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Staff Software Engineer

In short

Our Direct to Consumer business is performing and growing strongly, which is why we are looking for a Staff Frontend Software Engineer with a strong focus on crafting immersive content experiences to scale On’s online business to the next level.

As a key member of our engineering team, you will play a pivotal role in leading our frontend development efforts around content and digital experience. In addition to hands-on coding, you will mentor team members, share your knowledge and expertise, and influence the technical direction of the organization.

You will be a part of either our Zurich or Berlin office and collaborate closely with the Digital and Technology teams in both locations.

Your Mission

  • Implement immersive experiences using technologies such as WebGL, Three.js, or other interactive graphics libraries to create engaging user interactions.

  • Influence the technical direction of the organization by staying updated on emerging frontend technologies, trends, and best practices. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define technical solutions around content and visual experience that align with our business goals and user needs.

  • Continuously evaluate and improve our frontend development processes, tools, and workflows to enhance productivity and code quality. Drive innovation and experimentation in frontend development to deliver unique and memorable user experiences.

  • Mentor other engineers, providing guidance and sharing your knowledge and expertise through code reviews, pair programming, and technical workshops.

    Your story

  • 8+ years or equivalent experience in building and operating scalable systems in production

  • Extensive experience with WebGL, including shader programming, 3D graphics rendering, and optimization techniques, and experience with animation libraries like GSAP or Three.js

  • Demonstrated experience in content modeling techniques and strategy, including structuring and organizing content in a way that maximizes flexibility, reusability, and scalability across various digital platforms..

  • Experience leading complex technical initiatives, partnering with various stakeholders and teams and providing direction to others.

  • Demonstrated experience mentoring and coaching other engineers, providing guidance and feedback to foster development and growth

  • Exceptional verbal and non-verbal communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts in a clear and concise manner. Capable of influencing others through persuasive communication and adept at tailoring messages to resonate with various audiences, including senior leaders, stakeholders, and cross-functional teams, to drive alignment and decision-making.

About the Team

As you might expect from a running brand, the E-Commerce team at On is a fast-paced place to be. You will work in a team with other Software Engineers and Product Managers. You will collaborate with roles including Designers, Data Analytics, Marketing and others.

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