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Senior Frontend Software Engineer

Company: Convey by project44
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Why Convey by project44?
From parcel to freight, and first to final mile, Convey by project44 helps the world's largest retailers, manufacturers, and logistics service providers reduce costs, improve visibility, and transform transportation into their next competitive advantage. We power better customer delivery experiences for brands such as Walmart, The Home Depot, Nordstrom, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Casper Mattresses. The transportation and logistics industry is massive, as is the opportunity. We're looking for bright, ambitious individuals to help us change the way the world ships.

The Role
Do you have a track record of building both internal and external-facing software services in a fast-paced environment? Are you passionate about introducing disruptive and innovative software solutions for the $1T shipping and logistics industry? Are you ready to deliver immediate impact with the software you create?

We're looking for frontend software engineers like you to become key members of our product development organization. Because you are curious and driven, you'll naturally explore how to build UI-focused features that drive customer value and impact along the way. Because you value a sense of community and shared commitment, you'll collaborate closely with others to ship software that delights our customers. Are you up for the challenge?

Who You Are
You have 5+ years of software development experience with a frontend focus
You deliver well-written software in JavaScript and are familiar with React
You pay attention to details, and love writing beautiful, well-designed and tested code that can stand the test of time
You've built high-quality software, solved technical problems at scale and believe in shipping software iteratively and often
You've owned a project from concept to production including the design and execution phases
You consider the effect of your work across multiple teams and proactively manage potential issues
You build experiences for users that span their many devices and intents
Significant practical experience with client-side JavaScript, CSS, component-driven UI development, and front-end tooling
You have a thorough understanding of scripting in the DOM and the tradeoffs with frameworks
You have solid engineering fundamentals
You have a delivery-oriented mindset, with a focus on quality and testing

What You'll Do
Build compelling and modular user interfaces for our software products
Define reusable patterns that encourage and inspire your teammates to contribute UI code alongside you
Craft, deploy and support performant production software on AWS, with a focus on frontend technology
Share ownership of all facets of software delivery, including development, operations and test
Be a positive role model and mentor for junior developers in all areas of code health
You'll work alongside other engineers on product teams to build and improve user experiences
You don't mind pulling down the JavaScript framework of the day and play with it for a few hours
Evaluate front-end technologies and contribute to decision-making conversations about applying them to your team's product
You'll spend time with other engineers helping them level up their JavaScript skills
MUST be located in the US or Canada

Tech We Use
We have a modern Javascript frontend built on Node, React/Relay, and GraphQL
Our application stack runs entirely on Docker - frontend and backend
Our infrastructure is on AWS and uses managed services whenever possible. Current examples: RDS, EC2 Elastic Container Service (Docker), Kinesis, SQS, Lambda and Redshift
Java is our language of choice for long-lived backend services
Python for tooling and data science
Postgres is our SQL database of choice

Keywords: Convey by project44, Austin , Senior Frontend Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Austin, Texas

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