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Frontend Support Engineer

Location: Mabalacat, Central Luzon.
Company Description:

Merkle is the strong combination of local and global. We are 30 colleagues in the Philippines that are part of the Merkle Northern Europe Cluster consisting of 700+ colleagues whom you will work along and closely with.

Merkle is a worldwide organization with more than 11,000 people. We are also part of dentsu – a global agency network with more than 46,000 dedicated employees in 145 markets. But size isn’t everything. At Merkle, our mission is to help our clients provide their customers with the best experiences possible. More than anything, this requires skills, passion, and cooperation.

Merkle is a leader in data-driven customer experience management (CXM), and we deliver unique, personalized customer experiences across channels and devices. We provide expertise in customer experience strategy and consulting, user experience design, CRM, data management, commerce, mobile, content management systems (CMS), adtech and martech platforms.  

 Feel the spirit – and be part of it

We are a great bunch of dedicated people here in the Philippines, and surely Merkle means something different to everyone. There’s room for you to be yourself and to grow while being part of a culture and a spirit very dear to us. In fact, we try our best to take good care of each other, our clients, and the world around us. If you like the sound of succeeding with your close colleagues, the teams you join, the solutions you make, and the clients you work for, then you’ll love …

  • This great workplace in Central Luzon
  • The opportunity to have a hybrid work model
  • A fun, diverse workday with lots of challenges
  • The sweetest and most talented colleagues in the industry
  • Delicious dinner served every day – for free
  • Snacks + unlimited brewed coffee imported from Batangas and Benguet
  • Two weeks paid vacation yearly
  • Pizza Friday’s, employee reward system, wedding assistance, cool parties and events
Job Description:

In this role, you will work in a larger multi-year program, where Merkle provides an end-to-end service center to build and run multiple solutions for an international multi-brand gardening equipment manufacturer.

The majority of work will come from continuous enhancements, improvements, incident management and resolution (bug fixes and service requests), and maintenance work. Next to Sitecore, the client also runs SFCC, Magnolia CMS, and other solutions which are connected via an enterprise service bus based on Azure Technologies.

This role will mainly focus on the support and maintenance of the Sitecore platform from a frontend perspective (see qualifications). The successful candidate will join an international multi-skilled team founded on customer centricity and pro-activeness.

Your job responsibilities are listed below: 

  • Responsible for the analysis and resolution of support tickets via ServiceNow
  • Maintenance and evolutions of CMS views in accordance with the overall development guidelines
  • Debugging issues and performing complex code changes to ensure resolution
  • Supporting clients with technical know-how
  • Collaborate with an international team 
  • Coordination of feature requests pull requests, bugs in modules, issues, or other topics with other supporters and developers
  • Perform or support the required regression testing

Job requirement

  • Working hours according to CET time zone
  • You will be a part of a team that is required to react 24/7. Thus, you will be a part of a rotation agreement. 
Qualifications:

We expect you to confidently tick these boxes:

  • Relevant educational background
  • 5+ years of experience in frontend development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English in order to secure clear communication with both the client and internal personnel (tech and non-tech)
  • Demonstrated experience developing with the following frontend technologies: HTML, CSS, React JS, and TypeScript
  • Good understanding of REST / Web APIs principles. Experience with GraphQL is a plus
  • Ensuring good responsive design implementation that is optimized for all form factors
  • Optimizing web components for maximum speed and scalability
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with Unit testing practices and methodologies
  • Understanding of Version Control principles and strategies to enable large development teams (experience with Git is a must-have)
  • Familiarity with Agile and Scrum development processes
  • Ability to gather data, analyze, propose actions and solutions and report to direct management

Desirable experience

  • Experience working with Containers, Docker / Sitecore AKS
  • Experience with PowerShell
  • Experience with Azure DevOps
  • Experience in implementing Design Systems jointly with design teams
Additional Information:

Is your heart racing a little now? If you can see yourself in all this – both the job and being part of Merkle – we would love to hear from you.

Please send us your CV or an updated LinkedIn profile. 

There is no application deadline, finding the right candidate is more important to us than a speedy process. We remove the job-ad when filling the position.  

For questions regarding the position, please contact Anna Lynge, Talent Acquisition Manager on mail: [email protected]

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