Senior Frontend Engineer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Mindful Chef London HQ

More Than Just A Job
The goal is simple, to make healthy eating easy. To do this we need your support, building and releasing a range of new features for our React web app. If you would like to join one of the UK’s fastest growing scale-ups and make a positive impact on people's lives, then we would love to speak with you.

As a proud B-Corp we focus on using business as a force for good. We do this by balancing people and planet with profit. For every recipe box bought we donate the equivalent of a school meal to a less developed country (over 10 million meals donated and counting...) and we have also pledged to go Net Zero by 2030 but there are so many other initiatives that we would love to tell you about!

What we are looking for
As our new Senior Frontend Engineer you will be joining one of the fastest growing departments in Mindful Chef, answering the tricky questions and working on some of the most interesting (and difficult) challenges in the organisation. You will likely be someone who is happy working in a fast-paced environment, has excellent attention to detail, good communication skills and a genuine desire to make an impact.
You are
  • A great communicator, with the ability to discuss product and technical issues with ease
  • Experience with modern web development, using React/Next.js
  • Fluency with Javascript/Typescript and its ecosystem
  • Strong understanding of software design, caching, and RESTful APIs
  • Detailed understanding of how to reach appropriate test coverage for React apps
  • Familiarity with Redux, Firebase, JSON:API/Graphiti is a plus
  • Curiosity and ability to learn
  • Problem-solving skills, a strong will to get things done while working both independently and as a member of a team
You will
  • Architect, design and develop new features on our React web app
  • Work closely with the product and design team to plan deliver on our product strategy
  • Improve the quality of our codebase and developer experience
Why us?
  • A competitive salary 
  • Hybrid/ Remote Working - typically employees are in the office twice a week however we are happy to discuss remote (UK based only) if travel to Wandsworth / London is tricky for your personal circumstances.
  • We are a rapidly growing profitable B-Corp, this means you will be working for a purpose led company. Using your best skills, you will make a positive impact to the 3 “Ps”: profit, people and planet.
  • We've built one of the most admired startups in the UK and won a whole bunch of awards.
  • We have the backing of the largest food and beverage company in the world.
  • Our lovely office in Wandsworth is meant to feel like home: you will have free breakfast, lunch and snacks, a gym with Peloton bikes, a vertical farm and if you have a furry friend at home, they are welcome too.
  • We also take your wellbeing seriously with free Vitality health insurance, discounted Calm and FIIT apps, lots of mental health first aiders, daily sunshine hour, a structured mental health calendar for the whole year.
  • Holidays: you will have a total of 38 days’ holidays per year, where 5 days can be rolled over each year. It is important to switch off.
  • Who doesn’t love a discount? You will also get 50% discount in all Mindful Chef products: recipe boxes, frozen meals, smoothies, soups, breakfast and desserts.
  • Your newborn is special: 6 months full pay primary parental leave, 6 weeks full pay secondary parental leave.
The process
  • 30 minute chat with the talent team - Informal and informative. This is an opportunity for you to find out more about the role, the company and our culture.
  • 90 minute technical interview - This will be with two of our Senior Frontend Engineers and an opportunity to pair on a new feature request and deep dive into our technology, challenges and goals.
  • 45 minute final stage - This will be with our Head of Engineering and will be an opportunity to speak with a peer within the team but also for you to ask any questions about our ways of working.
  • Offer - Welcome aboard the Mindful Journey!
About us
We are MINDFUL. This is intrinsic to everything we do. From the healthy recipes we design, to the local, expert and caring suppliers we select and the way we treat each other, our customers and our environment.

We are PERSONAL. We started Mindful Chef with our friends and families as customers and those are the kind of relationships we want to maintain however big we grow. Being real and true to ourselves and each other.

We are UNAFRAID. We want to be the best – to challenge conventions, to think differently and be imaginative in how we solve problems. Brave enough to take on the big players and to do what’s right even when it’s difficult.

Equal Opportunities
We're an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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