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Senior Front End Engineer - Starters Team (m/f/x)



Software Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

At commercetools, we are:

Engaged: We didn't become the fastest growing, highest ever valued SaaS software company in digital commerce with nearly 100% year-over-year growth by sitting on the sidelines.

Inspired: We continually explore what's possible. As the founder of the headless commerce concept, the leader in true composable commerce, and the visionaries behind MACH® — our patented tech has radically disrupted the world of enterprise ecommerce software. And we are just getting started!

Valued: Intelligent, resilient, passionate individuals hailing from over 50 countries across the globe, speaking over 43 languages, and collectively embracing diversity, encouraging inclusion, and fostering a culture of care.

The Opportunity:

We are searching for a Senior Front End Engineer to join our starters team, which focuses on developing fully functional e-commerce Next.js-based web stores. Our codebase is used as a reference and a "golden standard" by our customers' engineering teams who modify and expand it into their own custom solutions. We focus on flawless performance that translates into an excellent Lighthouse score, adherence to best engineering practices and coding conventions, scalability, and developer experience (our code is used by others!).

Your Mission:

  • Use the latest version of Next.js to build the front-end part of fully functional web stores
  • Collaborate with the product team continuously find ways to improve the developer experience, both for yourself and our customers
  • Maintain high standards of code quality
  • Keep the application well-tested, self-documenting, and stable
  • Maintain projects with the latest engineering practices and ecosystem trends
  • Work cross-functionally with technical writers keep the public documentation up-to-date

What you need to succeed:

  • Thorough knowledge of TypeScript/JavaScript, React, and Next.js
  • Thorough understanding of CSS, SASS, and web design
  • Experience with RESTful and GraphQL APIs
  • Experience writing maintainable and adaptable frontend code
  • The will to help to maintain the foundation of any JavaScript/TypeScript project: library updates, JavaScript build tools (webpack and babel), etc.

Tech at commercetools:

We Are Open Source And Innovative By Design

🚀 We make rapid progress by being early adopters of React, Scala, and GraphQL

📋 We share & contribute to the open source community:

⚙️ We <3 Automation and Machine Learning

We care about your Growth and Well-being

💰 Competitive compensation package: Generous compensation structure consisting of salary, competitive stock option package, various benefits and perks

☀️ Workation: Up to 60 days/year from a country different from your base country

💻 Open Learning & Development Budget

📚 ct Academy: Regular internal training sessions

⌚️ Flexibility: Morning person or night owl? We believe in outcome and motivated employees

🚀 Mindset & Growth: A diverse, creative workspace with an international culture & learning environment

Are you ready? Come grow with us!

🔍 Are you looking for something else? Check out our Career Page and our Website for more information.

We are all different and that is what makes us stronger! We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company better.

commercetools celebrates being a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. If your professional profile aligns with our specific hiring requirements and company culture, then we encourage you to apply. We will assess your competencies, future potential, approach to learning and self-development and passion, and not your age, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, genetics, or disability.