Senior Frontend Developer - 39 hours

Ref: 22338

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3DF


Pets at Home, the UK's leading pet care business, is seeking a talented Senior Frontend Developer to join our pawsome in-house team. We are currently undergoing an exhilarating digital transformation, and we need passionate developers like you to help us reinvent the digital experiences of pets and their owners.

About Pets at Home: At Pets at Home, we're dedicated to making life easier for pets and their owners. With a modern tech stack and cutting-edge platforms like Optimizely CMS and other e-commerce tools, we're building custom front-end applications to deliver exceptional user experiences. This is your chance to unleash your creativity and contribute to something truly special!

Responsibilities: As a Senior Frontend Developer, you will be a crucial member of our cross-functional product teams. Your role will involve guiding front-end decisions and leveraging your technical expertise to enhance our customer-facing platform. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing applications using TypeScript and React (ideally Next.js)
  • Creating semantic HTML and SCSS modules while adhering to accessible web standards
  • Utilizing automated testing tools such as Jest and React Testing Library
  • Conducting end-to-end testing using tools like Playwright or Cypress
  • Working within an agile environment following the Scrum methodology
  • Setting high standards for code quality and maintaining thorough documentation
  • Applying your problem-solving skills to enhance our products and improve user experiences
  • Collaborating with the front-end team to create delightful interfaces and scalable architecture
  • Mentoring fellow developers and engaging in pair programming
  • Collaborating with stakeholders and product managers to shape project requirements
  • Demonstrating excellent communication skills to effectively convey ideas and solutions
  • Remaining curious and staying updated on the latest web development technologies
  • Knowledge of Azure DevOps and CI/CD is a plus, but not essential


Requirements: To be successful in this role, you should possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • Proven experience developing with TypeScript and React (Next.js preferred)
  • Proficiency in SCSS modules, semantic HTML, and knowledge of accessible web standards
  • Strong automated testing skills with Jest and React Testing Library
  • Familiarity with end-to-end testing using Playwright or Cypress
  • Agile mindset and experience working within a Scrum framework
  • Commitment to high coding standards and thorough documentation
  • Passion for problem-solving and a love for pets
  • Sound knowledge of front-end architecture and user experience principles
  • Experience mentoring team members and working collaboratively
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to engage with stakeholders
  • Curiosity and eagerness to learn and explore new technologies
  • Familiarity with Azure DevOps and CI/CD is a plus

Join our Pack: This is a unique opportunity to be part of our talented team and make pet care history. If you're ready to wag your tail with excitement and create something truly extraordinary, we invite you to apply now. Embark on an adventure that will leave a lasting paw print in the digital world!

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 13-02-2024

Expiry Date: 04-03-2024