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Javascript Engineer

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Head Office
  • Glasgow

Our mission in Arnold Clark’s Digital Product Development department is to change the face of digital retail, creating state of the art digital products that complement and enhance our industry-leading in-branch experience, and make us “Easy to do Business With”. Due to expansion, we are seeking a talented and experienced Javascript Engineer to join our multi-award-winning product development team, based at our vibrant new head office in Hillington (Glasgow).

Hours

Full time, Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 5pm

This role offers flexi-time. Core hours 10am – 3pm.

About the role

This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in some exciting and high-profile projects. We are building a team of genuinely talented and passionate developers who are focused on doing things “the right way”. You’ll be working in an innovative Agile environment and getting to work with leading edge technologies.

The successful candidate will have a passion for delivering high quality products and have a strong attention to detail. You should be driven and organised with exceptional problem-solving skills, as well as being a good communicator and a creative thinker.

Key duties:

  • Working with UI Engineers to rapidly prototype ideas
  • Working with the Engineering team to build secure, performant and scalable products
  • Working with product owners and stakeholders to provide continuous business value following agile principles
  • Implementing designs in responsive interfaces

Key skills and experience:

  • Expert level Javascript, including modern ES6 features
  • Solid experience of JavaScript frameworks, particularly React
  • Working experience with HTML and CSS
  • Ability to write unit and integration tests for front end applications
  • Ability to hand-code valid, semantic and accessible HTML
  • Experience of a Version Control System such as git

Desirable skills:

  • Knowledge of cross browser/platform/device concerns in order to provide a unified customer experience
  • Knowledge of web performance considerations
  • Experience with a CSS pre-processor such as SASS or PostCSS
  • Exposure to full stack development in C#/Dotnet or Ruby on Rails
  • Knowledge of NodeJS
  • TDD and/or BDD

Don’t be fooled by the fact we sell cars. Our business is changing to meet the needs of today’s development community, and as a result, you can expect the following benefits and perks when you work for us:

  • Flexi-time
  • Remote working
  • Training and conference fund
  • Amazing working environment
  • Casual dress
  • Private medical insurance
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Discount on vehicle purchase, servicing, parts and rental
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • High-powered laptop and choice between working on a Mac or PC
  • Subsidised canteen and Costa coffee

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure checks.

Benefits

Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Discount on new and used vehicles
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

About Arnold Clark

Arnold Clark is Europe’s largest independent car retailer with over 200 branches across the UK. And you could be part of it.

  • Over 11,000 employees
  • Annual turnover of over £3 billion
  • 24 new car franchises
  • Retails over 280,000 vehicles per year
  • Servicing, repairs, MOTs and tyres

Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.