Senior Full Stack Engineer at Front (S14)
Collaborative hub for customer communication.
San Francisco, California / Remote
Full-time
3+ years
About Front

Front is reinventing the inbox so people can accomplish more together. With new workflows, efficient collaboration, and all their communication channels in one place, more than 5,000 businesses rely on their Front inbox to be more productive as a team.

Founded in 2013, Front has raised $138 million from Sequoia, DFJ, and others to unlock new ways to work that make people more efficient, fulfilled, and ultimately happier at work. Front is headquartered in San Francisco with an office in Paris and Phoenix. To learn more, visit frontapp.com.

About the role

Front powers the heart of business: the meaningful connections between teams and customers that lead to lasting relationships. Bringing email and apps together in a collaborative customer communication platform, Front drives business impact by scaling the natural conversations that create customers for life. More than 6,000 businesses are using Front today to cultivate personalized customer relationships at scale and transform their work into impact.

With $138M in funding, Front is backed by Sequoia Capital, and other leading venture capital firms, as well as independent investors including top executives of Atlassian, Okta, Qualtrics, and Zoom. Front was recently named to Wealthfront’s Career-Launching Companies in 2021 and Forbes Cloud 100 2020, the definitive list of the top software companies in the world. We have also been recognized on LinkedIn’s 2020 Top Startups, The New York Times’ The Next Wave of ‘Unicorn’ Start-Ups, Fortune’s Best Small Workplaces, and Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work.

We are looking for experienced Full Stack engineers to help us extend the core features of Front and bring collaboration beyond email. To be successful in this role you must be a quick learner, have proven software development skills, enjoy solving hard problems, and work well in a small, cross-functional, dynamic team.

What will you be doing?

  • Design and contribute to sub-systems to make Front a better, more powerful collaboration software.
  • Work closely with product managers, product designers and other engineers to conceptualize, build and test new features.

What skills and experience do you need?

  • 5+ years of industry experience building fast, reliable, real-time web-based applications.
  • Knowledgeable about modern web technologies and excited to learn new ones, e.g. Node.js ES6, TypeScript, React
  • Exposure to architectural patterns of a large, high-scale web application.
  • Product minded: committed to building the best user experience.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative, and high-growth environment.
  • Understand the trade-offs in employing different engineering solutions to a problem, valuing pragmatism over idealism.

Bonus

  • Rigor in A/B testing, test coverage, and other web best practices
  • Experience in API design
  • Experience working with complex data models at scale
Technology

Javascript and Typescript, with React and Redux.

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