Frontend Software Engineer

  • FootballCo.
  • Katowice, Poland
  • 07 Sep, 2021
Full time Developer Digital Engineer

Job Description

Frontend Software Engineer 
 
Are you a talented engineer looking for an exciting opportunity to progress your career and show off your skills?

Do you love tackling problems and have an ability to take ownership of solutions?

Can you shape the experience of over 150 million users globally?

 

Footballco is a global, football focused, digital platform – supercharged by new PE capital – with an ambition to own the non-live football landscape worldwide. Combining some of the leading minds in football, an award winning creative and production function, collectively we engage 400m fans globally on our numerous digital platforms.

From KO to the final whistle, we want to own the football space… be a part of it!

 

Currently we are scaling our team in Katowice to take one of our successful brand - Voetbalzone to the next level. We are looking for Frontend Software Engineers who are passionate about sport & building a top-notch portal while using the latest technologies. We want to revolutionise our platform. Our plan is to make a ground up change for the most important parts of the site, changing base technologies and pushing it beyond the 21st century. And here is a place for You

 

YOU’VE GOT TO HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS TO DO YOUR JOB WELL… 
 

  • 3+ years of experience in frontend development - deep knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript (ES6 and later)
  • Experience in creating and maintaining Node.js backend services
  • Experience with modern tools/libraries (SASS, NextJS, React, GraphQL)
  • Knowledge of design patterns and modern programming principles
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English (min. B1)  desirable
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical ideas to others

 

NOT ESSENTIAL BUT GREAT IF YOU ALSO HAVE

 

  • Experience with: AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages), Webpack, GTM (Google Tag Manager), Google Optimize, Docker
  • Experience in building services on AWS cloud (CloudFront, autoscaling ECS, DynamoDB, SQS, SNS, Lambda, ElastiCache)
  • Practical knowledge of version-control systems (Git, branching strategies)
  • Ability to write tests using JavaScript (unit, integration, regression)
  • Knowledge of Search Engine Optimization basics
  • Experience in Agile Software Development and Scrum
  • Football Enthusiasm – because everything we do starts with the fan

 

BENEFITS AT FOOTBALLCO

 

  • Annual Bonus!! - Up to 10% (UoP)
  • Newest, high quality Macbook + peripherals
  • Fully remote or office work available to all employees in technology
  • Elastic work hours
  • Work in an Agile environment, on high impact projects with an experienced & knowledgeable team
  • Entire technology department based in Poland (Approx. 40 engineers), cross-team engagement
  • Innovative Culture - bring your best self forward, no suggestions are disregarded
  • Strong engineer influence, minimal corpo culture impact, bottom up approach
  • Learning & development resources
  • Contract of employment (UoP) or B2B
  • Co-financed MultiSport card with access to thousands of sports & culture facilities

 
HERE'S A LITTLE MORE ABOUT US… 
 
In 2020 part of the DAZN senior management team was backed by US Private Equity (PE) giant TPG to acquire 3 of the world’s most popular football portals and form FOOTBALL CO (FC). FC aims to own the digital fan ecosystem across the world’s biggest sport. With 300 permanent employees across the world, FC is a diverse, disruptive, brave, dynamic, agile and fun organization with the football fan always in front of mind.