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Web Developer

Permanent Consultant Role

London 

Astek is offering a unique opportunity for talented web developers to support our main client, a leading provider of advanced technology solutions for the global travel industry with around 13 000 employees worldwide.

You will be working as part of a team responsible for our client e-retail. 


Working entirely in Scrum and in close collaboration with other R&D teams in France and India, the London e-commerce teams participates in a wide range of projects where it is responsible for the complete stack. 
This includes both the business logic layer (“Booking Engine” in JAVA) responsible for the shopping, booking and checkout orchestration, and the web layer forming our client e-Retail Product User Interface (HTML/CSS/JavaScript). 

The main responsibilities of this role will also include:

  • Work within a Scrum team. As part of the team you will need to:
    • Develop new features in the e-retail platform, based on the user stories.
    • Ensure the quality of the code produced by providing unit, performance, End-to-End and non-regression tests covering the delivered functionality.
    • Analyse and fix defects raised by test teams or customers.
    • Participate in the current re-factoring exercise in the context of production-readiness activities (memory leak tracking and performance improvements).
  • Liaising with Airline representatives, Internal technical staff, and external suppliers as necessary.
  • Produce detailed screen design documentation (depending on functional area).

Education

  • Engineering school / Master degree
  • Fluent in English

Technical Skills

  • Strong web development background
  • Java JEE
  • Javascript: Strong knowledge and professional experience of client-side frameworks of the likes of Angular and React
  • HTML5
  • CSS 
  • SQL Experience / Industry Knowledge
  • Exposure to Agile methodologies, Scrum in particular. SCRUM certification is recommended
  • Exposure to relevant project work (large scale projects)
  • Strong analytical and design skills.
  • Working to challenging time-scales.
  • e-commerce knowledge is a plus

Personal Skills 

  • Multicultural approach: You will join an IT team with functional and technical profiles that is involved in Multi-site development activities. Worldwide mobility and evolution are possible for the more motivated and performing candidate
  • Good sense of synthesis and analysis 
  • Rigor and autonomy. 
  • Good communication and teamwork

Mandatory:

Eligible to work in the UK - No VISA sponsorship possible 

 

What about Astek?

We are an IT and Engineering consulting, design and Implementation Company established since 1988.

Worldwide, more than 2500 highly qualified engineers challenge themselves daily to exceed our 250 clients’ expectations by bringing together creative vision and technical expertise.

Our clients include some of the world’s leading Engineering and IT service companies in 12 countries (United-States, Canada, France, UK, Australia, China, Poland, United Arab Emirates, Mauritius, Singapore…).

Astek is a community of passionate experts and innovators empowering clients to get the best from technology and solve their business challenges in the long term.
Our passion lies in delivering simple, customized and creative solutions to our clients, enabling them to be at the cutting edge of technology and maximize their competitiveness and efficiency.

Our technical and operational expertise is focused on four major activities: Consulting, Information systems, Scientific and Technical Engineering.

 Join us and become an Astek!  

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