Frontend Software Engineer

San Mateo, California
Engineering – Engineering /
Firework is the world’s leading unified video commerce platform that empowers its global partners to personalize the customer experience and engagement at scale. Firework bridges the offline and online for a robust omnichannel immersive brand experience cultivating a deeper emotional human connection between our partners and their end consumers. We are customer-centric and inspired to win together offering total solutions with endless possibilities to help our customers increase purchases and conversions using the power of video. At the heart, we are a global and diverse team of “SuperSpark” creators, entrepreneurs, life-long learners, and data geeks driven by the future of authenticity to transform commerce. Firework has raised over $235M to date, with its latest Series B round led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2. Come reimagine the online customer experience with us.

Our engineering team is growing! We’re looking for a talented Frontend Engineer to join our global team who will bring technical expertise and leadership along with hands-on development of backend software development and SaaS solutions.

What you'll be doing
*Work closely with designers and other developers to create modern web applications 
* Responsible for web application development, enhancement and maintenance
*  Keep up-to-date on the latest front end technology and trends
* Work as part of a team to develop high quality products

We'll be excited if you have
*A passionate story-teller, a life-hacker, and a love of programming.
*  Willing to take on a challenge with agility and working with talented teammates in a squad team environment
* Degree in Computing, Computer Science, Information Technology or related disciplines
* 3+ years experience with front end web application development
*  Familiar with modern web technologies, including but not limited to, Typescript, ReactJS, RESTFul API, Websocket, etc..
* Proven experience with AJAX, XML, JSON, and best practice design patterns
* Familiarity with UX principles and site performance optimization
* Strong grasp of computer science fundamentals, such as data structures and algorithms
* Working experience with automated testing and version control systems like Git
* Team-oriented mindset and excellent communication skills; ability to understand different perspectives and contribute to meaningful technical discussions
* Experience with commerce and CMS platform integration as a big plus 

As a hybrid office-centric company, we are looking for candidates in the Bay Area. Candidates outside the location are encouraged to apply though must be willing to relocate.

The following represents the expected range of compensation for this role: The estimated pay range for this role is $130,000-$150,000. Other factors that impact compensation include stock options. The posted pay range represents the anticipated low and high end of the compensation for this position and is subject to change based on business need. To determine a successful candidate’s starting pay, we carefully consider a variety of factors, including primary work location, an evaluation of the candidate’s skills and experience, market demands, and internal parity. Candidates may receive more information from the talent partner.
Don’t hold back
We understand some candidates may see the above and not apply because they don’t meet all the qualifications. We encourage you to apply anyway; we often find talented candidates that fit many other opportunities we have and look for potential too, not just what you did in the past.  As an equal employment opportunity employer, we are a diverse team that strives for an inclusive environment for all. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
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