JavaScript Application Engineer at The LEGO Group (London, UK)

JavaScript Application Engineer at The LEGO Group (London, UK)

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Location: London, UK
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-05-14 05:00:35

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The LEGO Group is looking for a JavaScript Application Engineer to work on the technology platform as part of our Marketing & Channels Technology team based in London.

You’ll spend your time working in our dedicated shopper apps foundation squad working to ensure the stability and performance of the platform alongside a dedicated and diverse team of software engineers focused on security and reliability. You will be focused on developer experience and also working on functionality such as our queuing systems and internal APIs.

Core Responsibility's

  • Collaborate with UX designers, Product Owners and other Application Engineers to deliver both new functionality and iterative improvements to backend services.
  • Build efficient and reusable services on the Amazon Web Services stack using JavaScript - Node.js / GraphQL / Lambda / AWS serverless stack)
  • Participate in code reviews and focus on sharing knowledge with other engineers
  • Identify and resolve scalability and performance issues

Skills for the role....

  • Detailed knowledge of and experience working with microservices - our event-based services layer utilises Node.js and the Serverless Framework and is built mainly on the AWS Serverless stack – Lambda, API Gateway, SQS, SNS, Kinesis and DynamoDB
  • Detailed knowledge and working experience of JavaScript, APIs and Markup
  • Experience with GraphQL server and client functionality is helpful
  • Commercial experience with modern JavaScript-focused front-end frameworks and technologies – Node.js, Next.js framework, React and associated libraries and tooling including GraphQL (Apollo), Webpack, Babel and Jest
  • Experience of working with modern CI/CD and engineering tooling is preferred – we leverage AWS, CircleCI, GitHub Actions and Terraform extensively