Web Developer

Location: Gdansk, pomorskie, Poland

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

We're looking for developers focused on JavaScript, passionate about the product and building great experience for millions of users.

You like the good bits of JavaScript. You love building things that are fast without whizzing all over the screen. You think JS can improve user experience without replacing the entire front end. You love solving hard problems with elegant practical code. You love the challenge of being one of a cadre of UI-savvy experts amidst an organisation that's 50% back-end developers.

Our software is based on Java (and other JVM technologies), but many of our developers love other languages too. We actively debate best practice and push for improvements. Change is driven by individuals. We have 20% Time and quarterly hackfests that let you show off your creativity and passion.

If you would like to:

  • Build kickass JS components and user interfaces for world-class products
  • Deliver compelling functionality in performant code
  • Invent and prototype new features and interactions you can actually ship

Then we are the place for you!

What you will do:

As part of our development team in Gdansk, Poland you have a chance to be the part of one of the most exciting, most challenging and satisfactory agile software development projects together with people from Sydney, San Francisco and Amsterdam.

  • Design and implementation of web applications, specialising in the user interface of the product
  • Perform hands-on software development tasks, such as prototyping, feature development, bug fixing, unit testing and writing automated functional tests
  • Liaise with the product architect and developers on software design, dependencies and code maintainability
  • Liaise with the UI designers on design and implementation of interfaces
  • Provide time and size estimates for project tasks
  • Promote the use of JavaScript, CSS and Ajax best practice across the company

What we expect from you:

  • Extensive hands-on experience with modular and object oriented JavaScript
  • Strong software design skills
  • Good knowledge of front end technologies such as HTML5, CSS, LESS, templating technologies (Handlebars, Google Closure Templates, or similar)
  • Experience building Ajaxified web apps - ideally single web page apps
  • Passion for usability, efficiency and performant code
  • Excitement for the latest trends in web applications
  • Initiative and the ability to work independently to drive development
  • Excellent communication skills with fluent English (both spoken and written)

Preferred skills

  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as Backbone.js, Angular.js, Ember.js, etc.
  • Experience with jQuery 
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies such as XP and Scrum
  • Some experience in Java frontend technology (from templating languages to test automation)
  • Keen to learn more about new languages and frameworks

Typical experience

  • Senior: 5+ years in a professional front-end centric web development role
  • Mid: 2 - 5 years in a professional front-end centric web development role

What we can offer you:

  • Thousands of interesting customers including NASA, Sony, and the United Nations
  • The opportunity to grow around people from Gdansk, Sydney, San Francisco and Amsterdam
  • Impact! Atlassian tools are used by millions of users around the world
  • Education Bonus (you are choosing on what king of training you would like to spend it)
  • Ergonomic and user friendly equipment (computers, office desks and chairs)
  • Fully stocked kitchen (coffee, tee, yogurts, cornflakes, soft drinks, sweets at your disposal)
  • Private medical healthcare
  • Life insurance
  • Multisport card (50% covered by Spartez)

Remuneration

  • 9 200 - 13 700 PLN gross per month for mid positions
  • 13 700 - 17 800 PLN gross per month for senior positions
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