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Front-End Engineer



Software Engineering
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024
Remofirst empowers employers to be free from geographical boundaries when accessing talent, allowing employees to pursue opportunities wherever they may exist. We are on a mission to be the FIRST to truly revolutionise the industry and be a generational company.

Our platform offers a full-range people management tool, employee benefits like health insurance, and financial benefits, and enabling clients to hire anyone from anywhere with one click. Remofirst manages employees and contractors for Fortune 500 companies (e.g., Microsoft, Mastercard) and the best startups worldwide (e.g., TransferGo).

We are a small but strong team of 80+ people (and growing) hyper-focussed on delivering a world-class platform and unparalleled service with our industry-leading partnerships. To help accelerate our growth and pace of delivery, we are looking for talented Front-End Engineers to help spearhead the overall look and feel of our features and services.

We are seeking a talented and experienced Front-End Engineer specializing in React.js to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in front-end technologies and a proven track record of building scalable, responsive, and user-friendly web applications. As part of our agile development team, you will play a crucial role in the entire application lifecycle, from concept to deployment, driving innovation and ensuring the highest quality standards.

What you'll be doing:

  • Design, develop, and optimize front-end features for web applications using React.js and other modern JavaScript frameworks and libraries
  • Collaborate with UI/UX designers to translate designs and wireframes into high-quality code, ensuring visual and functional consistency across all web and mobile platforms
  • Implement responsive design principles to ensure that our applications render well across a variety of devices and window sizes
  • Participate in code reviews, contributing to the continuous improvement of product quality and team productivity
  • Integrate with RESTful APIs and back-end services, understanding the full web technology stack
  • Write clean, maintainable, and efficient code; adhering to best practices in web development
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry trends, applying them to operations and activities to drive innovation
  • Assist in the estimation of tasks, identify potential roadblocks, and contribute to project planning and sprint iterations

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • 2+ years of professional experience in front-end development, with a strong focus on React.js
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3
  • Solid experience with JavaScript, including ES6+ syntax, and with popular React libraries (Redux, React Query, etc.)
  • Knowledge of isomorphic React is a plus
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think analytically
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills, with a positive attitude and a commitment to professional development

Why work at Remofirst?

  • Startup environment. Remofirst is an early-stage start-up. You have a voice and can influence and grow rapidly
  • Build & Scale From Scratch. Experience hyper-growth scale and help us build a great team of professionals worldwide that can help us achieve this ambitious vision.
  • Work for a Market Leader. Scale a project that counts market-leading companies like Microsoft, Mastercard, and more as happy customers.
  • Compensation and perks are great! Competitive compensation. Work equipment of your choice 100% remote work. Unlimited PTO
  • Culture. We lead with respect, kindness, and the right to fail. We value hard yet smart work. Diversity and inclusion are part of our DNA. As we grow and evolve, we welcome your input to help us define our culture further.