Working at Local Heroes

Local Heroes has grown from just a handful of people working hard to get our platform going to a much bigger, and more fun, team all working together to make our humming platform even better.

If you'd like to join our growing in-office team in the heart of Central London, check out our latest vacancies below.

If there's no appropriate roles available right now but you think you'd be a great fit in our team and have exciting things to offer, get in touch with us at careers@localheroes.com.

Note: No recruitment agencies please.

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Engineering & Development

The tech guys, they are at the core of building the innovative Local Heroes service and making sure it’s always getting better.

Front-End React Dev

Location: Central London

Description

We are looking for an experienced React developer with strong NodeJS experience to join a fast-growing collaborative team based in our central London office.

We are beginning We are looking for an experienced React developer with strong NodeJS experience to join a fast-growing collaborative team based in our central London office.

We are beginning to use React and progressive web apps to deliver a first-class customer experience rivalling that of a full native solution. You will get to work at the leading edge as this technology gains more browser support. You will also be supporting the delivery of this React application in iOS using a native wrapper, while iOS support of PWAs rolls out.

You will have proven experience of delivering high quality change in a fast-moving agile environment. You will have excellent JavaScript. You will ideally have knowledge of and an interest in DevOps, and would expected own and deploy your own code to QA and production.

Working with passionate, tech driven and enthusiastic individuals on a day to day basis, you will form part of a cross-functional squad and guide the technology and architecture to deliver your features.

Key skills

  • Excellent recent and demonstrable React experience.
  • Experience of working with lean startup/agile development methodologies
  • Good Agile, TDD and CI experience.
  • Knowledge and experience of AWS cloud components a big advantage
  • Energy and motivation to get things done, working to ambitious timescales and overcoming obstacles with a can-do attitude to just get things done
  • A great team worker - working in a tight cross-functional team and able to communicate to and with everyone
  • Knowledge of DevOps tooling an advantage, but not essential. Wercker, Terraform, Atlas etc
  • Office based 5 days a week in central London, but with flexibility on core hours and some WFH time.
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Full Stack Developer – NodeJS / Angular / React

Location: Central London

Description

We are looking for an experienced Full-Stack developer to join a fast growing collaborative team based in our central London office, working closely with highly skilled engineering, product and marketing teams as we support an ambitious national roll out of our business.

You will have proven experience of delivering high quality change in a fast-moving agile environment. You will have excellent Node.JS. You will ideally have knowledge of and an interest in DevOps, and would expected to be involved in the improvements we are undertaking around CI/CD

You will be working with passionate, tech driven and enthusiastic individuals on a day to day basis. Working as part of a small flexible team you also be expected to be able pick up deliver features into a Node API service supporting SPA frameworks (Angular and React).

Key skills

  • Experience of working with lean startup/agile development methodologies
  • Good Agile, TDD and CI experience.
  • Technical stack: Angular JS, React, Node JS, Salesforce, HTML5, CSS3, AWS, MySQL, GIT, Linux
  • Knowledge and experience of AWS cloud components a big advantage
  • Energy and motivation to get things done, working to ambitious timescales and overcoming obstacles with a can-do attitude to just get things done
  • A great team worker - working in a tight multi-functional team and able to communicate to and with everyone
  • Knowledge of DevOps tooling an advantage, but not essential. Wercker, Terraform, Atlas etc
  • Office based 5 days a week in central London, but with flexibility on core hours and some WFH time.
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CRM

The team that make sure every interaction we have with customers and Heroes is fantastic, building a world class online experience.

Salesforce Engineer

Location: Central London

Description

A talented Salesforce engineer is required to join small and growing team. This is a fantastic opportunity to shape a Salesforce implementation currently in its early adoption stage

You will be one of two people joining, working with our existing Salesforce expert, you will lead on all architectural decisions, and on the roll-out and implementation of Salesforce as the team grows.

You will be responsible for delivering functionality to support and automate the commercial and operational areas of the business as we expand and continue to roll out the business to full UK coverage.

You will have excellent experience working with MI suites, and will guide on the adoption of tools to both provide key KPI reporting capabilities, and adhoc business data mining.

The role will be responsible for configuring and customising Salesforce based on business requirements, as well as working on the selection/implementation/integration of an MI solution

Key skills

  • Be able to collaborate with business owners to clarify user story content and associated artefacts
  • Acting as a technical architect - design elegant Salesforce solutions to deliver business benefit whilst avoiding over complication.
  • Build solutions which leverage the appropriate aspects of the platform – APEX, VisualForce, Config etc
  • Demonstrate solutions to internal team members and business stakeholders
  • Use best practice techniques to ensure a clear, maintainable and defect-free build – unit test creation, naming conventions etc
  • Document solutions to a high standard, so support team members can easily understand what has been delivered and how it has been built
  • Maintaining a strong working relationship with BAs, testers and other developers.
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