Software Engineer

Location: 

Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Digital & Technology
Work Location: 

Software Engineer (JavaScript)  
Location: Remote  

RS Group is actively seeking a Software Engineer to join our team permanently. We are seeking talented mid-level JavaScript-focused engineers to work on the transformation of our main e-commerce platforms. 

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Engage in creating applications within CMS to enhance e-commerce functionalities. 

  • Work with both back-end and front-end technologies to ensure a holistic approach to platform transformation. 

  • Collaborate closely with diverse teams to contribute to the ongoing transformation of our primary e-commerce platform, emphasizing quality and a customer-centric focus. 

  • Actively contribute to our culture of innovation by introducing and experimenting with new technologies. Embrace an environment that values continuous learning. 

  • Utilise and enhance your skills in technologies such as NodeJS, ReactJS, and implement mature testing approaches (unit tests, e2e testing, etc.). 

 

About you 

The ideal candidate will be someone with substantial experience in successfully delivering a variety of e-commerce platforms. This individual should possess a natural curiosity and a keen interest in expanding their expertise in software development. 

You will bring the following: 

  • NodeJS  

  • Mature testing approach (unit tests, e2e testing, etc.)  

  • CMS (Ideally Contentful) 

  • Knowledge of pipeline and software design patterns  

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills 
     

Desirable: 

  • ReactJS  

  • Cloud and DevOps familiarity (ideally AWS)  

  • CI/CD practices  
     

The extras you’ll get 

At RS, as well as the usual employee benefits you’d expect from a FTSE listed company, including annual performance bonus, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, private healthcare, in the UK&I, we’ve just introduced a number of new Family Friendly Policies including:​ 

  • Help for people to take control of ongoing Health conditions such as diabetes or asthma with £500 a year available for monitoring & consultation​ 

  • Support for Neurodiverse colleagues and families with neurodiverse members with needs assessment, diagnosis and post diagnostic support for autism spectrum, ADHD and Tourette’s syndrome​ 

  • Support for Women at different life stages from streamlined fertility support through to diagnosis and monitoring of both endometriosis and menopause​ 

  • Helping our LGBTQ+ community through enhanced coverage for trans colleagues, including voice coaching, facial surgery and gender confirmation surgery​ 

  • Additions to Fertility coverage including IVF for lesbian couples and information/support around surrogacy and adoption for all.  

 

We are RS 

​At RS we’ve been solving engineering problems for over 80 years: big ones, small ones, easy and difficult ones. We turn the ‘what ifs’ into the ‘why nots’, the impossible into the possible.  ​ 

Our purpose? Making amazing happen for a better world.  ​ 

 

We offer service and product solutions. We send out a parcel every 2 seconds, to over 130 countries. We provide over 700,000 in-stock and over 3 million unstocked products to more than 1.2 million customers.  ​ 

We want people like you, as you are curious about things, you like doing things differently and also in a human way with empathy. Because that’s exactly how we partner with people – our customers, suppliers, colleagues and communities – to solve problems.  ​ 

We’ll also invest in your development and wellbeing – because building a more diverse and inclusive culture, being ethical, responsible and committed to our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) action plan is at the heart of everything we do. ​ 

Come and join us and we’ll help you to think big, do more, and unleash your brilliance, so you do amazing things too.​ 

 

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