Shaping the Future of Banking is Digital. Innovation, leading change, and disrupting the financial services industry has been a part of Erste Group’s DNA for 200 years. This has resulted in the Group becoming a digital banking success story with IT being an integral part of our customer service promise. Our tech team at Erste Group ensures successful delivery of innovative digital banking solutions across our banks within the CEE region. This powers our market-leading digital banking platform, George, with more than 4 million customers and provides the foundation for transformation and success into the digital era. Our diverse, international team of over 50 nationalities is agile, creative, playful and committed in shaping the future of banking. We’re looking for great people to help us deliver this promise. A dynamic IT community – Learning and doing, together Coding for scale, iterating and delivering market ready solutions as we aim to continuously improve the code-base is how we work together. Our tech specialists have their own area of focus with enough autonomy to discuss and review the technical requirements. We believe that having the freedom to create solutions can ultimately impact the financial lives of millions of customers.

Erste Group

Wien, AT

Front End Engineer for George (f/m/d)

€42,672-€60,000 / YEAR

Banking has a name. And we create it.

For more than 6 million customers across Europe, George stands for a digital banking experience that combines design and technology on an open platform. At the George Labs, we strive for for everyone. We achieve this by empowering people to understand, manage and, last but not least, enjoy one of their most personal things: their money.

Join us in our agile environment and make banking simple, intelligent and personal again!

Your idea of a perfect offsite would be to perform code reviews with other developers. As our Frontend Engineer (f/m/d), you will implement new features for the George banking platform, and when needed, change and extend existing features. You’ll collaborate closely with business analysts in specking new features, initiate test coverage for existing features, and help bring innovative and delightful designs to life.  We’re looking for mindful, empathetic, and self-aware engineers to join our team and make George shine for the user.

What you’ll bring with you

  • Several years of experience building single page web applications
  • Fluency in web development technologies with a good feel for what is and is not possible
  • A bag-full of JavaScript (ES6), ReactJS or BackboneJS, and Git skills, with some TypeScript knowledge also welcome
  • Ninja-like skills of refactoring and working with legacy code.
  • Understanding the value of TDD, BDD and testing frameworks (Jest, Mocha, Jasmine) as a way to deliver software of higher value
  • An ability to express your values and opinions and articulating them in fluent English

We are looking for someone, who...

  • knows all the good parts of JavaScript
  • is experienced with Test-driven JavaScript development
  • wants to write clean and solid code
  • loves improving the Design of existing code
  • manages to work effectively with legacy code
  • spent time learning JavaScript design patterns
  • already started the road from journeyman to master
  • can tell what the code smells like

Why you will like us

  • We’re a team of experienced developers who love to exchange ideas and push the boundaries
  • We provide everything you need to work (e.g., MacBook Pro, mobile device, licenses) and lots of additional benefits
  • We are open minded, and we are always keen to stand up and go the extra mile for the correct solution
  • We care for your personal well-being and career development while actively supporting your educational needs
  • We encourage regular conference visits and multiple chances to shine with George.
  • New Work is not just another buzz word to us. We proactively adapt to the ever-changing work environment of today

A competitive and performance-related salary dependent on your professional and personal qualifications is granted - the minimum wage for this position in accordance with the respective collective agreement is EUR 42.672,-- gross per year.

The way we are

As an employee of Erste Group IT, the success of our people is more than a motto, it’s our manifest. We nurture a work environment where age, skin colour, gender, sexual orientation and cultural background are seen as the key to our success – we live diversity!

If you’ve got this far

It seems we have your interest. If you think you are a good fit for this position, please get in touch with us, we’d love to catch up.