Senior Software Engineer (Frontend)
Zoopla
London, UK
3d ago

At Zoopla we want to help everyone make intelligent home buying decisions. We are building a team that will have the once in a career opportunity to re-imagine our industry.

It s an exciting time for us on the frontend as we re redeveloping our whole site to a unified responsive design served by a new Node.

js / Express / Handlebars architecture. Our platform is built on Amazon Web Services and utilises Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery.

Why Zoopla

  • We're serious about tech but we don't take ourselves too seriously.
  • We are spiritually agile, not religiously agile.
  • We strongly believe in the value of good design. We believe it is a primary differentiator in an increasingly crowded marketplace.
  • We believe in the value of data. We run a team that is data informed. We think being data-driven is soulless and dangerous.
  • Clean, confident, clear data combined with the insights of the team is what drives our decisions.

  • We want to build small, collaborative, cross-functional teams that push each other to create elegant, simple solutions to difficult customer problems.
  • No matter what the role we want everyone to be obsessed with getting inside the minds of our customers.
  • How do you know we’re the best place for you?

  • You strive to set the standard and are always looking to raise the bar and want to be surrounded by others who do so as well
  • You enjoy knowing your customer
  • You want to build things together, collaboratively with your team
  • You want to own it; to have ownership and accountability for the outcomes of your effort
  • You value sharing and committing to discussions and debates with your teammates
  • And if you want to come help us re-imagine an industry
  • What will you be doing?

    Requirements

    The interesting stuff

  • Writing HTML (semantic and accessible mark-up), CSS (understanding of modern techniques and recent CSS advances) and JavaScript (ability to code ES5 and / or ES6) following to best practices and principles
  • Knowledgeable and comfortable with Agile development practices
  • Responsive Design : using progressive enhancement and mobile-first approaches to create experiences that work everywhere and for everyone
  • Good knowledge of unit and functional testing
  • Some familiarity with Node.js
  • Knowledge of automation using npm
  • Solid understanding of UX concerns with the ability to provide feedback to designers to improve prototypes and designs
  • Experience with medium to large web development projects, working in a team that includes front and backend developers, product owners, QA testers, and UX / visual design specialists
  • Good understanding of Git
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