Jobs at Amazon – Front End Engineer

Website Amazon

Job Description:

We are looking for an agile-minded Front End Engineer to create and maintain central features across our global website.
We want someone who can work well in a heterogeneous environment of different languages and technologies, and can bring flexibility, speed and quality to our team. You should be a talented and experienced frontend developer with expertise in the web stack: HTML, CSS, JavaScript and ReactJS (or similar)
You should have a solid background in the fundamentals of software development, and have a deep understanding of best practices in various languages/technologies. You should love creating things and take great personal pride in building cool interfaces using well-tested code.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about quality, consistency, maintainability, performance, security and all the other things that make great software great. They will own the design and implementation of major deliverables end-to-end. This position requires collaboration with fellow software engineers, UX designers, product managers, technical program managers, and partner teams, necessitating a comfort-level with ambiguity and a desire to create, iterate and improve.


Job Requirements:

  • Back and front-end testing – unit and functional tests
  • Strong commercial experience in the web stack: HTML, CSS, JavaScript and ReactJS (or similar)
  • Strong sense of code quality and contributing to coding standards
  • Solid understanding of scalability and user experience
  • Knowledge of how Webpack, Babel and front-end tooling work
  • An understanding of the order fulfilment process for online retailers
  • Git and ideally GitHub experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in an agile software development methodology
  • Experience in working within the e-commerce space
  • 4+ years professional experience in large-scale front-end software development
  • Strong knowledge of Ruby programming language and experience working with Ruby on Rails
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related discipline; or equivalent experience
  • An appetite for learning and trying new technologies

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cardiff, Wales, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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