Front End Developer - iD Mobile

Dixons Carphone / Online Trading and Ecommerce

Job Number: DC-SF03363

Location: Acton

Contract: Full Time / Permanent

Description

Front End Developer - iD Mobile

We’re iD Mobile, the UK’s fastest growing postpay mobile (MVNO) network ever. We launched in 2015, and already have over 500,000 postpay customers. We offer everything from super-value Pay-as-you-go and SIM only deals, right up to the latest smartphones from the big-name manufacturers. Our success to date is just the start for iD Mobile – we have very ambitious plans for the future.

iD Mobile is an exciting place to work. We’re a dynamic start-up, and we value creativity and a focus on delivering ever improving services for our customers. If you’ve got a great idea, we’ll help you run with it.  We’re passionate about finding new ways to address our customer’s needs.

As a Front End Developer you'll work closely with our design and back-end development teams to deliver a beautiful, modern, usable and maintainable web interface across our customer facing platform. 

 

You will:

  • Own front-end development and quality for idmobile.co.uk
  • Drive front-end strategy, adopting new tools and technologies where appropriate.
  • Work closely with our design and back-end development teams to implement a high quality front-end across all our customer facing applications
  • Work within an agile team to deliver across the entire product life cycle – concept, design, build (code), deploy, test, release, and maintain unit, functional, and performance test automation
  • Collaborate with the Product Owner and team to deliver robust, secure, scalable, tested, and documented capabilities across a number of digital channels servicing a variety of popular devices
  • Write high quality JavaScript and CSS 
  • Promote great UX throughout the company 
  • Keep up to date on the latest industry trends and openly share with our digital practice ideas / standards / tools / technologies / trends
  • Provides support on key products should there be an incident / problem related to a product that's now live and requires a development fix
  • Fully participate in the relevant scrum events; planning and estimation, daily scrums, sprint reviews, and retrospectives

 

You will have:

  • Strong front end knowledge, including responsive web development 
  • You know what a technical debt is, and are not afraid to create it when needed 
  • Experience with React 
  • Able to write clear code in Javascript and HTML/CSS 
  • Comfortable building web pages from scratch using bootstrap, Reat 
  • Understanding of what is a great UX
  • Some experience with back-end development. This isn't required as part of the job, but you'll be working closely with our back-end development team so it's useful to be able to speak their language.
  • An interest in digital design.
  • Experience as part of an engineering team at a fast growing company

 

Dixons Carphone is Europe’s number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people’s expertise to reach out and help new customers. What’s more - we’re exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service.

It’s an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now.