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Senior Front-End Engineer

Cloud Academy

PLEASE NOTE: This position is based in our Swiss HQ in Mendrisio, Switzerland, just 7km over the border from Como, Italy. Mendrisio is easily commutable from Milan, Como, Varese or Lugano and Cloud Academy provides the train ticket for you and we’re happy to facilitate your relocation to this area if needed!  Alternatively, candidates can work remotely from anywhere in Italy, with a quarterly visit to our office.

Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled educational content to developers worldwide!

We’re looking for two Senior Front-End Engineers to help us take our product to the next level. We move seamlessly from full-stack web development, to mobile, to deployment/scaling. This position will take ownership of how features are implemented, from user experience to backend, involving our web app, mobile app, APIs and backend infrastructure.

You’ll have an opportunity to make a large impact on the culture of our development team. Our ideal candidate is a humble leader, equally capable of teaching and learning.

Responsibilities:

  • Able to write well-structured, maintainable, idiomatic code with good documentation; unit tests for every feature, bug fixing and code reviews.
  • Communicate with the rest of the company (e.g. sales, marketing, UX, etc) to ensure the functionality you're implementing is what was intended.
  • Collaborate in a cross-functional team, including mobile developers, designers and product managers in order to quickly deliver new features.
  • Work closely with the Operations Team to ensure smooth deployments, ensuring that errors are logged with enough info to debug effectively.

Requirements:

  • Basic CSS3 knowledge
  • Very proficient in Javascript: ES6, Webpack, React, Redux (React preferred)
  • Experience with SPA (single page applications) and SSR (server side rendering) with React (or any other modern JS framework)
  • Experience with atomic design strongly preferred
  • Experience with distributed version control systems: mostly Git (Github and/or Bitbucket).
  • Familiar with cloud-oriented technologies: AWS, Google Cloud, Heroku, Docker
  • Understanding of the appropriate use of the file system, cloud storage, network resources, and an understanding of data redundancy and availability is necessary
  • Good English level, both spoken and written

Bonus Points:

  • Passion for and experience in e-learning projects is a strong bonus
  • Ability to find creative solutions to interesting problems

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