Senior Frontend Engineer

Bucharest | Full-Time | 5+ years

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At VITALS ( we are on a mission to transform the way online merchants across the world enhance the performance of their stores. Our software suite already empowers thousands of online stores from 170+ countries and influences the shopping experience for 3+ million consumers every day.


We are looking for a senior, passionate JavaScript rockstar to join our team and architect, build and deploy complex solutions. An engineer who can understand complex technical areas quickly, is enthusiastic about building new products, and can write scalable/high-performance code in multiple areas of our application.


You’ll be given lots of responsibility and the opportunity to have true ownership of the product. This is a unique opportunity to use your coding powers to make a a direct impact on what tens of millions of users experience every month, on thousands of online stores powered by VITALS.


You’re excited about the role because you will…


  • Plan and architect modularized, highly scalable systems.
  • Enjoy analyzing and debugging complex critical issues.
  • Work closely with fellow engineers and provide guidance and mentorship. 
  • Experiment and use data to drive decision-making.
  • Build engaging and effective user experiences for e-commerce businesses and their consumers - get ready for a coding adventure!


We’re excited to have you because…


  • You are a skilled senior Javascript developer, with 4+ years experience in web technologies and front end development.
  • You feel like a kid in a toy store when dealing with callbacks, promises and closures.
  • You have a deep understanding of design patterns, DOM and RESTful API consumption, caching and error handling
  • You are excited by new technologies, but know when it’s time to use Vanilla or jQuery over other libraries or frameworks you’ve previously used.
  • Your Github repo is way more interesting than your peers’.
  • You always optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability.
  • You have a high attention to detail and accuracy and love writing clean, uncluttered code.
  • You are team player who can motivate and lead in a dynamic team environment .
  • You are eager to hear differing opinions, adept at identifying and evaluating tradeoffs and willing to be proven wrong.


You’re excited about joining VITALS because...


  • It’s a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing technology startup, dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of millions of merchants.
  • We offer above market salaries, great coffee, snacks, fun and hard working people
  • We have an awesome, easily accessible office in Bucharest (10 minutes walk from Piata Romana).
  • The founders have a successful track record, and you’ll be working directly with them so you'll witness first hand how a startup is built.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to operate in a fast-paced work environment, developing a product with excellent worldwide visibility.

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