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Christa Fellner
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Senior Frontend Engineer

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About the Role

Location: Porto
Employment type: permanent
Schedule: full-time
We have recently established a brand-new office in Porto. The Porto Team will contribute to the InterNations mission and vision by architecting, developing, and testing new products.

Our engineering teams architect, develop and test our products. As a Senior Frontend Engineer, your mission is to build awesome user interfaces.

As a member of an international, cross-functional Product Experience Team (PXT), you will architect, implement and test new functionality and maintain existing functionality using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Our PXTs organize themselves using SCRUM and you will work closely with your Product Manager and your team on the feasibility of concepts and upcoming changes. You will write automated tests at the unit, integration and acceptance levels to assure quality and longevity of our products and a sustainable pace for future changes.

As part of the greater engineering organization, you will expand and improve our Pattern Library of UI components towards consistency and re-usability. You will lead and take part in cross-team initiatives: architectural changes, refactoring, establishment of best practices. You will be mentoring less experienced colleagues and support their growth.

What we are looking for:

•Expertise in modern HTML and CSS best practices
•Experience working with SASS, LESS, or any other CSS pre-processor
•Good knowledge of JavaScript and familiarity beyond ES5 (e.g. ES6, TypeScript, Flow)
•Knowledge in node.js, npm and the ecosystem around javascript dependency management
•Experience with JavaScript frameworks: VueJS, React, Angular, Backbone, you name it
•An interest in automated testing, be it unit, functional, or acceptance
•A sharp eye for details, especially when it comes to UI and UX
•A strong desire to learn engineering discipline and rigor

What we value:
  • bettering our skills, teaching each other and learning ways to build better software
  • user testing, experimentation, automated testing and continuous integration to gain meaningful feedback for what we do
  • fostering collaboration and cooperativeness

Technologies we use: React, React native, Twig, Jest, Flow, Karma, Webpack, Less

Sound interesting? 
Then start the conversation by sending us your application today.

If you want to know more about what working at InterNations is like, just have a look at our corporate blog — featuring, for example, an interview with one of our engineers!

About us

The InterNations team

At InterNations, we’re dedicated to making expat life a great experience! With more than 3.7 million members in 420 cities, InterNations is the biggest global community for expats. We offer regular local events, interest-based groups, and useful information to help our members feel at home abroad. What started as an idea over ten years ago is now changing the lives of expats and global minds around the world every day. With team members from around 50 countries, we believe in the benefits of cultural exchange and the power of bringing people together. Together we’re constantly growing, learning, and coming up with new ways for our members to meet other international people and enjoy life abroad.

Benefits of working at InterNations:

  • a growing, dynamic company with an international team
  • a friendly atmosphere and the space to pursue your ideas
  • a centrally located office in Munich and an office near the beach in Porto
  • support with your visa application
  • 28 paid vacation days + special paid leave
  • the option to take a sabbatical after 3 years with InterNations
  • part-time work contracts possible
  • Albatross Membership for team members and their partners
  • XING Premium membership
  • regular team events and trips. Last year we brought the whole company to Maresme in Spain
  • a weekly team breakfast, plus coffee, fresh fruit, in-house yoga sessions, and gym discounts (depending on location)
  • regular workshops, training sessions, cross-departmental projects & exchanges
  • a relocation package to support your move to Porto
  • annual internal hackathon
  • a culture fostering open-source contributions

At InterNations, you’ll be working in a friendly atmosphere geared to bring out your creativity and independence. With our flat organizational structure, you’ll have a lot of room to pursue your own ideas. If you’re a working parent, you’ll find the flexibility you need to support your work-life balance. Start your work week off on the right foot with a weekly team breakfast and get your creative juices going with a free flow of coffee. When inspiration strikes, bounce around new ideas over a game of table football. And as we value building strong connections between our team members, you can look forward to a regular lunch lottery, language tandems, and an annual team-building activity.

HR Contact

Christa Fellner
Human Resources