Senior Front-End and Full Stack Engineer – Contract Intelligence Software Startup

Full time Blockgram
Porto, Porto District, PT

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Blockgram is actively searching for a Senior Frontend and Fullstack Engineer for our client who is a legal technology startup focusing on contract intelligence software. This is both an exciting and rewarding opportunity to be amongst a fast moving and growing organization in the second-largest city in Portugal, Porto! The company is developing an AI-based legal document lifecycle solution that will be delivered to end clients as a SaaS system. The software will aid companies’ legal and compliance departments, HR and procurement to review, analyze, amend and manage all legal documents throughout their entire lifecycle. The solution operates in a multilingual context, using the latest findings from Machine Learning & Natural Language Processing.

Primarily, you will be working in JavaScript and/or TypeScript to build an application with an outstanding user experience. You will work in a cross-functional team with UX-designers, backend engineers, machine learning and natural language processing researchers. Together you will develop solutions for parsing documents, performing complex text processing and analysis tasks. The resulting application uses machine learning and natural language processing tools and algorithms for reliable low-latency, ad-hoc insights and visualizations into data from unstructured documents. Additionally, you would help grow the front-end engineering team and foster the diverse talents within.

Responsibilities
  • Design and implement the architecture of the web part of the application
  • Contribute to the overall architecture of the system
  • Take the technical lead for our front-end engineering team
  • Work with UX expert(s) to create simple and effective solutions to complex problems
  • Deliver an application with outstanding user experience and immaculate quality
  • Keep up with the latest developments in the UI/UX fields

Role Requirements
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with large single page web applications (e.g. with Angular 2+/Typescript)
  • Expertise in Angular 2+/Typescript, JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS
  • Open to change, honest, have a genuine interest in people, work smart, have a passion for innovation, show your commitment and want to enjoy work and have fun whilst giving your best!
  • Bonus points
    • Experience with d3.js, React, Vue.js, RxJS, Bootstrap, Material, Karma, SASS
    • Experience with Python
    • Hands-on experience with Git
    • Experience with 3rd party APIs, OAuth
    • Experience with working in agile, product-focused environment

Benefits
  • A growing start-up, adding talents rapidly
  • Trips to our Zürich offices
  • A highly motivated team committed to building a successful company
  • A transparent and honest feedback culture

This is a full-time permanent role and requires the candidate to work from the Porto, Portugal. We have a very generous referral program (blockgram.com/referrals) if you know of anyone that is qualified! Thank you.