Senior Fullstack Software Engineer

🎯 Vision

Helio is a Swiss startup based in Zurich and is building the first carbon-aware cloud: By increasing the utilization rates of data centers worldwide (over 80% of the resources are not being used), accelerating the adaption of green energy sources (data centers consume around 5% of the global energy and are responsible for the same amount of Green House Gas as the aviation industry), and extending the lifetime of the hardware, Helio lowers the emissions of the cloud industry significantly.

📒 Job Description

Work closely with our team of Senior Cloud Native Software Engineers to develop an amazing customer experience for our end-users. You’ll be responsible for building Electron based Desktop applications and their Node.js-based server-side APIs and Web Applications.

Are you a seasoned and innovative Frontend Software Engineer with a flair for crafting exceptional user interfaces? Do you have a track record of building engaging web applications that redefine user experiences? If you're passionate about frontend development and eager to contribute your expertise to a dynamic startup culture, we invite you to join Helio as a Senior Fullstack Software Engineer. In this role, you will be pivotal in creating captivating and intuitive user interfaces, collaborating closely with cross-functional teams to deliver outstanding software solutions.

🌍 Location + Language

  • Our office is situated in Zurich, Switzerland.
  • This job is intended to be hybrid.
  • Proficiency in English is essential for effective communication.

💰 Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary range: CHF 100,000 - CHF 130,000 per year.
  • Equity plan offering ownership in Helio's exciting journey.
  • Embrace the flexibility of work styles: Hybrid or full-remote, with flexible work hours.
  • Thrive in a vibrant startup culture that fosters innovation.
  • Enjoy a generous paid vacation allowance of 27 days annually.

🤝 You’ll be a great fit for the job if you

  • Have 5+ years of experience with Node.js, TypeScript, React, and Next.js.
  • Possess knowledge in CI/CD for automated testing and deployment.
  • Experiences with Tailwind CSS and Electron are advantageous.
  • Have a strong understanding of UI/UX principles and apply design fundamentals in your work.
  • Excel in an environment with rapidly changing requirements.

🚀 Key Responsibilities

  • Implement web and Electron apps using Node.js, React.js with Next.js, and Tailwind CSS to ensure compatibility across browsers and platforms.
  • Develop REST and/or GraphQL API using Node.js and TypeScript.
  • Implement robust analytics and error tracking across applications.
  • Maintain high code standards, including proper structure, documentation, and bug management.
  • Translate design concepts into functional, visually appealing, and intuitive interfaces.
  • Collaborate with the growth team, providing valuable insights and feedback.

➡️ Application and Process

Starting Date: Flexible

  1. Initiate contact via email at Share your GitHub and/or LinkedIn profiles with the answers to the questions below – traditional CVs or cover letters are not required. ➡️ Answer the following Questions:
    • How many years of work experience do you have with TypeScript?
    • How many years of work experience do you have with React.js ?
    • How many years of work experience do you have with Node.js?
    • How many years of work experience do you have with building REST and/or GraphQL API?
    • What is your level of proficiency in English?
    • What salary range, in thousands per annum, are you expecting for this role:
  2. Helio will review your profile and provide feedback within 1 week.
  3. Engage in a remote or in-person meeting (30-60 minutes) with the founders, Christoph and Kevin.
    • Gain insights into our company vision, culture, work environment, challenges, and role.
    • Evaluate the alignment of your values and mindset with our dynamic startup culture.
  4. Connect with our team – virtually or in real life.
    • Get acquainted with potential future colleagues.
    • Assess your technical fit within our team.
  5. Embark on your journey with us with a flexible starting date.

Note: We encourage applications from senior engineers passionate about frontend development. Equity ownership is a core aspect of our commitment to your growth. Diversity is embraced, and we are an equal opportunity employer.

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