Senior Front-end Developer

NEW WORK SE11 days ago
Porto, PT
NEW WORK SE
At NEW WORK SE (Full-time), in Porto, Portugal
Expires at: 2020-02-01

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help us shape the future of work – for a better working life!

As an expanding social network, with a focus on bringing value to our customers, the front-end is the visual interface between XING and its users. All of our front-end applications are using a tech stack that is based on React and an internally built open source framework called Hops, that enables in-browser and server side rendering including routing, state management and communication with our back-ends. For this we are leveraging either Redux or Apollo GraphQL.

XING is now looking to welcome talented front-end engineers at all levels (from junior to senior) to join our 300 highly skilled, deeply motivated and dedicated engineers and product developers throughout our various locations in Europe (Hamburg, Barcelona, Valencia, Porto, etc.), sharing a healthy culture of learning from each other via pairing, communities of practice, joint hackweek projects etc.

A Challenging Task

  • You’ll be creating and improving reusable components in our React based front-end stack
  • You will be responsible for structure, maintainability and quality of your applications
  • You have web performance in mind and drive this topic through tooling and consultancy
  • You work closely together with your team of fellow developers, product owners, designers and QA engineers
  • You collaborate with other teams in XING's front-end ecosystem
  • You have the great opportunity to work in an international, cross-functional environment (communicating in English, German is not required)

Main requirements

  • Strong front-end skills (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Solid experience with the React library
  • An eye for proportion and usability
  • Experience in unit testing frontend applications
  • You are a team player, used to work in agile environments
  • You know your qualities, share them with your team and are happy to further develop yourself
  • You can comprehensively communicate on a technical level and speak english fluently in written and spoken language

Nice to have

  • Knowledge in node.js, npm and the ecosystem around javascript dependency management are a bonus

Perks

  • The chance to work on a large, highly distributed platform with over 14 million users
  • Varied tasks, uncomplicated interactions with your colleagues as well as many opportunities to bring in your own ideas await you
  • Innovation/hack weeks every few months where you can unleash your creativity and ideas.
  • Real training and conferences
  • 25 days of vacation per year
  • A multicultural environment with employees from all over the world
  • Free fruit, drinks, snacks and much more
  • English and German lessons
  • A mobile device for your private use
  • Competitive salary

Location

Porto, PT

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