Frontend Software Engineer (Italy)

Milan, Lombardy, Italy (Remote)

Job Type

Full Time

About the role:

We are looking for a Frontend Software Engineer who shares our passion for shaping the future of customer experience solutions and providing the best possible experience for our customers. You will play a key part in advancing the VUI search experience by improving product usability and delivering new features that redefine the way user engagement will happen!


Your contributions will directly impact our customers and ultimately improve the overall user experience.

In this role you will:

  • Collaborate closely with design, engineering, and product teams to create the best experience for our customers (onboarding, portals) and end users (interactive interfaces for digital channels)

  • Translate designs and wireframes into high-quality code and compelling user-facing interfaces

  • Build and maintain reusable software components and front-end libraries for future use

  • Optimize components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or equivalent

  • JavaScript/CSS/HTML5, Typescript, SAAS

  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks (Vue.js, React)

  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as webpack, Babel, npm, etc.

  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and workarounds

  • Strong understanding of web application architecture

  • Strong understanding of REST APIs

  • Writing clean, scalable, standards-compliant and reusable code with strong focus on quality

  • Ability to adapt and learn new tasks quickly and switch between the as required

  • 3+ years experience as a frontend developer

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with search technologies and/or natural language processing

  • Real-time communication applications using WebSockets or WebRTC

  • Native mobile software development experience (iOS and/or Android)

  • Proficiency in test-driven development libraries

  • Performance optimization of high-traffic websites

  • Experience in data visualization using D3.js or other visualization library/tools

VUI Offers:

  • The ability to make real impact on enterprises seeking search innovation

  • Fully-paid health benefits

  • Fully remote work environment with an office in downtown Boston

  • Unlimited PTO

  • 15 paid company holidays (including your birthday!)

  • Significant growth opportunities

Featured Benefits:

  • Medical insurance

  • Vision insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • 401(k)

About the Company 

VUI, Inc. is a startup based in Boston, MA and Trento, Italy. VUI's AI-powered eCommerce search solution accurately finds the products customers want. Our team is revolutionizing online and in store search using patented natural language query understanding, deep learning technology, and an optimized search engine to return the most relevant search results. Join us to help shape the future of product search!