Senior Software Engineer (Front End)


London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 06/10/2021
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About Harrys

Harry’s Inc. started in 2013 with simple, fairly priced products that delivered an amazing experience to guys every day. Since then, Harry’s expanded to the UK, developed relationships with retailers such as Target and Walmart, expanded our grooming brand into a personal care powerhouse, and launched a women’s brand called Flamingo.

Job Description

About the Team

At Harry's UK we're small but incredibly ambitious, and we've got big plans for the future. We’re fortunate to have all the benefits of a start-up - think fast-paced dynamic work culture, lots of autonomy and hyper-growth - along with the resources and stability that comes with being part of an established global business. We live and breathe our values, and we strive to work collaboratively every day. Our London office is located in the heart of Covent Garden and yes, as a start-up we have unlimited coffee, snacks and as many free shaving products as you require! 

Harry’s vision is to build a next generation CPG company, identifying new categories where there are opportunities to better meet consumer needs. The technology required to enable our goals is more sophisticated than first meets the eye. We are building a cutting edge technology stack to support our multi-brand vision. If you are a driven Senior Software Engineer, come join us in our London office and help build the platform that will enable our new vision.

About the Role

We need someone who can step in and do some figurative heavy lifting on our application and step into a coach/mentor role for other engineers on the team. In this role, you’ll be ensuring that our technical capabilities keep pace with our business goals while keeping technical quality and engineering rigor front of mind. Systems and software you build will help us serve thoughtful and delightful customer experiences in a way our retail competitors cannot.

What you will accomplish:

  • Works effectively autonomously and collaborates within small teams as necessary to create high quality work products.
  • Emerging leader ­starting to demonstrate ability to lead small teams through the delivery of defined deliverables.
  • Inspires team to share ideas and creatively solve problems. When working autonomously, uses the opportunity to create clear and complete examples (exemplars), frameworks, or other auxiliary work products to enhance the ability of others to work autonomously or in collaborative teams.
  • Work with all the engineers across the squads to ensure that our front-end code reflects our high standards of quality and practice.
  • Work closely with Product and Design to ensure that user-facing features are executed in a way that accurately reflects the intention and eye for detail of those teams, while still applying our standards and rigor to that process.
  • Build high-quality, high-value software, and be an advocate for front-end technologies across the engineering team.

This should describe you:

  • You are a web application developer, who has thrived in a startup world before.
  • Have 3-5 years of experience engineering front-end systems.
  • Can demonstrate deep expertise in the use of JavaScript, CSS, and browser tech, and can speak readily on advancements in those fields.
  • Can demonstrate close working relationships with “back-end” engineers and understand how best to integrate a front-end toolchain into a modern web stack.
  • Have a keen eye for design detail and have demonstrated they know how to build and maintain a healthy relationship with Product and Design teams.
  • Hands-on experience with ES6 and Single Page Application Frameworks, React is a huge plus.
  • Ideal candidate has experience working on NodeJS applications and TypeScript
  • Someone who is excited about delivering high quality products.
  • You are a learner - always seeking to improve yourself, your team, and the world around you
  • You thrive on direct, honest, and supportive communication
  • You are always thinking about how to help the teammates around you excel
  • To you, there’s nothing more exciting than a new challenge
  • Sense of humor -- we take our work seriously and ourselves un-seriously

Here's who you'll work with: 

  • Reporting to the Software Engineering Manager on the London engineering team.
  • Working with the new brands engineering team.
  • Cross-functionally working with our infrastructure services backend engineers.

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