POSTED Oct 26

Remote | Staff Frontend Engineer at OLX Group

  • Programming
  • Fulltime
  • Anywhere (100% Remote) Only
Job Description

At OLX Group, we shape the future of trade to unlock the hidden value in everything.

We shape the future of trade as one of the world’s fastest-growing networks of trading platforms, operating in 30+ countries under 20+ well-loved brands, including Avito, OLX, Otomoto, letgo, StandVirtual, Autovit.ro, and many more. With 300M monthly active users (MAUs), US$ 1.3B revenue and +37% revenue growth (FY 20) supported by a team of 10,000+ people.

We love to unlock value for our customers. Every month, 300 million people use our platforms to easily, safely, and conveniently find their perfect home, buy or sell a car, find a great job, sell things they no longer need, or strike a great deal on something they need. And we help thousands of entrepreneurs and businesses find their customers too.

We also unlock value within our company. We invest in ourselves and each other to reach our full potential. We avoid bureaucracy and empower our teams to innovate. Our commitment to inclusion ensures we listen to a diverse range of voices when making decisions. And, we combine the spirit and agility of a startup with our global scale and the backing of Prosus, one of the largest consumer internet groups in the world.

As a Remote Staff Frontend Engineer, you can work in a full-remote setup currently residing in Portugal and you'll be working on a mixed tech stack based on a microservices architecture, entirely on Amazon Web Services, with open source libs like React and Next. Are you someone who is craving scalable problems and dealing with optimizations? You'll work with a creative, critical, and well-organized team from the comfort of your house but as close as we have ever been!

You will enable teams to build experiences in one of the fastest and key marketplaces: Motors. The European Motors Team is developing the Vertical Motors Platforms for many valuable markets figuring many millions in revenue. Among our brands you can find Otomoto.pl in Poland, Autovit.ro in Romania and in Portugal, Standvirtual.com. You will play a key role in enabling our organisation to scale efficiently.

What you will be doing:

  • Building scalable platforms used by people around the globe while developing and maintaining products with billions of page views per month
  • Participate in solving specific technical challenges with engineers from other European offices, having a chance to accelerate your impact by delivering for millions of customers.
  • Own the development process end-to-end, participating in product design discussions, writing and reviewing code, assuring quality and the strategy for the development
  • Advocate for product quality, security, and performance improvements that have a particular impact across your team and others.
  • Focused on delivery towards DevOps mentality
  • Contributing to the EU engineering community through our guilds
  • Driving in the discovery process by having access to the research panel
  • Shaping the OKRs alongside product managers
  • Assist our development team and operations triaging and resolving production issue
  • Mentor other engineers and improve standards, tooling and processes

Who we’re looking for:

  • You can work in a full-remote setup and currently residing in Portugal
  • You're experienced with large scale web applications
  • Demonstrated expertise working with one or more of the following: Mobile Application Development, Front End Development
  • Passionate about TDD, and you're not shy about it
  • Experience building Javascript apps using React and Redux
  • Good understanding of Front end Architectures and focus on performance
  • Used to work with CI/CD practices, RESTful APIs, and AWS
  • You're tech-savvy active in open source communities to find the latest solutions in the market
  • Being able to help other engineers growing
  • Able to effectively communicate in English

What we’ll give you:

  • Full remote position
  • Opportunity to work with a multitude of microservices' architecture on Golang, React and Next.js. Prepare these to cope with all the traffic and scale we need to handle
  • Continue our work decoupling a legacy PHP application to the new tech
  • A company committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees and creating equal opportunities
  • Great place to learn within fast-growing, global classifieds' platforms
  • A healthy learning environment that takes your career at heart for both Individual Contributors or Managers
  • We offer an Annual Bonus plus benefits like Health and Life insurance, Food Allowance
  • Open selection of training e-courses including MyAcademy, Udemy and specialist AWS training 

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