Senior Software Engineer

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About Ricardo

Today, Ricardo is the largest online marketplace in Switzerland with over 1.5 million listed items and more than 2 million users. We aim to improve our platform, innovate, grow the marketplace even further. If you enjoy challenges at scale, high energy work, and are creative in the solutions you bring, we are excited to hear from you! 

About us

Ricardo engineering is the largest part of EPD - a unified Engineering, Product and Design department. We work cross-functionally, with around 6-8 teams active on different topics at once. We share a hack day-style way of working, with weekly public stand-ups and demos, strong self-organization, and individual responsibility. With over 40 engineers, and three offices (Zug - Switzerland, Belgrade - Serbia,  Valbonne - France), we work closely with our colleagues across borders. Together, we partake in workshops, hack days, and organise special events/projects for innovation, learning, and experiments. Our culture is geek, our working style is agile, and our mindset is collaborative.

Job description:

The Front End Engineer play an essential role in our team. They work closely with the Product Managers and Designers. They use modern and proven tools such as Node.js, Express, React/Redux, Material UI, Jest, etc. on a daily basis. In addition to online sites and applications, they develop the libraries that simplify their lives. Their goal: to make sure our product stays great to use everywhere: on an HD screen with a fiber connection as well as on a basic phone with an unstable 3G.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Designing and reviewing technical solutions, as well as driving architecture definitions
  • Ensuring compliance to internal standards and practices
  • Developing solutions (design, code, tests, documentation) along with the team
  • Mentoring and coaching of engineers
  • Contributing to the technical roadmap through architecture meetings, design documents

About You:

  • 5+ years of relevant engineering work experience 
  • Hands on experience with Node.js, Javascript or Typescript, REST APIs, databases and building modern web experiences using technologies such as React, Vue, Angular
  • Excellent troubleshooting and web performance analysis skills
  • You shipped several projects with dependencies between teams
  • You have excellent coding abilities and experience with architectural patterns.
  • You worked well in a highly collaborative environment 
  • You’re into user experience, design topics and love crafting beautiful websites

It’s not expected that a single candidate has expertise in all these areas. We’re looking for professional engineers, who can quickly learn and adapt as our systems and situation changes, rather than candidates with a rigid skill set.


  • Strong engineering culture, empowerment and trust
  • Working on a very popular product (90% recognition) in Switzerland
  • Training and conference budget available for every Engineer
  • Home office 
  • Video games, table soccer, sports offering over lunch
  • Fresh fruits, Free coffee
  • Lunch ticket

and much more...

Please send cover letter and CV in English.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Valbonne, France

1300 Route des Crêtes
06560 Valbonne Directions View page

Workplace & culture

We share, learn, party, ship, fail and succeed together (not necessarily in that order).

We believe in healthy living and offer free flow of fresh fruit and other healthy snacks, and replenish our Felfel fridge every day with tasty and nutritious meals. During lunch hours there's the opportunity to do all kinds of different sports - just 5 minutes from our main office which is located in Zug, a short train ride away from Zurich or Lucerne.

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