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Front-end Developer – JavaScript

If you have 4 years experience of modern web development, consider applying to Flightradar24's job post for a new front-end developer.
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What you’ll do

  • Collaborate with a small team of developers and product owners on JavaScript and web development
  • Be a lead contributor to the work on modernizing our website and developing and maintaining a new modern lightweight JavaScript layer
  • Deliver modern, testable and maintainable code
  • Develop features in website projects, using current web technologies including for example JavaScript / ES6, HTML5, CSS3, and Vue.js
  • Participate in development and maintenance of Node.js APIs supporting the website and API services
  • Participate in knowledge sharing and mentoring for other developers in your team

Who you are

  • At least 4 years experience of modern web development
  • Knowledge of modern and standards-compliant JavaScript development, i.e. ES6 and above
  • Knowledge of current web technologies including JavaScript frameworks like Vue.js, HTML5, CSS3, and tools like Webpack and Gulp
  • Knowledge of responsive design practices, delivered cleanly and consistently across a wide variety of platforms, browsers and devices
  • Natural focus on high standards, quality, testing and unit testing, and tools like Karma, Jasmine and/or Jest
  • Previous work experience interacting with APIs through AJAX/JSON, and ideally also Google Maps APIs or APIs of other map providers
  • Familiarity with, or interest in, automated testing, continuous integration, and cloud deployment
  • Experience with high-performance web delivery, optimizing front-end code, page-load performance and caching is a strong plus
  • Experience in developing REST APIs in Node.js and/or modern PHP development is meriting but not a requirement
  • Strong written and spoken English - Swedish is not needed for this role
  • Note that this is a fully remote position, but we would like you be located within a 2-hour time difference from Sweden's timezone (CET/CEST) to align your working hours with the rest of the team.

About Flightradar24

With over 2 million daily users, Flightradar24 is the world’s most popular flight tracking service and our apps regularly top the App Store and Google Play charts. We also offer a wide range of commercial services and customers include many of the largest names in aviation. 

We're constantly adding new services and improving existing products. To help us meet those challenges, we're looking for creative, collaborative and tech-savvy applicants to join us. 

Benefits of working at Flightradar24 include:

  • Opportunity to impact a service with millions of end users from all around the world
  • Flexible and social work environment with free beverages, fruit, and snacks
  • Modern office in the heart of beautiful downtown Stockholm, Sweden
  • Being part of a diverse team with 15+ nationalities and 5 continents represented
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