What's the opportunity about?
We are looking for an experienced frontend developer to build, scale and maintain Unbabel's Interfaces, joining our engineering teams in our Lisbon office .
The successful candidate could start remote, for now, and until the end of 2020, but eventually relocation to the Lisbon area (if applicable) will be required.
Unbabel engineers drive things forward and get things done. Our engineers build features today that users will use tomorrow.
You must be ready to firefight against scaling or design challenges in real time.
You'll help create understanding by...
Leading or significantly contributing to medium-to-large feature releases, usually multi-person projects that cross engineering team boundaries.
Being a clear expert in one or more technical areas.
Being recognized for high quality, impactful technical contributions.
Participating in the design review process, seeking and providing constructive criticism.
Demonstrating ability to succeed in a wide range of complex situations across multiple axes : e.g. scale, uncertainty, interconnectedness.
Monitoring and adjusting team pace to instil urgency for success but protect from burnout.
Estimating and managing project timelines and risk.
Crossing team and service boundaries to solve problems.
Building relationships with stakeholders including customers, product managers, cross-functional partners, and external partners.
Contributing to define strategic direction, planning the roadmap, escalating issues, and synthesizing feedback to ensure team success.
Ensuring that knowledge is shared amongst the team and not positioning themselves or others as a single point of failure.
Mentoring other front end engineers.
Working through others. Lifting the skills and expertise of those around them.
Advising manager with insights and recommendations to improve the team.
You'll move the needle if you have...
Vue.js skills with proven experience of working on data-centric front end services
A bachelor's degree and relevant industrial experience
Great English communication skills
Understanding of UX / UI best practices and patterns
Demonstrated web performance profiling, troubleshooting and optimization experience. Familiar with web performance best practices.
We build our tower with love, dedication and...
Competitive salary at one of Europe’s leading startups
Stimulating startup environment committed to diversity and inclusion
Individual budget to setup your own workstation (mechanical keyboard, mouse, etc.)
MacBook Pro and external monitor
English or Portuguese language courses
Yearly company retreat
All Hands on Deck every Friday
The Tower of Unbabe l
Unbabel enables modern enterprises to serve customers in their native languages, with always-on, scalable translation across digital channels.
Powered by AI and refined by a global community of translators, Unbabel combines the speed and scale of machine translation with the authenticity that can come only from a native speaker.
Unbabel has raised over $91M in funding and has over 170 employees across its Lisbon headquarters and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Pittsburgh.
Leading brands like Facebook, Microsoft, Booking.com, and easyJet use Unbabel to make their customers happier and their support operations vastly more efficient.
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