Information Technology and Services

Sr Front-End Engineer

Job start As soon as possible

Job description

Let’s talk shop: Lightspeed is on the hunt for a full-time Front-End Engineer to join our Ghent-based Development team.

Front End Engineers at Lightspeed build and own innovative web applications using a mix of advanced JavaScript, some css magic and the help of Angular. You will collaborate closely with Product, Design and QA to spec, build, test and deploy new features. 

We are looking for somebody who can push our web applications to the next level. You would take the lead role in our Front End team and would be responsible to roll out the technical vision on short and long term for Lightspeed.

We are not afraid to use state of the art technologies and we will give you the opportunity to explore them. So if you are into “Work Hard - Play Hard” you are at the right place with Lightspeed. Come and talk with us and become a part of the Lightspeed Family.


  • Create beautiful and functional web applications, with a focus on the client side;
  • Provide estimates for development effort;
  • Evolve and implement new and existing UIs;
  • Work with LightSpeed’s back-end systems team to deliver product features and functionality;
  • Mentor our junior and medior web developers to allow them to grow;
  • Help with the overall web architecture;
  • Help define the technical roadmap;
  • Review code.
  • 5+ years of experience developing production-grade software (preferably large systems) or are able to prove exceptional skills;
  • Strong experience with Angular (and preferably also AngularJS);
  • Experience with Reactive Programming (RxJS);
  • Experience with Javascript bundlers, task runners and tools (Angular-CLI, Webpack, Gulp …)
  • Ability to learn new technologies or paradigms;
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript;
  • Experience in Typescript;
  • Solid understanding of cross-browser/platform issues and solutions;
  • Experience building responsive websites;
  • Knowledge of version control tools like Git;
  • Experience using JS Frameworks/Libraries;
  • Experience with Selenium and Protractor, Karma and Jasmine;
  • Deep knowledge of Web technologies;
  • Excellent communication skills.