Front End Engineer

 CartHook
 8 days ago
 None

Headquarters: Portland, Oregon
URL: https://carthook.com/

The Role

As a frontend engineer at CartHook, you will be creating powerful, flexible, highly scalable SPAs and developing various frontend systems and operations. Additionally, you will architect, define and maintain various e-commerce related solutions (frontend), and ensure our systems can keep up their high performance and responsiveness. You will be responsible for implementing new features and integrations as well as supporting our existing functionality. You will also be heavily involved in sprint planning and retrospectives and have the opportunity to make a lasting impact on our stack and the future of e-commerce, working closely and collaboratively with the Product team. 

This role is specifically for development for our embedded Shopify app, CartHook Post Purchase Offers. Our backend utilizes Laravel and MySQL, while the frontend is built on a combination of Shopify Polaris, React, and NextJS libraries and technologies.

This is a full-time, fully remote role. For this role, you can live and work anywhere in, or between, the Pacific Time Zone (UTC-8) and Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5). Preferred Eastern Standard Time (UTC-5) but also open to European timezones.

What we're looking for:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in frontend development
  • Advanced knowledge of Javascript (minimum of 5 years)
  • Advanced knowledge of React (minimum of 5 years)
  • Advanced knowledge of TypeScript (minimum of 5 years)
  • Excellent understanding of OOP concepts
  • Excellent understanding of software design patterns
  • Excellent REST API understanding (from a frontend POV)
  • Excellent understanding of Jira
  • Excellent time management and communication skills
  • GitHub, Docker, Buildkite, or similar development tools
  • Ability to problem-solve, track, and follow up on a variety of complex technical issues with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ambition, the ability to think beyond, be highly collaborative, and extremely driven
  • Self-starter who can collaborate deeply and communicate proactively with your teammates
Bonus points
  • Backend understanding
  • Have experience in e-commerce, Shopify in particular
  • Experience with high-performance systems
  • Embrace change and have a willingness to adapt to whatever comes your way
  • Excited about doing great work and making a difference at a small company
If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying. Studies show that you can still be considered for a role if you meet just 50% of the role’s requirements.

So, are you game? If yes, let’s talk!
Send us your resume/ CV to jobs@carthook.com.

On the first page of your cover letter:
Introduce yourself and explain why you’re interested in this position, and why you’re the right person for the job. Please limit your answer to one page. 

On a separate page, please answer the following questions (with each response being about a paragraph in length): 
  1. What’s most important to you in your next company and position?
  2. What makes a role fulfilling for you?
  3. Tell us about a time you overcame a challenge professionally.

Why CartHook?

CartHook helps leading Shopify stores delight their customers with offers after they check out. After five-plus years of running a checkout optimization platform for Shopify merchants, we launched the Post Purchase Offers app in the Shopify app store in November 2020.

We’re up and running and primed for growth. You can be a part of that growth by establishing the practices and processes for a key part of our marketing efforts.

Who We Are

We’re a group of people who give a damn. We believe in doing what’s right and speaking up, even when it’s difficult. We pursue success, humbly.

We are a fully remote team on two continents, and we bridge time zones and distance with thorough and transparent communication and processes designed to support and include each other. You’ll get to work with awesome people in almost every part of the company. We value and encourage input and ideas from everyone, no matter what their role or how long they’ve been with us.

We believe that diversity makes us stronger. We provide a safe, welcoming space for those who are marginalized. CartHook is an equal opportunity employer. At CartHook, you can be the person you are, regardless of ethnicity, religion, political affiliation, age, size, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. 

We want to build a diverse team and urge individuals with varied backgrounds to apply to our open roles. Let's do the hard work together.

How We Work

Live where you want
We’re a fully remote team with offices in the US and Europe. 

Work-life balance
We trust each other to manage our time appropriately and get our work done. There’s no need to punch a clock. We expect you to be available and able to collaborate with your team, and we want you to create a schedule that works for your life. Our remote work philosophy relies on good communication and openness.

Responsible time off
We want you to take time off; it makes you happier, healthier, and more productive. It’s important you take the time you need, whether you’re caring for your health, the health of a family member, or going on vacation. We have an unlimited time-off policy, plus two mandatory weeks for a holiday break in late December/early January. We all work hard leading up to (and during) Black Friday Cyber Monday. That’s our merchants’ busiest time of the year, and we need all hands on deck. 

Grow and learn
We value curiosity and the drive to grow and learn. That’s why we fund conferences (when those are a thing again), online courses and resources, and dedicated time away to learn something new.

Benefits
Insurance coverage: We offer health, dental, and vision insurance. We cover 100% of your medical and dental premiums and 75% for vision. We also cover a percentage of the premiums for dependents. If our default plan isn’t right for you, there are other options available to fit your needs.
 
Parental leave: All parents who welcome a new child by birth, surrogacy, foster, or adoption are eligible to take 8 weeks of paid leave. All birth mothers are eligible for an additional eight weeks of paid leave. New mothers will be able to have a flexible, soft re-entry coming back to work.

401k Plan: US Employees are eligible for a 401k plan provided by Guideline and integrated into our payroll system. Plans are funded by the employee. 

To apply: https://weworkremotely.com/remote-jobs/carthook-front-end-engineer

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