Front-End Engineer

Dubai
Technology – Software Engineering
Permanent Full-time
About us

Launched in 2012, Checkout.com is a leading international provider of online payment solutions. Checkout.com is built on 100% proprietary technology and handles every part of the payment process, providing complete transparency across the entire payment value chain.

We currently process 150+ currencies and offer access to all international cards and popular local payment methods to merchants through one integration.

Customers in our portfolio include international businesses like Samsung, Transferwise, Hopper, Virgin and Adidas. Our mission is to partner with smart businesses to optimise their payments, increase revenue and meet the dynamic needs of their customers. 

We are building a unique work environment where our people aspire to solve complex problems and deliver valuable solutions. We believe that excellence can be achieved through a dynamic culture driven by collaboration and teamwork.

In May 2019, we raised $230m in what is Europe’s largest ever fintech Series A round, and globally the third largest fintech Series A round of all time. This fundraising round gave us a valuation of around $2 billion.

About the role

Checkout.com is looking for a Front-End Engineer with expert React and JavaScript skills to join our Front-End Engineering team in Dubai. This role will take a key role in continuously improving our website, collaborating with various excellence-driven teams including Product (Brand and UX/UI) and Marketing. The Checkout.com Web Strategy team is responsible for acquiring new customers and retaining new customers by creating a dynamic, personalized web experience. The team uses the latest in front end technologies, user experience, and design. 
 
In this role, you will be responsible for continually building and improving Checkout.com’s front door

Key Responsibilities

    • Work as part of a cross functional team to help drive the product development Checkout.com
    • Passionate about writing clean code while using various best practices
    • Willingness to help others when needed
    • Driving best technology and software development practices into the team and wider organisation with passion and enthusiasm
    • Assisting business stakeholders in shaping, estimating and planning new requirements
    • Participating in regular showcases of new work to the product owners and business stakeholders
    • Striving for continuous improvement within the team

About You

    • Commanding grasp of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and React
    • Demonstrated web performance profiling and optimization experience.
    • CSS/JS Animations Experience
    • Node.js Experience
    • Ability to work in an Agile and high-paced environment
    • Not afraid to roll up the sleeves for any side projects when needed
    • Excellent eye for Design
    • Knowledge of CMS’ is beneficial 
    • Fluency in English
Checkout.com is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience, skills and personality. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief. Due to the numerous amount of application received, only the ones corresponding to this job profile will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within 3 weeks please deem your application as unsuccessful.

We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We will only process and retain your information as necessary for the purposes of progressing your application or as required by applicable laws and regulations. We may also collect personal information about you through the application and recruitment process, either directly from you or from third-parties (employment agencies, recruitment websites, former employers, credit reference agencies or other background check agencies). In limited circumstances, we may transfer your information to the following countries outside the EU, while making sure your personal data is treated with the same level of protection offered in the EU. Please refer to our Privacy Policy (https://www.checkout.com/legal/privacy-policy) for further information about how your data is being collected, processed and retained at Checkout.com.