1. Senior Front-end Engineer

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Senior Front-end Engineer

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location_iconAthens, Greece

when_icon 2019-04-16

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info iconBasic information

Citizen is a London, UK based Fintech that provides passwordless login and payments for e-commerce merchants. We allow consumers to login and pay using just their face or fingerprint.

Our business platform allows merchants to transact directly with consumers using Open Banking payments and information services; we significantly reduce merchant processing fees.

We have recently raised seed capital to scale the business. Our journey from TechStars 2017 has seen us build partnerships with global merchant acquirers, payment gateways and mobile providers.

The business is currently a team of eight, reporting to the CEO, who is the ex-CTO of Worldpay.

We are looking for a talented Front-end developer with strong web development skills and exposure to web and mobile platforms to join our startup.

job description iconResponsibilities

The Senior Frontend Developer based in Athens will be working closely with the Head of Engineering.

You will be using your knowledge to help build and refine these products working with various disciplines, including security and cryptography.

You will be working closely with the Head of Engineering to design and implement new and existing features. As the company and teams grow, you will also be responsible in helping managing and helping new hires in the front-end team.


Direction You will be directly involved in the planning and direction of our front end products.

Customer Focus Working across our web and mobile platforms to build and improve our online presence and products.

Collaboration Work within a talented and experienced team using a variety of platforms and languages, to shape new features and functionality.

Motivation As a young company, our success is founded on the drive and commitment of our team. You’ll be expected to be opportunistic, and use your own initiative in certain situations.


  • Very competitive compensation
  • Standard days leave plus personal time (up to 20% for personal projects) 
  • Working in a high growth startup backed by Fintech VCs from UK & Greece 
  • Remote working 20% 
  • Travel to London UK for team events 
  • Ability to scale up and lead a new team

As a Citizen employee, you’ll receive hardware of your choice.

job requirements iconBasic Requirements
  • Experience with TDD and particularly testing ReactJS applications
  • JavaScript build tools
  • Proficiency in English
  • Proficiency in JavaScript ES5/ES6, CSS and HTML
  • Redux
  • Strong React JS
good to have iconGood to have
  • AWS cloud services
  • Knowledge of REST APIs
  • React native experience