Front End Developer

Lloyds is transforming and needs curious minds to help define and influence that change. We're looking for people with new perspectives and the confidence to share them, so come and join us.Front End DeveloperLocation: Manchester / WFHNow is the timeThe Future at Lloyds strategy is where we seize the moment. Its where we create and realise opportunities, and where you can discover our vision for tomorrow. That means professional opportunities with an international reach, as we set out to evolve our marketplace, and deliver easier, simpler and better interactions and transactions for both customers and employees.Working at Lloyds on the Future at Lloyds strategyTime moves on, and at Lloyds simply staying current isnt enough. As the worlds leading insurance and reinsurance marketplace, we need to be the most forward-thinking and innovative in every respect. That means continually improving our customer-focused marketplace, it means digitisation a technological transformation. Combining data, technology and new ways of working is the Future at Lloyds strategy.Part of our evolution involves growing our team, and bringing in a range of views, perspectives and backgrounds that will allow us to deliver this transformational culture. That relies upon open and trusting relationships, and a shared vision for that continual improvement. The is an environment where new perspectives are encouraged, where resilience, fresh ideas and different opinions are valued.Role DescriptionThis role is a software engineering role in the Digital Office, reporting to the Development Lead Digital Channels, delivering front end tools and components. This is central to the delivery of the future of the Lloyds and delivery capabilities within the Digital domain.The role is responsible for front end software development to support the delivery of digital channels offerings to the Market and the public as part of the transformation of Lloyds described in The Future at LloydsKey ResponsibilitiesWorking within an Agile team, creating scalable software solutions in the delivery of digital products and servicesSupport and help drive the adoption of test-driven and behaviour-driven development frameworks, along with continuous delivery and automation testingEnsure the quality of code is met through the use of unit, integration and acceptance testing and perform appropriate tuning/refactoring to ensure the system performs to its specificationCollaborate with the DevSecOps team to build secure by design solutions in line with product goals and objectivesConduct and promote the use of peer reviews to provide feedback to developers within the team Identify improvement areas in the delivery process and make recommendationsSkills & KnowledgeExpertise in building front-end Single Page Applications with ReactGood knowledge of common React libraries (Redux, react router etc).Good knowledge and handling of common React patterns (HOC, render props, Provider pattern, Container / Presentational components etc).Knowledge of common React principles (immutability, pure functions, functional / class components, pure components, change detection, composition etc).Extensive knowledge of Javascript (ES5 spec and up). Eg: js primitives vs objects, scopes in js, understanding of closures, function binding etc.Understanding of and experience with RESTful web services and API designDecent technical writing skills for documentationGood understanding of data structures and solid computer science fundamentalsStrong knowledge of modern HTML, JavaScript & CSSGeneral knowledge of common challenges in front-end development (eg: browser behaviour and limitations, front-end application optimisations, etc).Advocate of general engineering best practices (eg: domain driven code architecture, encapsulation, separation of concerns, single responsibility, clean code practices etc).Knowledge of common design patterns (eg: pubsub, module pattern, dependency injection etc).Awareness of common front-end styling paradigms (eg: css modules, css in js).Knowledge of general front-end tooling (eg: Nodejs, npm).Experience with structuring and writing unit tests.Experience with setting up and writing end to end tests.Git or other similar distributed SCM systemsExperienceExperience of working within cross-functional Agile teamsExperience of a working within an Agile delivery framework e.g. Scrum, Kanban, DSDMRealise your professional ambitions as part of an organisation that is trusted to solve some of the worlds most complex problems in an environment that puts a focus on sharing risk to create a braver world.Please be aware that the recruitment process will comprise of several steps where your CV will be reviewed by our Recruitment team and if successful you will be invited to attend a telephone interview, followed by a more in-depth video interview. We want to make sure we do all we can to make this a positive experience for you. Please click the following link which will take you through a simple process to identify any adjustments or additional support we can provide beforehand or on the day.https://apply/lloyds-dddfe1625667151/Please note, clicking on this link does not register your application for the vacancy, you will need to click on the apply button on the top left-hand side of the advert to complete your application

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