SitePen is hiring a

Senior Full-Stack JavaScript Engineer

Senior Full-Stack Javascript Engineer

Full-Time

Remote

We are looking for passionate people who enjoy working in a team-oriented environment. The most successful candidates value ownership and collaboration and are self-motivated, detail-oriented, problem solvers. This is an important role in our company and here are some of the things we will consider.

We are looking for someone who is

  • A senior full stack engineer. Normally this would mean at least 5 years of full-time experience, but if you have the chops to blow us away with less, go for it
  • Very experienced in delivering Enterprise Software (SaaS, IaaS, etc.)
  • An effective communicator with Product and Business teams to take high-level tasks and transform them into shippable software
  • Able to provide examples of scalable, performant code
  • Confident in preferred architectures and tools
  • Committed to code quality, ownership & accountability
  • Passionate about the web platform
  • Interested in learning new technologies, standards, and techniques
  • Self-disciplined, able to work and communicate effectively in a fully remote environment
  • Able to lead and delegate when needed
  • Excited about solving hard problems and building new skills and knowledge every day
  • Able to commit to feature delivery (not just code delivery)

**On the client-side, we’re looking for someone with a deep understanding

of**

  • Web fundamentals like HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • CSS preprocessors like Sass, LESS, or PostCSS
  • At least two widely-used JS frameworks
  • Expert working knowledge of TypeScript
  • JS-based build tools like Grunt, Gulp, and webpack

On the server-side, we need someone with

  • Deep knowledge of API design principles and best-practices, caching, resiliency, RPC, REST, GraphQL, and HTTP
  • Experience with and comprehension of PAAS, IAAS, and SAAS solutions
  • Successful outcomes addressing scalability challenges and performance of server-side code
  • Designing and developing horizontally scalable, resilient, and performing-under-load systems
  • Extensive experience working with multi-hybrid heterogeneous data (i.e. being able to take data from multiple sources that come in multiple formats and turn it into usable data in production environments)
  • The confidence and knowledge to effectively identify and communicate technical risks cross-team and implement performance improvement and security hardening of web applications and infrastructure
  • Experience working in a service-oriented or microservice architecture

What you can expect to do

Being hired as an engineer at SitePen gives you the opportunity to work on basically everything we do. Depending on your skills and interests, you may do some or all of the following:

  • Write new web applications for our customers
  • Provide upgrades and fixes to our customers’ existing apps
  • Provide technical assistance and support for our customers’ development teams
  • Participate in coaching, training, and leveling up other developers
  • Contribute patches and enhancements to many open source projects
  • Enjoy a refreshing work-life balance

Job Location

  • You’ll work at home! Your home just needs to be somewhere within the United States.
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