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 Frontend 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.
  • The job is intended to be fully remote. Europe is a plus.
  • Proficiency in English is essential for effective communication. German language skills are a plus.

💰 Salary and Benefits

  • Salary range: $30,000 - $50,000 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

  • Possess 5+ years of experience with Node, TypeScript, Tailwind, React, and Next.js.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of UI/UX principles and apply design fundamentals in your work.
  • Showcase meticulous attention to detail, primarily related to typography, spacing, color palettes, visual hierarchy, and cross-browser compatibility.
  • Thrive in an environment of fast-changing requirements.

🚀 Key Responsibilities

  • Implement web and electron apps using Node.js, React.js, and Tailwind, ensuring smooth animations and transitions.
  • Maintain a high code standard, including structure, documentation, and bug management.
  • Translate design concepts into functional, visually appealing, and intuitive interfaces.
  • Collaborate with our growth team, providing valuable insights and feedback.
  • Ensure designs function and appear consistently across different browsers and devices.

➡️ Application and Process

Starting Date: Flexible

  1. Initiate contact with Christoph, our CTO, via email at Share your GitHub and/or LinkedIn profiles – traditional CVs or cover letters are not required.
  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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