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Front-end Engineer, Chisinau
Chisinau, Moldova

Date posted: 15.09.2022

Job type: Full time

Chisinau, Moldova

Remote work

Full time

Job perks: Scale-up project; Multiculturality; Agile environment

About the project

How we hire: 
At Pentalog, excellence is what you'll do. We're guided by a mission to positively impact the software development world.

Our partnership with a fast-scaling startup disrupting the travel industry is in full swing. For that purpose, we are looking for a Front-end Engineer, eager to join this online marketplace that wants to deliver value to travelers and tour operators through single page applications.

The client, an Austrian-based company, is a well-known actor from the travel industry allowing customers to split the payment of a tour between the travelers. Their online platform can be used to compare and book multi-day tours to over 160 countries worldwide, as the website connects more than 2,500 carefully screened operators, proposing 50,000+ travel experiences worldwide. 
The company’s services are aimed at tech lovers and online tourists, as they offer itineraries, guides, travel expert services and deals complemented by video and photo samples available 24/7.

Job requirements

  • 3+ years of experience with JavaScript (ES6/ES7);
  • Profound understanding of SCSS/CSS;
  • Knowledge of functional programming principles;
  • Knowledge of web performance principles;
  • A taste for beautiful UI;
  • Experience in dealing with version control systems, such as Git;
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment;
  • Previous experience working in an Agile environment;
  • Experience in writing tests (unit and integrations tests);
  • Good verbal and written English communication skills


  • Bring the client’s online platform to the next level;
  • Be involved in all stages of product life cycle (from brainstorming product ideas, to design and implementation of the UI);
  • Provide continuous innovation in bringing the frontend code base to new standards;
  • Work on projects which can include improving new user acquisition through SEO, optimizing sales tooling, improving customer retention, setting up search and search result pages;
  • Work closely with the design team.

Extra skills

  • Experience with React;
  • Knowledge in GraphQL (client and server) and principles of web performance;
  • Understanding of CSS-in-JS;
  • Knowledge of SEO optimization;
  • Experience with BackEnd MVC frameworks, such as Symfony, Laravel and CodeIgniter.


  • English and French language classes;
  • Competitive salary and bonuses;
  • Free pass to learning platforms;
  • A multicultural, friendly work environment;
  • Working in a company with an Agile mindset: continuous knowledge sharing and validated learning;
  • The possibility to bring your own creative and innovative ideas to life;
  • Mentorship programs that encourage and enable your professional development;
  • Private Health Insurance and meal tickets;
  • Improvement of your hard and soft skills through workshops, knowledge sharing sessions and presentations on multiple IT-related topics.

About Pentalog

As a leading European Software Services company operating internationally in France, Romania, Germany, Poland, Moldova, UK, Vietnam, Mexico and USA, we employ over 1,600 engineers and IT experts who work in a very dynamic, multicultural working environment.

At Pentalog, your talents & ambitions are recognized and rewarded; we offer plenty of opportunities to develop, both individually, as well as a professional, and we reward our collaborators who understand the importance of self-improvement.

Super humans