React Software Engineer

Job Req ID:  1477
Posting Date:  17-Jan-2023
Function:  Engineering

Snowhill, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Salary:  Competitive with great benefits

All available locations for this role are : Birmingham, Manchester, London, Leeds & Bristol (Hybrid Model)


About BT


BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.
We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission. Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.
So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT.


About this role

Delivering quality digital solutions for our customers is at the heart of everything we do.  As a Front End Engineer you will be responsible for building brilliant customer experiences in one of our journey squads.

You’ll have a passion for hands-on front-end coding, working with the latest frameworks and making a difference working on one of the biggest digital estates in the UK.


You'll have the following responsibilities


  • Building Software solutions
  • Hands on development of FE code in React, Next.JS and other frameworks
  • Working with the Product Owner, Engineers, Designers and other stakeholders in your agile squad to deliver digital experiences across BT and EE brands
  • Contributing to enhance the systems you are working on
  • Provide post-release and incident support
  • Peer reviews of other squad members work
  • Working alongside the other technical members of your squad to ensure solutions are fit for purpose, performant, secure, accessible and conform to our architectural principles
  • Collaborate with the Lead Engineer, Engineering Manager and Chapter leads in defining front end technical standards and approaches
  • Living the company values: Personal, Simple & Brilliant

You'll have the following skills & experience


  • JavaScript with React, Hooks, Redux, Next.JS
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Unit and Integration testing (i.e. Jest)
  • JSON Manipulation, API integrations
  • Performance optimisation
  • Focus on quality, automation, and metrics
  • Comfortable working within a design framework
  • Good understanding of the wider FE framework and tooling landscape including other Javascript Frameworks
  • Software configuration management (Github, Gitlab Bitbucket etc) 
  • Knowledge of FE architecture and patterns
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced agile environment 
  • Problem solver and analytical thinker
  • Good planning and time-management skills 
  • Relationship management of both internal and external customer
  • Able to translate user story requirements into brilliant digital experience
  • Ability to build strong relationships both within and outside of the team and department



  • Competitive salary 
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • 10% on target bonus
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme 
  • Option to join the Healthcare Cash Plan or other benefits such as dental insurance, gym memberships etc.
  • 50% off BT and EE mobile pay monthly or SIM only plans
  • Exclusive colleague discounts on our latest and greatest BT broadband packages
  • BT TV, including BT Sport and the NOW Entertainment membership, and 25% off NOW Sport, Cinema and Kids 
  • 30% discount for friends and family on EE mobile pay monthly and SIM only plans#LI-Hybrid

About British Telecom
We're the leading communications provider with customers in 180 countries. Across the world we enable customer's digital transformations so they can thrive. our focus is simple: be the global provider-of-choice for managed network and IT infrastructure services..