Front End Engineer - Web

  • Data Engineering
  • Antwerpen, Belgium

Front End Engineer - Web

Job description

Location: Antwerp (Belgium), Toronto (Canada), Singapore

We are looking for the most ambitious and curious engineers in the field. If you have at least 2 years of experience working as a Front-end WEB Engineer and you are convinced that a fast-paced, high growth working environment would fit your skills, this position may be a good fit for you. You will be part of the team developing mobile apps and self service dashboard visualising and managing data.

  • Sentiance aims to provide great interfaces and high quality user experiences to understand and analyze the lifestyle & driving behavior data
  • Enjoy being a generalist working on user interfaces, Front End, multiple programming languages, and anything it takes to solve problems and delight users
  • Uphold best practices in engineering, security, and design
  • Attention to detail and user experience.
  • Take pride in working on projects to successful completion involving a wide variety of technologies and systems
  • Enjoy working with a diverse group of people, with a different technical background and focus

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Building and improving our web based, data-driven dashboards and campaign tools
  • Build and maintain our web version of the product
  • Contribute and add value across the entire codebase
  • Creating, maintaining and shipping end-to-end social media related features
  • Collaborating with designers to develop beautiful interfaces that look great and run smoothly
  • Work on our public and private APIs for making data accessible in a secure and performant manner
  • Occasionally support the API team on API development
  • Work with data engineers and scientists to visualize and interact with complex data sets


  • You have a degree (BSc or MSc) in computer science or related field, complemented with a minimum of 2 years working experience
  • Proficient with modern JavaScript / TypeScript conventions and patterns
  • Proven experience with React.js (or similar frameworks) and good understanding of it’s best practices
  • Familiar with the Node.js ecosystem
  • Solid experience in development responsive, cross-browser compatible web applications
  • Experience in handling communication via GraphQL and RESTful APIs
  • Ability to write semantic, accessible HTML
  • You have experience with various testing patterns and supporting frameworks
  • You care about the user experience and are able to implement pixel perfect designs using Styled Components or similar frameworks
  • You can work independently and take matters into your own hands.
  • You have experience building user-facing products
  • The ability to quickly learn new technologies and successfully implement them is essential
  • You take pride in delivering qualitative, maintainable and performant features

Bonus points

  • Knowledge of multiple web frameworks (React.js, Angular.js, Vue.js)
  • Proven experience working on features located in large Front End codebases
  • Experience with modern design related frameworks and tools like Styled Components, Design Systems, and Figma
  • Notions of functional programming patterns in modern Front End environments
  • You have worked in an agile environment
  • Experience in developing GraphQL interfaces
  • Work experience with (relational or NoSQL) databases
  • You have used data visualization tools, and libraries like d3.js to visualize, analyze, or debug data
  • Happy to work with (anything).js
  • Experience creating, maintaining and shipping social media oriented mobile applications

What we offer

At Sentiance people come to have an impact and learn. You’ll be a part of an international team brought together by a culture of technical excellence, grit, and integrity. You’ll find our compensation and rewards competitive and of course, we have all the start-up essentials: free coffee, nuts, fruits, a ping pong table in Antwerp, and often home-baked goods. Better yet, expect an agile and flat structure, dynamic growth opportunities, flexibility, and an openness for the curious.