Front-end lead developer - React (m/f)

for fast-growing online winter/outdoor sports startup

CheckYeti is the leading marketplace (web & app) to search, compare and book winter sports and outdoor activities and currently features over 5,000 activities in more than 600 destintaions across Europe.

We are a team of experienced entrepreneurs and developers who share a passion for outdoor activities and a common vision to provide the best product & booking experience possible to our customers. We’re looking for an experienced React developer to lead the transformation of our website into a Single Page Application / Progressive Web App.


- Lead front-end development of our web platform into a Single Page Application and Progressive Web App

- Proactively contribute to UX/design, development standards and technologies used

- Design front-end component architecture ensuring high performance, easy maintenance & strong security

- Design and implement pages optimized for SEO and SEM

- Write end-to-end, component and unit tests to ensure high quality and well tested features

- Apply progressive web app best practices to enhance user experience

- Ensure consistent and predictable delivery with a focus on performance, compatibility and security

- Stay on top of current technology trends and monitor the design, performance and advancement of similar products across the online travel/activities booking industry


- 5+ years of front-end development experience

- Experience creating the architecture of mid/large size React applications

- Expert knowledge of React/ES6, Redux, HTML5, CSS3, LESS or Sass, WebPack and Gulp

- Experience in TDD, BDD using tools such as Jest, Enzyme,, Mocha, Karma or Chai

- Experience with REST libraries such as fetch or axios

- Knowledge of SEO best practices in SPAs built with React

- Familiarity with Progressive Web Apps best practices is a plus

- A strong sense for good screen design/usability combined with very high quality standards

- Experience with consumer-oriented web/mobile products, ideally e-commerce websites and/or online booking platforms

- Desire to take ownership and ability to thrive on that (taking on responsibility is expected)

- High level of personal commitment and flexibility

- Hands-on team player, active communicator and open for feedback

- Fluency in English is essential (working language), German is an advantage


- Exciting role in our core development team with great freedom to initiate and implement own ideas

- An ambitious & experienced team with a clear vision in a fast growing start-up environment

- Regular team events (“Outdoor Friday” - sledging, skiing, rafting, mountain biking...)

- Regular trips to Vienna or relocation to Vienna (officially the best city on this planet to live in ;)

- Attractive salary + performance-based bonus

Please send your CV incl. a strong letter of motivation to