Schibsted is hiring a

Front End Engineer (C&T)

Barcelona, Spain
Schibsted Media Group is an international media group with 6800 employees in 31 countries. From Mexico to Malaysia, from Brazil to Norway – millions of people interact with Schibsted companies every day. We ensure that new and old sofas can be sold. News reports are read and watched when, where and how consumers want. Weather reports are checked with quick online services. Carpenters are found through a couple of clicks. Prices are compared and the latest fashion is browsed… these examples are just some of the ways our services empower people all around the world in their daily lives.

C&T is a small and specialized team responsible for developing, shipping and maintaining the classifieds marketplace products in Tunisia (“Tayara”) & Dominican Republic (“Corotos”) serving hundred of thousands of users adding up to more than 3 million weekly visits. You will contribute to a top-of-the-line product solution, using the latest available technologies to run three end-user products (Web, Android, iOS) and our back office tool set. Based in Barcelona, you will work in a talented and dynamic environment. With high expectations on this small team, you will play a critical role for our success in the two markets and to establish a high-performing team.


  • As Front-End Software Engineer you will : Work in a multi-disciplinary team, and help to build a responsive SPA.
  • Create UI components using React.
  • Help and contribute in the applications architecture definition.
  • Be creative and experiment with new solutions but pragmatic and committed to code optimization, maintainability, and quality.
  • Work with product owners and designers to prioritise and hone features.
  • Optimize web applications for maximum speed and scale.
  • Support diverse clients from high end desktop computers to mobile devices.


  • Excellent experience in web development for both desktop and mobile platforms.
  • Deep expertise in Javascript and it’s various cross-platform and cross-browser quirks.
  • Previous development experience with either Java, Python, PHP.
  • Experience with some of the common Javascript frameworks and libraries (JQuery, Modernizr, Closure, AngularJS, Polymer, Node.js, RequireJS, React, Browserify).
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, RESTful APIs.
  • Strong understanding of web performance, scalability, and implementation constraints.
  • High comfort level working with multiple stakeholders from different parts of the organization toward a consensus.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools such as Git and familiar to Continuous Integration