Company: Finitera JSC

Reg. no.: 40103807220

Address: Skanstes str. 52, Riga, LV-1013, Latvia 

FRONT-END DEVELOPMENT GURU 

Finitera is an international fin-tech company offering various financial services including payday and instalment loans. The group successfully operates in emerging markets across Europe and covers all important business development areas: operations, IT, legal, marketing, finance, client relations, business intelligence, risk and credit scoring.

 

Currently, we are looking for an experienced Front-End development Guru. In this role, your mission will be to become an integral part of Finitera software development team and be the driving force behind Front-End technology upgrades for existing projects and launches of new products. Finitera currently operates 4 live projects with both Public and Back-end applications in constant development, as well as preparing to enter 1 new market in 2019 and further expand in the years to come.

 

Outcomes to succeed in this role:

  • Take over expertise and know-how of current projects and workflows and make sure to be ready to fully support Front-End development requirements from business within 6-8 weeks.

  • Perform full audit of existing projects state and prepare technological optimization upgrade projects for Front-End backlog as well as business driving projects in order of priority for highest added value for business (e.g. Webpack.js introduction, Public portals move to Vue.js, Refactoring of Back-end systems HTML).

  • Become the process owner and main driving force to implement the above-mentioned projects in order of priority as agreed with department lead and business.

  • By 2020 evaluate the necessity to expand Front-End department, by either additional in-house hires, or establishing and outsourced partnership for deliveries of standardized work on time/material basis.

Competencies:

  • Expert technical knowledge and proven track record;

  • Driven to learn and improve own skills;

  • Ability to self-organize and plan own schedule;

  • Take initiative rather than react to initiatives from others;

  • Good communication skills;

  • Experience focusing on multiple projects in parallel;

  • Ability to follow up on projects and tasks delegated to others.

Technical requirements:

  • Proficient understanding and knowledge of HTML5/CSS3;

  • Strong understanding of server-side pre-processing platform SASS;

  • Proficient understanding and knowledge of JavaScript AND basic knowledge of latest standards of ECMAScript 6 (ES6) / ECMAScript 2015 (ES2015);

  • Basic to intermediate understanding of Webpack.js tool. (extensive experience and knowledge here would be considered an advantage);

  • Knowledge of GIT;

  • Knowledge and experience of JQuery as well as Bootstrap 3 and 4;

  • Additionally experience with Vue.js and Nuxt.js considered an advantage, but not a mandatory pre-condition for position;

  • Experience with JavaScript Unit testing – nice to have, but not a mandatory pre-condition for position.

We offer:

  • An exciting job within a quickly growing international company with exposure to many countries;

  • Ability to work closely with top professionals and to make a difference in how business is conducted (identify problems, propose solutions and see changes that you have proposed);

  • Highly qualified, experienced and friendly team of colleagues who works closely on every business process;

  • Motivational remuneration package with excellent performance bonuses and health insurance;

  • Modern working environment and great technical support.

 

Candidates approved for an interview can be asked to complete test assignments amounting to total of 1,5 – 2,5 hours completion time.

Should you find the role matching your experience and interests, please upload your updated resume and application letter here.

BENEFITS

Personal development & career growth

Develop your competencies and grow professionally together with us.

 

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Experienced international team

You will work with top-notch professionals on international level.

 

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Beverages & healthy snacks

Coffee, tea, fresh fruits and vegetables – all of this is available to our team on daily basis.

Competitive renumeration package

We value your contribution to the business and we want to provide you with an excellent financial package.

 

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Work-life
balance

Manage your time, recharge and be there for your loved ones in important life events.

 

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Excellent medical
support

We value your contribution to the business and we want to provide you with an excellent financial package.

 

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