Software Engineer, JS Platform

The Opportunity:

As a leader in the stock photo industry, Shutterstock is looking for a highly motivated and talented individual to join our JS Platform engineering team. We strongly believe that in order to put our customers first, we must work closely with them to not only understand their needs but architect solutions that improve their day to day flow. Our core belief is that in order for Shutterstock to succeed, teams and individual team members must be empowered to work with each other to develop the solution that best meets the needs of everyone involved.

Responsibilities:

  • Contributing to all aspects of the services and applications under the team’s ownership, which includes design, implementation, refactoring, automated testing, deployment, and uptime of the services.
  • Helping other team members grow as engineers through code review, pairing, and mentoring.
  • Play a major role in the development of key applications and services within the Shutterstock and Content ecosystem.
  • Collaboration with others to develop best practices.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of relevant software development experience using JavaScript, HTML and CSS.
  • Experience with React.js and writing vanilla JavaScript, preferably ES6.
  • Experience with Node.js, working knowledge of the key libraries.
  • Very strong knowledge of how the web works and how to make it efficient (HTTP, caching, page rendering, etc)
  • Strong software development fundamentals (data structures, algorithms,  problem solving)
  • Able to write clean, readable, maintainable and well-tested code.
  • Familiarity with performance and debugging tools like Firebug, YSlow, Charles, Fiddler.
  • Good understanding of continuous delivery, writing unit tests and automated testing.
  • Ability to craft simple and elegant solutions to complex problems.
  • Passionate about what you do and care deeply about the things you build.
  • Able to clearly communicate to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or related experience.

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience with A/B Testing a plus.
  • Strong understanding of cross-browser / cross-platform issues
  • Experience with single page applications
  • Basic knowledge of a server-side scripting language (Perl, Ruby, PHP, C++, etc)
  • Experience with React/Flux/ NuclearJS/Immutable.JS 
  • End-to-end testing automation frameworks (Nightwatch, Mocha, Chai, Selenium, etc.)
  • Experience in an Agile environment

About Shutterstock:

Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), directly and through its group subsidiaries, is a leading global provider of high-quality licensed photographsvectorsillustrationsvideos and music to businesses, marketing agencies and media organizations around the world. Working with its growing community of over 250,000 contributors, Shutterstock adds hundreds of thousands of images each week, and currently has more than 150 million images and more than 8 million video clips available.

Headquartered in New York City, Shutterstock has offices around the world and customers in more than 150 countries. The company also owns Bigstock, a value-oriented stock media agency; Shutterstock Custom, a custom content creation platform, Offset, a high-end image collection; PremiumBeat a curated royalty-free music library; Rex Features, a premier source of editorial images for the world's media; Webdam, a cloud-based digital asset management service for businesses.

For more information, please visit www.shutterstock.com and follow Shutterstock on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V


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