Frontend Engineer โ€“ React at ricardo.ch

Posted on: 06/26/2021

Location: Zug (ON-SITE)

full time

Glassdoor: 3.0 / 5 | Original Source

Tags: redux github express typescript nodejs react

**Frontend Engineer - React** *Today, Ricardo is the* ***largest online marketplace in Switzerland*** *with over 2.3 million listed items and more than 4 million users.* ***For more than 20 years****, we have helped our users to find a new home for their idle objects. Ricardo is the paradise of bargain hunters, the happiness of collectors, we rock and you should come working with us.* *(While you were reading this text, 4 articles have already been sold on our platform)* *You will be part of Ricardo Engineering, a remote-friendly department of 50 engineers located in three countries (Zug - Switzerland, Belgrade - Serbia, Sophia-Antipolis - France)* *You will be working in the* ***community team****, a cross-functional, agile team that has the responsibility to consolidate user data and protect the trust of our customers.* *(Oh and again! 4 happy sellers and 4 happy buyers)* *You will not be alone: we have a guild of* ***11 Frontend engineers*** *from 5 other teams and we gather bi-weekly to share best practices, support each other and ramp up* ***your*** *skills.* At Ricardo, we not only deeply care about user experience (everybody does it today) but we also value a lot **your experience** (everybody says it today, but come and see yourself ๐Ÿ˜‰) ****Role and responsibilities**** We are looking for an engineer that demonstrates a **passion for delivering simple, reliable and maintainable SPAs**. You take part in a cross-functional team of 5 to 9 persons and if you think something is wrong in how/what you're doing, you can make things change. This role can be either in person in any of our European offices (Zug - Switzerland, Sophia Antipolis - France, Belgrade - Serbia) or, if you really are an impossible-to-miss talent, work remotely anywhere in Europe with English as your working language. ****If you want to be part of it, you must:**** * Have a **true love for Frontend development**, user experience and love crafting beautiful websites. * Be **eager to learn**. A lot. Not only purely about Frontend but also tooling, platform,... * Have a good experience with web development (**HTML, CSS, JS, DOM**). * Have some experience using **NodeJS** and **Express**. * Have some experience using the **React** ecosystem (you will need it for the exercise anyway ๐Ÿ˜‰). * Have some experience with basic **Git** commands (or any other SVC, nobody's perfect). * Demonstrate **good communication**: you're not afraid of being wrong, saying "*I don't know*". You're not afraid of saying "*I think you're wrong*" to other people whether itโ€™s a product manager, a designer, our almighty principal Frontend engineer Valentin or even your boss. * Have a decent level of **English**. We work in 3 different locations and can't afford having everyone learning swiss german. * Have a **true love for Frontend development and be eager to learn.** Really. Note: by "experience", we don't mean necessarily professionally. We need you to understand the concepts and be able to ship code with this piece of technology. ****If you are the rare bird we're looking for, you also:**** * Have some experience with **Redux**, **Next.js**, **Typescript**. * Have ever worked with a **microservice architecture**. * Have **more than 0 year** of working experience. * Have ever used **Github** or something similar, reviewed PRs,... * Have (a lot of) **pet projects**. ****๐ŸŽ Benefits**** * **Training** and **conference** budget available for everybody. * Strong engineering culture, empowerment and trust * Career tracks that can match with employees expectations (Senior, Principal, managersโ€ฆ). **We want you to progress** on your professional journey at Ricardo * Access to [Headspace](https://www.headspace.com/de), a digital platform to take care of your mental health * **Home office** possible also after the Covid period. * Fresh fruits, Free coffee @ Office. * Friday drinks & seasonal parties * Yearly party with all our colleagues ***Send your CV in English*** *today!* We do not accept unsolicited applications from third - party agencies.