Senior Front-end Software Engineer - Digital Markets in Barcelona


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What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a team with a no-limits mindset that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company that steers clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment with exceptional training and career development. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

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About Gartner Digital Markets:

Gartner Digital Markets is a business unit within Gartner. Our mission is to help small businesses make the right technology choices and find the tools they need to grow, optimize, and become more effective at what they do. The business is comprised of three top brands—Capterra, Software Advice, and GetApp. For candidates interested in taking their next career step in the technology space, Gartner Digital Markets offers the fast pace and excitement of working for a startup, the stability and resources of a large, established organization, and the opportunity to be on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always growing and transforming.

What we are looking for:
Our International Expansion Program is looking for a passionate Senior Frontend Developer (HTML/CSS/JavaScript) to work in our highly skilled technology team located in central Barcelona. The role will have a Frontend/UI focus but we are looking for someone with skills from UX to server side rendered applications (our template engine of choice is Elixir EEx).

The International Expansion Program’s purpose is to manage and scale Gartner Digital Market’s three brand’s international websites. Our single platform supports multiple frontends localized to the needs of our visitor’s local market, as it has been proven that software searchers (especially SMEs) prefer to conduct their research, evaluation and selection process in their native language and see information/experiences that are catered to their specific needs. Your role will be in the center of how to expand, improve and scale the frontend architecture of our platform.

This position works closely with our designers and engineers to build a compelling product and implement exciting new features - all with the goal of ensuring a great experience for website users.

Why you will want to come to the office everyday:

  • Your primary responsibility will be to implement and evolve the UI vision of the UX team, with whom you will collaborate closely, and to develop a framework in which we can evolve and improve our multi brand project.

  • Responsible for the timely development of well-defined, larger product features/changes, expected to use judgement & apply functional knowledge of methodology/best practices; Develop code documentation as a reference.

  • Become an active participant in the technical design process, expected to contribute own ideas for changes/new features; Capable of owning independent medium-to-big features all the way through from technical design to launch.

  • Improve operations by conducting performance analysis (lighthouse, CrUX report, etc); recommending changes in policies and procedures.

  • Challenging projects: Elixir/Phoenix infrastructure, denormalized data model to support multiple catalogs and translations in the same platform, one LiveView page and willing to expand its usage, Elasticsearch based search engine, business analytics, front end applications and many other projects.

  • Modern technologies: Elixir is our language of choice, but we love exploring and using the best tools for the job. We actively use Docker and Kubernetes to power our infrastructure.

What you will bring to the team:

  • 5+ years’ experience developing server side rendered frontends.

  • A passion for technology and development, a hunger to learn, a desire to meet challenges, a commitment to applying engineering best practice to produce top quality solutions.

  • Experience in some of the following frontend technologies: Bootstrap 4/5, TailwindCSS, StimulusJs, JQuery, Webpack.

  • Knowledge of templating engines in some of the following languages: Elixir, Ruby, PHP.

  • Understanding of software design concepts, patterns, tools, best practices.

  • Verbal English skills (we work in English!).

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

What we offer:

  • 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!

  • Modern approach to work - flexible hours, Friday afternoons free, remote work, and more.

  • New offices (to be inaugurated soon) 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 Beer O’Clock on Friday afternoons.

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

What you will get:

  • Competitive compensation.

  • 23 days annual holiday, and additional days off for your birthday, 24th & 31st of December.

  • 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.

Who we are:

  • Action Oriented - Deliver fast, get great results. We embrace the vision, roadmap to success and the action it takes to make it happen.

  • Intellectually Curious - Seek to learn, love to teach. We’re humble and embrace respectful, radical candor with a mindset of ongoing professional and personal development.

  • Collaborative - One team, shared mission. We welcome feedback and understand the value of working together to accomplish more than what is possible individually.


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