BigCommerce, named “Best Place to Work” in San Francisco 2015 is looking for Front-End Engineer in our San Francisco office who can help us scale our UI development to the next level. Work on our Omni-Channel services to help business owners sell more!
What You Will Do
Build beautiful, scalable products and be an expert in the Front End domain
Build high-performance, maintainable user interfaces using the latest web technologies
Advocate for modern development practices and tools
Collaborate with our product and design teams to define feature specifications and timelines
Build new features with a focus on testability and extensibility
Engage in technical discussion of new solutions and architectures
Review other engineer’s code to maintain and improve quality
Work with our operations team to improve the architecture while building and scaling front end services
Support an open, positive, and energized culture
Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement
Ensure that technical decisions support our goals of quality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability, and security.
Who You Are
You’re an experienced professional with 4+ years of experience building amazing things that speak for themselves.
You are passionate about creating extraordinary web experiences by writing beautiful code.
You have strong debugging abilities across all major browsers.
You’re not biased toward a specific technology: finding the right tools for the job.
You enjoy being apart of a collaborative team that is focused on building a product that will delight customers.
Need to have strong hands on coding experience on the following front end skills
Expert skills in CSS3 and HTML5
Have knowledge of site speed issues and web application performance
Experience with Accessibility and building accessible websites
Experience with building responsive and mobile first development
Understanding of pattern libraries – Experience w/Internationalization
Good understanding of Object Oriented Design (OOD) techniques desirable. Experience with UML, requirements gathering, use case analysis and object modeling
Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
Excellent interpersonal skills – collaborate, facilitate, and negotiate as necessary
Node.js, Angular and CMS Integration experience is a bonus!
BigCommerce is a robust, flexible ecommerce platform that provides established and emerging brands with everything they need to launch, promote, manage and scale a successful online store. BigCommerce merchants earn more than retailers on competitive ecommerce solutions thanks to advanced features, better site performance and streamlined business processes. Founded in 2009, the company has received more than $100 million in funding from SoftBank Capital, American Express, Telstra Ventures, General Catalyst, Revolution Growth and FLOODGATE. BigCommerce supports thousands of retailers around the world from it's offices in San Francisco, Austin and Sydney. For more information, visit Bigcommerce.com.
Perks & Benefits
An amazing company culture that doesn’t just talk values, but lives them
Open vacation policy for salaried team members and generous accrual vacation policy for hourly team members, + paid sick time
Competitive compensation packages and meaningful stock grants for every employee
Comprehensive health insurance coverage that starts on day one
Fully stocked kitchens and craft beers (don’t worry, we also subsidize gym memberships)
Three especially cool offices in Austin, San Francisco and Sydney
A free online store to help you live out your entrepreneurial dreams
Employee-driven teambuilding activities like paintball, rock climbing, social sports leagues, hackathons, movie nights, river floats, etc.
Time off for volunteering and employee-driven charity events