Fronted Engineer (React) | Bird | Remote (Lithuania, Netherlands)

Fronted Engineer (React) | Bird | Remote (Lithuania, Netherlands)

Application ends: September 12, 2024
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Job Description

Join us in building a world where talking to a business is as easy as talking to a friend! 

Bird is an AI-powered Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Platform for Marketing, Customer Service, and Payments, powering over 5 trillion annual messages across channels like Email, SMS, and WhatsApp. The impact is real – our messages reach at least 50% of the world’s population yearly. If you ever ordered takeaway or purchased goods online, it’s almost guaranteed you have encountered messages through Bird’s technology.

  • What’s my job title? Frontend Engineer (React)
  • Where in the world? You can work remotely from The Netherlands.
  • Working hours? For this role, you will operate within the Central European Timezone (CET).
  • What language(s) will I speak? Fluency in English

The Role

Our Engineering team is looking for Frontend Engineers to join our tribe. In this role you will be responsible for designing and implementing the customer facing side of our cutting-edge platform services and drive the next generation of Bird products that will change the way the customer engagement platforms work today.

Our product engineering squads have the freedom and authority to create impactful products to empower both our internal and external customers. We use an agile development methodology, meaning we deploy code multiple times per day while ensuring our applications are rigorously tested and statically analyzed in a highly distributed and highly scalable environment.

This role requires you to translate our company and customer needs into functional and appealing applications that will be used by thousands of users daily. That means you need to have a keen eye for details and understanding of how the user experience will be, combined with knowledge of React and highly used applications. We are looking for an engineer with relevant experience with CXP platforms and B2B2C engagement and collaboration.

We love working with talented folks with no ego, super collaborative, eager & hungry. Major bonus points if you also bring design chops. It’s totally ok if you’re early in your career!

What You’ll Do

  • Work on different aspects of our user facing products and websites, including Inbox, Flow Builder, Customer dashboard and, our Developer Portal.
  • Keep our front-end code up to date using the latest best practices and tools.
  • Work closely with a team of designers to make their designs come to life, and keep designs scalable and re-usable by keeping our shared component library up-to-date.
  • Make sure our front-end code lives up to performance standards
  • Stay up to date with the latest tools and libraries to benefit user experience, performance, and developer experience
  • Work on products that thousands of people use everyday, sending millions of messages

What You’ll Bring

  • 1-5 years experience in a relevant role.
  • Knowledge of React, JavaScript and TypeScript, modern HTML and CSS
  • Depending on your experience, you may have worked with modern APIs within web applications – most of our APIs are built with Golang and PHP, exposing REST or GraphQL interfaces. You might even touch their code from time to time.
  • Product mindset is key here at Bird, and experience working in product-based companies will give you a distinct advantage.
  • Debugging and investigative skills; you’re capable of finding the cause of an performance issues quickly
  • Understanding of how the browser works: you’re capable of explaining it to a 5 year old version of you.
  • Quality driven mindset, and experience with tools like Jest and Cypress would be a bonus.
  • Experience with setting up frontend applications and its build infrastructure, using tools like Snowpack, Babel or Webpack would be a bonus.
  • Knowledge of Git
  • You enjoy hacking things together to create a proof of concept, but you’re very critical of the code you push to production

Typical interview process

After you apply, you will hear back from us within a few days. If there’s a fit, the full process is as follows:

↳ [30 mins] Recruiter Screen

↳ [60 mins] Programming Skills

↳ [60 mins] Bar Raiser / Executive interview


What You’ll Gain

Remote work environment: you’ll work from home or wherever you can focus best.  All Birds are required to work from their hired country.

Competitive Compensation

Latest MacBook and generous Home Office Budget to set you up for success

State-of-the-art branded gear

Company-wide and team events – last editions in Marbella and Bangkok!

Temporary Working Abroad: 10 business days a year (in your timezone)

Life Happens! We offer generous Parental, PTO, and Special Leave Policies.

Joker Day! Wellness day? Party time? 1 extra day off per year, no questions asked!

Learn from hundreds of the best minds in the business

Join a diverse team consisting of 60+ nationalities, working in over +50 countries


Life at Bird

When joining Bird, you will work with some of the smartest, curious, and driven people you will ever meet. It’s rewarding, demanding, and exciting work, and you’ll do and learn more than you can imagine. Bird is a great fit for ambitious self-starters who have endless curiosity, work independently, and like to roll up their sleeves and get shit done!

Do you have what it takes to join Bird? 

Learn more about Life at Bird and our Values: How We Work, Careers, and About Bird.

We hope you’re one of us! 

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