Senior Front End Engineer

Toronto, Ontario Requisition Number R0032149 Subsidiary Kijiji

How often do you get to work for a verb? - “I’ll Kijiji my couch… ”

We’re looking for thoughtful engineers with an eye for quality to join our team and help grow Kijiji while keeping our applications beautiful, fast, and delightful. We seek to hire those that amplify the work we do by sharing knowledge and experience with each other creating new ideas, ways of doing things as part of a world-class engineering organization.

We are working in cross functionalteams using agilemethods. Our teams have the full responsibility for development and operation of their services and apps, deciding about architecture, tech-stack and tools on their own, in close cooperation with the other teams. The foundation of our products and services are Java  / Spring Servicesand a Responsive React Frontend.

Your tasks:

  • Lead an Agile Development Team
  • Coach and mentor junior members of your team
  • Improve agile development and continuous delivery process
  • Collaborate with other team members and engineers
  • Ensure code quality and maintainability by evolving architecture and tech stack, code reviews, refactoring, standards and improving build and test systems

Your profile:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development
  • 3+ years of experience as a JavaScript developer working in cross functional teams
  • 2+ years as a team lead and people mananger
  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript, React, Node.js and ES6
  • Advanced understanding of design, implementation and operation of distributed services and APIs (bonus: SEO Experience)
  • Advanced knowledge of common web technologies (HTTP, DNS, REST/JSON, OAuth, Ajax)
  • Experience with Automated testing, unit tests with Jasmine & Karma, UI tests with Selenium Webdriver 
  • Experience with package managers like npm and Bower, Build pipelines with Grunt, Gulp or webpack
  • Good understanding of Build Pipelines
  • Strong interest in current developments and technologies within the JavaScript community
  • Passion for agile software development, product discovery and continuous delivery
  • High aspiration for quality balanced with a good sense of pragmatism
  • You understand quality assurance as a task of the entire team to build the best experience to the users
  • Independently and quick adoption of new technologies and concepts
  • Effective oral and written communication skills

You’ll need to:

  • Create a great user experience
  • Be bold
  • Be product focussed
  • Collaborate & Iterate
  • Support the platform
  • Learn from everyone
  • Be generous with what you know

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