Frontend developer

Frontend developer


Varnish Software is the company behind Varnish Cache, a widely recognized open-source HTTP proxy that significantly enhances web performance and enables digital content delivery. Varnish Cache has experienced a tremendous growth since its inception and currently powers more than 4.7 million websites globally.

We are seeking an experienced and hands-on frontend-developer with a passion for Code, scalability and software infrastructure, to join our Tools and Platforms team in Karlstad.

The Team

The primary objective of the Tools and Platforms team is to make Varnish easier to deploy, configure, monitor and scale. The typical environments we are targeting are running multiple instances in multiple locations. This objective is achieved by developing easy-to-use administration tools, monitoring tools and working with cloud providers such as AWS, Google and Microsoft to make Varnish available and easy to use in their ecosystems. The Tools and Platforms team consists of backend and frontend developers and people with several years of experience. They complete each other, and together they architect and build components that are well tested and compatible with modern hosting environments and deployment tools.

The Role

As a Frontend developer, you will strengthen our team developing new products, and maintaining our software, adding features, fixing bugs. We have a lot of interesting work ahead of us in expanding our Varnish offering, Varnish feature set and scaling to meet demand. We are passionate about developing usable UI experiences for our customers supporting our core product Varnish Enterprise. We have a bias towards shipping and believe that tests are key to higher velocity and reliability. If you share our passions then you’ll fit right in.

As part of the Tools and Platforms team, your primary responsibilities are to:

● Design and execute all aspects of user experience and interface design. From workflow, wireframes, UI mockups and prototyping to implementation
● Design engaging and simple experiences for our users/customers
● Serve as a creative voice UX/UI on projects through all phases of work including discovery, conception, and production
● Research and develop new user interface ideas as well as testing and verifying their functionality and the user flow
● Understand and work with internal goals, usability, technical constraints as well as budget and schedule
● Build UI/UX that is used by customers every day.
● Maintain and extend our existing software.
● Write tests at different levels to ensure your code really does what you want.
● Be creative and brainstorm ideas for ways we can further streamline our development process.

You are:

● A Self-starter who can take work on an idea and quickly and iterate through feedback.

● Able to research best practices and create, validate and present your findings.
● Able to keep projects going from start to finish.

Relevant experience:

● 3-5 years of professional software development experience
● Passionate Technical interest and experience in mainly Javascript
● Application development using Vuejs and other cutting edge frameworks.
● Experience in creating responsive, device-agnostic interfaces via progressive enhancement.
● Linux experience, comfortable in both Debian and RHEL based systems.
● Self-motivated and self-managing with strong organizational skills.
● English written and verbal communication skills.

What we offer

● Work in a modern IT environment on a global scale.
● Plenty of challenges and opportunities.
● Ability to influence product development
● A happy, creative, non-hierarchical work environment in which you are a valued member of our organization
● Involvement in the complete lifecycle of software products
● Interaction and cooperation with top global customers
● An opportunity to showcase your work in community meetups and other conferences where applicable
● Contribute your expertise as part of the support rotation
● An international environment with offices and colleagues all over the world

Varnish Software is a laid-back place to work. But make no mistake: we do take very seriously the work of creating and sharing our software – and have fun doing it. We value flexibility, independence, and trust.

Seniority Level: Low/Mid-Senior level

Industry: Information Technology & Services
Employment Type: Full-time
Placement: Karlstad

Intervjuer pågår

Rekryteringen sker i samarbete med Qtym. Om du har frågor om tjänsten får du gärna kontakta rekryteringskonsult Matilda på telefonnummer 076-495 36 66 alt.

Välkommen med sin ansökan!


  • Arbetsplats: Qtym
  • 1 plats
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  • Publicerat: 11 juni 2021
  • Ansök senast: 31 juli 2021

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