Senior React Engineer, 70-100% (f/m/x)

We strive to be the most modern and customer-focused marketplace for buying and selling vehicles in Switzerland. Join a team of passionate Product Managers, UX Experts, and Engineers

CAR FOR YOU will soon be everyone's favourite place to buy a car in Switzerland. We want to bring fairness to the car purchasing journey and increase trust between buyer and seller. Funded by TX Group (former Tamedia) and AXA insurance, we are part of their most innovative companies that will redefine the car industry in Switzerland. 

You appreciate working on a product and transforming requirements into working solutions iteratively. We’re building on a modern web stack with Next.js/React and deploy to production 30+ times a week.

Here’s your chance to join a lovely frontend team that collaborates with designers, product managers, marketers, researchers and salespeople. Our offices are located in Zurich and Belgrade, but we’re mostly remote these days.

If this job speaks to you, please don't hesitate to apply even if you don't meet all criteria listed. If your skills are transferable and you are in the ballpark, we are happy to figure out if this position is a good fit for both of us.

What you will be doing

  • Listen to the needs of customers / users and participate in research
  • Work with Product Managers, Designers to refine and plan the product roadmap
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ship valuable product increments
  • Write and style modular components and dive into Node.js code alike
  • Ensure the stability, performance and maintainability of our frontend applications
  • Review Javascript code and give valuable feedback to your peers
  • Give technical guidance to the team and ensure we deliver quality code and follow industry best practice
  • Improve our codebase and processes by sharing your ideas and beliefs

What we are looking for

  • Experience with product development
  • Record of working on large React applications
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS and the DOM
  • Fluency in Javascript, willingness to work with Typescript
  • Solid with testing frontend code
  • Practice with operational aspects like maintenance and monitoring
  • Experience with technical leadership such as coaching peers, architecture or code reviews
  • Fluent in English for both written and spoken communication

This is nice to have

  • Experience with CSS utility frameworks
  • Experience with Next.js
  • Worked with Typescript
  • Worked in a devops environment before

Benefits of working with us

  • Open culture and a passionate team
  • Flexible working hours, part-time is welcome
  • Opportunity to learn and grow together
  • Periodical gathering with our friends from Belgrade (currently remotely)
  • Various discounts, for example at PubliBike, Farmy, Galaxus, Zalando, Sunrise and many more
  • Personal hardware and conference budget


This is how our process works

  • You send in your documents CV and cover letter. After ~10 days, we have reviewed all applications and will get back to you
  • If we think it’s a fit, we will invite you to a 30 minutes video call
  • If we decide to move forward, we will send you a coding challenge which is related to work you would be doing at CAR FOR YOU. You can tackle it at your own discretion. If you prefer a whiteboard interview instead, let us know
  • The team will have a look at your result and discuss it with you on a video call. We will also discuss the conditions of employment together at this point. Feel free to address it earlier if you'd like to
  • If everything fits, you will first meet future colleagues from engineering and then representatives from marketing, design and product before we make an offer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age. We want to hear from you, please don’t hesitate to apply!

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CAR FOR YOU

Badenerstrasse 567
8048 Zürich Wegbeschreibung info@carforyou.ch + 41 43 588 10 00 Seite anzeigen

Was wir dir bieten können

Zunächst mal viele Autobilder. Dazu frischen Kaffee und viel gesundes Obst. All das geniesst du in einem lockeren Büro mit vielen lustigen Menschen um dich herum. Dein Computer: Was immer du brauchst. In deiner Pause: Tischtennisplatte, Billiard-Tisch und Couch-Ecke. Noch Fragen? Kontaktiere uns einfach.

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