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Senior Front-end Engineer

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Company: BlockFactory
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-06-08
Job specializations:
  • IT/Tech
    Systems Developer
  • Software Development
    Software QA, Software Project Manager, Front End Developer
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Location: Zürich

About Us

BlockFactory is leading the adoption of blockchain technology worldwide. Like in every start-up, we’re on a rollercoaster ride, but we’re all here for the same reason: to bring Blockchain to the masses and have some fun along the way!

We’re passionate, excited but also realistic about blockchain and its capabilities. While we’re constantly bantering at the office over which blockchain will rule them all, the technologies and tools we’re developing are chain-agnostic.

At BlockFactory we’ll encourage you to stay curious, inquisitive and constantly learn new skills. That way, should you ever decide to move on, you’re the best version of yourself. We always aspire to hire for the long term and cultural fit is one of the most important factors when we’re recruiting. After all, culture does eat strategy for breakfast!

Need more convincing? Check out Life at BlockFactory.

Our Stack

Our Core back-end is engineered using Golang, with a powerful set of modules and a Vue.js front-end, allowing DApp programmers to create solutions covering a wide array of use cases.

Your Role

As a Senior Engineer you can be based either in Cham or Zurich. You will join our international team who are inspired by writing clean, open source code. You will be hired by BlockFactory and assigned to the Proxeus project, additionally, you will...

  • Develop new user-facing features for the Proxeus core
  • Take a lead role in guiding a cross-functional team & steer the execution of projects
  • Bridge the gap between the visual elements and the server-side infrastructure
  • Work with front-end and back-end web developers to build all the client-side logic
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Main requirements

    Experience

  • 4+ years professional experience with JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3- including all the quirks, and workarounds.
  • Experience with WebSockets, Local Storage, or ES6
  • Skills

  • Strong understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues
  • Understanding of browser rendering behaviour and performance
  • You are a team player with experience leading cross-functional teams and coaching junior developers
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • You have a Swiss or EU passport (or other permit that allows you to work in Switzerland)
  • Bonus Points: Experience with Vue.js or React
  • Your Character

  • You are able to combine a fast pace with the delivery of consistently high quality
  • You know when good is not good enough and you are ready to go the extra mile
  • You describe problems transparently and objectively and you focus on finding solutions
  • You give and accept constructive feedback
  • You have a personal vision how blockchain will reshape our world
  • Position Requirements
    Less than 1 Year work experience
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