Senior Frontend Engineer

Plexus Services

Exciting opportunity to drive the Frontend Development for a world leading product loved by some of the biggest global brands.

  • Be our FIRST dedicated Frontend Engineer
  • Join a super smart, fast paced Development Team
  • CBD Location
Background:

Plexus is on a Mission to Transform the Value of Legal Services. We are rapidly becoming a global organisation with offices in the UK and Australia, and we have a Vision to 'Create the Future of The Law'. We are the world leader in Legal Automation and Legal Innovation and our services such as Gateway, Promotions App & Plexus Engage are loved by over 200 of the world’s leading brands including General Motors, L’Oréal, Coca-Cola, Lion and Samsung.

About the role:

The Senior Frontend Engineer works within the Plexus Engineering team and plays a key role between our talented UX & UI Designers, our full stack Engineering team, and our valued clients. Our technology products are growing rapidly, and we need to continue to evolve and enhance the end user experience in interacting with our products.

The Senior Frontend Engineer will be ensuring that our React based front-end framework is following industry best practices. They will challenge and contribute to the UX and UI designs and ensure the highest level of quality and pixel perfect implementation of the agreed designs.

At Plexus we focus on simplicity and making it easy. We want our products to be simple to use but powerful at the same time. We want to hide complexity while allowing for feature richness. These are the challenges that face the UX, UI and front-end engineering team. We you to be able to build a beautiful and easy to use interface while at the same time enabling all the powerful and advanced features our platform has to offer.

This is a senior role and as such you will have direct ownership of the front-end space. You will get the opportunity to coach us on best practice approaches, mentor other members of the team on the best technical solutions and work collaboratively across a number of teams to continually enhance our world class technology products.

Key objectives and desired outcomes:

• You will be part of the team building the Plexus SaaS product offerings, including Gateway, Promotion Wizard, and others, assisting our customers, some of the world’s largest companies addressing their challenges in the legal automation space.
• Deliver pixel perfect beautiful, high quality, scalable, responsive, and user-friendly user interfaces, utilising React, HTML5, CSS and other leading-edge technologies.
• Take ownership of the frontend technology roadmap, from source structure, build process to deployment process to ensure a continuous delivery and no outage approach to our ongoing deployments.
• Work as part of a collaborative team with our UX and UI designers to build the next generation user experience and user interface for our Plexus gateway product.
• Ultimately you will be measured by how much our customers love our products and how easy they find them to use. As such you will have a key role in ensuring we have a consistently high NPS score and low customer support need metrics.
• The user interface you implement should be self-discoverable and simple to use. The iPhone does not have a manual and nor should there be a need for our products.

Our ideal candidate will:

• Have been implementing React based solutions for 5+ years now.
• Intimately understand how React works and the best practice approaches to React development.
• Be a guru in HTML5, CSS3, Less, SASS and other front-end technologies.
• Be obsessed with pixel perfect design and understand how to get the most out of HTML/CSS to achieve the highest quality responsive designs.
• Have a keen eye for design and be able to constructively challenge and contribute to our UX and UI design team.
• Have experience in working in an ISO 27001 certified organisation building products that have a security first mindset.
• Have a natural and developed ability to communicate with a diverse range of people and enjoy these interactions.
• Be passionate, accountable, and driven to contribute to the success of a team.
• Be confident and positive and are inspired by helping people to achieve their career objectives.
• Be resilient and coachable with a growth mindset.
• Have strong attention to detail and are mature, adaptable, and resourceful.