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Senior Front End Engineer



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Software Engineering
Germany · Remote
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024
Onfido lets people prove their identity anytime, anywhere. We’re creating a more open digital world by connecting them to the services they love and need simply, speedily and safely – whether they’re renting a car or opening a bank account. We’re building a full-service suite of AI-powered identity verification solutions with fairness and inclusiveness at their core, and were awarded ‘Outstanding Leader in Accessibility’ and ‘Best Innovation in Algorithmic Bias Mitigation’ and ‘Best AI product in FinTech’ awards at CogX
We are a global, established, technology company having surpassed $130M in annual recurring revenue (ARR) with a prominent position in the global marketplace, and have been repeatedly recognized for our performance and innovation. In 2023, we’ve been awarded ‘Best Fraud Detection and Prevention Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan, featured as a Strong Performer by Forrester in its 2022 Identity Verification Wave, and named to the CB Insights Fintech 250 for the fourth year running. We've received over $200 million in funding from investors such as TPG Growth, Microsoft, and Salesforce to achieve our vision. We partner with hundreds of businesses to help millions access services every week – from billion dollar institutions to hypergrowth unicorns. We support checks in 195 countries, and 2,500+ document types. With over 1,200 customers worldwide and 500 employees
Our goal is to work together to promote and celebrate an inclusive and diverse community. Collectively, all Onfidoers are committed to creating an environment where everyone can be themselves, and where differences are celebrated. We encourage people from all backgrounds and cultures to come together to solve some of the world's most interesting problems.
What you will do:
We’re looking for experienced Front End Engineers for our UK, Germany or Portugal offices to help us evolve our current product offering!
You’ll join a talented and friendly team which loves to delight its customers with quality and robust code. We care about user and developer experience and we work in an agile way to regularly ship code to production.
We encourage people from all backgrounds, cultures and skill levels to apply. It is okay to not meet all requirements listed as we are looking for individuals who are passionate, eager to learn.

As a Senior Front-End Engineer at Onfido you will:

  • Work closely with product designers, product managers and other engineers to deliver great experiences to our customers using your great understanding of React and other architectural frameworks.
  • Prototype and iterate until the solutions are impactful and well-polished, supporting multiple devices or browsers and meeting our accessibility standards.
  • Improve the reliability and safety of our continuous delivery by contributing to our test automation as well as the CI/CD pipeline on Gitlab.
  • Contribute to fostering a culture of psychological safety, inclusivity, collaboration and continuous improvement within the team through participation in retrospectives and feedback.
  • Guide and mentor other engineers helping us manage debt, plan refactors and improve our engineering practices.
  • Prototype and iterate until the solutions are impactful and well polished.
  • Tweak and evolve our processes. You can always help the team release faster and safer.
  • For a further look at what we have been working on, take a look at our front end blog!

Our wish list is a combination of…

  • 5 years of solid front end experience
  • Great understanding of React and other architectural frameworks
  • Experience with both functional and object oriented programming
  • Experience working on projects supporting multiple devices/browsers
  • Up-to-date with the latest Web features
  • Test automation experience

...plus Bonus points:

  • Accessibility
  • Experience with the Camera API
  • Knowledge of building CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience of graphQL and Node
  • Experience building and working with event driven architectures
  • Bringing bleeding edge web features to production safely
We deeply value trust, ownership and rapid iteration. Our engineers, product managers and designers work together closely to solve a challenging problem - identity in an online world - and build products that are polished and impactful.
Tech Stack:
We are technology agnostic at Onfido. We are not looking for you to have experience in all these technologies. As long as you're open to learn, please apply.
The tech stack covers everything from React, GraphQL, React Native through to TypeScript, Gatsby and Emotion.
Who you are:
We encourage people from all backgrounds, cultures and skill levels to apply. It is okay to not meet all requirements listed as we are looking for individuals who are passionate, eager to learn.
- You have experience in front end software development and you are familiar with one or more Javascript frameworks.
- You are customer oriented and want to understand customer needs.
- You have affinity with UI and UX
The Technology Team:
We are over 150+ technologists at Onfido. We range from machine learning scientists and product designers to mobile, back-end, front-end and test engineers. The challenges are varied and it's easy to stay hungry as opportunities are plenty. Tech teams are cross functional which gives them a great degree of independence. You will have the chance to work on different products which are owned by different teams:
Where you will be:
At Onfido, we have a distributed workforce. This role will be based as advertised on the job description. We have a hybrid model, and you can choose to work fully remote, or come to our offices! We let all of our employees choose what’s best for them.
Onfido Culture:
Onfidoers share a set of core values and want to hear from you if you believe in:
> Succeeding together; you work collaboratively and put the team first
> Taking pride; you care about quality, producing great work and customer / user outcomes
> Creating customer buzz; you demonstrate a strong user / customer focus
> Learning things & sharing them; you have a natural curiosity and default to sharing knowledge with others
> Finding a better way; you’re adept at finding solutions, experimentation and innovating to make things better
We're committed to making Onfido a fantastic place to work, so we go to great lengths to give you what you need to succeed. You will receive:
> 25 days annual leave plus a day off for your Birthday.
> Two paid volunteering days per year.*
> Life Assurance (3x Annual Base Salary)*
> Generous paid parental leave.
> Free mental health coaching provided online.
> Life enrichment allowance of up €95 to per month for services including gym, yoga, fitness classes, massages, childcare, and therapy.
> Dedicated learning opportunities including using tools like Learnably with availability to use for learning resources such as books, coaches, conferences, courses, podcasts, and more
> Our open and transparent culture is reflected in our “Better Together” motto and we bring this to life by meeting once a week for our global weekly roundup (OnThursday); holding quarterly team socials, and other company-wide social events.
> Expense up to £300 (or local equivalent) to purchase workstation setup equipment
> The opportunity to become a member of Onfido’s resource groups in order to learn different skills in our belonging groups
*after 3 months
Check out Life at Onfido via our LinkedIn Careers Page!
Onfido is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. We're always on the lookout for talented, passionate people and encourage applications from all backgrounds regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, parental status, race or religion. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

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