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Senior Software Engineer - Frontend - 444


Corby, GB, NN17 5JF

Brand:  RS Components
Function:  Digital & Technology

Make an impact as a Senior Frontend Software Engineer

Are you the kind of software engineer that knows quality is a team effort and everyone gets involved at all stages?  Do you want to craft products you're proud of and improve the systems, the process and the people around you? Do you want to get involved in disrupting the technology market with innovative ideas?


As a Senior engineer you will have full accountability for:

  • A wide range of projects including some with an entirely new architecture with the ability to pick and choose the given technology 
  • Mentoring more junior members of the team; leading code reviews and helping the team to grow and level up
  • Migrating tasks to move RS Online towards being a more agile engineering and technology company 
  • Work as part of a cross discipline team to deliver best in class solutions.
  • Design technical solutions in conjunction with your engineering manager and the wider engineering and architecture teams. 
  • Collaborate with UX / design teams to evolve and deliver experiences that delight our users.


What we use – hopefully you’ll have experience of some or all of these

  • React, Next.js, Node.js, Tailwind, Styled-Components or similar, Apollo Server (GraphQL)
  • AWS services – API Gateway, AWS Lambda’s (desirable), CloudFormation
  • Cypress


To be successful in this role you will have: 

  • Logical approach and a high level of attention to detail with quality and security aspects in mind
  • General understanding of low-level design principles and technical integration skills
  • Good understanding of contemporary best-practices and anti-patterns
  • Be passionate about mentoring team members – teaching and learning
  • Be able to write high performance and thoroughly tested production code


We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes: 

  • Flexible working arrangements (e.g. working from home, start/finish day to fit around school runs)
  • Up to 10% annual bonus 
  • Up to 26 days holiday (with the option to purchase a further week)
  • Extremely generous contributory pension scheme
  • Discounted stock options
  • Private healthcare, life assurance and daily access to a GP


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