Zappos

Senior Front End Engineer

3+ months agoUnited States

Who We Are

The Digital Customer Experience team at Zappos enables customers to quickly and efficiently discover products and make purchasing decisions on the home, landing, search, and product detail page experiences. We’re a diverse group of engineers, UX designers, and product/project managers creating, testing, and iterating on next-generation shopping experiences to build an easy-to-use, performant, and reliable shopping platform for our customers.

Who We're Looking For

We’re looking for an experienced and highly-skilled front-end engineer that lives and breathes web standards, has a passion for accessibility, and raises the bar in creating cross-browser, responsive UIs that serve millions of page views per day.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Exemplifying our company Core Values.
  • Building interactive, accessible, performant, and secure UIs for Zappos.com and/or other web properties within
  • the Zappos Family, using HTML, CSS, JS, and other web technologies.
  • Collaborating with diverse teams to drive, plan, build, and maintain new features.
  • Leveraging your expertise by coaching and mentoring others.
  • Exemplifying our company Core Values.

What You’ll Need To Bring

  • Minimum 5 years of front-end engineering industry experience.
  • Expertise with semantic HTML.
  • Mastery in creating responsive layouts using CSS.
  • Extensive knowledge of native JavaScript especially in regard to performance and optimization.
  • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks (e.g. React, Angular, Vue, etc.).
  • Intimate knowledge of web browsers, page performance, and the DOM.
  • Experience building UIs conforming to web accessibility guidelines (e.g. WCAG)
  • Experience with version control (e.g Git).
  • Extensive use of APIs and understanding of HTTP and REST architecture.
  • Experience with unit, integration, and end-to-end testing.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Web Development, or combined equivalent of education and/or experience.

What Really Excites Us

  • Expertise with React, Redux, JSX, SASS (or other CSS preprocessors).
  • Knowledgeable with other languages like Node.js, Python, Elixir, or Ruby.
  • Experience with SEO.
  • Comfortability working in a *nix environment and using GNU tools.
  • Senior Front-end Engineer
  • Exposure to AWS/Azure/GCP.
  • Experience with a large e-commerce retailer.