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Senior Front End Developer

If you believe that the separation of back-end and front-end days is now over, if you have a passion to write innovative, user-experience-oriented web applications from scratch or participate in projects, if you like using the latest state-of-the-art web development technologies, if delivering high-quality software to happy customers is your pride and joy, you've come to the right place - Westernacher Solutions!

At Westernacher Solutions you will participate in the architecture, design, development and continuous integration of a RESTful oriented, cloud web application. You will have the chance to use your solid skills as Software Engineer of web applications to deliver high quality products to our customers. You will also have the opportunity to work in an Agile environment, set up on SCRUM principles, in the form of a small to medium-sized distributed team of skilful software engineers.

You will be part of a stable German company with worldwide presence.

1       Job description

As Senior Frontend Engineer you will contribute to the development of a cutting-edge, customer-facing web applications that will be rolled out across Germany.  Your focus area is the development of user friendly, scalable UI solutions for large-scale web apps and cloud SaaS offerings. You will be the key person driving the front-end design, architecture and implementation.

You will work in a dynamic team of smart software engineers for a German software company with international presence.  We're working with cutting-edge technology to deliver You report to the implementation lead.

2     Expectations

We’re looking for a senior developer with proven experience in the implementation of enterprise-grade, modular, extensible web clients with modern Javascript technology

3      Required skills

  • At least 4 years of experience in the development of web applications, 3 years of experience in Javascript development.
  • Deep understanding of Javascript development:
  • Front End Architecture
  • ES6, Typescript
  • binding to REST Services
  • Caching (Javascript, HTTP)
  • Object-Oriented JavaScript
  • Performance Optimization
  • Cross Browser Debugging and Analysis
  • Proven hands-on experience with AngularJS or Angular is a must.  We expect references to AngularJS based projects you have done in the past.
  • Experience with React, Ember, ExtJS or YUI is a plus
  • Experience with JS tools like like Webpack, npm, Grunt etc
  • Experience with Javascript Testing, e.g. with Frameworks like Protractor, Karma, WebdriverJS etc.
  • Strong awareness of the importance of frontend security, common vulnerabilities, security tools and best practices
  • Fluent HTML 4 & 5 and CSS, including preprocessors like LESS or SASS
  • Hand-on experience with Bootstrap or Foundation
  • Elaborate experience using SVN and Git
  • Fluent English, both oral and written. German is a plus.
  • You like working in an agile way (Scrum, Kanban).
  • Open minded team spirit, able to work in both small local and large international teams.
  • Delivering high-quality software to happy customers is your pride and joy.

4     Nice to have

Experience with Java and J2EE Web applications
Familiar with Eclipse and Atlassian Tools (JIRA; Confluence, Bamboo, ...)
Experience with build management and automated software testing: continuous integration, continuous delivery

5   Westernacher Solutions offers you:

A great team of talented colleagues
Small-to-medium-sized teams
Friendly working environment
Flexible working hours
An opportunity to work from home from time to time (home office)
Internal and external professional qualification trainings
Cosy atmosphere
An attractive remuneration package
Additional social benefits

Sounds like you? Come and join us!

A complete overview of our vacancies is available at

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