Lead Frontend Software Engineer (TypeScript/JavaScript, Next.js) - Digital Markets in Barcelona


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Job Description

Gartner Digital Markets is a business unit within Gartner. Our mission is to empower organizations to accelerate growth by helping them embrace the right technology and services.

Gartner Digital Markets is the world’s largest platform for finding software and services. With more than 100 million annual visitors across four buyer destinations—Capterra, GetApp, Software Advice, and UpCity—and 70 localized sites, Gartner Digital Markets helps software and service providers build their brand, capture demand, and understand their market. As the only destination for software and services driven by independent, objective research and verified customer reviews, we help connect providers with in-market buyers to fuel growth across the full funnel.

For candidates interested in taking their next career step, Gartner Digital Markets offers the best of two worlds—the stability and resources of a large, established organization combined with the fast pace and excitement of working for a dynamic growth business. Our team is on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always transforming, providing an incredible opportunity for you to grow and learn throughout your career.

What we’re looking for:  

As a Lead Frontend Engineer, you will work with your manager, team members and stakeholders to provide technology vision, enable innovation, and understand critical trends that will create increased business value.You will guide the team by leading technical business initiatives, applying advanced technology knowledge and skills in assessing technical requirements and proactively directing, designing and developing leading edge solutions.

The successful candidate will need to be able to communicate effectively with senior management, team members, and senior business stakeholders across the division and Gartner.

Why you’ll want to come to work:

  • Architect and develop innovative applications, addressing the unique challenges of our pay-per-lead business model.

  • Work in partnership with Product Owners and other Engineering leads to shape, manage and execute the product and engineering roadmaps.

  • Deliver value by driving alignment on the team and developing creative solutions to business problems.

  • Iteratively improve underlying technical systems and interfaces.

  • Set the technical direction for your team, while empowering them to innovate and up level their skills.

  • Build applications with the highest performance and scalability.

  • Perform hands-on development and provide thoughtful code reviews and architectural insights.

  • Ensure the platform's compliance with industry standards and best practices.

  • Mentor and lead a team of engineers, contributing to a culture of innovation and excellence.

What you’ll bring to the team:

Must have:

  • 7+ years of experience in implementing designs and leading the development of new software, with a strong background in Typescript, Next.Js, React.Js, Node.Js and webpack, or similar programming languages.

  • Successful experience leading an agile team in developing and deploying software, emphasizing planning, definition, development, testing, and production implementation.

  • Experience developing high-level product specifications, while considering application performance, security and scalability.

  • Expert at API integration.

  • Experience creating technical roadmaps and architecture diagrams while considering product requirements and goals. Ensuring that all noted tasks are in sync with backend services and user interface changes.

  • A drive to help continuously improve processes and frameworks both on the team as well as in the engineering organization.

  • The ability to lead and facilitate collaboration through a remote first approach.

  • Driven by curiosity and the need to learn and continue to develop.

  • You enjoy a good challenge: you are not afraid to make mistakes and quickly learn from them.

  • You aren’t tied to the status quo and strive to achieve new design standards.

  • A passion for engineering, learning, and teamwork is a must!

  • Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent degree in Computer Science or a related field required

  • Verbal English skills (we work in English!)

Nice to have

  • Strong expertise in data structures, algorithms and software design principles.

Don’t meet every single requirement? We encourage you to apply anyway. You might just be the right candidate for this, or other roles.

Check out our video to learn about who we are, and what we do:


What you’ll find:

  • Limitless growth and learning opportunities.

  • A collaborative and positive culture - join a diverse team of professionals that are as smart and driven as you.

  • A chance to make an impact - your work will contribute directly to our strategy.

  • Frequent social activities such as movie night, laser tag, bowling, escape room, summer beach party, hiking & bbq, and more!

  • A hybrid work environment—enjoy the flexibility of working from home and the energy of collaborating with peers in our dynamic offices.

  • New offices close to Glòries and the beach in the fantastic, “innovation and tech” 22@ district of sunny Barcelona.

  • Fresh fruit, snacks, selection of teas, fair trade organic coffee and a fridge full of beer for our Thursday Beer O’Clock.

What you’ll receive:

  • Competitive compensation.

  • 23 days annual holiday and an additional day off for your birthday.

  • Private Medical and Dental Care.

  • Life and Disability Insurance.

  • Public Transport Subsidy.

  • Ticket Restaurant Card.

  • Childcare Vouchers (Ticket Guarderia).

  • IncentiFit - annual reimbursement for health-and-wellness-related activities.

  • Pension Scheme.

  • Tuition Reimbursement.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

  • Employee Assistance Program.

  • Gartner Gives Charity Match.

  • Relocation Assistance - a specialist to help you with all the appointments and paperwork.

And much more!

What we are:

  • Action Oriented - You have what it takes to deliver measurable results, fast. We encourage and guide the vision, roadmap to success and the action it takes to make it happen.

  • Intellectually Curious - You love learning and are excited by the potential teaching opportunities within your role. You bring respectful, radical candor to your work, with a mindset of desiring ongoing professional and personal development.

  • Collaborative - You believe in the one team, shared mission philosophy. You are open to giving and receiving feedback and understand the value of working together to accomplish more than could be accomplished alone.

Web: gartner.com/en/digital-markets
Careers: jobs.gartner.com/teams/digital-markets     


- Applications must be submitted in English.

- A valid EU visa/passport is required for this position.



Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Gartner is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling Human Resources at +1 (203) 964-0096 or by sending an email to  ApplicantAccommodations@gartner.com .

Job Requisition ID:86980

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