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Senior Fullstack Engineer
react-js ruby-on-rails postgresql javascript oop senior Jul 29

About us:


In the words of Inc. magazine, “Web Summit is the largest technology conference in the world”. Forbes says Web Summit is “the best tech conference on the planet”, Bloomberg calls it  “Davos for geeks”, Politico “the Olympics of tech”, and the Guardian “Glastonbury for geeks”.

Whatever Web Summit is it wouldn’t be possible without an incredible team of nearly 200 employees, including world class engineers, data scientists, designers, producers, marketers, salespeople and more.

We’ve disrupted an old industry by building incredible software and designing mind-blowing events. We’ve revolutionised how people come together in our world. We started with one event: Web Summit. But now we’re creating category-defining events all over the world, from Asia to North America.

We’re just getting started!

About the team:

Web Summit Engineering consists of several cross-functional teams, working on tools and systems that help our attendees maximise their conference experience. 

We’re looking for a Senior Fullstack Engineer to influence and motivate our high-performing applications team, responsible for the development of core products that are key to the attendee experience. 

What you’ll achieve at Web Summit: 

  • You’ll influence the architecture and development direction of the Applications/Product teams to ensure quality code is written and excellent products are built.  
  • You’ll work across the software stack to deliver high-quality, maintainable and scalable code that can power the best conferences in the world.
  • You’ll share knowledge with other team members via mentoring, code reviews, technical talks, or consulting on projects.
  • You’ll be heavily involved in the front-end design and development team, taking the lead on projects and new product design.
  • You'll create and develop web content using ReactJS and the latest in Javascript frameworks and languages.

Who you are:

  • You care deeply about engineering culture and the quality of products you and your team build.
  • You drive change actively as you believe everything can be constantly improved.
  • You have knowledge of a broad spectrum of products and recent developments and can make smart choices about technologies that should be adopted.
  • You are keen to mentor and grow in the team, achieving lasting and significant goals.
  • You like to be constantly challenged, working on a variety of different projects and products, and interacting with sales, operations and production teams. 
  • You love to see our customers using and benefitting from your software in real time at our conferences.

Skills and abilities we’re looking for:

  • Ability to understand large, complex distributed systems with many moving, interrelated parts.
  • Excellent HTML(5), CSS, jQuery and Javascript skills, especially React.
  • Demonstrable experience developing websites, applications and CMS.
  • Commercial experience in an OOP language. We use a services architecture, with existing RESTful Apis in Ruby, but open to JVM, Kotlin, and Python, to name a few.
  • Linux and Postgres experience ideal.
  • Strong SDLC principles, TDD and CI/CD understanding. 
  • DevOps experience is a big plus.
  • Comfortable working in Scrum/Kanban environment, with Git Pull/code reviews.
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This Month

Senior Software Engineer
react-js javascript agile next.js apollo frontend Jul 13

About us:

In the words of Inc Magazine “Web Summit is the largest technology conference in the world”. Forbes says Web Summit is “the best tech conference on the planet”, Bloomberg calls it  “Davos for geeks”, Politico “the Olympics of tech”, and the Guardian “Glastonbury for geeks”.

Whatever Web Summit is it wouldn’t be possible without an incredible team of nearly 200 employees, including world class engineers, data scientists, designers, producers, marketers, salespeople and more. 

We’ve disrupted an old industry by building incredible software and designing mind-blowing events. We’ve revolutionised how people come together in our world. We started with one event: Web Summit. But now we’re creating category defining events all over the world, from Asia to North America. 

We’re just getting started.

About the team:

The Web Product Team develops and maintains websites and applications for our ever growing number of vertical sites for brands such as Web Summit, Collision and others.  Our Web Developers work with Design, Content, Product and Engineering teams, creating world class user experiences, connecting attendees across the globe and testing website concepts on an array of different devices. While they focus on our larger sites, they flex skills and try out new technologies on any number of interactive pieces and side projects.

Due to increased demands, we are looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer to take the reins on new products. 

