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Principal Web Engineer

Safeguard Global

Safeguard Global

Other Engineering
Remote · United Kingdom
Posted on Friday, October 13, 2023

How would you like to team up with colleagues from the Americas, Europe, and Asia? We call ourselves Guardians, and there are over 1800 of us across the world. We understand that each one of our Guardians is unique, each with their own style of working. Our ‘Work in Any Way’ model means you’ll have the freedom to choose where and how you work best.

The role in a nutshell:

The Principal Web Engineer is a key position in product development organisation that partners closely with our fast paced, high performing Revenue Operations Department.
This is a hands on, technical role reporting to the Product Line.
You will work closely with stakeholders in Marketing, Product, Customer Success, and many areas of the business to advance our web presence with leading technologies and design.

How you will make a difference:

  • Responsible for full ownership of CMS, Google Analytics, WP Engine, and other web platforms

  • Ensuring the team is meeting the objectives and goals of each initiative

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices

  • Design and maintain content, user interface, navigation, and features for Safeguard public facing websites

  • Build navigational structures, information maps, and working prototypes to fulfill functional and user requirements for web-based content and applications in accordance to marketing team recommendations

  • Present regular updates on priority, timelines, as well as championing the quality and integrity of the end result

  • Monitor risks and scope to foresee and identify potential problems then proactively identify solutions to address them in advance

  • Collaborate with the senior digital marketing manager to define the user experience strategy and develop usable, useful and compelling web experiences

  • Integrate data from various backend services and databases

  • Manage a high standard of service, training, and response time to key stakeholders

  • Independently manage and prioritize multiple projects

What will give you an advantage:

  • Extensive background in web development managing corporate websites

  • Significant experience with content management systems including Wordpress and Contentful or other industry-standard equivalents

  • Experience with technologies including Javascript, HTML, CSS, Gatsby, React, Pardot, WP Engine, Figma, Sketch, Photoshop and other web development tools

  • An expert with a successful track record in digital production of complex web projects

  • The ability to managing interactive projects from discovery and design to technical development and implementation

  • Good understanding of software development life cycles, web technologies, web development, mobile development, and design processes

  • Strong experience with debugging and issue resolution

  • Capacity to build content management and web admin tools for non-technical team members

  • Passion for providing an effective and engaging customer experience with a strong appreciation for design and user experience

Who we are and what we do:

Safeguard Global is an international company with multiple offices across the globe. We enable over a thousand organizations to hire, onboard, manage and pay employees in over 165 countries. It's all about the people. We hire the best talent from across the globe, allowing you to learn about new cultures and interact with many different people worldwide.

Global Benefits

  • Autonomy & Flexibility (Work in Any Way): Be supported with as much flexibility as possible.

  • Bonding Leave: Enjoy paid leave to bond with your new family member.

  • 2 Charitable Days: Contribute to causes you believe in.

  • Reward & Recognition Program: Be rewarded for your success and championing our values.

  • Corporate bonus/SIP: All Guardians are eligible for our annual bonus scheme or sales incentive plan.

Why become a Guardian:

  • International Environment: Grow your network internationally and collaborate across the world. Interact, discover cultures, and tap into local expertise.

  • Our Culture: We emphasize the human factor in everything we do. We’re proud of our nurturing culture. A culture where your ideas will always find their way to our leaders, and your contribution recognized.

  • Learning: We support your continuous growth by providing access to 2 learning platforms, where you can learn at your own pace.

Next Steps:

To apply, please click on the following link. We wish you the best with your application. Should your application meet the position's requirements, we will be in touch to arrange the next stage, or we will update you if you have been unsuccessful.

At Safeguard Global, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and Guardians.