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Javascript Developer (Browser Extensions)

Eyeo · Oct 6th 2020

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Get to know us

eyeo is an open-source software company that builds products like Adblock Plus, Adblock Browser and Flattr. By leveraging distribution partnerships, we bring ad-blocking technology everywhere, giving users control over their online experience while offering creators, publishers and advertisers more ways to earn money for the free content they provide.

In combining our reach based on distribution partnerships and our own products, our technology runs on over 150 million devices.

At eyeo, we’re passionate about user agency, personal privacy, sustainability and keeping the web an open, fair resource for everyone.

How we work

eyeo colleagues are based all over the world. We practice agile and work in distributed, cross-functional teams that span nearly every timezone. Many of our tech teams prefer to work asynchronously.

What you'll do

Be part of a cross functional team who together owns and develops a piece of the core ad blocking functionality, enabling stakeholders both internally and externally and allowing millions of users on different platforms to take control over their browsing experience.

After your morning coffee, you'll be expected to...

  • Collaborate closely with other developers, QAs and product-owners and become a valued member of a cross functional, distributed and agile team

  • Develop and maintain stable, testable and performant JavaScript Code

  • Contribute to the direction of JavaScript development at eyeo

  • Work together with internal as well as external stakeholders

  • Keep up with changes related to browser versions and the outside ad blocking community and translate these into the required changes for your team

What you bring to the table...

  • At least 5 years of software development experience with deep JavaScript skills

  • Understanding of how the web works, from the network stack to the rendering engine, including the latest web technologies

  • Experience working with complex software projects

  • Knowledge of version control systems (git)

  • Good understanding of algorithms and data structures

  • Good sense for quality, stability and maintainability of your code and able to balance that with aspects like performance and security

  • You’re comfortable working in an agile environment and like to cooperate within your team as well as with other teams

  • Fluent in both verbal and written English

It's awesome, but not required, if you know about...

  • Knowledge of browser internals

  • Experience with browser extension development

  • Experience with designing and maintaining SDKs and/or libraries

  • Knowledge about Java, Objective C, C++ or other programming languages

  • Experience working on open source projects

  • Understanding of the ad tech landscape

What we offer

  • Work from home, one of our offices, or a co-working space—we trust you to find what works best for you

  • Stipend for one of the following: home office, co-working space, or relocation

  • Flexible working hours

  • 26 days paid vacation days

  • Your choice of hardware and setup

  • Personal and professional development budget

  • Monthly childcare stipend for children under 6

  • Offsite team days and annual summer company retreat in Cologne

  • Company-sponsored hackathons

Privacy Notice

When you apply, you’ll be automatically forwarded to our recruitment platform operated by an external service provider called Greenhouse (seated in the US). Greenhouse collects some information on its website, such as anonymous usage statistics, by using cookies, server logs, and other similar technology. For more information, please refer to Greenhouse’s Privacy Policy. All documents and information provided by you are stored with Greenhouse. In order to ensure an adequate level of data protection, eyeo and Greenhouse have entered into the EU Standard Contractual Clauses (“processors”) - Commission Decision C(2010)593. You can request a copy of this by contacting us at privacy[at]eyeo.com. If you don’t want your data forwarded to Greenhouse, please do not apply. For detailed and further information, please refer to our Privacy Policy at https://eyeo.com/en/privacy.

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