Front-end Developer

Posted on April 26th, 2021 | 11 days left to apply | 25 views

We are looking for a qualified Front-end developer to join our team. You will be responsible for building the ‘client-side’ of our web applications. You should be able to translate our company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications. If you’re interested in creating a user-friendly environment by writing code and moving forward in your career, then this job is for you. We expect you to be a tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design. Ultimately, you should be able to create a functional and attractive digital environment for our company, ensuring great user experience.

Requirements

What will you be doing?

  • Front-end Engineers build and maintain robust APIs - from the service that powers them right down to the line of code that perfects them.
  • They ensure all our services are healthy, monitored, automated, and designed to scale.
  • You will work closely with other teams from the early stages of design all the way through identifying and resolving production issues.
  • You will support a wide range of products focusing on automation, availability and performance, and above all reliability as well as supporting mobile engineers and business intelligence leading up to, during and after each sprint.
  • You will live true to our ambitions of building an industry leading platform which is relentlessly focused on innovation.
  • Develop elegant solutions for complex problems;
  • Write and maintain exemplary code following best programming practices;
  • Gain a detailed understanding of the complete architecture of our product and the position of your product stream in it;
  • Work in a mentoring capacity within a peer-programming environment and provide guidance on tasks, irrespective of complexity or scale;
  • Ensure feature comparability across multiple browsers & platforms;
  • Identify and address performance issues;
  • Handle the entire software development life cycle, end to end.

Who are we looking for?

  • Excellent understanding of HTML, CSS and JavaScript;
  • Experience with mobile-first and responsive web design methodologies;
  • Fair knowledge of pre-processors such as Sass (preferably), Stylus or LESS;
  • Fair understanding of BEM, OOCSS or SMACSS methodologies;
  • Essential understanding of JavaScript libraries, patterns and methodologies (jQuery, AJAX, Modernizr, etc.)
  • Experience with testing and developing across multiple browsers while maintaining a consistent experience;
  • Fair understanding of MVC frameworks (Ember, Angular, Backbone or React);
  • Understanding of build tools like Gulp or Webpack;
  • Knowledge of Node.js;
  • Understanding of package management tools like bower and NPM;
  • Fair understanding of AMD, UMD and Common JS patterns;
  • Understanding of client-side performance issues;
  • Good eye for design and UX;
  • Experience with writing modular and reusable code;
  • Understanding of version control systems (git);
  • Understanding of using command line;
  • Good understanding for using graphic applications like Photoshop, Illustrator or Sketch;
  • Experience with PHP is a plus;
  • JavaScript testing experience is a plus;
  • Experience with internationalization and working on websites with multiple languages is a plus.
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar role;
  • 3+ years of experience in JavaScript;
  • 3+ years of experience in analysis, design, coding and implementation of next generation web applications.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent field;
  • Problem solving; Analytical thinking; Conceptual thinking; Detail oriented;
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills. This is an absolute must. We have heated debates around complicated subjects and you will be expected to defend your points of view.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and quickly adjust in a rapidly changing environment
We love to unlock value for our customers. Every single month, 300 million people use our platforms to easily, safely, and conveniently find their perfect home, buy or sell a car, find a great job, sell things they no longer need, or strike a great deal on something they need. And we help thousands of entrepreneurs and businesses find their customers too. We also unlock value within our company. We invest in ourselves and each other to reach our full potential. We avoid bureaucracy and empower our teams to innovate. Our commitment to inclusion ensures we listen to a diverse range of voices when making decisions. And, we combine the spirit and agility of a startup with our global scale and the backing of Prosus, one of the largest consumer internet groups in the world. Last but not least, we unlock value for our stakeholders. We are proud of the positive contribution we make to our planet, by enabling more conscious consumption and helping the world make the most of its limited resources through more efficient trade. We are committed to our cause: shaping the future of trade to unlock the hidden value in everything. We are OLX Group.
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