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Senior JavaScript Developer - Remote

Salary Details:
£35,000 - £45,000 DOE
About The Company
Wren Kitchens is the UK's number 1 kitchen retailer! Wren is a privately-owned, family-run business which is passionate about kitchens and delivering a world-class customer experience. In the financial year of 2019 we recorded revenue of £700m.

We’re proud to say that we manufacture all our kitchens out of three, state-of-the-art factories, here in the UK. Wren is famous for having the biggest range of kitchens. We provide tailored kitchens at DIY prices. And with the largest range of colours and styles, Wren provide the creative freedom to inspire customers and build their dream kitchens.
In 2020 Wren was proudly named #1 top-rated retail workplace in the UK. In addition to this, The Telegraph recognised us as the fastest-growing bricks and mortar retailer and the Sunday Times ranked us as the 12th largest, privately owned company in the UK.
About The Role
As a Senior JavaScript Developer, you’ll become an integral part of our agile development team, working with the latest technology on ground-breaking projects to keep the business at the forefront of our industry. You’ll work on the development and maintenance of our industry leading CAD based planning system which is used by our Kitchen Designers to bring our customers dream to reality, as well as working on the architecture, planning and design of other innovative internal systems used across our manufacturing, transport, installations and customer service departments.  

The technology you will be using includes:
  • JavaScript / TypeScript
  • ReactJS
  • HTML5 
  • Canvas
  • NodeJS
  • Less
You’ll also have the opportunity to mentor and develop Graduate, Junior and Intermediate level Developers in your team to further enhance their skills and knowledge.
There will be genuine opportunities to progress your career. We’re constantly investing in growing our business, including big plans to add more showrooms across the UK plus other global locations! The opportunities within our Technical Hub are huge. We have a clear progression path for you to strive towards increasing your salary accordingly.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain Wren’s custom built, cutting edge applications
  • Write clean code that is clear and understandable by others
  • Contribute to project specifications and estimations
  • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Work with business stakeholders and development team to understand the initial scope for a new project 
  • Mentor and support junior members of the team
What Wren Offer:
  • Remote work allowed
  • The latest equipment for your home working set up
  • Free access to our onsite gym 
  • Enjoy subsidised meals in our two fantastic restaurants
  • Free onsite parking
  • Staff discount on purchasing a kitchen after 1 years continuous employment!
  • Free annual eye tests as well as a contribution to new glasses
  • Refer a Friend Scheme with the chance to earn up to £1500 for each referral
  • Quarterly bonus scheme
About You
Desired skills and knowledge:
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience developing and maintaining JavaScript applications
  • Thorough knowledge of TypeScript, React, NodeJS, HTML5, Less and Canvas
  • Experience using utilities and build tools including Docker, Webpack, NPM, ESLint and Karma.
  • Thorough understanding of JavaScript programming concepts including mixins, object composition and scope.
  • Experience with software design patterns such as Flux, AOP and modularity.
  • Experience of using Version Control systems such as Git as part of a team
  • Experience of automated testing 
  • Experience of Agile project methodologies and its impact on iterative design
  • Experience of working in a continuous integration environment 
  • A good understanding of maths and an ability to develop complex algorithms.
  • Familiar with Linux or Mac OS
  • Experience of retail and/or manufacturing environments and processes
  • Experience working with AWS and its features