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Senior Frontend Engineer


At Zurich Insurance we are looking for an experienced Senior Frontend Engineer to join the Falcon team. What does the Falcon team do? As a team of 11 international and diverse individuals that work together on portals and apps for customers of our retail insurance products and services. As a Senior Frontend Engineer you will be responsible for the design, code and maintenance of mobile and web application end-to-end user experiences.

This is an entirely remote position, with a strong preference that you are based out of the Netherlands.


Key  responsibilities:

  • Optimize code for performance, stability and maintainability;
  • Work with a cross-functional team of cloud engineers, application/UI software engineers, QA/Validation and DevOps;
  • Leverage native APIs for deep integrations with both platforms;
  • Diagnose and fix bugs and performance bottlenecks for performance that feels native;
  • Reach out to the open source community to encourage and help implement mission- critical software fixes;
  • Measure the success of the products with key metrics;
  • Deploying of React Native applications to Apple App Store and Google Play Store;
  • Defining front end architectures and exploring technical feasibility trade-offs;
  • Performing diagnostics on issues inside and outside the code-base;
  • HTML/CSS3 and knowledge of best practices and common patterns;
  • Git repository, CI/CD and DevOps methodologies;


Our tech stack:

  • React / React Native
  • JavaScript (ES6+)
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Dockers
  • Kubernetes


What are we looking for?

  • Fluent in English, both written and verbally.
  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field;
  • Experience with the abovementioned technology stack is a prerequisite.
  • 5+ years’ experience building production client-side or mobile applications;
  • Experience with building and deploying of React Native mobile applications to the App Store and Play Store;
  • Experience with Jest or other unit testing libraries;
  • Experience with technologies such Android, PHP, Java, Kotlin, Swift, Objective C, SQL, Node.js is a plus;
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor other developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality;
  • The ability to think and work Agile and have the knowledge of best practices;


Are you ready to start a new adventure within a market leader of the insurance industry? 

Our 56,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success. Enabling businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You'd give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It's a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.


At Zurich we believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected and empowered allows people to reach their full potential.


So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference.


We highly value the experience and know-how of our employees and offer a wide range of opportunities across business areas. You can expect to work on challenges that will help you grow and to collaborate with a diverse and inclusive team. 

People are Zurich’s most important asset. Their varied skills, perspectives and experiences drive innovation. And they reflect the breadth and diversity of our customers, suppliers, communities and investors around the world. We are committed to attracting and retaining talented individuals from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.

Zurich does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or other characteristics protected by applicable law. 

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