What you’ll achieve at Web Summit: 

  • You’ll take the lead on the design and architecture of a new suite of products
  • You'll work in a small team of web developers, driving technical direction and decision making. 
  • You’ll participate in website design and wireframing, development and maintenance, content editing and publishing, taking the lead on certain projects.
  • You'll create and develop web content using ReactJS and the latest in Javascript frameworks and languages.
  • You’ll work in a collaborative environment liaising directly with various departments across the business to generate world-class web content.
  • You’ll provide support to the digital team with display advertising design and other ad-hoc projects.

Who you are:

  • You are highly motivated and passionate about coding and technology in general.
  • You have strong architectural experience, building out world class products from conception to delivery. 
  • You are comfortable taking a project from initial specs to completion, dealing with project managers and stakeholders.
  • You can gather requirements from specific teams and turn them into technical specs.
  • You love working in a fast-paced environment with varied and rapidly changing goals.
  • You have experience building custom sites on WordPress or other CMS platforms. You relish the challenge of learning new programming languages and technologies on the job.

Skills and abilities we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years experience in a commercial Frontend/WebDev role.
  • You've led teams and projects, from concept to delivery. 
  • The ability to write clean, responsive code without using a framework.
  • You are highly proficient with the latest Javascript languages, specifically React and Vue.
  • Excellent HTML(5), CSS, jQuery and Javascript skills.
  • Demonstrable experience developing websites, applications and CMS.
  • Experience with WordPress, specifically custom theming/plugin development.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical teams.
  • Git/BitBucket or other version control experience.
  • Grunt/Gulp experience within complex applications a plus
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This Year

Senior Software Engineer
python ruby postgresql aws distributed-system senior Mar 15

About us:
In the words of Inc Magazine “Web Summit is the largest technology conference in the world”. Forbes says Web Summit is “the best tech conference on the planet”, Bloomberg calls it  “Davos for geeks”, Politico “the Olympics of tech”, and the Guardian “Glastonbury for geeks”.

Whatever Web Summit is it wouldn’t be possible without an incredible team of nearly 200 employees, including world class engineers, data scientists, designers, producers, marketers, salespeople and more.

We’ve disrupted an old industry by building incredible software and designing mind-blowing events. We’ve revolutionised how people come together in our world. We started with one event: Web Summit. But now we’re creating category defining events all over the world, from Asia to North America.

We’re just getting started.

About the team:

WebSummit Engineering consists of several cross functional teams, working on tools and systems that help our attendees maximise their conference experience. 

We’re looking for a Senior Software Engineer to influence and motivate our high-performing applications team, responsible for development of core products, key to the attendee experience. 

What you’ll achieve at Web Summit: 

  • You’ll influence the architecture and development direction of the applications/product teams to ensure quality code is written and excellent products are built.  
  • You’ll work across the software stack to deliver quality, maintainable and scalable code in order to power the best conferences in the world.
  • You’ll share knowledge with other team members via mentoring, code reviews, technical talks, or consulting on projects.
  • You’ll break down complex projects into smaller problems and work with others to ensure that great products get delivered as a result.
  • You'll get insight into senior internal stakeholders, and have an active input into how WebSummit grows globally from a Technology angle.

Who you are:

  • You care deeply about engineering culture and the quality of products you and your team build.
  • You drive change actively as you believe everything can be constantly improved.
  • You’re knowledgeable in a broad spectrum of products and recent developments; making smart choices about technologies to be adopted.
  • You are keen to mentor and grow in the team, achieving lasting and significant goals.
  • You like to be constantly challenged, working on a variety of different projects and products, and interacting with sales, operations and production teams. 
  • You love to see our customers using your software in real time at our conferences and to be proud of your work.

Skills and abilities we’re looking for:

  • Ability to understand large, complex Distributed Systems with many moving, interrelated parts.
  • 5+ years of commercial experience in an OOP language. We use a services architecture, with existing RESTful Apis in Ruby, but open to JVM, Kotlin, Python to name a few.
  • Linux and Postgres experience ideal.
  • Strong SDLC principles, TDD and CI/CD understanding. 
  • Good understanding of AWS. 
  • DevOps experience is a big plus
  • Comfortable working in Scrum/Kanban environment, with Git Pull/code reviews.
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