This opportunity is based in Zurich

Web Front-end Architect / Technical Lead

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In this role

  •            You will work with business and software engineering teams to build large-scale web applications
  •            You will guide teams on the end-to-end project lifecycle, covering the initial conception, business requirements, software architecture, technical lead, coaching, and flawless delivery
  •            You will provide technological and architectural consulting to our clients, give technical recommendations and advise on their execution
  •            You will support pre-sales on tender responses, proof-of-concept work and the design of innovative front-end solutions, with an emphasis on scalability, modularity, flexibility, and performance
  •            You will run group-wide thought leadership initiatives to advance our architectural practice and sustain our technical excellence

What we offer

  •            A stimulating and professional working environment in a dynamic team with extensive expertise
  •            Exciting projects and challenging problems to solve using the latest technologies.
  •            Flat organizational hierarchies and cross-functional teamwork
  •            Close contact with customers in diverse industries
  •            A supportive culture with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development

About your profile

  •            6+ years of experience with front-end libraries and frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue.js, Redux, etc.
  •            Proven experience in working on large-scale web applications
  •            Good knowledge of advanced front-end development concepts such as modularization, micro front-ends, etc.
  •            Deep understanding of client-side performance optimization techniques
  •            Strong ES5/ES6/TypeScript knowledge
  •            Advanced CSS3 styling techniques, methodologies and technologies (SUITCSS, BEM, PostCSS, SASS, LESS, CSS-in-JS, etc.)
  •            Experience with JavaScript testing tools such as Jest, Karma, etc.
  •            Hands-on experience with building tools such as Gulp, Webpack, etc. and package managers such as npm and yarn and their integration into CI/CD pipelines
  •            Good knowledge of Node.js runtime environment
  •            Solid knowledge of the browser rendering pipeline
  •            Solid knowledge of the HTTP protocol and mechanisms such as CORS, JSONP, etc.
  •            Good knowledge of client-side vulnerabilities and security best practices
  •            Strong computer science fundamentals such as algorithms and data structures
  •            Experience in designing PWAs and in web accessibility (WAI-ARIA) is a plus
  •            Continuously up to date with the latest trends and technologies in the web front-end development ecosystem
  •            Eye for beautiful and elegant design and attention to details
  •            Enthusiasm, creativity, flexibility, team spirit, and general awesomeness in software engineering
  •            Good communication skills
  •            Fluent in German and in English

If you are INTERESTED in applying for this position, please send us your complete application (CV, cover letter, letter of reference, diplomas and certificates).

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