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Lead FrontEnd Engineer 

This role is a great opportunity for a dynamic individual who thrives on working in a small but fast- paced, highly flexible entrepreneurial environment. The role owns our Front-end and mobile app architecture and implementation. This role is both a hands-on and a mentorship one.

LOCATION

Dublin • Remote

JOB TYPE

Full Time

Company Introduction

​Sim Local is an entrepreneurial company which creates problem-solving travel technology brands. We are the global leader in travel SIM card and eSIM retail. SIM Local is one of the world’s largest mobile connectivity providers in the travel sector with offices in Dublin, London and New York.

The Role

You are an expert in front-end and mobile app technologies. You have mentored other developers while leading by example with quality solutions and work ethics. The role owns our Front-end and mobile app architecture and implementation. This role is both a hands-on and a mentorship one.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own front-end and mobile app architecture, implementation and codebase

  • Planning and estimation of tasks as part of the SCRUM team and strive for accuracy while meeting deadlines.

  • Manage the building, testing & deployment of mobile apps to both Android and iOS

  • Working with your agile team colleagues, other technical leaders and the Scrum Master and Product Owner to build quality solutions that are capable of long-term testability and growth whilst delivering focused, value-driven changes to a high-quality standard.

  • Help the team avoid performance bottlenecks, and security vulnerabilities and help with architecture decisions while ensuring that applications and services run quickly, efficiently and securely with minimum oversight

 What skills do I need?

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or other relevant discipline or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in front-end technologies and platforms.

  • Strong JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML5 & CSS skills

  • Strong REACT Knowledge and experience working in a cross-functional Scrum team in an agile environment using tools such as Jira and Confluence.

  • CI/CD and test automation experience and UX/UI Design experience

What benefits would I get?

  • Fully remote role or hybrid, if you want to enjoy and meet the team in our office in Dublin 16 will be happy to meet you! But if you want to avoid long commutes, we support it.

  • Salary: Depending on experience

  • 23 days annual leave + an additional day’s annual leave for each complete year worked subject to a maximum of 25 days per year!

  • Both Irish and British bank holidays

  • Summer Fridays – half day on Fridays throughout the summer

  • Pension Scheme

  • Referral Scheme

  • Maternity Benefit

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a company that cares about its people, likes to promote talent from within, and is continually growing in new markets. If you don’t have all the requirements but this could be the right role for your career, apply for this position. We are looking for the best cultural fit, not a robot.

 

To apply for this position please forward your CV to: Careers@simlocal.com

Ready to Apply?

Interested in this role? Send your CV and cover letter outlining why you'd be perfect for the role to careers@simlocal.com

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