CheckYeti GmbH

Lead Front-end Developer - React (m/f)

for outdoor/winter sports online start-up in Vienna

CheckYeti is the leading marketplace to search, compare and book winter and summer outdoor activities. After significant growth over the last 12 months CheckYeti today features 10,000+ activities in more than 900 holiday destination in 14 European countries.

We’re looking for an experienced front-end developer to lead the transformation of our website into a Single Page Application / Progressive Web App. If you enjoy working in a dynamic and fun environment where you can have a direct impact then CheckYeti is your place.


  • We work with React, Redux, Less, Webpack in the front-end and Grails, Spring in the back-end
  • For our CI/CD pipeline we use Jenkins, docker, Ansible and AWS
  • We work in small release cycles with 3-5 releases a week; we use Kanban as agile methodology and focus on delivering value to the customer
  • We interact directly with everyone in the company, from the founders to marketing, business development, etc.


  • In case you qualify for the lead role: Manage the development cycle of selected projects and sub-products, incl. requirements gathering, technical architecture and management of developers
  • Front-end development and transition of our web platform into a Single Page Application & Progressive Web App
  • Development of new SPAs for our sub products
  • Proactively contribute to UX/design, development standards and technologies used
  • Write end-to-end, component and unit tests to ensure high quality and well tested features
  • Ensure consistent and predictable delivery with a focus on performance, compatibility and security
  • Stay on top of current technology trends and monitor the design, performance and advancement of similar products across the online travel/activities booking industry


  • 5+ years of front-end development experience
  • For the lead role: Experience with leading a development team
  • Knowledge of ReactJS/ES6, Redux, HTML5, CSS3, LESS or Sass, WebPack
  • Experience in TDD, BDD using tools such as Jest, Enzyme,, Mocha, Karma or Chai is a plus
  • Familiarity with Progressive Web Apps best practices is a plus
  • A strong sense for good screen design/usability combined with very high quality standards
  • Experience with consumer-oriented web products, ideally e-commerce and/or online booking platforms
  • Desire to take ownership and ability to thrive on that (taking on responsibility is expected)
  • High level of personal commitment and flexibility
  • Hands-on team player, active communicator and open for feedback
  • Fluency in English is essential as it's the working language, German is an advantage
  • A valid visa/work permit to live and work in the EU/Austria is required


  • Exciting senior role in our core development team with great freedom to initiate and implement own ideas
  • An ambitious & experienced team with a clear vision in a fast-growing start-up environment
  • Technical and management coaching by the CTO
  • Work-time dedicated to learning and access to a wide range of tech trainings
  • Regular team events (sledging, skiing, rafting, pub quiz, laser tag, game night...)
  • Based in Vienna (officially the best city on this planet to live in ;)
  • Relocation support (if applicable)
  • Attractive salary + performance-based bonus

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