Do you have a passion for education? Not just education but education on a global scale.
PMC (Pearson’s Marketing Cloud) is one of Pearson’s global technology platforms that processes more than 90% of Pearson global eCommerce revenue and serves over 75% of all Pearson web traffic.
We need a Senior Front End Engineer - eCommerce who brings technical gravitas, thought leadership and a passion for technology! Be part of developing and implementing initiatives that improve innovation in a constantly evolving eCommerce and web content space.
We currently run a large eCommerce platform serving the full-stack, but we want to start to move towards the next-generation of eCommerce architectures – headless, API-first, cloud-native and micro-service based. Join a high performing team within a highly specialized technology department which focuses on delivery and transformation!
About the job
The right person will be a high performing Engineer with experience building complex React-based applications and a UI ninja. They will contribute to Pearson's technical transformation by developing global capability onto the PMC core technical platform. We are looking for someone with passion for technology and a drive to help us move towards our architectural vision.
This is a unique opportunity for a keen technologist to help us build something that will directly enhance the lives of millions, by supporting the provision of education on a global scale.
As a Senior Front-End Engineer, you will:
Cross-collaborate with backend engineers, product managers, designers and QA in an autonomous, supportive team environment
Implement, document and unit test React single page applications, ensuring code is of high quality and adheres to non-functional requirements
Design and evolve UI component libraries that help us iterate on product quickly
Help define and drive strategy for ReactJS & UI development within the department
Coach and mentor junior members of the team towards best practices in UI code patterns
Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve UI/UX issues
Planning and effort estimation
Willing to learn and work with Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) & SAP Commerce
B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent, with strong fundamentals and problem-solving skills
5+ years HTML/CSS/LESS experience, including concepts like cross-browser support, responsive design, accessibility, and using the latest web standards and methodologies
Experience of Node.js, including experience of SSR for SEO and performance purposes (desirable)
Willingness to work closely with UX and designers communicating the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
Experience with Invision and Figma
Ability to debug and resolve cross-browser/platform issues
Good knowledge and understanding of design principles and patterns
Excellent communication skills
Experience with Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) or SAP Commerce is a plus
If you have the skills, please apply, we want to talk to you!
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