Senior Frontend Engineer at TestGorillaPosted on: 12/23/2021
Hi there, I’m Nicolas, TestGorilla’s Head of Engineering. We’re a fast-growing HR tech startup that helps hiring teams make better hiring decisions faster and bias-free. We’re accelerating the development of our product to serve the growing demand from our customers. That’s why we’re looking for a Frontend Engineer to join our great team. The proposition =============== * The opportunity to work in a fast-growing, VC-backed [HR tech startup](https://www.testgorilla.com/) * Competitive package incl. bonus and stock options * Your hours are flexible, and so is your vacation * You can work wherever you want – *We work remotely!* The role in context =================== We are looking for a **Senior Frontend Engineer** to join our engineering department and help us bring our product to Enterprise level maturity. Your work will directly impact hundreds of thousands of users around the world. As a senior member of the engineering team, you will build and deliver frontend solutions to provide extraordinary product experiences for our users, including SPAs and reusable components for the rapid growth of all our products. You’ll own the design, code, and deployment of solutions and make sure they perform and scale in production. You’ll spend time on the following ================================== * Take full **ownership** of the frontend; from low-level optimizations to improving user experience * Build **reusable** code and libraries for future use * Ensure the technical feasibility of [UI/UX designs](https://www.testgorilla.com/test-library/role-specific-skills-tests/ux-ui-design-test/) and propose features and functionalities to the product team * **Optimize** the application for maximum speed and scalability * Lead the entire **software development and delivery** cycle from ideation to deployment and everything in between * Efficiently utilize **DevOps** tools and practices to deliver high-quality software as well as value to end customers as early as possible * Work in a collaborative, talented **distributed team** across Europe, United States, South America, and Asia * You will act as a **mentor** for less-experienced team members through both your technical knowledge and leadership skills Here’s what we’re looking for ============================= * You have at least 7 years of experience designing, implementing, running, and maintaining production **front-end code** using modern client-side development frameworks based on JS/TS such as [Angular](https://www.testgorilla.com/test-library/programming-skills-tests/angular-test/) * You strive for **excellence:** pixel-perfect, high-quality code, and lightning-fast load times * You care deeply about building a **world-class engineering** team * You have a solid understanding of **UX/UI design, usability, and accessibility** * You are passionate about improving skills and **learning** new technologies * You enjoy **influencing others** and always advocate for technical excellence while being open to change * You’re **resilient** in ambiguous situations and can approach challenges from multiple perspectives * You have strong written and verbal **communication skills**. You can validate your decisions and communicate them clearly Bonus points if ... =================== * you have experience in a SaaS product based company * you are comfortable with Agile methods, such as Extreme Programming (XP), Scrum, and/or Kanban * you have a working knowledge of cloud technology such as [AWS](https://www.testgorilla.com/test-library/role-specific-skills-tests/aws-test/), Azure, Kubernetes, and Docker Our values ========== Joining TestGorilla means you’re joining a group of people who are committed to a set of values that guide our behaviors and decisions day to day: * **We encourage each other**: We bring a positive attitude to work. We help each other when stuck. We challenge each other in constructive ways. We celebrate wins as a team. * **We are bold**: We’re bold in our ambition and dare to create new things. We know what we’re capable of and learn from our mistakes. * **We take full ownership of our work**: We own the outcome of our work and do whatever is necessary to improve it--including soliciting feedback and asking for help when we get stuck. * **We strive for excellence**: We hold ourselves to high standards and work hard to increase our competencies. * **We do the right thing**: We’re straight shooters and take our work seriously. We treat each other, our customers, and our collaborators with respect and empathy. * **We respect our (work-style) differences**: We all have different ways of living and working. We all find our own point of balance, respect our differences, and accommodate each other’s styles and preferences. Interested? =========== Here at TestGorilla, we eat our own dog food. We use our assessment platform to make sure we make the best hiring decisions faster and bias-free. I took one too and I enjoyed it! So if this role sounds like a good fit for you, I’d like you to take an assessment so we can get a better idea about whether you would fit the role. It’s also a great opportunity for you to get to know our product! Simply use the Apply button or click [here](https://assessment.testgorilla.com/testtaker/publicinvitation/717cdb4a-6d9e-4336-bef0-06592ae632e9). If you’re hired, I’ll do everything I can to help you succeed at [TestGorilla](https://www.testgorilla.com/) and throughout the rest of your career.