Senior Full Stack Engineer, Growth Tech Lead

San Francisco, CA /
Engineering /
Full-time
Front is a hub for customer communication that allows companies to offer tailor-made service at scale. Front looks and feels like your email inbox with a few very important differences: teammates collaborate in the same place where external messages are sent and received, and behind the scenes, robust workflows and integrations power the efficiency and insights typically found in a CRM. More than 6,500 businesses use Front to work together to send out the best replies faster, keep messages organized across channels, and always maintain a personal touch. The result is premier, personalized service that scales with your business — and a team that works together as one. 

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 Forbes Best Startup Employers 2022 List, Inc. Magazine's 2022 Best Workplaces list, and Y Combinator's list of Top Companies in 2022. We have also been recognized on Wealthfront’s Career-Launching Companies in 2021.

We are looking for an experienced Full Stack engineer to pioneer our Growth engineering team. The charter of the Growth team is to build product experiences that get more people to use Front. There are three key areas of focus for the team - build an exceptional self-serve setup and checkout experience; increase the efficiency of sales-led motions for enterprise customers;  promote expansion of Front with existing customers through product levers. To be successful in this role you must be a quick learner, have proven software development skills, would identify with being a product and business-minded engineer, have experience leading engineering teams, and work well in a small, dynamic, cross-functional team.

What will you be doing?

    • Work closely with product managers, product designers and other engineers to conceptualize, build and test new features that encourage accelerated adoption of Front.

What skills and experience do you need?

    • 5+ years of industry experience building fast, reliable, real-time web-based applications.
    • Fluency in a dynamic language like Javascript, Python, Ruby, or similar
    • 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.
    • Business minded: understands the power of leveraging technology toward business outcomes.
    • 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 working with complex data models at scale.
    • Experience with AWS technologies.
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