React Engineer
AXA Bank
6d ago


We have a number of exciting React Engineer roles as part of our transformation programme in AXA Health so come and join our friendly and supportive IT delivery team and be part of our journey with us.

We have a comfortable and modern office environment, coupled with the ability to work remotely. AXA is proud to support the needs of our employees and as such understands everyone has individual work and home life responsibilities.

We are therefore happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for this role, should this be a requirement for you.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a new agile team to build our next generation of online and mobile applications.

With an extensive focus on automation and code quality, you will work with automated test packs and release pipelines to ensure a highly efficient and quality product is shipped to users.

The Role

  • Contribute to the technical design, testing, implementation and delivery of secure, quality web applications using continuous delivery and agile best practices.
  • Collaborate with the team and stakeholders including pairing with designers, UX, data scientists etc.
  • Engage in user research, customer support, and get involved in other related activities where you can continue to learn more about how the product works.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives within the team and across the IT department.
  • Knowledge & Experience

  • Extensive working knowledge of full stack delivery technologies with a focus on React
  • Experience working with the following :
  • Redux, Typescript
  • Azure knowledge including DevOps.
  • Net experience useful
  • OpenID Connect and OAuth experience useful
  • Experience working in a TDD environment.
  • Extensive experience with web application development and deployment.
  • At least 3 years proven relevant work experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrate good understanding of modern security practices and standards.
  • Experience working in a product-centric organisation preferred
  • Location - Tunbridge Wells but can work remotely 3-4 days per week but can be more flixible to accomodate work-life balance


    The ideal candidate is :

  • Driven, motivated and keen to learn.
  • Collaborative - we expect all engineers to work and collaborate well with others, respect opinions and strive for continual improvement.
  • Curious and has a growth mindset in order to work with their team to experiment and take calculated risks in search of innovative solutions.
  • Pro-active and develops ideas to work on with the Product Owner. Engages in user research, customer support, and gets involved in other related activities where they can continue to learn more about how the product works.
  • Able to contribute to the creation of a highly motivating atmosphere in which people feel energized and enthusiastic about achieving common goals.
  • Able to communicate clearly and professionally. Brings well-researched product suggestions to the table, either small ideas that impact the current work, or larger ideas, with impact and trade-offs.
  • Knowledgeable of current industry trends in programming
  • Keen to learn through both formal courses and self-learning mechanisms; this includes learning through experimentation when tackling new problems, using both successes and failures as learning opportunities.
  • About AXA

    With a presence in over 60 countries, and 165,000 employees serving the needs of 107 million customers, AXA is big.

    But never too big to care for every single person who works here. So when you join us, we promise to put our collective might behind you and your career.

    You’ll work in an open and supportive environment where you’ll be developed, challenged and encouraged to move around to achieve even bigger and better things nationally and internationally.

    You’ll learn directly from senior leaders, from the best in our business. And you’ll enjoy real responsibility, really early on.

    Every large company today talks about supporting diversity and inclusion. But at AXA UK, these values form an integral part of everything we do.

    For us, it’s about bringing together the best talent, helping people to realise their full potential by being 100% themselves at work and delivering outstanding service to everyone regardless of difference.

    AXA Health is the UK healthcare specialist for the AXA Group.

    Whatever our customers’ health goals, we help them get there. That could be getting someone physio for an injury that’s holding them back, or finding them the right specialist to take their treatment forward.

    Our team are experts in their fields : from experienced cancer nurses to pioneering data analysts; from our highly respected customer service team to our wide-ranging in-house team of clinicians.

    We all work together to be the best we can be.

    What We Offer

    When you join us, you’ll find an open and supportive environment, where everyone is encouraged to be true to themselves.

    We listen to one another and keep our minds open, so that we can challenge our perspective and grow our understanding. We’re always ready to improve our work environment, and we stand up for what we believe in, because we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers everywhere.

    Here is also a small selection of our current benefits :

  • Bonus Scheme linked to yours and the company’s performance
  • Pension scheme with employer contributions as well as your own
  • 25 days holiday increasing with service plus bank holidays
  • Interest free season ticket loan scheme
  • Share Plan Scheme Flexible benefits scheme
  • Discount on all AXA Insurance products, including insurance, breakdown cover & healthcare
  • 3 Days Volunteering / Charity Days
  • Free live online fitness classes (Yoga, HIIT, Thai Chi and more)
  • Up to 50% off PureGym membership
  • 24 / 7 mental wellbeing support (through Thrive app)
  • Dedicated financial support (through AXA-paid Nudge)
  • Discounted shopping vouchers scheme
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access
  • Professional Qualification support
  • Your application will be reviewed by a member of our dedicated recruitment team, who will aim to get back to you within 14 days of the advert closing date.

    We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

    AXA is proud to support the needs of our employees and as such understands everyone has individual work and home life responsibilities.

    We are therefore happy to discuss flexible working arrangements for this role, should this be a requirement for you.

    We’re proud to be 24th Glassdoor Best Place to Work 2021 and one of the Times Top 50 Employers For Women 2021

    Want to talk through the role or have more questions? Please get in touch Tanzeela.mehjabeen

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