Front-End Engineer

Chisinau, Moldova
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Tacit Knowledge is a software solutions consultancy specializing in digital commerce, with roots in Silicon Valley. With offices in North America and Europe, we’re a community of diverse yet like-minded people who build software solutions for our clients. Working together, we solve tough problems for global brands and make technology a business enabler. 

Since 2021 Tacit Knowledge has been part of Grid Dynamics, a global technology company that leverages the cloud, AI and Big Data to drive digital transformation for enterprise clients. 

Tacit has over 200 staff across four offices - San Francisco, Mexico, Moldova and London. We serve customers in Europe, North America and Asia such as G-Star, Beauty Pie, Razer, Beaverbrooks the Jewellers, Ford, FitFlop, GHD, Wilko and LVMH.


About Front End Engineering team:

We are not just a team working on different projects, we are a community of frontend engineers who care a lot about code quality and best practices. We constantly discuss and debate our technology stack to establish a common vision on frontend architecture. Every engineer has a chance to contribute to architectural and UI/UX decisions, be it for a greenfield project or refactoring an existing one. We work with well-known brands so you'll have an opportunity to implement gorgeous visual designs. We also consider our duty to give back to the community by organizing a yearly internship program.


At Tacit Knowledge you will:

  • Work on various eCommerce projects for well-known brands
  • Work collaboratively in an Agile environment
  • Write clean, reusable code using best practices
  • Create elegant, responsive and interactive interfaces across multiple devices
  • Embrace and advocate the use of the latest technologies and best practices with a focus on performance, compatibility and security
  • Cooperate with back-end developers in the process of building the RESTful API
  • Stay consistent with brand guidelines

Qualifications:

  • Solid knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3 web standards
  • Solid knowledge of JavaScript as well as Browser APIs
  • Experience writing unit tests
  • Webpack, Babel
  • Familiar with SASS and Responsive Design
  • Experience using any CSS naming convention
  • Experience debugging using JavaScript-based tools like Chrome Developer Console
  • Solid understanding of Git
  • Good understanding of SEO principles
  • You are self-organised and can work autonomously
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency writing Vanilla JS (ES6)
  • Proven experience building React-based apps
  • Proven experience of being accountable for architectural decisions
  • Experience optimizing web apps for performance and accessibility
  • An eye for design and passion for exceptional user experiences
  • Familiarity with tools and techniques such as continuous integration and automated testing
  • Experience in eCommerce sector

Benefits

  • A brand new MacBook Pro, an additional 27’’ display and a large desk
  • Training and conference budget
  • Access to a large library of books
  • Fortnightly catered Lunch n' Learns
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