idealo internet GmbH: Lead Developer Web & Speed (m|f|x) at idealo internet GmbH (Berlin, Deutschland) (Berlin, Deutschland)

Posted: Sep 12, 2019

Lead Developer Web & Speed (m | f | x) 


The team: Product Area Shopping


The product area shopping provides the touch points that allow customers to choose the best offer and purchase it in our checkout or in a shop in the most convenient way possible. We work on the price comparison web frontend, a reactive business service providing lists of offers to all teams at idealo, a product detail page providing detailed product descriptions, a check-out  and a payment gateway to process payments done in our checkout. 


About your new role 



  • Responsible for ensuring that idealo comes and stays among the top 3 e-commerce websites in Germany in terms of speed

  • Responsible for building knowledge and establishing best practices in the area of web technologies and speed through collaboration with developers and product owners

  • Lead the conception and technical implementation of measures to improve loading times across the entire stack, with a focus on the web frontend / browser runtime

  • Responsible for the definition of KPIs and metrics from SEO and UX perspective together with the contact persons from these areas

  • Preparation and moderation of architecture and technology decisions in the field of web technologies (for the part of our product that runs in a web browser runtime)

  • Collaboration in one of the product teams in the area of product discovery or shopping


Skills & Requirements



  • You have at least 5 years professional experience as a software engineer in the development of modern web applications

  • You like to work in an agile and delivery focused environment

  • Excellent knowledge of current web technologies: React, Node.js, JavaScript, TypeScript, Webpack, Styled Components, HTML5, CSS/SCSS, REST/GraphQL, Docker 

  • Proven practical experience in performance engineering

  • You give and take open, constructive feedback. It is not always easy but that is the foundation of great teams

  • You have excellent communication skills in English both written and verbal. English native is a plus and German is also a plus.

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