Looking to work within a vibrant company, combining 25 years of industry expertise with ongoing investment in cutting edge technology to drive future success? Seeking a role where proactivity is welcomed, with scope to develop and grow?
Office Depot Europe has an exciting opportunity to join the growing team in our UK office in Milton Keynes. The role is a full time, permanent position offering an excellent salary and benefits package.
At Office Depot Europe, we provide Office Supplies, Services and Solutions to help our customers work better, whatever their workplace. Serving businesses across all industries and sizes, we offer a single source of the solutions and services our customers need to be more productive, including the latest technology, core office supplies, print and document services, business services, facilities products, furniture, and school essentials. Within our European footprint, we operate in thirteen countries through our two main brands, Office Depot and Viking, with retail stores in France and Sweden. Our established world-wide partnerships continue to give us global reach.
Only companies which place the customer centre stage, innovate to bring added value, and excel in terms of operational efficiency and technological capability will survive and thrive. At Office Depot, we operate as a trusted and reliable partner to help organisations work more productively, improve efficiencies, reduce cost and increase sustainability - and we intend to thrive and continue to lead our industry for years to come.
As a Front-End Engineer, you will be a key member of an engineering team developing the Office Depot e-commerce platforms. You will bring a positive attitude and will challenge yourself and other team members to continually deliver high quality, clean, performant and highly operable code. Challenging the approach of others is expected and this can be done in a collaborative environment, whilst respecting the fact that the final decision may be made by a Principal Front-End Engineer.
You will support Junior Front-End Engineers in your team to help them progress to the next level to ensure that progression and succession planning are in place. As with all levels of Front-End Engineer, you are expected to be self-reflective and be able to identify your areas for development that will allow you to progress to the next level in your career.
Success in this role can be measured by your technical ability, feedback from Junior Front-End Engineers on your support and peer review from Senior and Principal Front-End Engineers on your ability to contribution to the creation of solutions and delivery of high quality, clean, performant and highly operable code
Development of high quality, clean and performant code that is built with operability built in by design
Carry out code reviews
Contribute to the learning and sharing culture
Participate in technical decision making within your team, sharing the benefits of particular approaches
Contribute to the continuous improvement of the quality engineering practices
Assist with the on-boarding of new Front-End engineers in your team
Support after-hours software deployments when required
Good knowledge of web development including web security, caching strategies, content delivery networks
Good understanding of the HTTP protocol
Some experience with version control systems, ideally Git
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to contribute to the creation of a culture of collaboration, sharing and learning
Some understanding of agile methodologies
We provide an excellent benefits scheme, generous holidays and free onsite parking.
Want to join our team? If you feel you have the skills and experience required for the role, please click ‘Apply’ today and take your next step towards a career with Office Depot.