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Senior Software Engineer, React



Software Engineering
Bucharest, Romania
Posted on Saturday, May 6, 2023

Who we are

Bitpanda simplifies wealth creation. Founded in 2014 in Vienna, Austria by Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer, Bitpanda exists to help people trust themselves enough to build financial freedom for their future. Our user-friendly, trade-everything platform empowers both first-time investors and seasoned experts to invest in the cryptocurrencies, crypto indices, stocks, precious metals and commodities they want — all possible with any sized budget, 24/7. With more than 700 team members and more than 4 million customers, our company is one of Europe's most successful fintechs.

Headquartered in Austria but operating across all of Europe, our products are built by fast-moving, talented, “roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen” kind of people who represent more than 50 nationalities. If you’re someone who thinks big, moves fast and wants to make an impact right from day one, then get ready to join our industry-changing team. Let’s go!

About the team

Bitpanda Technology Solutions is a hub where our enthusiastic team of tech pioneers is devoted to redefining the future of investing for all. We stand firm in our belief that the investment world is on the brink of a digital transformation, and we're wholeheartedly dedicated to making this vision come to life.

Our cutting-edge, cloud-based infrastructure enables partners to design bespoke customer experiences by harnessing the power of our fully automated trading infrastructure, which adheres to the highest security standards.

Our versatile, end-to-end teams are located in the vibrant tech hubs of Bucharest and Vienna, working together to develop our trailblazing white-label solution. Our technology is anchored in a microservices infrastructure with an event-driven architecture. We primarily use Go and PHP for our microservices, supported by the robust capabilities of Kafka and SQS.

Your mission

As a Senior Software Engineer focusing on React, your mission is to apply your React skills combined with React Native expertise for iOS and Android in order to develop cutting-edge, user-centric applications that revolutionize the financial landscape.
We are looking for a proficient front-end engineer with a passion for building dynamic, user-friendly web and mobile applications. You have to have a deep understanding of the React ecosystem, including React Native (optional), and are eager to contribute to projects that leverage the latest tools and technologies.

Your dedication to delivering exceptional user experiences and staying ahead in the React domain will be key in making investing more accessible and engaging for all.

In this critical role, you will primarily develop features for our web frontend applications, ensuring efficient delivery of high-quality code, while enhancing performance and maintaining a visually appealing and functional web application.

Collaborating with cross-functional teams, you will contribute to the design, development, and optimization of scalable and maintainable applications, empowering users to navigate the financial world with ease.

Your adaptability and commitment to growing within our evolving technology stack will solidify Bitpanda's position as a fintech industry leader, impacting millions of users worldwide and driving innovation in the digital investment sphere.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and implement new features for our web and mobile applications using React, showcasing your expertise in creating user-centric solutions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and QA engineers, to ensure seamless delivery of high-quality products.
  • Contribute to the establishment and enforcement of coding standards, design patterns, and development methodologies across the team.
  • Drive innovation by researching and adopting the latest trends and technologies in the React ecosystem, ensuring our applications remain competitive and cutting-edge.
  • Act as a technical mentor for junior developers, providing guidance and support to help them grow and excel in their roles.

Who you are

As a React developer with expertise in React, you are a proficient front-end engineer with a passion for building dynamic, user-friendly web and mobile applications. You have a deep understanding of the React ecosystem, including React Native (optional), and are eager to contribute to projects that leverage the latest tools and technologies.

  • Proficient in JavaScript (ES6+) and strong experience with React.js and its core principles.
  • Experience with state management, data synchronization, and other advanced techniques in React
  • Familiarity with popular React libraries such as Redux, React Router, and Material-UI.
  • Proficient understanding of RESTful APIs and experience in integrating them with front-end applications.
  • Strong knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3, along with experience using CSS preprocessors like Sass or Less.

What’s in it for you

  • Flexibility-first approach to work* including:
    • Unlimited fully-paid annual leave
    • Recharge Breaks
    • 20 weeks gender-neutral New Parent Leave
  • Hybrid Working*:
    • 50/50 home/office for office hub locations
    • 60 days Work From Anywhere* following the 80/20 Rule
    • €500 Work from Home budget
  • An attractive individual stock option plan* in a high growth company, and a competitive salary
  • Exclusive premiums when trading on Bitpanda
  • Occasional company-wide and team events — both in-person and virtually!
  • Learning & development opportunities
  • Top-notch “tech pack” – your choice between PC or Mac
  • Bitpanda merch to keep you swagged out and living the Bitpanda brand
  • A global Bitpanda team of fast-moving, talented, “roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen” kind of people who are united (across cultures and time zones) by our unique way of working

*These benefits do not apply for our internships and exceptions to our Hybrid Working policy apply to teams with shift schedules or for folks whose roles require them to be in office (think: Workplaces team or IT).

And, above all, the opportunity to learn & grow as part of Bitpanda’s incredible journey towards being Europe’s future #1 investment platform.

Bitpanda is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.