Senior Front End Developer
Date : Jul 22, 2022
Location : Lisbon, PT
Company : Springer Nature Group
Springer Nature opens the doors to discovery for researchers, educators, clinicians and other professionals. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals, platforms and technology solutions reach millions of people.
For over 175 years our brands and imprints have been a trusted source of knowledge to these communities and today, more than ever, we see it as our responsibility to ensure that fundamental knowledge can be found, verified, understood and used by our communities enabling them to improve outcomes, make progress, and benefit the generations that follow.
SPRINGER NATURE -
Springer Nature employs more than 10,000 people in over 50 markets and is home to some of the best-known names in research, educational and professional publishing.
Working at the heart of a changing industry, we are always looking for great people who care about delivering quality to our customers and the communities we work alongside.
In return, we provide opportunities to learn from some of the best in the business, with a culture that encourages curiosity and empowers people to find solutions and act on their instincts.
SN DIGITAL -
SN Digital (SND) is a technology division of Springer Nature. We are responsible for maintaining and delivering millions of articles used by researchers, scientists and students around the globe.
There are around 230 of us in London, Berlin, Pune, New York, Madrid, Dordrecht, Heidelberg and Lisbon. We work in collaborative, multi-disciplinary delivery teams, developing digital products and services that answer user problems and support business goals.
Who we are looking for
We’re looking for people who want to become part of a global team that aims to put Springer Nature at the forefront of digital publishing.
This is a terrific opportunity for friendly, inquisitive people who want to get involved in our work, who love to learn, who will embrace and develop our culture.
Having a good command of English is important; collaboration is important in our day to day work, so being able to communicate your ideas and understand others is key.
inclusion is getting the mix to work better together. We want every member of our teams to contribute to our common goals while respecting each other's skills, knowledge and needs.
Researcher & Professional Services is a domain within Springer Nature Digital that focuses on enabling Springer Nature to run supporting services for Researchers, Professionals, and Institutions outside of the researcher publication journey.
The domain consists of teams working on a toolkit that supports lifelong learning for professionals and researchers who want to stay up-to-date, stay qualified and / or solve a specific problem.
We do this by providing personalized reliable and targeted information, high-quality interactive content and tools, and continued education.
The position sits within the programme of work responsible for extending and maintaining a service environment with over 40 services.
You will be working on an agile team in close collaboration with POs, PMs, Backend developers and other teams, on a tech stack that includes Node.
js, SASS, Gulp, Karma, and Mocha.
We’re looking for a Senior Frontend Developer. Your background will have been in frontend development, having gained knowledge of a wide range of methodologies and technologies.
You will have a comprehensive understanding of standards-based frontend technologies, focusing on the development of progressively enhanced solutions.
Our primary focus is always the user, not the technology.
You should be comfortable working at scale on complex, long-lived systems (where robustness and maintainability take priority over the latest technology), providing incremental improvements to existing applications as well as designing and building new features - both within our Node.
js applications and the browser via UI components. Experience in microservices architecture and working with design systems is a plus.
You will regularly be communicating and collaborating with multiple teams, seeking out the areas you can provide the most value.
Working with your peers in the Frontend community, you will contribute to frontend practices and technology that improve user experience across the business.
being able to influence those discussions with knowledge of, and reference to, frontend best practices and ways of working.
The job is based in Lisbon and you will work remotely at times with colleagues located in Portugal, Germany, UK and India, to name a few.
Please visit the to learn more about who we are and what we do. To gain an understanding of frontend development and our approach to accessibility at Springer Nature, browse our Frontend Playbook.
What you’ll be doing
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Will be able to give constructive criticism.
If you are an internal candidate please inform your line manager of your application.
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At Springer Nature we value and celebrate the diversity of our people. We recognise the many benefits of a diverse workforce and strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive.
Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles.