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Frontend Developer

Badoo, London, UK

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Our team is growing, and it’s exciting! By joining us, you’d be working on some of the top dating and social brands in the industry – not only Badoo, but also Bumble, Chappy, Lumen and Quack. It really is an exciting time to get on board: after all, the features we develop and the optimisations we make are delivered to millions of people across the globe. On top of that, you’ll get the chance to try your hand at modular cross-app architecture and write modules to be integrated into multiple brands.

We’re looking for someone who combines strong technical skills, extensive experience in product development and a pragmatic, results-oriented approach.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Design the architecture, plan, develop and release new features for our millions of global users
  • Take the lead on new features as required
  • Work with JavaScript
  • Server-side API: strictly typed and well defined data-only API
  • Work in a big team, actively collaborating with fellow JavaScript and CSS developers, Quality Assurance, Release Engineers and designers
  • Communicate well and be an efficient and responsible team member

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Extensive full-time development experience (ideally five or more years)
  • Solid knowledge of foundations of JavaScript
  • Ability to write functional and modular code that will be supported for a long time
  • Knowledge of internet stack: HTTP, Linux, Nginx, Node.js desirable
  • Experience with JavaScript tooling
  • Experience with one of the server-side scripting languages desirable
  • Background in high load project work, optimising code and performance desirable
  • Being flexible and able to adapt to new requirements quickly

About Badoo

At Badoo we believe there is someone for everyone. We have become the largest social discovery network in the world because we have created the best tools to connect people. Our many years of experience have given us great insights and experience which has helped us solve major challenges in the social discovery space, especially with issues around privacy, safety and security. This has enabled us to stay ahead of the curve and focus on innovation, pioneering many of today’s standard features, like location based matching.

Want to learn more about Badoo? Visit Badoo's website.