FRONTEND DEVELOPER IN ATHENS AT ICAP & CLIENTS

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

ICAP Executive Search on behalf of its client, Xrysi Eukairia, which is the leading classified ads company in Greece, specializing in the Real Estate, Jobs, Auto-Moto and Business sectors, is seeking for a Frontend Developer to join their software development team.

More than 1.5 million people in Greece browse Xrysi Eukairia every month. Xrysi Eukairia ‘s ambition is to create a unique environment that will help people effortlessly match supply and demand. Whether it be in real estate, jobs, auto/moto or any of the hundred other categories they support, their goal is to offer an efficient marketplace that promotes such transactions. Under new leadership and with focus on customer satisfaction, they are looking for people to join their Engineering department in order to help achieve these goals.

You can visit their Stack Overflow page if you’re curious to read more about their Engineering department, see how they spend their time and read what they currently do.

Frontend Developer (Ref. 4837/FED/ESS/GR)

About the job opportunity

This is a technical role but frequent liaison with the product and design team is essential. You will be a part of their frontend team and use your experience to inform their engineering process when building new features and enhance existing ones. You will need to coordinate daily with their backend team, consume existing APIs and take an active role in shaping the API specs of new ones.

They are in the process of overhauling their frontend stack so you will also have an active say in steering towards new technologies.

Job Requirements

What will I be doing?

  • Participate in the design, development and testing of existing and new software applications.
  • Translate the company and customer needs into state-of the-art, functional and beautiful interactive applications.
  • Work in collaboration with their backend and artwork developers in order to translate the company’s and customers’ needs into state-of the-art, functional and beautiful interactive applications.
  • Pay attention to agility and strive for small, frequent and incremental releases that continuously provide value.
  • Write clean and maintainable code, utilizing our coding conventions.
  • Identify, troubleshoot and debug defects in application code.
  • Smartly select and pursue refactoring/restructuring opportunities to make their code easier to understand and maintain.
  • Deliver the best quality code that you can to make their products and sites easier to use.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

What skills do I need?

  • You’ll need to have experience as a front end developer. Knowledge of HTML, Javascript, Ajax, jQuery and calling RESTful services is essential. Knowledge of frameworks like Boostrap, Foundation or Semantic UI would also be highly desirable.
  • Working knowledge of version control (Git) and continuous integration & delivery systems like Jenkins or Teamcity.
  • You will need to have existing experience with working with distributed systems.
  • An understanding of NoSQL databases like Memcached, Redis and MongoDB.
  • Ideally you will have an understanding of JavaScript design patterns, working experience with at least of major JavaScript framework (React, Angular, Vue), a knack for unit test using a framework like Jasmine or Mocka and some working experience with backend templating languages like Perl Template Toolkit or Freemarker.
  • Ability to communicate in Greek and English (verbal & written form, business proficiency).

Where will I be working?

Your place of work will be their Athens office.

Benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Group Medical insurance
  • Pleasant, modern and professional working environment
  • Further professional development

 

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