Frontend Engineer 80-100% (f/m/d)

Homegate is the leading digital real estate classifieds platform in Switzerland. We help people to make their best real estate decision and bring commercial real estate agencies, owners, and potential tenants and buyers together. We count more than 10 million visits from people who use our portal and have more than 190 million page views per month.

We are looking for you as a teammate. You’ll help Homegate to grow the business and our engineering teams to shift our platform to the next level while driving innovations.

Homegate has a cutting-edge technical stack, building its services in an event-driven architecture in the AWS Cloud using the serverless model in the back-end and a modern VueJS front-end.  We adhere to Agile Software Development methodologies.

As a Frontend Software Engineer, focusing on having an impact on our organic traffic with concrete SEO initiatives you will help us build the greatest real estate platform in Switzerland. You will be part of a cross-functional, agile team with an open mindset and team members who enjoy learning new skills and sharing theirs.

Your Responsibilities

  • You will work on Front-end tasks with a specific focus on SEO impact and building the necessary features so that the organic discovery of Homegate is improved over time. Some of the topics include boosting the performance of our rendering pipeline, ensuring that our core web vitals are on the up, and optimizing our code to guarantee good page performance.
  • You perform changes necessary not only to improve user experience but also invisible changes to the code that will impact our long term ranking
  • You challenge the status quo and continuously improve the architecture, code, and tools to ensure the delivery of high-quality software
  • You own your solution and will be responsible for development to delivery to operations in a DevOps environment

Your Qualification

  • Experience with JavaScript or TypeScript
  • Experience with frontend frameworks like Vue.js or React
  • Experience with automated testing
  • Experience with agile methodologies and pronounced agile mindset
  • Practice in clean code, pair programming, continuous integration, and continuous delivery
  • Experience with Node.js is a plus
  • Experience with SEO optimizations is a plus
  • Experience with  AWS services like Lambda, DynamoDB, SNS, SQS, S3, CloudWatch is a plus
  • Experience designing and implementing RESTful backend and event-driven services is a plus
  • An academic degree in computer science or equivalent practical experience
  • Fluency in English

Our tech stack https://stackshare.io/homegate...

Benefits 

  • Competitive salaries
  • Flexible working hours and a culture of trust.
  • Remote working with the possibility to work in fantastically equipped offices with your peers when you choose.
  • Personal development budget and opportunities. We encourage you to constantly learn and improve yourself as well as spread your knowledge around the team and even the whole company.
  • Regular hackathons; explore, collaborate, and ideate on the things you think matter.
  • Team-building activities, budget to spend time and build chemistry and trust with your team in a non-work setting or set up off-site working days to kickstart a new challenge in the most optimal way.
  • Great office facilities with opportunities for plenty of social interactions,  After-Work-Apéros, and regular company-wide events.
  • Great, top-of-the-line equipment setup by you, for you. Let us know what you need.
  • 25 vacation days, optional vacation purchase days, and sabbatical options to meet your life needs.
  • Attractive Homegate pension plan, powered by Swisscanto

We are on the move – and want to keep moving. We are farsighted. We are proactive. We are courageous. We are TX.

For this position, we are looking for someone willing to relocate to or already living in  Germany, Switzerland, or France and have a valid work permit.

 

 

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Zürich

Werdstrasse 21
8004 Zürich info@homegate.ch 0800 100 123 View page

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