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Slice // pizza-ordering platform
 
Engineering, Full Time    Belfast, United Kingdom    Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2021
 
   
 
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Pizza is at the heart of our communities. From birthday parties to gameday potlucks, lifes special moments are bettered by the craftsmanship & tradition found behind local pizzerias counters. Were here to make sure these iconic small businesses serve our communities for generations to come by giving them the digital tools & services commonly found at big chains. Can you imagine what a small mom & pop pizza shop could achieve with the resources of Dominos? 

Read more about our initiatives here

What you'll do:

We celebrate pizza as the ultimate shareable food: It turns everyday moments into memories & brings together friends, families, & communities. And when you order pizza from a place in your neighborhood, you support a local business. So whether you call it a pizza parlor, slice joint, or pizzeria, were here to help you order authentic local pizza & live your best slice life. Does an opportunity as a Javascript Engineer sound exciting? You would have the chance to work on a collaborative team to create a product that is fun, simple & unique. This is the perfect role for someone looking to leverage their expertise in front-end development while shaping the future of a growing firm with the opportunity to work on some really exciting problems.

We are on the hunt for a Senior Front-End Engineer to join us at Slice! You will help develop our customer facing web applications using the latest in front end technologies & design patterns, while helping us grow our product offering by making great engineering decisions, mentoring some new blood & more!

What we're looking for:


Essentials:

  • 5+ years experience writing JavaScript
  • Experience building production-ready applications in a modern front-end framework
  • Experience with essential JavaScript project build tools: NPM, Yarn, Webpack & Babel (or similar)
  • Ability to create clean & organized front-end code that optimally loads.
  • Fluent verbal & written English skills
  • Positive approach to work, & treat others well.
  • Ability & experience in mentoring others 
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical & organisational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to clearly express opinions on product design, while respecting the thoughts & opinions of their peers.
  • Proven ability to communicate & collaborate effectively with engineers & non-engineering stakeholders alike

Desirable: 

  • Experience writing production React applications
  • Experience with Node.js & writing server-side JavaScript
  • Experience setting up & using metrics, monitoring & analytics tools to measure front-end application performance
  • Comfort in working on mobile-first web products
  • Understanding the vision & goals for a web product, & looking at things from the user's perspective
  • Ability to craft leading-edge front-end interactions
  • Experience in implementing front-ends for Rails backed systems is a big bonus
  • Understanding of best practices for using libraries, version control, & sticking to a shared software development process
  • Experience monitoring & maximizing the SEO of a web product
  • Experience working with remote team members or offshore teams
  • Love for pizza

Interested?

We operate like a startup, so being self-motivated, curious, & flexible is a good start. You prefer to come up with your own solutions to problems but are not afraid to ask for help. You enjoy making suggestions for how to improve our product & business, no matter the department. Youre the kind of person who roots for the underdog. And lastly, this job will probably be a lot easier if you have a soulmate-level love for authentic pizza.

Why Slice?

Join a community of best-in-class team who combine creativity, curious minds & a commitment to excellence with the desire & commitment to grow & build on the Engineering culture and  skill bases & community here in NI. 

Benefits:

  • Market Leading Salary
  • Strong Pension contribution
  • Personal Health, Dental & Eye Care
  • Income & Death insurance
  • Cycle Scheme of up to 2500
  • 750 per annum self-learning budget
  • Health & wellbeing benefits
  • Market leading Maternity & Paternity Schemes
  • Flexible working / Hours & WFH
  • Generous time off allowance & policies
  • Free Friday Pizza & Monday Breakfast
  • Fully stocked kitchen/snacks
  • Annual conference attendance & training/development budget
  • Substantial gym membership discount
  • Discounts for local Pizzerias

How to apply?

A CV gives us a good idea of your background, we are interested in your latest work & projects. Education is great to see, but it's not overly important to us. If you have them, be sure to include links to any personal projects, blogs, contributions, or anything you want to add to your application.

My Pizza Slice is an equal opportunities employer & we value Diversity. We appreciate the differences in style & perspective as we believe it adds value to the organization, & we aim to recruit like-minded employees. We are also proud members of the Diversity Mark NI initiative as a Bronze Member.

 
 
 
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