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Sr Front-end Engineer (Remote or on-site)

RemoteSwitzerland, Ticino, LuganoEngineering

Job description

(PLEASE NOTE): This is either an onsite role based in our Swiss office in Mendrisio, Switzerland (it's just 7km and is easily commutable from Milan, Como, Varese or Lugano) or a 100% remote position for candidates based in Europe who speak fluent English and are willing and able to spend around a week per quarter in our Swiss Office (travel expenses covered). We are also happy to assist with your relocation to this beautiful part of Europe and we have a remote working policy.

Cloud Academy is a hyper-growth upskilling and reskilling SaaS company, focused on enabling enterprise customers to have full transparency and control over their tech workforce skills readiness. In a rapidly changing cloud technical landscape where there is an increasing tech skills gap in the market, combined with the difficulty organizations are facing to retain tech talent and the demands for numerous technical certifications, companies need the ability to manage these skills at scale more than ever. We help over 1000 customers visualize, assess, transform and measure their teams’ tech skills readiness through a unique Skills Intelligence Platform, powered by world-class cloud training content. Companies like Warner Media, Deloitte, JP Morgan Chase, and Walmart trust Cloud Academy with their technical cloud skills readiness at scale, so they can achieve their cloud business goals.

We are a global team, with colleagues in over 14 countries worldwide. We are a diverse team that is innovative, collaborative, pragmatic and passionate about making an impact. We thrive on a common vision, we obsess about our customers and learners, and we take pride in the quality of our work. Most importantly, we know that individually we are only as good as our teams are, and we always have each others’ backs.
We are seeking driven, highly competent, and creative team players to join us on the next phase of our growth story, as we scale our winning products to help even more customers and learners.

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

We’re looking for a Senior Front-end Engineer to help us take our product to the next level. We move seamlessly from full-stack web development, to mobile, to deployment/scaling. In this position you will work mainly on the front-end for our individual and enterprise-oriented product, making a large impact on the culture of our development team!
You will work alongside a cross-functional team of Backend Engineers, Product Managers and Product Designers, to create a unified end-to-end customer experience. 


Responsibilities:

  • 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 on a cross-functional team, including mobile developers, designers and product managers, in order to quickly deliver new features
  • Work side by side with DevOps, ensuring every piece of software provides useful error messages and logging capabilities

Job requirements

  • Very proficient in Javascript: ES6, Webpack, React, Vue.js or Angular. Experience with React is 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
  • Basic CSS3 knowledge
  • Experience with distributed version control systems: mostly Git (Github and/or Bitbucket)
  • Familiar with cloud-oriented technologies: AWS, Google Cloud, Heroku, Docker
  • Good English level
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, with a sense of urgency and integrity

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation and a bonus plan
  • Four weeks of paid vacation per year (that increases to five weeks after two years with the company!) plus one day off per year to volunteer at your favorite non-profit

Equality & Diversity:

  • We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer, committed to equality and diversity amongst both our employees and prospective applicants. We ensure that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, socio-economic background, neuro-diversity, education, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Equality & Diversity:

We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer, committed to equality and diversity amongst both our employees and prospective applicants. We ensure that all applicants are treated equally and fairly throughout our recruitment process. We are determined that no applicant experiences discrimination on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, age, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, veteran status, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, socio-economic background, neuro-diversity, education, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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