front-end frameworks and technologies - Node.js, Next.js framework, React and associated libraries and tooling including GraphQL (Apollo), Webpack, Babel and Jest
  • Experience working with microservices is preferred - our event-based services layer utilises Node.js and the Serverless Framework and is built mainly on the AWS Serverless stack - Lambda, API Gateway, SQS, SNS, Kinesis and DynamoDB
  • Experience of working with optimizing front end performance for mobile devices
  • Experience of working with modern CI/CD and engineering tooling is a bonus - we leverage Amazon Web Services, CircleCI, GitHub Actions and Terraform extensively
  • Must be attentive to detail, flexible and able to work concurrently on multiple projects
  • Ability to troubleshoot, research, and work through complex problems

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to work for one of the best loved brands in the world.

Please send your CV for a detailed job description

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24/12/2021 13:32:55
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Heather Thompson

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