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Software Engineer - Frontend

Core Skill:
Web Development
Salary Details:
Between £30,000 - £35,000
Advertising End Date:
25 Oct 2019
Vacancy Type:
Job Description:

Role overview

This is key role in supporting Edinburgh Airport’s Commercial aim for Growth through Choice.

The Frontend Software Engineer will be a key member of Edinburgh Airport’s Digital team - a team that has a mandate to change every interaction with the airport using online channels, technology, and innovation.

The Digital Team reports directly to senior management and has the freedom to rapidly develop and test without the usual bureaucracy and process. We’re not scared to fail so long as we learn how to succeed the next time, and we have a bias for action. Our success is measured by income and passenger satisfaction.

Our tech stack includes (but is not limited to) JavaScript (Gatsby, Node.js & React.js), Python, Docker, MySQL, Firebase and Google Cloud.

Principal responsibilities

  • Develop functionality for Edinburgh Airport’s digital products and maintain and the existing web applications
  • Deliver using agile methodologies
  • Solve complex technical challenges by applying engineering best practices to produce new and innovative digital solutions
Qualifications and Experience:

Qualifications and experience

  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript, with experience in React.js to deliver quality user experiences
  • Hands on experience with modern frontend technologies such as SASS and Webpack
  • Knowledge and understanding of engineering best practices, such as testing and security
  • Understanding of accessibility best practices
  • Experience in building UI/UX for mobile devices

Bonus points

  • Experience with databases, with an understanding of SQL
  • Experience with ecommerce and online payments (we use Stripe)
  • Docker experience
  • Gatsby & GraphQL experience
  • Experience building apps with React Native
  • CI/CD experience, with a focus on automated building of frontends would be a bonus

Framework and boundaries

This is a key role within the Digital and commercial teams, with opportunities to make a difference to the revenues and customer experience at Edinburgh Airport.