Senior Front-End Engineer/Tech Lead with React & TypeScript needed
Rate of up to $85/h, travel costs are covered by the company
Full-time (40h a week)
Location: Oslo, Norway (yes, relocation is required - we provide assistance)
Duration: 12+ months (permanent employment / long-term contract)
Start: mid January 2019 (negotiable)
3-4 people with this profile are needed
Rate is adjusted to the location of the candidate - for US can be up to $140/h
B2B - you will pay taxes in your country of origin
Yet another time we search for extraordinary specialists to join our nerdy crew! :)
Project for a big retail corporation in Norway (12k employees) with stores across entire Europe.
You’ll be working closely with business people (including ex-McKinsey partner with 20 years of business experience; Harvard graduate), IT specialists (SE architects, DevOps, UI/UX people), marketing/sales department, Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence professionals, QA, logistics department and product manager to design, prioritize, and build new IT products in fashion, retail/e-commerce sectors related to a digital transformation that is happening in the organization.
One of the most important products that will need to be build is a new ecommerce platform (think: Zalando competitor) as well as information/data exchange platform for physical stores and IT tools for supply chain optimisation.
The role is a fast-paced environment that involves above-average degree of tech & business conceptual thinking, swiftness, communication & people skills and ecommerce/retail understanding. Ideal candidate can present a work history for well-known brands, some startup world experience (we’re lean and move quickly), min 2 years of similar commercial experience on a similar position.
If you are looking for an easy next project/job, or quick cash - there are better offers out there.
Basic algorithmic experience and problem solving absolutely required - if you're strong in JS/React, but struggle at algo or data structures, don't bother applying.
A rare, exciting opportunity to hone industry-related, practical business know-how, system design skills and work/network with top-notch world-class professionals (we already relocated people from the US and Canada for this project; people with Harvard and Google on their CVs).
Initial tech stack (likely to be refined, but not totally changes):
Front-End: JS, TypeScript, React, Vue, MobX.js, Redux, Web Assembly, Sharing components, PWA, Jest, Mocha, Karma
The most important are: JS, TypeScript, React & Node
Previous involvement in building large IT product totally from scratch
Wide-range of technologies that you're comfortable using (ideally covering majority of tools mentioned in this offer, and especially strong in JS environments including React)
Minimum 1 year of professional experience on commercial projects and similar position (tech lead / senior Front-End engineer)
Minimum 7 years of commercial, hands-on IT experience in total
Fluent English communication skills
Being up to date with recent tech tools & frameworks, extensive overall IT knowledge
Willingness to relocate to Oslo
Studied Computer Science at a prestigious university in your country - for Poland - University of Warsaw, AGH, Jagielonian University, and Warsaw University of Technology
️ Worked or contracted to well-know brands and corporations e.g. Google, Palantir, Hedge Funds, Amazon, eBay, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs (kidding, GS is actually a minus :)), Intel, Nvidia, TopTal
️ Work experience also from the fast-paced startup world
️ Worked with a distributed/remote team before
Excellent communication skills
Business understanding / product skills
If you consider yourself a nerd :) and are passionate about the technology, that's a big plus