Senior Front End Developer

Senior Frontend Developer

Ref: 211Friday 14 January 2022

As the senior front-end development engineer, you will join a company with a significant R&D base in Galway.  You’ll be part of an ambitious team that is responsible for helping the development engineers to build out features that delight the user base in all their interactions with their systems.  Working within a quality tools team you will develop and maintain the tools that lead and guide multiple test automation efforts.  The systems you develop will improve build, deploy, and test workflows and you will help to define future automation and CI/CD strategies.   Your work will ensure the development team can move quickly while ensuring the customer base continue to have a great experience utilising their systems.

 

THE WORK:

  • You will build and maintain all the user-level test automation frameworks which are based around JavaScript Jest and Cypress.io
  • Establish the necessary CI/CD pipelines to execute all testing and define CI/CD requirements to ensure the utilisation of modern cloud-native approaches in the workflows.
  • Champion the adoption of frameworks and tools needed for all levels of testing the microservices-based architecture - Unit, component, integration, UI, API, End-To-End
  • Build new tooling and frameworks for quality assurance.
  • Advocate high-quality software by evaluating the design and architecture of the systems to introduce the relevant testing frameworks
  • Partner closely with the development and product teams to understand and assess their needs and build out the technical roadmap for tooling.

 

WHAT WE LOVE TO SEE FROM YOU:

  • Significant experience in development technologies and test automation frameworks, very focused on JavaScript and associated tools (Jest, React, Cypress.io)
  • Experience with RESTful APIs and Asynchronous Communication (AMQP, RabbitMQ), preferably in a microservices architecture environment.
  • Experience with non-functional and load testing frameworks (Gatling, JMeter, Flood.io/Element)
  • Experience creating and maintaining CI/CD Pipelines, preferably GitHub Actions, and integrating the automated testing suites in the pipeline
  • Good understanding and experience with cloud and containerization principles (Docker, Kubernetes, Google Cloud Platform).

 

THE REWARDS:

The company offers an attractive salary with a very generous benefits package.  You’ll join a team that has an experienced and well-respected management team that is committed to the wellbeing and professional growth of its employees. The company has recently received massive investment and are poised for huge growth and success over the next few years.  Apply now for consideration and if successful you won’t be disappointed.