Senior Frontend Engineer

Title: Senior Frontend Engineer

Type: Full Time

Department: Product/Technology

Location: Athens, Greece

Reports to: VP of Engineering

Supervises: Junior Engineers

Description

We are an international team of engineers, educators, and designers rethinking education from the ground up. We are building an e-learning platform offering high quality education powered by amazing teachers supported by cutting edge technology and operations. We are based in Athens.

Responsibilities

  • Write HTML, CSS and a lot of JavaScript (We use Reactjs and Redux)
  • Build elegant, clean and responsive interfaces appealing to students, parents and educators
  • Participate in UX and code reviews

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in web and software development
  • At least 3 years of experience in JavaScript, React and Redux
  • At least 5 years of experience in HTML and CSS
  • Strong understanding of algorithms and data structures
  • Strong understanding of Object-Oriented Programming Principles
  • Strong understanding of unit, integration, regression, functional and load testing principles
  • Strong understanding of RESTful API usage and design principles
  • Basic understanding of application and networking security
  • Basic understanding of User Experience Processes and User-Centered Design
  • Proficiency in Git, SVN or another version control system
  • A track record of writing high-quality, well-tested and readable code

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some experience in Angular, Vue, JQuery, LESS and other front-end technologies is a plus
  • Proficiency in a cloud hosting platform like AWS
  • Proficiency in using command-line interfaces
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Studies in a reputable university abroad
  • Experience working in education or an education technology company
  • Work experience in a fast growing or established organization in London/New York
  • Proficiency in English (Michigan or Cambridge)

Important Note

  • We are an organization that provides substantial upside
  • We have 3 drivers; Open door policy, full transparency and passion for perfection
  • This is an amazing opportunity for driven people who not only want to learn how to work effectively from super accomplished international people but also realize that the real upside is a combination of salary and equity and not a "risk free" environment in a big bureaucratic, politics ridden, company that hands out discretionary, highly taxed, bonuses

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Equity
  • Family tuition discount
  • Flexible hours
  • Proximity to the Subway (5 min walk)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer