Front-end Developer (React)


Full Time
Vienna, Austria   
Posted 5h ago

About CheckYeti

CheckYeti is the leading marketplace (web & app) to search, compare and book winter sports and outdoor activities and currently features over 8,500 activities in more than 600 destinations across Europe.

We are a team of experienced entrepreneurs and developers who share a passion for outdoor activities and a common vision to provide the best product & booking experience possible to our customers. What we value most in our colleagues is their entrepreneurial mindset, the wish and ability to take over responsibility and their willingness to go the extra mile to grow a scalable online-business.

We’re looking for an experienced React developer to help in the transformation of our website into a Single Page Application/Progressive Web App.

Our technology & way of working

  • We work with React, Less, Webpack in the front-end and Grails, Spring in the back-end
  • We use different search/storage solutions such as MySQL, MongoDB, ElasticSearch and Redis
  • For our CI/CD pipeline we use Bamboo, docker, Ansible and AWS
  • We work in small release cycles with 2-3 releases a week; we use Kanban as agile methodology and focus on delivering value to the customer
  • We interact directly with everyone in the company, from the founders to marketing, business development and customer happiness team

What you will do

  • Front-end development and transition of our web platform into a Single Page Application
  • Development of new SPAs for our sub products
  • Proactively contribute to UX/design, development standards and technologies used
  • Design and implement pages optimized for SEO and SEM
  • Write end-to-end, component and unit tests to ensure high quality and well tested features
  • Ensure consistent and predictable delivery with a focus on performance, compatibility and security
  • Stay on top of current technology trends and monitor the design, performance and advancement of similar products across the online travel/activities booking industry

Main requirements

  • 3+ years of front-end development experience

  • Knowledge of ReactJS/ES6, Redux, HTML5, CSS3, LESS or Sass, WebPack

  • A strong sense for good screen design/usability combined with very high quality standards

  • Experience with consumer-oriented web/mobile products, ideally e-commerce websites and/or online booking platforms

  • Desire to take ownership and ability to thrive on that (taking on responsibility is expected)

  • High level of personal commitment and flexibility

  • Hands-on team player, active communicator and open for feedback

  • Fluency in English is essential (working language), German is an advantage

  • Valid visa/work permit to live and work in the EU/Austria is required

Nice to have

  • Experience in TDD, BDD using tools such as Jest, Enzyme,, Mocha, Karma or Chai is a plus

  • Familiarity with Progressive Web Apps best practices is a plus


  • Exciting role in our core development team with great freedom to initiate and implement own ideas
  • An ambitious & experienced team with a clear vision in a fast growing start-up environment
  • Regular team events (“Outdoor Friday” - sledging, skiing, mountain biking, rafting...)
  • Relocation to Vienna or 50/50 split of working remote/in Vienna (officially the best city on this planet to live in ;)
  • Attractive salary + performance-based bonus