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Software Engineer (Front End)

Date: Apr 26, 2022

Location: London, LND, GB, SE1 2JP

Company: The Body Shop International Limited

Your role in a nutshell

 

Looking for a Developer role, well look no further than here!

Full Stack you ask? No, we are going old school!

I am looking for a number of Front End JavaScript Dev’s and an equal amount of C# back end Dev’s

This is the Front End Role

This is a brand new greenfield development using cutting edge tech and working with some of the brightest minds in Data / Retail / Tech
 

More about the role

 

The Software Engineering role is a specialist role that requires the individual to be experienced in coding techniques and software languages, that will help to build and support our new strategic tech stack.

This role is new to the Body Shop and is considered a global role as the applications that they will develop will be used by customers and colleagues across the world. The role will require the individual to work with senior stakeholders across teams, divisions, and countries and they will be responsible for building code that will help drive sales and profit for the business.

As a Software Engineer, you will be actively encouraged to contribute to all aspects of software delivery, evaluating feasibility, exploring requirements, and solution development. As our business diversifies, you will be expected to learn and work on technologies and functionality as it’s developed.

Whilst providing quality software solutions for our business and evaluating requirements, proposing and developing solutions, as part of an agile delivery squad, you will also take responsibility for estimating, planning, and managing your own tasks and reporting on progress.

This is a wide-ranging role where the software engineer will come into a focused delivery squad exploring & developing microservices & cloud implementations. 

Relationship Management will play an important part as you’ll be collaborating closely with other members of the squad and working alongside Product Owners, Business Analysts, Test Engineers, and Business Stakeholders.

•    Accountable for developing end to end solutions using best practice engineering methodology while adhering to the relevant Admiral IT Architecture and CISO controls and standards 
•    Accountable for supporting end product/ solution operational acceptance by enabling and maintaining agreed functional performance as and where required 
•    Accountable for identifying and implementing suitable detailed development activities for each sprint set of epics/ stories in accordance with best-practice standards and processes as advised 
•    Accountable for providing appropriate planning and estimation of development tasks to support both sprint planning and enable continuous improvement activity 
•    Accountable for ensuring end to end solution functional integrity at all times including meeting strict regulatory and data compliance requirements where identified

What we look for

 

•    Strong teamwork skills, working with squad to resolve issues efficiently

•    Extensive knowledge and experience in development practices including BDD/TDD, using associated tools for testing and continuous integration & deployment
•    Strong understanding of Agile principles and how they apply to the software development lifecycle
•    Experience with development of micro services in a cloud environment
•    Experience operating within heavily regulated environments including external regulated consumer products and service offerings
•    Proficiency in creating self-contained, reusable, and testable modules and components 
•    Experience of communicating with a wide and varied audience at various seniority grades
•    Proficient understanding of code version control tools, such as Git 
•    Should have working experience on Cloud and its services (Azure, AWS or GCP) 
•    Understanding and implementation of containerisation for service deployment
•    JavaScript experience working with modern web frameworks such as React and Angular using ES6 features
•    Extensive knowledge of CSS and JS methods for providing performant visual effects  
•    Experience with developing complete responsive user interface in the form of a mobile and desktop web app, with a focus on performance 
 

The Body Shop

 

When Anita Roddick founded The Body Shop in 1976, she had a vision. Business as a force for good – that’s us. Over 40 years later, we’re proud to be pioneering cruelty-free beauty every step of the way. We’re the original ethical beauty brand. We’ve got a thing for empowering people and enriching our planet. We’re all about keeping it real, in every way possible. Our activist roots remain a huge part of everything we do, from our iconic window posters to our vegetarian products to our infamous campaigns. We’re never afraid to stand up and speak the truth. We like to do things a little differently around here. 

 

The Body Shop, along with Aesop and Natura, is part of Natura & Co, a global, multi-channel and multi-brand cosmetics group that is committed to generating positive economic, social and environmental impact. Group owner Natura is Brazil's number one cosmetics manufacturer. Sustainable development has been the company's guiding principle since it was founded in 1969. In fact, this is an incredibly exciting time for The Body Shop. We’re fighting for what we believe in now more than ever. No holding back. Breaking the mould has always come naturally to us, and we need someone who’s not afraid to mix things up. 

What we offer in return

 

* a 6% contributory pension plan, 
* 23 days holiday plus bank holidays - time to refresh and recharge 
* Group bonus scheme 
* 3 additional days a year to volunteer in the local community to support the causes you feel most passionate about 
* LOVE money to spend on YOUR wellbeing - pamper yourself on us. Every year. 
* 50% staff discount and access to product sample sales 
* Access to Perks at Work, our online shopping channel with exclusive deals & discounts 
* AND - we have also implemented 'Work Wise' into our HQ - flexibility of 'in-office' hours, the ability to work remotely, and a new meeting charter. 
 
Here at The Body Shop we've got your best interests at heart - it's our way of saying thank you! 
 
If you are excited by all that - you might just be the sort of person we need to help us make the impactful change the world needs within a business that invented the culture of ‘joyful collective' and everything that means and stands for. 
We have something special to offer and we’re looking for someone special to help us to do that. Show us how you can contribute to the next step in the evolution of The Body Shop. 
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 
 

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