Senior JavaScript Engineer

What You’ll Do

As a JavaScript Engineer at SnapEngage, you will work with an agile, distributed, and passionate team. Your job will be to build, enhance and maintain complex app UIs within the SnapEngage live chat product. These projects will include React and Backbone based interfaces as well as low level DOM manipulation, MutationObserver, and web socket communication in a third party JavaScript environment.

  • Design and develop existing and new, innovative, and scalable code in JavaScript and related frontend technologies.
  • Write clean, testable code that adheres to the guidelines set by the engineering team.
  • Work closely with the rest of the engineering team to spec stories, tasks and APIs as needed.
  • Research and test services, platforms and approaches to inform and make decisions on a project by project basis.
  • Conduct code reviews
  • Mentor and support more junior team members
  • Work with other engineers to develop standards and processes for the team.
  • Research new technologies and methodologies to improve our products and development workflow.
  • Contribute ideas to improve our service and software.
  • Be a force for good and positively contribute to the culture.

About You 

  • Authorized to work in Berlin, Germany.
  • The ability to function and communicate effectively in an English speaking environment.
  • A deep understanding of JS, browser rendering and the DOM, and the ability to make complex, yet performant and efficient web apps.
  • 4+ years’ experience developing front-end / DOM level JavaScript code.
  • 2 years React experience.
  • Experience with TypeScript / ES6.
  • Strong CSS (SASS) and HTML skills.
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD) in an Agile environment.
  • A relentless positive attitude and a team mentality.

Bonus Points

  • Experience with 3rd party JavaScript.
  • Experience with Backbone JS
  • Experience building for a SaaS platform (or similar large scale web apps).

Why Work Here

  • Two, optional work-from-home days for the entire team: Mondays and Fridays.
  • International travel opportunities, including a yearly, team retreat.
  • Company-sponsored educational and growth opportunities.
  • Open book management and a leadership team that cares.
  • Wellness, rewards, and give-back programs.
  • Weekly, in-office German class.

Who We Are

Born of the Techstars program, SnapEngage is self-funded, profitable, and deeply committed to providing a unique, exceptional employee and client experience, alike. With offices in Boulder, Colorado and Berlin, Germany, we pride ourselves in being a diverse, transparent, and balanced workplace.

SnapEngage is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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