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Swisscom Directories AG - localsearch
🏢 Swisscom Directories AG - localsearch 🇨🇭 Zürich, Switzerland 🕑 April 05

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We are the leading online marketing partner for Swiss SMEs. With local.ch and search.ch we offer the greatest reach of all the directory services in Switzerland (approx. 3 million users per month). In addition, we are the largest website operator and the number one in the field of digital booking Solutions.

We are looking for a

Web Developer

You will focus on building apps and creating a great user experience. We develop in Ruby on Rails and Javascript. Our team works with a mix of agile practices, pair programming and code reviews to continuously improve our code and ourselves. We take testing and automation seriously. At local.ch, we believe we have constructed an environment that allows us to continue to adapt and develop cutting edge features.

Your responsibility is end-to-end, from planning, implementation, testing to maintaining your code after deployment. You are part of an experienced team of engineers, working with product owners, specialists and other departments. New features are implemented and deployed in short iterations and your contributions and ideas are always valued.

Since we are running one of the biggest web sites in Switzerland, you get a chance to have a positive impact on millions of users within your first day.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Delight users with a great experience
  • Develop responsive web applications (desktop, tablet, mobile)
  • Assist product managers in understanding audience (A/B tests and data analysis)
  • Transform mockups/designs into cross browser web applications
  • Help us improve the engineering tool chain and process

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Ideally 3+ years professional experience in web software development
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails or similar server-side MVC framework required
  • Can demonstrate skills in developing rich web applications
  • HTML and CSS (HAML/SCSS a plus)
  • Solid Javascript skills
  • Experience with JS frameworks like AngularJS, React or similar
  • Understanding of cross-browser development, testing and bug fixing
  • Advanced understanding of HTTP protocol and principles of REST architectures
  • Experience with containerized deployments (Docker, Kubernetes, Helm, ...)
  • Comfortable at a Unix command-prompt
  • Confidence with using Git
  • Good habits with writing tests (preferably in RSpec and Javascript)
  • Excited by challenging problems, addicted to shipping features to production
  • Fluent in English. German/French is a plus


  • Join an experienced international team
  • Deploy great applications to millions of users daily
  • Solve interesting problems and create new products and services
  • Develop  with your preferred hardware: a MacBook Pro or Lenovo notebook and a large external display
  • Hackdays and fun projects: time to work on your own ideas
  • Office in Zurich West, close to the Limmat
  • Free fruits, coffee, tea and a leisure zone (foosball and ping pong tables, arcade games)

You work in an ambitious team, but are also able to execute tasks autonomously. Would you like to give your best? We are looking for personalities, who realise their full potential and take their success into their own hands. Have we found you? We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Important: We are currently only able to consider candidates with a valid permit to reside and work in Switzerland..

Direct applications are given priority

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