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Senior Software Engineer, Frontend



Software Engineering
Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023
Workstream is a mission-driven company that believes in building premium, modern software solutions for local businesses. There are 2.7 billion hourly workers, who make up 80% of the global workforce, but they've been heavily underserved by technology and deserve better. We help local businesses around you hire, manage, and retain qualified workers.
Our customers include leading brands from multiple sectors, including Burger King, Carl's Jr./Hardee's, IHOP, KFC, and Culvers. At series B, we are quickly expanding our product portfolio. We are backed by legendary VCs and industry experts like Founders Fund, BOND, and Coatue.

Our engineering team is composed of passionate, driven, and talented engineers who focus on building and innovating cloud technology solutions that empower local businesses to thrive and better serve the deskless workforce in their communities. We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer, Front End to join our growing engineering team.

You will join our Hiring team working on the career site and hiring sourcing tools that encompass the applicant experience into their new job application. This role will report to one of our Head of Engineering.

Day in the Life:

  • As a Senior Software Engineer, you will work with your squad team members (local + remote) to ensure that implementations are consistent with the overall Engineering team strategy.
  • You will work closely with the Engineering Manager on communicating tasks, challenges, and workflows across a globally distributed team.
  • You will contribute to the design and architecting of cutting-edge tools and technologies while maintaining the existing stack.
  • You will guide team development efforts toward successful sprint delivery.
  • You will maintain high software quality standards within the team by establishing good habits and practices.
  • You will provide technical leadership to team members through mentoring and coaching.

Who You Are:

  • 5+ years of industry experience as an individual contributor in frontend web development
  • Expert skills in JavaScript and CSS, with 3+ years of experience in React and TypeScript
  • Expert at browser debugging and writing frontend tests
  • Deep understanding of design systems and layout aesthetics
  • Experience with full-stack web development, especially Ruby on Rails is an asset.
  • Mobile and React Native experience is an asset.
  • Experience developing and maintaining microservice-based systems is a bonus.
  • 2+ years of experience working in Agile software engineering methods and tools: Scrum, Jira, GitHub, DevOps, and software architectures that allow rapid iterations
  • Demonstrate an understanding of requirement management and roadmap development with product managers
  • Have a passion for effective collaboration within and between cross-functional teams, with a history of building influence with Product and Design
  • Familiarity with cloud technologies (AWS) and architectural patterns and their trade-offs
  • Experience working with globally distributed engineering teams is an asset
  • Passionate to learn, understand, and dissect new technology stacks quickly on your own
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or equivalent training, education, and experience in information / cyber security, computer systems, IT, etc

Our tech stacks are:

  • Backend: Ruby on Rails (90%) / Nodejs
  • Frontend: React / Typescript
  • Database: PostgreSQL / Redis
  • Infra: AWS / Terraform / Microservice / Protobuf / Kafka / Elasticsearch

What We Offer:

  • A mission-driven and value-based company dedicated to empower deskless workers and local businesses
  • An early employee opportunity at a Series B hyper-growth startup
  • Work with the founding team and industry veterans to accelerate your career
  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Comprehensive health coverage
  • In office amenities and stocked kitchen
  • Performance-based year-end bonuses
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Hybrid Office/WFH schedule

Additional Information

Workstream provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals.