Senior Full Stack Engineer

San Francisco, CA

Posted: 11/05/2018 Industry: Full Stack Engineer Job Number: 23373

Job Description

Category : Full Stack Engineer
Location/City : CA - San Francisco
Area Code : 415
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale :
Id : 23373

23373 Senior Full Stack Engineer
San Francisco, CA

Our client's mission is to help students (and their teachers) practice and master whatever they are learning. Every month more than 50 million active learners from 130 countries practice and master more than 300 million study sets on every conceivable topic and subject. They are developing new learning experiences by modeling how students learn and by drawing upon knowledge acquisition, retention, and pedagogy in cognitive science. They are always seeking to help students master any subject by optimizing study efficiency and engagement.
Their business model is robust with two strong revenue streams advertisements and paid subscriptions. The ads business allows them to offer amazing study tools to millions of students around the globe for free. Their premium subscriptions give students and teachers to ability to create custom content and access learning analytics tools.
Our client values diversity, humility, transparency, and collaboration as the best paths to success as individuals, as a team, and as a company. Their success as an online learning community depends on a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. We are actively working with them to build a team that is representative of the diverse communities they serve, creating an open, inclusive work environment where all employees can thrive. As an equal opportunity employer and a tech company committed to societal change, our client welcomes applicants from all backgrounds. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Role
We're looking for full stack engineers to help build features and ship experiments on our client's website, which serves 600M page views a month. They take advantage of modern tools like React, Flow, webpack and Prettier, and are passionate about delivering high-quality user experiences.
Build features and ship experiments using React/Redux.
Collaborate with Backend Engineers to design and implement APIs.
Build automation and abstractions (such as reusable UI components) to improve development speed.
Architect and implement data fetching and state management systems on the front-end.
Work with Product Designers to iterate on the design and implementation of product.
Identify and implement performance improvements to the website.
Participate in design, code, and architecture reviews.
Observe user testing to understand and improve usability.
Investigate new technologies that may be of use to the team.

Example Projects:
Running A/B tests to improve new user experience and making decisions based on data.
Deploying a real-time multiplayer classroom activity that supports millions of users.
Prototyping new content creation and learning experiences.
Building power-user features to add to our premium offerings.
Implementing a GraphQL client that makes it easy to fetch and mutate data on the front-end.
Sharing best practices through technical blog posts, meet-ups, and conferences.

Required Qualifications
5+ years of experience building rich, interactive web applications.
Experience working with modern JavaScript libraries and tooling for example, we use React, Redux, Flow, webpack, and Prettier.
Passion for understanding user behavior and building beautiful user experiences.
Experience working on large-scale consumer websites, with attention to scalability and performance concerns.
Experience working with server-side MVC web frameworks and REST APIs.
Excitement about the impact your work could have on the lives of students and teachers every day.

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