Technical Architect - Vue.js at The Juice PLUS Company, Hammersmith, London, £500-£750 per day

£500 - £750 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • Hammersmith, London, UK
  • Sep 08, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description



Reports to:Director, Engineering

Location: Waterfront, London


The Juice PLUS+ Company is an innovative, fast moving consumer to consumer company present in over 25 countries worldwide, servicing over 4m satisfied customers, through 200,000+ Independent Partners globally. With our products and mission, we are inspiring people around the world to live a healthier lifestyle every day.

We are hiring a dedicated group of Technical Architects to lead the transformation of our customer applications and shape the future of our re-platforming project. Our architects will lay the foundation of our brand-new Engineering Team in London. As part of a growing agile team, you will have the ability to help shape our working practices as well as take a key role defining standards and systems across our development teams.

As the Technical Architect for our VueJS applications, you will be leading greenfield development of a portfolio of single page applications that form the heart of our customer experience. Working closely with our Java and Adobe engineers, you will bring together key technologies to define the very best customer journey.

This is a hands-on role, you will provide direction to the wider team and be involved in the architectural decision making when it comes to improving the front-end application.

We are seeking somebody who is interested in working in a small but growing team to continue evolving the product using some of the latest technologies available.

The role will include working collaboratively with our London Engineering and Product teams as well as our nearshore developers in EMEA and our IT team based in Memphis, US. This position will be responsible for guiding the design and implementation of new and existing digital products with a focus on transforming our digital offering.

Our passionate fledgling team aim to create a dynamic and high performing culture, putting Quality and Excellence at the heart of everything we do.

Are you ready for a lead architecture role? Can you drive standards for software development and quality of a sophisticated UI?

Come and join us and be a part of something exciting, you will have the chance to make an impact very early on and we will provide you with all the autonomy you need to succeed in this role. It's a place where you can try news ideas, take risks and move forward with confidence.

Responsibilities Include:

·Take ownership of the technology road map, standards and long-term vision, and overall technical direction and strategy for the platform.

·Ensure high quality solutions and provide guidance and support to the product and development teams.

·Carry out technical due diligence where necessary.

·Communicate, present and present complex technical architecture proposals and solutions to the team and other stakeholders within the organization.

·Be responsible for the evolution of the front-end codebase and tooling.

·Research solutions to technical problems.

·Take lead in architecting the UI aspects of the platform.

·Ensure technical solutions are in line with target architecture.

·Mentor and train mid-level developers once the team is in place.

Qualifications / Experience

·Deep technical knowledge of Javascript, VueJS and other front-end frameworks.

·Knowledge of common web technologies such as HTML, SCSS, CSS, GraphQL and REST APIs.

·Experience in high level and detailed solution architecture design.

·Capable of designing consumer grade single page applications with professional tooling and instrumentation.

·Significant experience in large scale software development projects.

·Experience of global roll-outs, i18n and l10n challenges.

·Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools.

·Feature testing and management practices.

·Proven experience as a lead engineer.

·Excellent problem solving and analytical thinking/innovation.

·Experience of designing and implementing enterprise solutions.

·Adept at problem solving and support engineering teams’ decision making.

·Experienced at working in cross-team, agile environments.

·Understanding of current trends and wider technologies.

Ad hoc travel to international locations will be required from time to time

This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not a comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties.