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Senior Frontend Engineer - Kognity.com

Senior Frontend Engineer - Kognity.com


Kognity is a successful EdTech startup located in Stockholm, Sweden. We deliver intelligent textbooks to schools in more than 60 countries, and we improve learning globally.

Our tech team now needs further reinforcement of a driven and well experienced front-end engineer.

About the role

You are a software engineer with several years of professional experience who likes get things done, and do them well. You are pragmatic, you like when things are moving fast and having fun while at it. You appreciate smart, dedicated colleagues that truly care about you, the product and the technical solutions. You know the value of simplicity, you value code reviews and continuous integration for the purpose of continuously deliver valuable software with high quality.

You will be part of a small team of engineers that develop the technical learning platform & infrastructure. We work full-stack from infrastructure, deployment, database, python web apps & API's to pure javascript front-end apps with AngularJS 1 & Webpack toolset. Together with our Product team we also contribute to the ideation and solution stages of upcoming features & projects.

As we grow we need an experienced front-end engineer to ensure we continue to have an architecture that is efficient and easy for the team to work within, and to be part of develop & maintain functionality for our students and teachers.

Who we are

We are all high-achieving individuals that love coming to work. We believe it’s part of the job to learn new things and continuously improve our ways of working, while helping students achieve their ambitions and goals with their education through our platform.

Though growing very rapidly, Kognity is still a small company. You will be a very big part of what we are building. What you do will make a big difference to students and teachers throughout the globe. We keep meetings and hierarchy to a minimum, to boost speed and creativity. We believe in agile and lean ways of doing things, delivering end-user value continuously and focus on outcome.

Your skills

Your background:

  • University degree (Bachelor or higher) in computer science or IT

  • 4+ years of front-end engineer work, experience from leading role

  • Full-stack experience (back-end, deployment, infrastructure)

Required skills:

  • Experience in Front-end frameworks such as Angular / React / Backbone

  • Advanced level of knowledge in Javascript/ES6+, jQuery, CSS & HTML5

  • CSS preprocessing, responsive strategies & frameworks

  • Grunt/Gulp/Webpack or similar tools

  • Back-end experience (python/rails/.NET/Java)

  • Databases, SQL (PostgreSQL), NoSQL

  • Continuous integration (Jenkins, Teamcity), Deployments, Builds

Other skills we value:

  • Automated testing (unit, integration, selenium) & strategies

  • Experience of UX, graphical frameworks & design

  • AMQP/Celery/RabbitMQ

  • Working with AWS, Heroku, CDNs, Memcached, Vagrant, Docker etc.

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