Jobs at TransferWise: Front-end Developer in Tallinn -


Front-end Developer

The clever new way to transfer money between countries. From the people who built Skype & PayPal.

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Are you up to building a modern international financial institution from the ground up, but better than any of the existing global banks? We are looking for a number of Front End Developers with some full stack experience to join our Tallinn office. As a Front End Developers you will have solid experience with Angular.js as well as HTML, CSS and back end technologies. You will be hands on within the technology and working towards making our product the best that it can be by solving the challenges that we face. However our flat organisational structure means you'll be someone who is unconcerned with titles and hierarchy. What really excites you is problem solving and delivering innovative technology and products that create happy customers.

You will be working as part of our United States Team and you will be responsible in building smooth on-boarding for new US customers, intuitive and performant UI, and cooperate with marketing to fuel the growth in a mission-critical country.

Product engineers only

Here at TransferWise we don’t hire coders, who pick up tickets from a backlog and push code to production. We hire engineers that empathise with our customers problems, develop solutions and measure results. We’re proud of engineering team - it's built an incredible product that’s changing the world. They operate autonomously within their teams, focusing relentlessly on our customers.

We're looking for somebody to

  • Give input to how our product can be improved
  • Nurture an excellent development culture
  • Build new features from front-end to backend
  • Collaboration with you team members including developers, designer, analyst, marketers, PR and product managers. As well as other teams like operations, customer support and development guilds.
  • Expose internal business logic via restful API
  • Build and extend single page applications using AngularJS and internal CSS framework based on Bootstrap.
  • Release new features in a controlled way to manage exposure to customers and AB test those

Main requirements

  • First and foremost, you like writing clean code.
  • Expert knowledge of Javascript, CSS
  • Experience with cross browser compatibility issues and client side performance optimizations
  • You have built front end experiences by consuming REST or other web APIs
  • You have used the latest web stacks or libraries such as Angular, Node.js, React, LESS
  • You have written response and adaptive code to enable mobile web experiences
  • You like writing automated tests for your code.
  • You have a strong sense of good UX and design
  • Full Stack Development experience - ideally in Java/Grails
  • Experience with TDD


Apart from the paid company holidays (which are completely insane), stock options in one of Europe’s most hotly tipped startups, a laptop of your choice and team lunches, you won’t get much in the way of extras. However, you will have 28 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and we will give you a fun, friendly atmosphere, plenty of opportunities to grow and the chance to be part of our little revolution. Oh, and coffee, there’s plenty of coffee.

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