Senior Frontend Engineer

New York, US
Product – Product - General
Permanent
Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

What you will do
You will work with your cross-functional team to deliver #beautiful software that is valuable to our customers. You will offer your ideas and collaborate to provide technical designs you are proud of. We encourage you to show your passion for technology, help and inspire others in Xero and within the community we support. 

As a senior, you will coach the less experienced developers in your team and offer them support and guidance. You will be confident leading technical discussions and be inclusive of other’s ideas. You are passionate about your craft and will be an active contributor to Xero’s global development community.
 
What we’re looking for
JavaScript (ES6, React, Redux, Webpack)
Performance optimization techniques
SASS, CSS and HTML and an understanding of CSS modules or CSS in JS
Familiar with continuous integration and automated deployment systems
Demonstrated technical leadership in a web application development team
An understanding of Agile methods and concepts
 
Bonus if you have experience with (or interest in learning about)
·       UX Design and user testing
·       Building and monitoring scalable platforms
·       Distributed systems
·       Working with newer technologies/concepts like Typescript, PWAs & infrastructure as code
Why Xero?

Diversity of people brings diversity of thought, and we like that. A collaborative and inclusive environment is important to us. Working at Xero will provide you with a diverse and inclusive environment alongside people who will respect, challenge and support you to have fun while you do the best work of your life. We are a place where personal development, innovation, and well-being are not just inspired but celebrated. We value our people and offer a wide range of compelling benefits and perks, including Xero shares.  

Xero’s collaborative culture is underscored by our values - #Ownership, #Challenge, #Beautiful, #Human and #Team - which empower us to understand and serve customers, attract top talent and continuously innovate.  From the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.