- Date Posted
- Jan. 11, 2022
- Design & UI
Ankorstore is changing the way independent brands and retailers do business.
With decades of experience in retail and building marketplaces, the Ankorstore founding team knew it was time to build a global wholesale solution to swing the balance in favor of independents. In founding Ankorstore in 2019, they set the goal to create a virtuous ecosystem at the service of independent shops and brands.
About Us**At Ankorstore, we believe that local independent retailers have a great impact on the soul of our cities and villages, and we believe that they will flourish even more if they are provided with great tools and exceptional shopping conditions. With this in mind, we are building the largest marketplace that connects authentic European brands with thousands of independent retailers. We are extremely proud to be able to support these amazing entrepreneurs every day.
Ankorstore was founded in 2019 and has recently closed a $100 million Series B funding. We’ve grown our headcount 10x in the last 6 months, from 40 people to over 400, and plan to continue scaling strongly.We’re moving fast to build the best products for our brands and retailers. In 2022 we plan to triple our engineering team by hiring at least 150 new technical roles. We plan to deepen our expertise in the backend, frontend, mobile, infrastructure, and other areas to help us build out our platform.**What you will do as a Front-end Engineer at Ankorstore*** Collaborate with the Product and Design team and other engineers to find and build the best solutions to our Brands’ and Retailers’ problems.* Implement new features and solve issues on our core product, writing maintainable, scalable, and well-tested code* Review pull requests made by other engineers and provide feedback that everybody can learn from* Share knowledge with your colleagues and learn from them* Help us to define and follow the best engineering practices* Provide support for the code you shipOn the frontend, we use Vue.js and Typescript. If you don’t have experience with them, not to worry. Willingness to learn our tech stack goes a long way!Frontend engineers at Ankorstore spend a lot of time working with UX/UI designers, improving the shopping experience, the performance of our frontend applications, experimenting, testing, and fine-tuning our features, and enhancing our design system.**Ankorstore tech stack**
- Front-end: Vue.js, Typescript, Vuex, sass, webpackBack-end: PHP 7.4, Laravel 8Infrastructure: GCP, Kubernetes, MySQL, Redis, AlgoliaTools: Github, CircleCI, New Relic, Sqreen, Sentry, Notion
- Why you should join Ankorstore
- It’s a once in a life-time opportunity to join one of the fastest growing European startups* Our ambitious, mission-driven team is backed by proven VC funds (Tiger Global, Bain Capital) * We have strong values, and international culture and work in English only* Our environment is highly dynamic, we’re scaling quickly and currently at a stage where you will be able to shape the future of the organisation* We have strong people-investment values and offer many exciting career opportunities, locally and internationally.* Our compensation and benefits our competitive in the market* We offer the possibility to work remotely, in the office or hybrid across many countries in Europe**Job requirements*** Strong knowledge of object-oriented programming* Ability to solve complex problems in simple ways* Being a pragmatic and autonomous team player, knowing how to adapt to a rapidly evolving work environment* Practicing good software engineering practices around clean code, reviews, and testing* Understand performance, security, and scalability* Curiosity and passion to constantly learn new things* English workplace proficiency* Bonus Points: you’ve mentored teammates on new ways to deepen their technical craft!**Recruitment process*** 1st call with the Talent Acquisition Partner* 2nd call with the Technical Team* 3rd call with the Engineering Manager