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Front End Engineer

You might already know that Blocket is Sweden's most visited classified ads website. But did you know that we also have a lot of integrations with other companies that provide services to our users that are related to the items being sold on Blocket? From financing options and car owner history to pet insurance for your new puppy. We also have advertising placements, articles and inspirational pages. The platforms behind this functionality are handled by a team called Display & Integrations.

We are Blocket, Sweden’s largest and most popular marketplace, with around 12,3M monthly active users generating 100 million sessions. We are proud of our work to enable the second-hand trade in Sweden and our contribution to a positive environmental impact.

Blocket services are for everyone, and so is our workplace. We have an inclusive culture, and we see diversity as a great advantage to creating great products and services for our users and clients. We still have much more to do and welcome your perspective.

What you'll be up to:

At Display & Integrations, you will work closely with commercial placements and integrations. You will collaborate with colleagues across the Nordic countries to provide a great-performing product that integrates well with the user journey. We also provide a CMS that our editors use, and we build products for advertisements.

The team will have three web developers and two backend developers, app developers, a product manager, an engineering manager and UX.

Who you are:

We believe you are a front-end web developer with a few years of hands-on experience in front-end development working in a team. You are able to independently lead the development of new features and enjoy discussing and debating code and solutions with your peers. You like sharing your knowledge with your cross-functional team and also more junior developers, and above all, you are curious and continuously strive to learn new things. We are often working in pairs and huddles, so collaboration is another key. And the thinking and problem-solving mindset.

Your background should include:

  • Strong hands-on experience in JS Frameworks: React, Next.js, Vue, NodeJS, and TypeScript.

  • Strong knowledge of web development fundamentals such as HTML5 and CSS3.

  • Micro Frontends, Atomic design

  • Experience with caching, minification, and bundling techniques to improve front-end performance.

  • Experience in using front-end monitoring tools to troubleshoot errors and recognise performance bottlenecks.

Bonus

  • Headless CMS systems

  • Advertisement platforms

  • Accessibility

Hello from your Manager!

I am Johan, and I am looking to build a strong team that provides great services to our professional customers, helping them to succeed in our marketplace. I am looking for service-minded developers who enjoy collaborative work with partners within and outside Blocket. While at the same time ensuring a great experience for our users.

As a leader, I will help set the context and make connections throughout our organisation and with our customers. We will have goals, but I will leave a lot of room for you to be creative and bring your own ideas to the table. Welcome to Blocket and team Display & Integrations. We are really looking forward to having you onboard.

Interested in joining the Blocket world?

We look forward to hearing from you! Send your CV or apply with your LinkedIn profile and let us know what makes you tick. We would love to get to know you a bit better! Have a link to some neat stuff on GitHub? Make sure to include a link when you apply.

**Please note that to be considered for this role, you need to be a Swedish/EU citizen or have a work permit.

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Great Place to Work

  • 30 days holiday

  • Fun events including awesome Kick Offs

  • Excellent learning and development opportunities

  • Generous annual wellbeing allowance and much more

  • Parental leave premium

  • A great, modern office in central Stockholm

  • Breakfast every Monday and fika on Fridays

About the company

The Blocket journey began in Skåne 1996 - since then the concept of Blocket has been exported to over 40 other countries. Today, Blocket, which is owned by the media group Schibsted, is Sweden’s largest online marketplace. There are approximately 600 000 items, vehicles, jobs and housing being advertised and discovered by its 5 million visitors every week. The value for all advertisements in 2018 amounted to SEK 714 billion - equal to 15 percent of Sweden’s GDP. Thanks to second-hand trading at Blocket, 0.8 million tonnes of greenhouse gases can be avoided every year. The output being equivalent to if Stockholm’s city roads stood empty for about a year. Blocket has approximately 240 colleagues and the office is located in central Stockholm. Together, we are passionate about second-hand trading, the environment and the continued growth of Blocket - one of Sweden’s largest sites. We are proud environmental heroes and enjoy working together. Read more on our career page.


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