Overview

Web Developer Job at Rakuten Kobo Inc. – in Dublin, County Dublin

Job Description

Rakuten Kobo Inc. is looking for a Web Developer to join our A/B testing team! Reporting to the Manager, Technology Delivery, as a member of this team you will be responsible for creating, analyzing and reporting on A/B tests on our ecommerce platform.


Our teams are small, autonomous, dedicated to business objectives, and empowered with resources they need to meet their targets. Our team members are enthusiastic and driven in finding new ways to optimize our customers experiences. We take full responsibility for our work, from requirements gathering and solutioning, to implementation and testing, to deploying and monitoring how our tests perform in front of real customers. Kobo is looking for a web developer who shares these passions and is proud of the work they do.

Here at Kobo we embrace continuous improvement, we merge development and QA harmoniously, we use peer reviews to learn new things from each other, and we love continuous learning. We embrace agility and focus on delivering improvements to our customers continuously.

Responsibilities:
Using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS to build fast, clean written tests within our A/B testing framework.

Provide feasible solutions and time estimates from UX/UI designs.

Conduct technical audits and ensure proper implementation of tests.

Collaborate with designers and product owners to build meaningful tests.

Identify key insights and optimization opportunities in Google Analytics which can be used to develop A/B tests.

Implement, configure and maintain Google Tag Manager, Google Analytics and A/B testing framework.

Become a subject matter expert for Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager.

Work with QA and release teams to test and release code into production environments.

The Skillset:Required:
You have experience in front end technologies such as CSS3, JavaScript and HTML5.

You have experience using version control systems such as Git.

You have expertise in Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager.

You have experience with A/B testing, multivariate testing, analysis and reporting in platforms like Maxymiser or Optimizely.

You have an advanced knowledge of responsive designs and mobile first layouts.

You are highly technical and able to communicate well with developers and non-developers.

You are familiar with using debugging tools like Chrome Console or Firefox Developer Tools.

Nice to haves:
A love for data and making data-driven decisions.

Proficiency in modern design principles and best practices.

The Perks:
Flexible and remote working environment

Full benefits starting from your first day

Paid Volunteer days, unlimited sick days, and 3% PRSA matching

Monthly commuting allowance

Flexible health spending account

Talent and development training budget

Free Kobo device + free weekly e-book or audiobook

Frequent Lunch and Learns Author series

Weekly Kobo Tech University sessions

Weekly trivia happy hours (Thirsty Thursdays, as we like to call it)

Maternity/paternity leave top up

Here at Rakuten Kobo Inc. we offer a casual working start-up environment and a group of friendly and talented individuals. Our employees rank us highly in terms of commitment to work/life balance. We realize that for our people to be innovative, creative and passionate they need to have healthy minds and bodies. We believe in rewarding all our employees with competitive salaries, performance based annual bonuses, stock options and training opportunities.

If you’re looking for a company that inspires passion, personal, and professional growth– join Kobo and come help us make reading lives better.

About Rakuten Kobo Inc.

Owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten and headquartered in Toronto, Rakuten Kobo Inc. is one of the most advanced global ecommerce companies, with the world’s most innovative eReading services offering more than 6 million eBooks and audiobooks to 30 million + customers in 190 countries. Kobo delivers the best digital reading experience through creative innovation, award-winning eReaders, and top-ranking mobile apps. Kobo is a part of the Rakuten group of companies.

Rakuten Kobo Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations for candidates with disabilities participating in the selection process are available on request. Any information received related to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

Rakuten Kobo would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this role however only qualified candidates will be shortlisted

About Company

Company: Rakuten Kobo Inc. –

Company Location:  Dublin, County Dublin

About Rakuten Kobo Inc. -