Frontend Rockstar (SE/SSE/ATL)

We are Ascentic, a Swe-Lankan Software development partner in Colombo. Founded in 2017 to support Swedish clients with their software needs we have quickly scaled up into a stable, yet still growing, teenage company. Today we are over 80 geeky, fun-loving and ambitious Ascenders, working together to create the best workplace in Sri Lanka.

Right now we are looking for a Frontend Rockstar (SE/SSE/ATL level) to join our family. Is that you?

How we will definitely convince you

  • A company that has the ambition of creating Sri Lanka's best workplace
  • Education and development potential with an individual perspective
  • On-site we offer free fruits, snacks and drinks
  • At regular events, we strengthen our team spirit and, above all have fun!


Behavioural Competencies:

  • Extreme patience, ability to listen, a sense of humor and a controlled tenacity for delivering results is a must
  • Must have a strong sense of urgency and experience working with internal and external member teams
  • Ability to think creatively and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Can take charge and thrive in uncharted territory or ambiguous circumstances
  • Strong analytical skill set to decipher client needs and recommend solutions

Our Dream Hire:

  • Knows ins and outs of JavaScript development
  • Is proficient in ReactJS and/or Angular
  • Has a creative eye and great with CSS
  • Capable of taking ownership
  • Loves coming up with their own initiatives
  • Has good communication skills
  • Performs well in flying solo and/or running in a pack


What you need to have:

  • At least 2 years of experience as a front-end developer
  • Good experience in working with ReactJS and/or Angular and related frameworks/concepts
  • Experience in working with HTML5/CSS3/WebPack/Grunt/Gulp/Bower
  • Good communication skills
  • Understanding of DevOps practices
  • Experience in working in an Agile environment
  • It’s a big plus if you have experience working with NodeJS (Optional)

What You’ll Do:

  • Work directly with our Swedish client & their partners
  • Work with customer implementations as well as updating clients existing platform
  • Work, learn and lead in a remote cross-functional agile team
  • Train, guide and spread your knowledge to your colleagues
  • Actively participate in design decisions

Why Ascentic?

At Ascentic we expect a lot from you, which means you can expect a lot from us. We always strive to work with the latest in tech and make sure you have an individual development plan to meet your career goals. We have a flat organisation with few managers so your opinion and ideas matter and are rewarded. Our office is not a strict environment, instead focusing on building trust and being accountable to each other. 

Ascentic promotes a casual, fun and easy-going office experience where you can be yourself, where we also give you the space to work with the flexibility you need to experience real work-life balance. We of course also do lots of activities together like weekly games, treats, getaways, sports and health initiatives. 

Ascentic is an equal opportunity employer with the belief that our differences makes us stronger together. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment that reflect the Sri Lankan society represented by all genders, sexual orientations, ethnicities and religions.



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HQ Office, Colombo

158 Koswatta Rd
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte Directions View page

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