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Location: Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8BX
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
Sector: Front End  
Type: Permanent
Posted: 11/14/2018
Frontend Engineer Ronald James Group 2018-10-18

Role

  • Creation and support of a diverse range of full-featured example applications.
  • Tool creation including SDKs and code snippets for developers.
  • Produce accurate, concise mobile tutorials and guides for other developers to easily follow to become empowered by our suite of APIs.
  • Handle and resolve frontend implementation queries through to post-go-live support issues for customers with production applications that fall under your area of expertise.
  • Collaborate with product and marketing teams to define and deliver the content strategy for use case driven campaigns.
  • Assisting with the design, build and delivery of the developer onboarding experience.
  • Share feedback to core product team to assist with the direction to the product roadmap.

Desirable traits

  • Empathetic and patient — The ability to put yourself in the developers’ or customers’ shoes and deeply understand the problems they face.
  • Technically credible — Developers want to talk to other developers. There’s no replacement for strong programming fundamentals.
  • Creative problem solver — Ability to execute and find answers to a wide range and type of customer problems.
  • Inquisitive — Willingness to always be learning, acquiring new skills and technology stacks.

Requirements

  • Experience with a range of programming languages and frameworks, including JavaScript.
  • Pick-up and learn new concepts, in both engineering and product, and be able to apply that knowledge quickly.
  • Develop, create and support tooling, reference applications, code examples for the ecosystem of use cases surrounding our core APIs.
  • Ability to work well in a small team and to be ready to take the lead or be autonomous on projects when required.
  • Lead and take the team into new directions that will improve our technology, product, and developer experience.
  • Collaboratively create and deliver on our use case has driven adoption strategy.
  • Feedback to product management, CTO and other executives for frontend strategy and product roadmap.
  • Great communicator, both written and verbal.
  • Have a clear understanding of APIs and micro-services.
  • Have experience of working with APIs and API documentation.
  • A passion for writing, helping others learn and a keen eye for detail.
  • Obsession with helping customers to succeed.
  • Analytical and data-driven approach.

Nice to haves

  • Technical degree or computer science background.
  • Basic knowledge of eCommerce features, functionality other platforms, third-party tools, such as channel partners, accountancy software and payment gateways is a plus.
  • Experience in technical writing and/or producing engaging, tutorials and guides, blog posts and white papers aimed at a frontend developer audience.
  • Experience with a range of frameworks and techniques.
  • Well connected in other developer communities.
  • Strong online presence (e.g active Twitter user, blog posts).
  • Have experience of presenting content at various developer-focused talks and meetups.

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