Lead User Interface Developer – Maersk Line – Maidenhead

Maersk Transport & Logistics IT are in the process of strengthening the application & software development team with focus on driving predictability, reducing cost of ownership and lowering time to value of delivery. Maersk T&L IT is building an internal agile development capability.

A vacancy exists for a Lead User Interface Developer with strong front-end development skills experience, working as a key member of an agile team. You will be actively contributing to the development, test & support of User Interface development within a larger team that is embracing pipeline automation & Dev Ops mindset.
The Maersk Group is on the lookout for ambitious, accomplished and dedicated IT individuals who are interested in joining in its transformation journey.

We offer
Maersk Line is a highly international and inspiring environment with an attractive value proposition for its employees. Our package consists of an externally benchmarked salary, pension scheme, 25 days holiday a year and a number of other attractive benefits

Key responsibilities
The role will involve:
• Hands-on front-end design, development & implementation
• Working closely with front end developers, back end developers, designers, User Experience (UX) experts, external agencies, partners and key business stakeholders.
• Bringing an industry wide, practical experience of front end development and tools.
• Working on helping to define technical standards, code reviews and contributing to an online UI/UX community
• Working closely with the development managers & technical development leads to ensure adherence to industry best practice and quality assurance is maintained throughout the development lifecycle
• Championing online industry best practice and emerging technologies within the online communities
• Working with development teams to help define appropriate solutions implementation strategies to establish a highly cohesive front-end and back-end development practice
• Travelling as needed to Maersk locations to meet up and work with development team members based abroad (e.g. Denmark, India, Spain, USA)
• Being a proactive team player who is comfortable with tight delivery deadlines and managing priorities
• Contribution to a cross functional agile team in the elaboration and development delivery of user stories
• Taking part in sprint planning, backlog refinement and task estimation
• Development of unit & integration tests across all developed components with code re-use being at the fore front.
• Actively re-factor code and continually contribute to code quality improvements
• Ensure development standards and best practices for software development are followed

We are looking for
• In-depth knowledge of front end development languages, tools and methods:
o HTML 5
o CSS3
o JavaScript and associated technologies and toolsets (e.g. jQuery) Sass, LESS

•Significant experience of writing front end code to be cross-browser, cross-device friendly. A focus on Responsive/Adaptive/RESS UI development and where each is most appropriate is crucial
• Significant exposure to front-end frameworks such as Backbone, Angular, Vue.js, knowledge & experience of Node beneficial
• Detailed knowledge of modern software engineering techniques such as:
o Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Delivery (CD)
o Test-Driven Development (TDD) – desirable
o Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) – desirable
o Version Control Systems (Subversion / GIT & GITFLOW)
o Code validation and quality analysis (e.g. sonarqube)

• Solid written and verbal communication skills and able to articulate technical complexity to be understood by both technical and non-technical personnel
• Able to implement solutions that can be utilised by current online and future mobile channels
• Ability to manage conflicting priorities and multiple tasks
• Good critical reasoning and problem-solving skills
• Customer-focused, whether responding to support queries or developing new features and/or functionality
• Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment
• Able to review code, giving constructive feedback

• Agile software development experience
• Large Full Life Cycle project implementations
• Setting, refining and implementing UI standards
• Defining UI of online projects/products
• Industry wide experience and appetite for new and emerging technologies
• Experience within a customer focused environment
• Stakeholder management and interpersonal skills at both a technical and non-technical level.
• Understanding the importance of real business engagement in all stages of IT product lifecycle working in both waterfall and agile delivery methodologies
• Parallel front end and application development.
• Developing for componentised systems such as Content Management System (CMS), transactional, and online self-service portals is a distinct advantage.
• Development of UIs for multi-lingual websites, including Arabic and Chinese considerations.

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