OLX Senior Frontend Engineer (m/f)

We're looking for a skilled, curious and passionate OLX Senior Frontend Engineer who wants to make a difference.

Lisbon, Portugal


Online since Aug 14, 2017

OLX Group is part of Naspers, a global internet and entertainment group. In Portugal, we have our Lisbon Tech Hub creating classified products for the globe!

In Portugal, OLX is the second Portuguese website with the most visits, every day! Our team is also responsible for other major Internet Portals,nº 1 in each sector, Standvirtual and Imovirtual.

Due to our international growth, we are looking for a Frontend Engineer at OLX Portugal.

...at OLX Group

At OLX we have a clear ambition – to empower millions of people across the globe by helping them connect and share their goods and services. This inspiring purpose has helped us build one of the world’s leading Internet companies. This combination of business and purpose attracts a certain type of person. If you’ve got an entrepreneurial drive and think you can use that drive to contribute to our purpose, then we’d love to empower you to be successful. Want to know more?

Why OLX Group?

The OLX Group is a network of leading classifieds platforms in 40 markets, including brands like OLX, Avito, letgo, dubizzle, among others.

The OLX Group connects local people to buy, sell or exchange used goods and services by making it fast and easy for anyone to post a listing through their mobile phone or on the web. Hundreds of millions of people in local markets around the world generate more than 1.7 billion monthly visits, 35 billion monthly page views and 54 million listings every month on the OLX Group's online marketplaces.

Our 3000+ committed employees are making a difference from our 25 offices across the globe.

What responsibilities will you get when working with us?

  • Develop and improve components of our web apps across the globe
  • Along with the rest of the team build and scale a development model and culture
  • Contribute to architecture, tools, standards and practices for our engineering organization
  • Contribute to scaling our platform to the next level of modularity & shareability
  • Ensure code quality and maintainability

What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • Advanced knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 development with responsive/mobile design
  • Strong know-how and experience on Javascript, jQuery development, with a good rendering performance (Hands-on with JavaScript Coding)
  • Bootstrap experience
  • Knowledge in Angular.Js, Node.JS, Backbone.Js or React.JS
  • Solid skills in CSS/SASS
  • Extra points for Grunt or Gulp knowledge
  • Rapid prototyping, wire-framing
  • User interface and experience design
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous delivery pipelines
  • Experience with agile development practices (Kanban, Scrum, TDD) is a plus
  • Good team player, however also be able to work independently
  • Be able to communicate in English (oral and written)
  • Used to working in international environment
  • Entrepreneur mentality


What can you expect from us and what do we offer?

  • Unique opportunity to become a part of an international team of top engineers learning from one another and contributing to the global Naspers Classifieds success, based in Lisbon
  • Working with and impacting all Classifieds websites in Europe and around the world
  • We offer a fixed salary plus other benefits like health insurance, company self-service, food supply, bonus system for good performance, and others

Inspired and interested in the job? Apply!
Are you ready to live your dream and apply for this role? It only takes a few minutes to apply using our simple application template. Once you’ve it out submit it online and our talent scouts promise to give it serious consideration. We will try to get back to you within the next two weeks but we have to admit, sometimes it takes a bit longer than that. If it does please don’t worry we will respond to your application no matter what.

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