Senior JavaScript Engineer

26 October 2018
Milan, Italy
Job Type
Base Salary
Not specified
Salary Range


AUTO1 Group is Europe’s leading multi-sided platform for the used car sector. We lead business activities in more than 30 countries worldwide. By connecting buyers and sellers through technology we enable dealers and consumers to trade seamlessly throughout Europe. AUTO1 Group owns business units like, and .

What you will do:

  • Extend your knowledge: on 130+ modules and dozens of applications each day
  • Use your brain (a lot): Use your experience, hands-on and can-do attitudes to solve complex problems in one of the most prolific engineering teams in the vast startup hub of Berlin (1600+ releases in 2017).
  • Be an owner: Take technical responsibility for existing and newly kicked-off projects and applications on a large scaled platform within an international environment.
  • Your personal skill set and experience bring direct impact to our teams. By sharing your views and experiences, you add to our diverse culture which makes everyone of us better every day.

What you will learn:

AUTO1 is disrupting the automotive industry. Most of the things we do have never been done before .Every day we are scaling and tuning the core platform and creating tools to launch new green field applications. Cutting edge technology stacks and the drive to always think about the next thing to incorporate without getting bloated.

We currently use, React, Redux, Webpack, Node.js 8+, npm, Docker, S3, CloudFront, CSS modules and some service workers incorporated in a continuous delivery platform. How to build engineering products with highly complex business logic that has a direct impact on the company's performance.

How you will progress:

On the second day most new starters are ready to code. Around two weeks later your first lines of code will most probably hit production. In one month your impact to your team starts to become measurable. After half a year you will have significant domain knowledge of the topics you have been working on and be a contact point on this for all your peers. After one year you are a solid contributor to all of your team's JS modules. You are fully experienced with the technical and business challenges in your team and its direct vicinity. The features you built are successful at the company and the quality of your work is improving on a daily scale.


Requested Skills

What you should bring:
You have 3+ years of experience in JavaScript programming.
You have production experience with JavaScript applications.
You feel comfortable in asynchronous programming and you have good knowledge of web protocols and transports like HTTP or web-sockets.
You have a passionate opinion on how JavaScript code and applications should ideally look like, but you are not too dogmatic to ignore every-day needs of a business.
You bring at least 1 year of experience with react based projects. State management in those projects is not a stranger to you.
You are well skilled with HTML5, CSS3 and you know some Webpack.

What you will get: Innovative culture - You will work on previously unsolved challenges and experiment with new technologies.
Real impact - Your work will enable our business success and disrupt the car industry.
Smooth start in Milan- You will also receive relocation support.
Team and company events like Hackathons, international nights, Christmas party, soccer, etc.
Attractive discounts on different services like gym, public transport, leisure activities.
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