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Senior Front-End Developer, react.js



Software Engineering
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by 👋

Are you actively looking for a new opportunity? Or just checking the market? Well… you might just be in the right place!

We’re looking for a senior front-end developer to join our Lightspeed Hospitality Team in EMEA. You will work on a variety of projects that will have a tremendous impact on the daily life of thousands of customers all over the world and help bring local communities to life.

As a senior frontend developer, you’ll be working closely together with our Product Managers, Designers, other developers and our support team in order to provide tailored and innovative solutions for the market. You will join a healthy and collaborative team, continuously improving our engineering practices, and delivering state-of-the-art technology, all while keeping it fun. Above all, your work will change the way the world experiences hospitality.

What you'll be responsible for:

  • Working alongside some of the most brilliant minds in the industry, you will contribute to the omnichannel product by building new features and creative workflows.
  • Design and create beautiful, elegant, and functional web applications.
  • Your daily tasks will be split between development of new features and supporting existing integrations with our partners, while new features will dominate as we constantly open new markets.
  • Report to the Team Lead of Development and have frequent interactions with Product Managers, Product Designers, and Platform Teams.
  • Take part in daily agile ceremonies, brainstorm on innovative ideas that challenge the status quo, and implement solutions.
  • Act as an advocate for the highest code quality and ownership while contributing to the health of the infrastructure.
  • Raise the bar and elevate your team by sharing knowledge and best practices while always seeking improvement and progress.

What you'll be bringing to the team:

  • Strong knowledge of modern HTML and JavaScript (ES6+), TypeScript, CSS(-in-JS)
  • Knowledge of React.js, Next.js, or similar technologies
  • Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills in the context of Web applications
  • Solid understanding of Web application concerns
    • Authentication, OAuth2, JWT
    • API design, REST, GraphQL
    • Performance optimizations
    • Security best practices, OWASP
  • Experience developing in a back-end for frontend layer
  • Familiarity with writing tests (e2e using Cypress) and ensuring the highest coding standards
  • Communication skills in English

Even better if you have, but not necessary:

  • Experience in the development of mobile-first applications
  • Familiarity with modern cloud infrastructures
  • A keen eye for UI/UX design

Who you are:

  • We look for problem solvers that do not shy away from tackling complexity and love critical thinkers
  • You have a strong will to learn, grow and get out of your comfort zone
  • You have great energy and passion for technology

What’s in it for you

Come live the Lightspeed experience...

  • Ability to do your job in a truly flexible environment;
  • Genuine career opportunities in a company that’s creating new jobs every day;
  • Work in a team big enough for growth but lean enough to make a real impact.

… and enjoy a range of benefits that’ll keep you happy and healthy:

  • Lightspeed share scheme (we are all owners)
  • Flexible working policy and unlimited paid time off (yes, you read that right)
  • Mental health online platform and counselling & coaching services
  • ​​Health and wellness benefit
  • LinkedIn Learning license (learning is always ongoing)
  • Volunteer day to be able to give back to society!

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Lightspeed is a proud equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. Lightspeed welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Powering the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy, Lightspeed's one-stop commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, scale, and provide exceptional customer experiences. Our cloud commerce solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions, and connection to supplier networks.

Founded in Montréal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company serves retail, hospitality, and golf businesses in over 100 countries.
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