Burrow

A furniture brand creating award winning, innovative designs.

Sr. Front End Engineer at Burrow

$160k
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
6+ years
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About the role

As Burrow enters a period of significant growth and expansion we are looking for an experienced software engineer to provide technical leadership in a small but growing team.

The ideal candidate has experience providing mentorship to other engineers but is very comfortable as a contributor. Recognizes the importance of developing intimate knowledge of the codebase through contributions and code reviews, and plays a major role in making choices about technology, through experimentation and iteration. Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, willing to try new things, and constantly push the envelope.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Mentoring engineers on your team and building high quality engineering practices

  • Proven track record in taking on large, complex projects, and managing multiple stakeholders.

  • Making impactful individual contributions while also delegating work and creating opportunities to teach and develop skills of engineers on your team.

  • Committed to code quality improvements through code reviews, testing and implementing best practices.

  • Working closely with the Director of Engineering and Product Manager to develop the roadmaps and establish priorities.

  • Contributing to building a productive working environment by innovating on DevOps and CI/CD

  • Fine-tuning the technical stack with a focus on security, high availability and scalability

  • Experience with managing all stages of project delivery - requirements gathering, planning, execution, testing and acceptance.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience building high performance production websites

  • 2+ years managing a team of developers

  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, or related field) or equivalent real world experience

  • Experience with our tech stack - Node.js (express), React, Redux, Webpack, GraphQL, headless ecommerce and CMS platforms.

  • Expert in Javascript

  • Experience with AWS services (particularly Elastic Beanstalk, Elasticache, Cloudwatch, Code Pipeline, Lambda and CloudFormation)

  • Experienced in agile software development lifecycles and release management

  • Embodies our company values: customer experience, collaboration, and innovation

Preferred

  • Experience in Python is a strong plus

  • Experience with production software system architecture design

  • Experience working with GraphCMS and BigCommerce platforms

  • Ability to write SQL queries and understand query optimization

  • Google Cloud Platform experience

Why you should join Burrow

Burrow makes furniture fit for modern life. In April 2017, Burrow launched their first product: a fully customizable sofa that’s easy-to-move and built-to-last. Their sofas are hand crafted in North Carolina with non-toxic, stain- and-scratch resistant fabrics and a hardwood frame made from ethically-forested trees. And because of their modular, adaptable design, all Burrow sofas ship for free in just a week. How revolutionary is this? Fast Company named Burrow one of the 10 most innovative retail companies in the world. Burrow started with the couch and will quickly expand into the entire home, maximizing convenience, quality, and comfort with every piece of uncompromising furniture they design.