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Senior Software Engineer Front-end

One day soon all products will be made our way.

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerPorto, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeSenior
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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Amyris is the integrated renewable products company that is enabling the world's leading brands to achieve sustainable growth. Amyris applies its innovative bioscience solutions to convert plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules and produce specialty ingredients and consumer products. The company is delivering its No Compromise™ products and services across a number of markets, including specialty and performance chemicals, flavors and fragrances, cosmetics ingredients, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceuticals.

We are now opening an office in Porto and are looking for Software Developers to join our team of smart, highly motivated team members dedicated to working together to create a cleaner, more sustainable future.

This project is co-financed by Portugal 2020 under the Operational Programme for Competitiveness and Internationalization through the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER).

Main requirements

  • A BS / MS in Computer Science or related field such as mathematics, physics, computational biology, electrical engineering, bioengineering
  • At least 5 years of experience
  • Solid programming skills building UI components in Javascript
  • 2+ years of experience developing React JS (or similar Front-end framework) based applications
  • Strong sense of what makes for good UI design/user experience
  • Strong sense of UX / interaction / visual design
  • Strong (but flexible) opinions on the right way to build a modern web UI, and the skills to work closely with a small team to build and deploy it
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong working competency in English

Nice to have

  • Practical experience with unit testing using Karma and Jasmine, or equivalent
  • Experience leading small technical teams
  • Experience working on large projects with multiple contributors, automated software tests, distributed VCS, and continuous integration
  • Experience with functional programming
  • A strong sense of software best practices
  • Experience building web-based, SAAS applications
  • Experience with Unix based operating systems
  • Experience or background in a biological science


  • Competitive salary based on your skills (x14)
  • Training opportunities in San Francisco Bay Area in the first year
  • Interesting international projects in cutting-edge technology
  • Great work environment
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Budget for events
  • Meal allowance

  • Training and education budget

  • Vaccine plan

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