Front-End Web Developer // babelforce

Juni 19, 2019

Do you want to influence the core of a powerful communications platform? We want to add an experienced Front-End Web Developer as a key team contributor. If you want to work in a great team creating massively scalable communications solutions, then this will be perfect for you.

The background and the role:

babelforce operates a successful B2B platform that has customers across the world. The platform is now entering its next phase of expansion and we want to add a core technical team member to drive further product development. You will be working on a B2B platform that allows businesses to create and manage communications processes. It is a very disruptive offering that dramatically reduces the cost to companies compared to the traditional vendors in the sector while at the same time offering unprecedented flexibility. The latter part is where you come in: we get super excited about finding the perfect and most elegant architecture and implementation to solve the hardest challenges: creating an easy to use browser-only communication solution, scaling real-time audio and media streams, using latest techniques for NAT-traversal in enterprise grade network setups, and building on a fully clustered app engine platform – all the big ones!

Your profile:

You will definitely need to have:

  • At least 3 years experience in Front-End and web application development
  • In-depth knowledge of HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Javascript and jQuery
  • Lots of experience in working with the latest state of the art Javascript Framework
  • Fun in exploring and adapting the latest cutting-edge web development techniques

Some of the tasks you will be responsible for:

  • Develop, extend and maintain all of our Front-End web applications
  • Implement web design concepts for new web applications and help improving and renewing the Web-GUI of our existing ones
  • Make use and develop against our own API or integrate 3rd-Party APIs
  • Building, Testing & Deploying of all Front end web apps to our Staging and Production Environment with the use of Docker and a modern CI Toolset
  • Manage and organize continuous and conformance checks against web browsers (mainly Chrome)
  • Working with Jira, Git & Gitlab and planning and realising releases in an Team
  • Taking responsibility for a full application development cycle and coordination in your team

Some specific skills that would be useful:

  • Strong Experience with HTML5, CSS and Javascript development
  • Experience in developing with APIs and making use of external Javascript libraries
  • Experience in working with Chrome-Browser dev tools
  • Experience with end-to-end tests and GUI testing frameworks
  • Also useful would be experience with optimizing the business and end-user UIs for a SaaS/PaaS product
  • Very good English is vital
  • Great communication skills and ability to juggle all kinds of different needs, constraints across a range of product areas

Some particular skills and tools that you should ideally know well:

  • NodeJS, Vanilla Javascript, AngularJS, vue.js or other state of the art Javascript Frameworks
  • NPM, gulp, babel, eslint, ecmascript
  • Test-driven development
  • Docker & Container Virtualization in general
  • IntelliJ IDEA, Jira, Git, unix shell, Linux

What we offer:

  • Once in a lifetime chance to be a leading contributor in a high impact B2B product
  • Opportunity to take part in the global expansion of a powerful business platform
  • Great culture and supportive team
  • Open environment where you have scope to not only influence but shape the product direction
  • Flexible working hours, great office rooms in the heart of Berlin, everything included

Come and build beautiful code with us. And have fun doing it!

Email your CV to [email protected]

PLEASE make sure to put “Front-End Web Developer” in your email subject line.

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