Senior Front-End Engineer

  • Edinburgh, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Buildit: Our co-creation and innovation accelerator studios comprised of a global network of engineering practitioners. Buildit team specializes in rescuing at-risk projects and accelerating transformation programs through targeted interventions in various stages of transformation journey: Our offering includes the following:

  • Velocity Consulting: Targeted intervention to solve highly complex engineering problems or rescue at-risk engagements by small group of experts.
  • Co-creation global studios: Ideation, design, training, engineering to product development.
  • Professional Education: High-impact training courses taught by practitioners (Agile, and Lean methodologies)

Doing things differently requires strength of character, empathy for those around you, good judgement, as well as being able to explain why to do something differently in the customer's language and at the right time.  This requires not just being able to do what good looks like but to stand in the middle of something not good and influence the outcome incrementally day to day to make it better.

Our people are at the core of this process.  Trust in our people underpins everything we do. Talented, passionate, hard-working, and some of the sharpest people you will ever meet.  The best thing about working here is the people you get to work with while solving hard problems.

Job Description

What Will You Do:

You will be joining an Agile team of like-minded Engineering talent and delivering key solutions for the Products and Services that will drive value for our customers end-users. We are looking for Engineers who are able to be leaders within their field and within their product area.

You will be participating in daily Stand-Ups, Sprint Planning Sessions, Retrospectives and working alongside Scrum Masters and Product Owners to understand the shape and direction of the future plans for the customer. You will take these plans and then deliver the solutions using your expertise across JavaScript, React, Redux, Node and Java. You will have the autonomy to deliver these solutions and working on taking a consultative approach to help the customer understand the shape with they can achieve with the use of technology.

You will have the opportunity to create new APIs, improve the functionality of various customer facing products, will work to define Product Scope and around what is going to add the most value for customers. There are new platforms to build into the current systems as well as defining and building new systems. 


What you will bring to the role:

We want people to bring their Engineering expertise to our already high-quality team and find their part to play within the delivery. Helping others out, constantly sharing your knowledge and expanding your own knowledge through continuous learning and self-development. You will also bring a leadership approach and an ability to clearly articulate why working in a certain way or introducing a certain technology will be of overall benefit to our customers and as part of their transformation.

We want people to come with experience in the following:

·      JavaScript

·      React

·      Redux

·      Angular

·      Node

·      Java for our back-end development

An Agile outlook and experience in a Scrum environment  


Additional Information

What will we do for you:

We put a great deal of value on giving everyone coming into BuildIT the platform to grow in their careers and also to develop those around them. With this in mind we are committed to the following:

·      We will give you the autonomy to work out how best you are going to deliver your code. 

·      We will free you up from the clunky processes in other organizations and allow you to focus on the development work you are passionate about and where you can add most value. 

·      We will buddy you up on day one with a like-minded Engineer who can show you the ropes and the wider team will welcome you in. 

·      Learning from your peers on a daily basis is a given and a benefit which isn’t readily available in other places and this is something we have worked hard to build and are proud of our team for ensuring it continues. 

·      You will have the opportunity to attend events, talks, seminars and you will be able to share your story of how you played your part in building [email protected] in Edinburgh.

This is a consulting SME / Practitioner role and may require up to 80% domestic or international travel

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