Senior Front End Engineer

Remote /
Software Engineering /
Full-time
BlackCart allows ecommerce shoppers to have the fitting room experience at home. We integrate into ecommerce stores, enabling shoppers to add items to their shopping carts, get them shipped to try at home for free, and automatically pay for only what they keep.

We are venture-backed, mission-driven and fast-growing with our HQ in Toronto. Our try-before-you-buy platform enables ecommerce brands from around the world to drastically enhance their online performance by the way of improving their customers online shopping experience. Read more about us here

Responsibilities

    • Lead technical design discussions and drive technical decisions
    • Build foundational infrastructure for efficient client onboarding, analytics, reporting, and 3rd party integrations
    • Build, test, and ship end-to-end features to our growing base of customers at a rapid cadence
    • Build components based on designs and prototypes
    • Perform thorough code reviews and provide constructive feedback
    • Work with back end developers to build and maintain features
    • Troubleshoot bugs and provide solutions to fix them
    • Support QA with testing your code

Requirements

    • You have 5 to 7 years of frontend development experience building performant and scalable web services
    • You have familiarity with using CI/CD for frontend deployments
    • You have familiarity with using CDNs
    • You have 4+ years experience building rich, complex web or mobile applications in React or Vue.js
    • You have 4+ years experience using Javascript (node.js or client-side)
    • You have experience working with performance budgets
    • You are an effective communicator and work collaboratively across teams

Nice to Have(s)

    • Experience with retail and ecommerce platforms
    • Some familiarity with PHP

You’ll be successful if you

    • Study and learn the business and its processes
    • Put the customer first and always add value
    • Be proactive and have a hunger to learn
    • Lead with humility and empathy
    • Be helpful by taking stuff off others’ plate
    • Wholly own craft and be an independent contributor

You’ll get

    • Competitive salary
    • Competitive stock options
    • Full health benefits
    • 500 Startups / venture backed company
    • Casual work environment with extremely talented staff
    • Ability to join an early stage for a one of the fastest growing startups with market validation and VC funding

Location

    • Toronto, Ontario, or
    • Remote North America
We encourage you to connect with us at hr@blackcart.co if you require an accommodation in the recruitment process, or need this job posting in an alternative format.

We know that applying to a new role takes a lot of work and we truly value your time. We are looking forward to reading your application. If you’re interested in helping us shape the future of commerce around the world, send us a few samples of your work: portfolio, wireframes, UX flows, publications, or whatever represents what you do best.