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Senior Frontend Developer

BASF

BASF

Software Engineering
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

Digital Hub Kuala Lumpur attracts, inspire and develop diverse talents who will elevate BASF’s digital journey.


As one of the world’s largest chemical companies, BASF is on a mission to create chemistry with a sustainable future. The Digital Hub Kuala Lumpur, alongside four other Digital Hubs across the globe are part of the technology powerhouse driving our vision. Join our organization and make an impact in an inclusive and diverse work environment. We value individual differences and provide opportunities for you to contribute your unique perspective towards our collective goals.

With our team "Digital Stores / Webshops" - embedded in the product family "Digital Commerce", we deliver various eCommerce solutions worldwide and are therefore THE digital face to the customers of BASF. We inspire and advise our business units with our many years of experience in commerce in both business and technical matters.

In this role, you will be a part of an agile DevOps team, you will independently drive the further development of the BASF Webshops into a central platform based on microservices and different frontend channels.

Responsibilities and Key Outcomes

  • You will be responsible for reviewing UI / UX designs, taking technical decisions and taking care of their technical implementation in a suitable state-of-the-art technology stack which you need to choose / introduce.
  • Developing according to modern coding, security and tool standards and implementing front-end architecture.
  • Monitoring and improving frontend performance.
  • You will always have an eye on technical innovations and evaluate them in terms of their usefulness for the platform.
  • The team uses agile methodology, and you will work with methods like Scrum and pair-programming in a global team
  • Within the team, as a multiplier, you will use your expertise to support a continuous exchange of knowledge and thus the further development of the team and ensure efficient cooperation with external service providers.

Job Requirements

Education and work experience

  • Bachelor/Diploma in (business) informatics or completed IT training
  • Multiple years hands-on development experience in Angular(v.8+) is a must
  • Multiple years of experience in creating responsive designs is a must

Technical & Professional Knowledge (mandatory)

  • In-depth knowledge of JavaScript, TypeScript, RxJS, Bootstrap, CSS, HTML and REST API (JSON) required.
  • Knowledge of testing frameworks including Jest and Cypress
  • Experience in implementing and running frontends in cloud environments (AWS/Azure preferred) using CI/CD pipelines, IaC (Infrastructure as Code) and CDN technologies
  • Basic experience with regards to oAuth2 and npm.
  • Agile mindset, proactive entrepreneurial action, good self-organized work organization and teamwork in an agile environment, complemented by a strong innovation and customer orientation

Technical & Professional Knowledge (additional plus/nice to have skills)

  • Ideally knowledge about SEO and server-side rendering
  • Ideally experience with Nx (monorepo)
  • Ideally experience in developing web components

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Around 112,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio comprises six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €68.9 billion in 2023.


BASF is committed to empowering its employees to pursue their interests and explore emerging technologies. By investing in top-quality tools and promoting cross-functional collaboration, we encourage our team members to drive positive change within our organization. Come join us and be a part of our digitalization journey.


Further Information at https://go.basf.net/careers_digitalhubkl