Senior fullstack tech lead with React and Node.js

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Project Description & Role

Move your career up a level with a new role as team lead helping to build the customer-facing applications of Germany’s largest adventure and experience gifts brand! The group is expanding quickly with new brands and verticals including a tour operator, leisure community, a booking platform and new SaaS product. 

K&C is looking for a senior fullstack tech lead with React and Node.js to join one of the new development teams being created to drive the group’s digital evolution. 

This fullstack role prioritises React, which is required at a senior level, and Node.js at an advanced level. We are also recruiting for another fullstack team lead role which requires Node.js to a senior level and React to advanced level. For more details on that role, see here

Your role:

  • Designing, implementing and operating customer-facing products to increase the entire online purchase experience.
  • Building mobile first, customer facing frontend applications with focus on SEO and performance.
  • Improving custom tooling and libraries, used across multiple teams.
  • Partner with our software engineers, product owners and UI/UX designers in creating and continuously improving end-to-end solutions.
  • Building microservices and self-contained applications including polyglot persistence.
  • Building scalable and cloud-ready software solutions in our AWS environment.
  • Working in a team of software engineers, product owners and UI/UX designers in creating and continuously improving end-to-end solutions.

You should have:

  • Experience in building robust and maintainable frontend applications and REST interfaces.
  • Excellent software engineering skills and solution driven way of thinking.
  • Experience with React or other declarative UI frameworks is a plus.
  • Experience in AWS or other cloud environments is a plus.
  • Experience in building, integrating and operating highly distributed applications (Microservices, SOA, self-contained-systems)
  • Experience in event-driven architectures, messaging patterns and Apache Kafka is a plus
  • Excitement about creating end-to-end solutions for our customers
  • Passion for knowledge sharing and willingness to mentor other team members in best practices, code quality and tech frameworks
  • Agile mindset and full-stack thinking

You should be an expert in:

  • Cross Browser development (mobile first)
  • HTML/CSS
  • Javascript/Typescript
  • React (ReactNative would be a plus)
  • JavaScript / TypeScript
  • UI/UX
  • RestfulAPIs
  • NodeJS
  • Docker

You should have significant knowledge of several of these technologies:

  • Kubernetes
  • XML
  • Jenkins
  • Apache Kafka
  • Monitoring Tools (Grafana, Kibana….)
  • Architectural Patterns
  • Cross Browser development (mobile first)
  • HTML/CSS
  • Basic PHP
  • Symfony 4
  • XML
  • AWS knowledge
  • Jenkins
  • Kubernetes
  • Elastic Search
  • Relational DB (PostgreSQL,) Mysql
  • NoSql (MongoDB, Redis…)
  • Docker
  • NestJS

CLIENT TECH STACK 

React – NodeJS (SSR with Express) – JavaScript / TypeScript – Jest – Docker, Kubernetes – Apache Kafka – PostgreSQL – Elastic Search – AWS – Terraform – Helm – Istio – Prometheus, Grafana – Fluentd, CloudWatch

APPLIED CONCEPTS
React based micro frontends – server-side rendering – self-contained-systems – a fully event driven architecture based on Apache Kafka – containerized applications

Why join the K&C team and this project?

  • German IT Company with HQ in Munich
  • 20+ years in Europe
  • Competitive compensation;
  • Talented team without hierarchies
  • 20 workdays of vacation per year, 15 days of paid sick leave;
  • Fulltime remote work possible; as is being based in one of our offices in Kyiv, Krakow, Baku, and Sofia, if you prefer an office environment or hybrid
  • flexible working schedule.

Sounds interesting? We are excited to get to know you!

If you have any questions you would like to ask or if there is any additional information you would like to receive, please feel free to get in touch via either [email protected] or the contact form at the bottom of this page.

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Working with K&C

K&C has a win-win organisational culture –
we know we only succeed when our team members do too!

K&C is an international software development company with 100+ experts split between our offices in Munich (HQ) Kyiv, Krakow, Prague, and Sofia. We provide consulting and direct services for the complex IT-Projects of major European clients such as Commerzbank, Nestle, Bosch, Raiffeisen, METRO, DER Touristik, Lufthansa and others.

At K&C we work with different projects — websites, portals, platforms, mobile (iOS, Android), intranet-systems. The combination of our expertise in cutting-edge technologies, 15 years’ collaborative experience with leading European clients, and a friendly and productive work environment has enabled us to turn traditional IT outsourcing into a reliable and competitive product.

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