Technical Expert - Front-end technologies

Gent, Hasselt, Leuven
Architecture, Software Development
Professional, Freelancer

We are looking for a technical expert in front-end development to join our team. In this role, you will facilitate software development teams with front end challenges, investigate and steer cross-team technical front-end initiatives and advise on front end architecture and be the subject matter expert. As our expert, you will become the go-to person for all expertise related to this field and drive front-end innovation across all teams. In this role you will support multiple teams from a technical front-end point of view.

  • You take the lead in front-end standardization and innovation, including the use of AI.
  • You follow up and document front-end frameworks, libraries, and tools, and formulate best practices.
  • You stay updated on the latest evolutions and technical directions of the front-end ecosystem.
  • You lead front-end research initiatives.
  • You define a strategy for cost-efficient, durable, reliable, secure, and reusable front-end development.
  • You define and evangelize front-end development best practices.
  • You own the front-end technology radar.
  • You build reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • You ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
  • You collaborate across teams and with multiple stakeholders.
  • You provide hands-on assistance and contributions to teams during various project stages.

What you need to succeed:

  • You have expert knowledge of JavaScript, JavaScript frameworks, front-end technologies, CSS, and HTML.
  • You possess strong analytical skills to solve complex technical requirements and challenges.
  • You enjoy helping multiple teams with their technical challenges.
  • You have a researcher's mentality, able to dive into the details and discuss the best technical options, innovations, and solutions with developers, management, and customers.
  • You have a hands-on and proactive mindset.
  • You have a can-do attitude and flexibility to handle different customers, technologies, and services.
  • You have strong technical knowledge and a desire to continuously deepen it.
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in bespoke software development.
  • You have proven work experience as a Front-end developer.
  • You are familiar with UI testing and debugging.
  • You have an in-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development, and deployment).
  • You have the ambition to become a subject matter expert.
  • Depending on your place of residence, you can work in our offices in Hasselt, Leuven, Ghent, or Antwerp, in combination with working from home. You will also occasionally work at our customers' premises.
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English.

What are we offering:

  • We ask a lot of you and your talents! Fortunately, you also get a lot in return! Competencies and character are essential to us, alongside experience and ambitions. Cegeka continuously invests in talent management so that every employee can realise his potential.
  • You will join a Top Employer!
  • A competitive salary completed with fringe benefits. An electrical company car with charging card or mobility budget, lunch vouchers, eco vouchers, interesting group and hospitalisation insurance, a mobile phone subscription, flat-rate expense allowances, a powerful laptop and the opportunity to give your salary package a personal touch thanks to our Flex Reward Plan.
  • Flexible working hours and a nice work/life balance.
  • A top team: in which new fresh ideas and initiatives are always welcome! Team events, monthly happy hours and an always legendary company party are also part of this.
  • Tailormade guidance: throughout your career, you will be guided by our people managers. So you have a point of contact, a personal coach and a sparring partner.
  • Continuous learning: through innovation centres, reading groups, knowledge sharing meetings, hackathons, participation in conferences and external training courses, we focus on knowledge sharing and learning.
  • Opportunity to grow: depending on your own interests and initiatives, Cegeka offers various horizontal and vertical career paths.
  • Hybrid working: you work from a Cegeka office in your area (Hasselt, Leuven, Antwerp, Ghent), combined with working from home.
  • We value sustainability by pursuing carbon neutrality with the electrification of our vehicle fleet and an eco-friendly data center. We develop innovative solutions with a positive impact on the environment, people and society, and strive for an inclusive and diverse work environment where everyone is valued and heard.

Aspire to more: our promise to you!

At Cegeka you get all the opportunities you need to develop further as a professional. Together we discover what you really want to do for our clients and colleagues. We would like to invite you to grow with us. In an unprecedented variety of challenging and meaningful IT projects. Make your mark on projects with interesting customers where we can make the difference. Aspire to more!

We are always working together here. Intensively, with lots of fun and commitment. It is a culture driven by family values: full of trust, people-oriented, open, loyal and respectful. We offer a lot of freedom and responsibility. We want you to be part of the next phase of a proud, successful, fast-growing, innovative, European IT company full of ambitions.

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