Junior Technical Architect

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  • EC2M, Coleman Street, Greater London View on Map
  • Post Date : January 12, 2023
  • Apply Before : March 5, 2023
  • Salary: $6,000,010.00 - $60,000.00
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  • Job ID 306696

Job Description


Zoro UK is a wholly owned subsidiary of Grainger (NYSE: GWW), a global industrial supplier with headquarters in Lake Forest, IL, USA

We are a new business in the Industrial MRO market, looking to increase our share of market, through a proposition that is focused on the needs of our customers.

The Zoro teams are in London and Leicester. Leicester is the home of the Product, Customer and Finance teams, whilst our Development, Marketing and Data Analytics teams are based in the heart of London.

Working for Zoro UK means working within a start-up culture but with the backing of an established global player within the MRO market. We aspire fast growth; we seek new ideas to succeed and disrupt the market; we solve problems and seek out new ones; and we seek individuals who are comfortable with ambiguity.


You will design, implement (code + automation tests) Front End & Back End parts of the application

You will also collaborate with the Senior Architect to define software requirements, produce architectural prototypes to help with the programming effort.


* Enjoys creating simple, effective, efficient, performant, and clean code to power new product features, as well as refactoring and improving existing code

* Is comfortable collaborating on the design and user experience

* Create quick prototypes of new architectural and tech workflows to produce and showcase proof of concepts.

* Can take ideas and run with them.

* Good Understanding of various tools ( both open source and otherwise ) available in the wild.

* Has ability to quickly grasp new concepts and technologies and is able to apply them in projects.



* Good understanding of functional and reactive programming.

* Experience with React, Redux, frontend frameworks.

* Experience with NoSQL DBs, particularly Mongo, Elastic Search.

* Experience with Machine Learning, Python, Tensorflow.

* Experience with NodeJS, server-side software development.

* Good understanding of agile software development methodologies.

* Good understanding of software lifecycle from planning, through implementation, QA, CI to deployment strategies.


* Contributions to open-source community (e.g., highly ranked GitHub repos, technical blogs).

* Industrial Supplies domain experience.


* Based in the City of London (WeWork, 120 Moorgate).

* Collaborates closely with other members of the Zoro team and Grainger companies.


The tech stack includes Node.js, React, Redux, DynamoDB, SQS, SNS, ElasticSearch, AWS Lambda, BigQuery, MongoDB, Docker, Kubernetes and more.


This role will report to the Senior Technical Architect.

Zoro has adopted a hybrid working model which means you have a degree of flexibility as to when you work from home or in the office.

The salary for this role is £60,000 per annum with a 10% annual bonus payable subject to the company achieving its KPIs.

The working hours are 37.5 per week between Monday and Friday. The successful candidate should be able to work a 7.5 hour day (with 1 hour for a lunch break) between the hours of 09:00-17:30.

Zoro's company benefits include (after probation):

* Attractive company sick pay.

* Cycle to Work and Tech Scheme.

* 33 days of annual leave (including bank holidays + a buy back scheme of up to 5 days).

* Enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave.

* Private medical for you, your spouse and dependants is included.

* Life and income protection insurances are also included.

* Brilliant pension contribution (8% from Zoro UK!).

* Staff discount on our website

* Company quarterly events.

* A well-stocked office with snacks, biscuits, teas, coffees, and soft drinks