Software Engineer, Web

Los Angeles
Hautelook
Full-time

THE OPPORTUNITY: SOFTWARE ENGINEER, WEB
 
We are looking for a Software Engineer who enjoys working on large scale websites. This position is focused on the use of JavaScript to add functionality to our website that improves the shopping experience for our customers. There will also be some additions and maintenance on the CSS that makes up the website design.
 
The Features team supports two major properties: Nordstromrack.com and HauteLook. The team is focused on adding new features and simplifying existing features. They are also committed to consistently improving browser performance.
 
THE RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
·         Design, code and ship significant new functionality for the HauteLook and Nordstromrack.com websites.
·         Use React.js to build a very fast browser experience.
·         Collaborate with Product Management to release new features that resonate with our customers.
·         Partner with Search and Services teams to design and consume hypermedia JSON responses.
 
THE REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS/PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
 
·         EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
·         EXPERIENCE: 2-4+ years of professional software development experience.
·         Has successfully built and released a core business application and has learned from failures along the way.
·         Can design pragmatic software solutions that meet deadlines without making the code a mess.
·         Expert in JavaScript. You write your code using ES6 syntax and have an opinion on how to pronounce babel.js.
·         In-depth knowledge of React, Ember or Angular. Preferably more than one of them so you understand the trade-offs each framework makes.
·         Very comfortable with node.js and modern web development tooling such as webpack, Gulp, Broccoli and Grunt.
·         Proficient CSS skills. Preferably with experience using SASS, LESS or PostCSS. We do not expect creative design skills, but you have to be able to build a webpage from a comp.
·         Groks HTTP, including REST, caching and other semantics.

WHY HAUTELOOK?
 
We’ve got you covered…
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision and dental coverage, a fabulous merchandise discount, an employer-matched 401(k) plan, a profit-sharing plan and much more.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse environment.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work employees can expect within this particular job classification. It is certainly not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for this job.
 
Still reading?  Reach out directly to Mark Ray at mark@startuptap.com.