Senior Vue.js Engineer - Toronto

Toronto /
Engineering – Cloud Applications /
Full-time
/ Hybrid
Are you ready to power the World's connections?

About the role:

Kong Core UI Engineering team is looking for a highly talented Vue.js engineer to help create scalable, performant business logic components for the Kong cloud platform. You will be responsible for working with our amazing frontend team to take our Vue 3 code base to the next level. You will collaborate closely with other frontend engineers and the design team to deliver scalable components for the application and improve user experience. The UI code you will write is the foundation of every Kong Web application.
We're looking for a hardworking and passionate person to join this amazing team, if you feel this is you, we'd love to hear from you.

What you’ll be doing:

Great understanding of Vue 3 and other related technologies in the ecosystem (Pinia, Vue router, TypeScript, etc). Design and build scalable solutions for our Web UI Components in Vue 3. Design and implement Kong SaaS Web application and web developer tools.
Set direction and partner with Kong web engineers to implement technologies like module federation and reusable web components into all Kong web applications. Work with engineers to enable us to move to Micro-frontend architecture. Experience with Vitest, Cypress, pnpm. 
Experience on GraphQL is a plus.   

What you’ll bring:

3+ years of professional experience of VueJS and TypeScript. Very good professional knowledge of Vue 3, Pinia4+ years of experience building SaaS Web applications and web developer tools. Deep understanding of UI/UX principles and user and developer experience. Great understanding of micro-frontend architecture.

Why should you want to work at Kong?  

Market Opportunity - We are on a quest to build a $10b+ software company over the next few years and need YOUR help!
Why APIs Matter? APIs have been enabling innovation for decades!
Strong VC team, Series D, strong year over year revenue growth!
Technical Leadership - We are recognized as the leader in innovation in the connectivity space.
Marco, our CTO/co-founder - “We are the Cisco of L4 and L7” - CUBE Conversation, March 2021
We are the leading innovator in the connectivity space!
Amazing Team & Culture - Come be a "Konger" and find out what we mean.
Great Place to Work Certified in 2020 & 2021
Kong employees exemplify our culture at our 2022 Sales Kickoff
Building Great Products - Learn why the world's largest companies love our tech!
Kong Named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant
Over 250m+ downloads of our open source API gateway!  Over 40k+ stars on Github between Kong API and Kong Insomnia!
What is a Konger? 

We are a group of makers, thinkers, and doers focused on helping today’s developers build tomorrow’s technology. Our teams work on the bleeding edge of API innovation to provide our users with a central nervous system for data and services. 

We put design at the heart of everything we do, and we’re relentlessly focused on creating beautiful experiences for our customers. That’s why technology companies, major banks, e-commerce innovators, and government agencies put Kong in front of their most important web applications. 

We believe in the power of Open Source and everything it stands for. That’s why developers around the world enthusiastically contribute on top of our open-source platform. 

We are passionate about solving challenges that will fundamentally shape the future of technology, and we’re looking for the right people to join us on our mission. If you believe in taking ownership of your work, making an impact, and having fun along the way, we would love to talk to you.

Kong Core Values: 

Be Inclusive. We work together from anywhere to achieve our common goals. Our differences make us stronger. 

Be Authentic. We are genuine, principled and confident without arrogance. Show respect and kindness, especially in tough moments. 

Be Relentlessly Resourceful. We work with purpose, obsession and grit. It takes muscle to do hard things and doing hard things build muscle. 

Be Customer Obsessed. We care. Customers are everything, we put them at the center of everything you do. We are all empowered to make an impact. 

Be Curious. We value ideas over hierarchy. Never accept the status quo. We make bold bets, fail, and learn everyday. There is always a way. 

Be an Owner. We are drivers not passengers and own the quality and outcomes of our work.

About Kong: 

Kong is THE cloud native API platform with the fastest, most adopted API gateway in the world (over 300m downloads!). Loved by developers and trusted with enterprises’ most critical traffic volumes, Kong helps startups and Fortune 500 companies build with confidence – allowing them to bring solutions to market faster with API and service connectivity that scales easily and securely. 

83% of web traffic today is API calls!  APIs are the connective tissue of the cloud and the underlying technology that allows software to talk and interact with one another.  Therefore, we believe that APIs act as the nervous system of the cloud.  Our audacious mission is to build the nervous system that will safely and reliably connect all of humankind!  

For more information about Kong, please visit konghq.com or follow @thekonginc on Twitter.