Soma Capital Portfolio Jobs

Staff Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

The Role:

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Software Engineer Lead with expertise in Search Engine Optimization (SEO). The ideal candidate will be responsible for creating and optimizing user interfaces, enhancing the front-end experience, and implementing SEO strategies to improve the online visibility of our products and services. If you are passionate about web development, data and SEO, and want to contribute to our growing team, we encourage you to apply.

Location Expectations:

Hybrid. We’re growing our team in LA and the Bay Area, and plan to have offices in both locations. We expect team members to come into their respective office approximately 2x/week.

What You’ll Own:

  • Front-End Development:

    • Develop efficient, maintainable, and scalable front-end code using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript frameworks (e.g., React, Angular, Vue.js).

    • Collaborate with back-end developers to integrate front-end components with server-side logic.

    • Optimize front-end code for performance and responsiveness.

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO):

    • Conduct keyword research and analysis to identify SEO opportunities.

    • Implement on-page and off-page SEO techniques to improve organic search rankings.

    • Monitor and analyze website traffic, performance, and SEO metrics to make data-driven decisions.

    • Stay updated on SEO best practices and algorithm changes to maintain high visibility in search engine results pages (SERPs).

  • Collaboration:

    • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including designers, product managers, and back-end developers, to ensure seamless integration of UI, FE, and SEO components.

    • Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to maintain code quality and consistency.

  • Problem Solving:

    • Troubleshoot and resolve UI/FE issues and performance bottlenecks.

    • Identify and address SEO-related challenges and opportunities.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Web Development, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).

  • Proven experience in UI/FE development, with proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

  • Strong knowledge of UI/UX design principles and responsive web design.

  • Familiarity with popular front-end frameworks (e.g., React, Angular, Vue.js).

  • Experience with SEO strategies, tools, and best practices.

  • Knowledge of on-page and off-page SEO techniques.

  • Proficient in using SEO analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics, Google Search Console, Moz, SEMrush).

  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.

  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.