(Senior) Frontend Engineer (f/m/d)

Job description

We in zooplus are currently looking for a great Frontend Engineer familiar with our backend tech stack to join one of our teams and contribute to the further success of the team and the company. Here are some things about us that we take pride in:

  • We work in small self-organized teams
  • We learn from each other and share knowledge, through methods such as pair programming, code reviews, hackathons, and training
  • We deliver value by developing new features, maintaining existing products, and improving all the infrastructure we need for it
  • We build quality into our code by following clean code principles and DevOps practices - you build it, you run it
  • We embrace and enjoy diversity, having colleagues from many different countries. This means our working language is English

Your tasks

  • Developing and continuously delivering applications for one of the most successful e-commerce platforms in Europe
  • Participating in the complete software development life cycle from concept through coding to testing and maintaining with focus on prototyping and new initiatives
  • Work in a self-organizing agile team
  • Participate actively and collaboratively in Daily meetings, Planning, Refinement, Review, and Retrospective
  • Participate in UX, UI, technical and architectural discussions and decisions as a team
  • Ability to take new challenges and work on new initiatives and new products if needed
  • Deliver value and quality by developing new features, maintaining existing products and improving user experience if needed
  • Discovering and solving the digital challenges of delivering services for pet owners


  • Working experience of minimum 4 years in a similar field
  • Knowledge of accessible semantic HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node.js
  • Knowledge of React or Preact
  • User experience and visual design knowledge
  • Experience with responsive design and mobile-first approach
  • Experience with version control systems (we use Git)
  • An agile mindset and experience with Scrum, Kanban, or XP are ideal
  • Solution-driven and collaborative approach
  • Fluency in English

Nice to have

  • Familiarity with design/prototyping tools (Figma, Sketch, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Knowledge of TypeScript (or any other statically typed language)
  • Relational databases (PostgreSQL)
  • Practical experience in the backend
  • Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science, Business Informatics, Design, or similar experience
  • German language is a plus but not required

What we are offering you

Become a part of our success story and seize the opportunity to take on a real challenge in a dynamically growing company where there is huge scope for development and short decision-making processes. We are offering you a versatile, international-facing role in our motivated team with colleagues from all over Europe. Our Austrian office is at a great location in Vienna, with excellent infrastructure links. Additionally, we offer many benefits such as:

✈️ 28 labour days of vacation (plus December 24th and 31st)

⏰ Flexible and remote working

🎡 Modern office in the city center close to Schwedenplatz with a great view over Vienna

🐾 Discount in our zooplus shop for all our employees

💰 Employee discount program for several online shops

💬 German language courses on company premises

🚌 Free public transport ticket

☕ Free drinks and fresh fruit in the office kitchen

📖 Continuous development through internal and external training opportunities

🎈 Company events

🌎 We encourage diversity! Meet our motivated and friendly teammates from over 50 nationalities

The gross annual salary for this position (38.5 hours/week) is between 50,000 – 65,000 EUR depending on your qualification and experience.

Did we make you curious?

Then send us your application in English via our online application form!

Join us and drive our success with your personal experience, your passion, your entrepreneurial thinking and your will to take over real ownership!