Senior Front - St James's | Zoek UK
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Senior Front-End Engineer (React)
St James's, Greater London, England
Permanent (Full time)
About the team that drives our platform When we talk about our team, we're a PropTech scale-up who have created a revolutionary, cloud-based software platform to bring together agents, landlords and tenants online and process all the paperwork electronically.
Make your application after reading the following skill and qualification requirements for this position.
Our small, self-organising squads build the platforms and tools to help us achieve our mission.
We're disrupting an industry, so there's plenty of thorny, real-world problems to solve on behalf of the agents, landlords and tenants that use our system.
It’s an exciting time here at Goodlord.
If you’re inspired by what we’re doing, are up for a challenge and share our values, we’d love to hear from you.
Visit our careers in tech page to find out more about the team and the way we work.
About the role: Our mission is to provide the best renting experience in the world and you'll play a key part in helping us achieve this by making sure our platforms is best in class.
If you want to develop new skills, there'll be plenty of opportunities: many of our current team joined as back-end or front-end developers, and are now working across the full stack.
We are keen advocates of agile delivery; we work closely with our stakeholders and use Kanban to iterate quickly on customer feedback.
You'll be learning every day, from the team around you and senior members of the team who you'll have daily exposure to.
No two days are ever the same at Goodlord so what you’ll be up to will vary.
The pace we move at also means priorities will change and you’ll need to be comfortable with this (we’ll support you).
But these are the things that will be core to your role and will keep you busy: Work with Product Managers, Designers, business stakeholders and other Engineers to understand end user problems and implement appropriate solutions Address issues with the application user interface and interaction paradigms that prevent users from achieving their goals Expand our library of reusable components in order to ensure visual consistency and speed up development Continuously improve the code base to make it easier to understand and more fun to work with Perform self defined tasks geared towards your personal and professional development Our tech stack: The application comprises a PHP () app that communicates with a number of internal (Scala) and third party services via HTTP.
Our UI is a mixture of jQuery and React (using Typescript) and we’re actively pushing to have everything in React.
The app and all services are deployed in Docker containers running in a Kubernetes cluster on AWS.
We use Github for version control and Circle CI for building, testing and deploying code to the staging and production environments.
All data is persisted in a MYSQL (AWS Aurora) database.
We knew generation rent would lead to more tenants, with higher digital expectations and we were confident we could provide a we did Like all high growth companies it’s been a bit of a roller coaster journey, but we’re now stronger than ever, with over 800 happy customers and exciting new products.
We have ambitious plans but with William Reeve at the helm alongside co-founder Tom Mundy and a brilliant team of over 180 talented Goodlordians we are confident we’ll achieve these.
Our values guide our decisions, the way we work, our culture and the people we ask to join the team.
We work hard, have fun and support each other.
We’re not afraid to make mistakes (we’d never learn if we didn’t) and we’re always looking to challenge ourselves.
Our style is collaboration based on honesty, friendship and respect.
And this year we’re proud to have been recognised as a Great Place to work.
No one likes a show off, but we can’t not shout about this.
We’ve worked hard to make Goodlord great, and it’s important you know this isn’t just words on paper; Goodlordians have validated this which has led to us being accredited: 9th in Deloitte’s UK Technology Fast 50 20th Great Place to Work in the UK medium-sized businesses 11th in the UK for great medium-sized workplaces for tech 12th in the UK for great medium-sized workplaces for women Excellence in wellbeing for our dedication to goodlordian’s wellbeing Real Living Wage employer by the living wage foundation -WHY YOU’LL LOVE BEING A GOODLORDIAN: Aside from the role, the people, our culture and our mission, we have some other things that make Goodlord a pretty awesome place to be.
Here’s a few favourites amongst Goodlordians (check out our careers page for more info).
Grow with Goodlord: your development is important to us.
Have a goal in mind? Share it with us and you can use your £1000 annual development fund to support it.
We guarantee you’ll learn loads and develop both personally and professionally at Goodlord too Your well-being matters: bi-weekly coaching with Sanctus to provide Goodlordians with a safe place to talk and support your mental health Unlimited holiday and flexible time off: we encourage Goodlordians to make use of their unlimited time off to enjoy the world, recharge and reboot.
We also offer time off for volunteering and training, so you can give back to the community and pursue your passions Supporting your family: we offer Goodlordians of all genders a generous 3 months of fully-paid time off to look after their new arrivals Our team: we’re an energetic, sociable and talented bunch who are super passionate about what we do and determined to make a difference.
We’re all in it together, we learn from each other, we’re genuine and we don’t have time for politics Four legged friends
- we have plenty of these dogs are allowed in our lovely new office
- so whether you love a Miniature Daschund, Miniature Schnauzer or if Whippets and Cockapoo's are more your thing then we have them all (not all at once mind) We also fully embrace diversity and Fritz the cat has made more than one appearance 45 minute Google Hangout with one of our engineer team Virtual Session which comprises of: 2 hour coding session with a two of our engineers, working through a feature.
45 minute Values Add Session
- our values guide our decisions and the way we work so it is really important this is an environment in which you are going to thrive, this is a value add not a value fit.
Also you get to meet some other Goodlordians- what's not to like? Right? If there is anything you need to participate fully in the interview process please just let us know React, TypescriptReact, Typescript