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Senior Software Engineer

Posted: 11 May 2021 Closes: 10 Jul 2021
Corby Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -2093963277

Join our digital transformation

A global force in B2B ecommerce, our team is responsible for over 60 websites worldwide. We are pioneers, innovators and disruptors in the world of B2B ecommerce. We are on a digital transformation journey, continuously experimenting with new tools and technologies that put customers at the heart of everything we do.

Make an impact as a Senior Software Engineer

Are you the kind of engineer that knows quality is a team effort? Do you want to craft products that you are proud of and improve the systems, processes and the people around you?

We are looking for JavaScript focused engineers of all levels to help us with the transformation of our main e-commerce platform into a modern cloud-based, microservice powered experience.

The team

Joining our Data Graph & Content team, as a Senior Software Engineer your also get the chance to help shape the team and the services that are used by the rest of the engineering teams at RS and beyond. These include:
  • Our federated data graph utilising Apollo Federation
  • Our contentful backed content and label services
  • Our optimizely backed experimentation service
  • Our next generation personalisation service
The tech
  • NodeJS
  • GraphQL (ideally Apollo server and Federation)
  • Microservice and serverless architecture
  • Mature testing approach (unit tests, e2e testing, etc.)
  • Cloud and DevOps familiarity (ideally AWS)
  • CI/CD practices
  • Headless CMS, Contentful
We are continuously innovating and are open to introducing new tech, if you want to work somewhere where you can constantly learn and experiment with new tech then RS is the place to be.

The good stuff

We have an outstanding benefits package, which includes:
  • 25 days holiday (with the option to purchase a further five days)
  • Extremely generous contributory pension scheme
  • Healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Working remotely
We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone. Support this, with fully remote working when needed during Covid-19.

We are RS

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture where our people get to bring their true self work every day and thrive. We recognise that a diverse and representative workforce is critical to our success, and our aim is to create a business where people can be their best selves. Our employees expect this as a matter of course and it is fundamental to how we attract, develop, and hold on to the best talent.

We recruit and develop employees who are the best suited to the requirements of the job role, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. We believe everyone should be able to bring their true self to work and be given the opportunities to succeed. If you require any adjustments during this process to ensure you can bring your true self, please let us know.

We recognise that we're not perfect when it comes to being a truly diverse organisation yet. However, we are passionate about diversity and are proactively working to build an organisation where everyone can see themselves succeed here.

Increasingly powered by digital technology, we're our customers' one-stop-shop for electronic products and industrial components. We began in a north-west London garage supplying spare parts to radio repair shops back in 1937 and we've kept transforming for over 80 years. Today, we're using digital globally to revolutionise the way we do business and strengthen our position as the people engineers turn to for help, advice and knowledge.

We're proud of what we've done, but we're not sitting back. We're always looking to make the customer experience simpler, faster and easier. We're transforming markets and the impact of technology. We've widened our services portfolio with innovations from procurement and inventory solutions to 24/7 product support.

Join us!

Do you want to join our digital revolution? Can you help deliver amazing things for our customers? Do you want to see your software engineering turn into cutting-edge solutions? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you.
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