About the role
R / GA is looking to hire a senior software engineer to join the Technology team in our Bucharest, Romania office. You will be joining a dynamic and well-
established team of software engineers & QA engineers and working directly on client projects with some of the world’s biggest brands.
We are looking for someone with at least 5 years experience working in a creative company culture and who has a strong learning attitude to constantly learn new skills.
You will be a pro-active technologist who brings solutions forward and you can bring your own thought leadership to the team.
Ideally, you will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or higher. Knowing the fundamentals of software engineering principles is critical to this role.
On a day-to-day basis, you will :
Develop creative solutions to diverse problems; This may include working with vague or shifting requirements, refining ideas and filling in the gaps when answers cannot be provided.
Hand-code web applications for mobile and desktop browsers using modern frameworks and libraries
Mentor junior developers and share work with the larger Technology Group
Document and diagram complex web applications
Use Webpack, Grunt or Gulp to streamline development tasks
Follow and create technical specifications
Integrate code with other technologies such as REST Web Services, CMS / Commerce systems, 3rd party APIs, etc.
Core Technology Skills
You love working with JS libraries like React, Preact & Angular 2 / 4
You have experience working with server-side technologies such as Node.js (Express, Hapi) or Python (Django, Flask)
You are a strong communicator and able to clearly explain technical issues to non-technical colleagues
You are fluent in source control, such as Git.
You have a solid understanding of cross-browser / platform issues and know how to handle them
You have experience working with server / cloud environments (e.g Google App Engine, Heroku, AWS etc)
You know the latest web standards and how to use CSS preprocessors, media queries, flexbox, responsive layouts, etc.
You understand on-page SEO and Accessibility and have hands on experience with it.
You have strong approaches to debugging software efficiently, using well-known approaches and strategies.
Dealing with code with security centric approach using OWASP standards
About R / GA
Founded in 1977, the agency has been a pioneer at the intersection of technology, design and marketing with work spanning web, mobile, social, retail, product innovation, brand development and business consulting for the connected age.
R / GA has more than 2,000 employees globally with offices across the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia-Pacific and is part of The Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE : IPG), one of the world’s largest advertising and marketing services organizations.
The Bucharest, Romania office is our tech development hub for R / GA London with strong capabilities in prototyping, machine learning, frontend and full-
stack software development.
R / GA prides itself at being an equal opportunities organization, supporting flexible working arrangements and having fun in the work environment.
We support open thinking, the sharing of experiences and strong team culture.