Senior Front-End Engineer, JavaScript (Orders Team)

Sydney Office

BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores at a fraction of the cost to support every stage of their growth.

BigCommerce, is looking for full-time Senior Front-End Engineer, JavaScript (Orders Team) in our Sydney office who wants to make an impact to every level of society through powering innovators, creative thinkers, entrepreneurs and business owners around the world to be successful at each stage of their business.

What You’ll Do:

• Build beautiful, scaleable products and be an expert in the front-end domain.
• Build high-performance, maintainable user interfaces using the latest web technologies
• Advocate for modern development practices and tools
• Collaborate with our product and design teams to define feature specifications and timelines
• Build new features with a focus on test-ability and extensibility
• Engage in technical discussion of new solutions and architectures
• Participate in code reviews to maintain and improve quality
• Work with our operations team to improve the architecture while building and scaling front-end services
• Support an open, positive, and energized culture
• Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement
• Ensure that technical decisions support our goals of quality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability, and security

Who You Are

• Experienced professional with 6+ years of experience building amazing things that speak for themselves
• Ability to collaborate effectively with Product Managers, Designers, and Engineers
• Passionate about creating extraordinary web experiences by writing beautiful code
• Strong debugging abilities across all major browsers
• Can work efficiently in large codebases and know how to keep code modular and decoupled
• Not biased toward a specific technology: open to finding the right tools for the job
• Enjoy being a part of a collaborative team that is focused on building a product that will delight customers
• Expert with at least one modern client-side JavaScript framework. (AngularJS, Backbone, Ember, React, etc.)
• Strong skills in HTML5 and CSS3
• Working knowledge of JavaScript task runners. (Gulp, Grunt)
• Experience with CSS preprocessors. (SCSS, LESS)
• Knowledge of how to improve site speed and web application performance
• Knowledge with WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards and guidelines
• Experience in building mobile first & responsive web
• Experience integrating with RESTful APIs.
• Good understanding of version control. (git)
• Understand pattern libraries and design systems
• Experience with internationalization
• Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
• Excellent interpersonal skills - collaborate, facilitate, and negotiate as necessary

Diversity & Inclusion at BigCommerce

We have the opportunity to build not only a great business, but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.

Our dedication to diversity and inclusion is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey.

(Posted on 19 March 2018)

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