About the job
At GWI we understand that software engineering is a multidisciplinary field that requires a team effort. As such, our focus in building our teams is on finding passionate and hard-working individuals from different backgrounds and areas of expertise, and bringing them together to work on a host of challenging and interesting problems.
Our mission as an engineering team in the company is to :
Build new and exciting platforms for our users
Improve our services through constant evolution and performance monitoring
Support other teams and our colleagues through internal tools
Raise the standards of software development throughout the company
This means that on a day-to-day basis, our Senior Front-end Engineer might be performing code reviews, delivering new and exciting features in our platforms, motivate and guide the junior members of the team and work with their Team Lead to make sure that everything is delivered on time with the agreed quality.
Key roles and responsibilities :
Work within a multinational team with up to 5 people using a tech stack of React.js and Go
Work closely with designers to make sure that we deliver the proper UX
Lead collaboration with other teams to integrate projects into cohesive overall system
Ideate, brainstorm and implement new application components
Participate in tech sessions and mentor junior members of the team
Engaging on the Dev / Ops operations and on the QA of the product
Making sure the deliverable conforms to the GWI standards by following the best practices in front-end engineering
Demonstrable commercial experience in coding with React.js and Typescript
Excellent software development skills using both object and functional-oriented design fundamentals with a strong background in client-facing software applications
Experience with Computer Science fundamentals (data representation, data structures, algorithms) and with Test Driven Development (TDD)
Knowledge and experience with continuous integration and deployment automation concepts
Good judgment, prompt decision-making ability, responsibility and accountability
Ability to adapt to changing requirements and delivery timelines; Agile development experience (including tools like JIRA, Git etc) is welcome
Experience with relational databases and SQL
Excellent command of written and spoken English
First things first, as a disruptor in the global market research industry, we haven’t come this far without entrepreneurial spirit and a get-up-and-go attitude.
So if you think we’ll see that in you, then you’re already halfway there. Here’s the rest of what we’d like you to bring to the table.
The essentials :
Knowledge of functional programming languages. Experience with Elm is considered a strong plus.
Basic Dev / Ops knowledge (Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, Drone.io etc)
Experience with NoSQL databases and / or Elastic stack
About the benefits
Great benefits make a big difference. Not just to employees, but to the whole vibe of a business. That’s why when you work for us, you’ll enjoy a full spectrum of generous perks and rewards.
Competitive salary and performance-based bonus
Generous training budget, including a fully paid international conference each year
25 days holiday and Christmas office closure days on top
Enhanced primary caregiver and co-caregiver’s benefits
Flexitime and a great work-life balance
Private health insurance plan
Referral bonus scheme
Mobile phone contract
Early finishes on Fridays
A well-stocked fridge and plenty of snacks (some healthy, some not so healthy)
Commit a working day to charity each year
Regular social activities, including free online yoga and team outings in line with Covid-19 guidelines