Postscript

A conversational commerce platform for Shopify merchants.

Senior Frontend Engineer at Postscript

$130k - $160k / 0.01% - 0.10%
Location
Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
3+ years
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About the role

Postscript is redefining marketing for ecommerce companies. By introducing SMS as an entirely new channel for ecommerce stores to engage, retain, and convert their customer base, brands are seeing huge ROI with Postscript. Backed by Y Combinator and other top investors, Postscript is growing fast and looking for remarkable people to help build a world class go-to-market (GTM) organization.

As a Senior Frontend Engineer at Postscript, you will utilize your strong product engineering skills to develop and manage various products leveraging our frontend codebase. Our frontend stack is a modern React app that leverages Styled components, Storybook, and Cypress integration tests. Senior Frontend Engineers at Postscript are key members of the team that directly impact the team as an individual contributor and also through critical leadership, mentorship, and decision-making activities. As a Senior Engineer you will guide your team in weighing trade-offs of technical constraints and business priorities to consistently deliver customer value.

Your passion for building great products, especially in early-stage companies, will lead you to have a meaningful and positive impact on both the product and the company. In addition, you will have the opportunity to help expand the engineering team and build out architecture and processes as we scale. We are massively scaling and growing our Engineering Team in 2021, and this is one of many positions available. All positions at Postscript are fully remote.

Primary Duties

  • Develop interfaces from designs and functional specifications
  • Add features to existing functionality and maintain legacy code with bug fixes
  • Be a trustworthy contributor to our frontend codebase and internal engineering processes
  • Advance our internal frontend codebase by improving upon existing patterns
  • Work closely with other engineers and the design and product teams to deliver a beautiful, world-class product
  • Take ownership and get creative with your solutions
  • Proactively and clearly communicate with the engineering team and other team members to resolve questions and solve problems
  • Improve our internal development processes to minimize errors and improve team efficiency
  • Lead group sessions to actively ensure your team is guided by product-focused architecture and implementation to achieve our goals
  • Understand how to weigh trade-offs of customer value, technical constraints, and business priorities; guide your team to make optimal technical and product design decisions to get work done
  • Mentor other engineers on best practices, standards, and learning opportunities

Requirements

  • A proven career as a frontend product engineer. Hands on experience building great products. SaaS experience preferred
  • Expertise in component design and state management in a modern React app
  • Demonstrated success developing complex interfaces from designs or functional specifications
  • Strong frontend testing experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, translating complex technical requirements into easy to follow direction and documentation
  • Experience in high growth, early stage tech preferred
  • Experience coaching, mentoring and onboarding junior engineers

What we’ll love about you

  • Desire to grow alongside an early stage company and the opportunity to be responsible for owning and improving frontend code and processes
  • Passion for frontend development and its ecosystem
  • Experience building or directly contributing to a great product
  • 80/20 - regularly achieves 80% of the value with 20% of the work
  • Experience establishing best practices in development processes
  • Great communicator and love helping others
  • Empathy for users when thinking about UI and UX
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Remote work experience is a plus

What you'll love about us

  • High growth startup - plenty of room for you to directly impact the company and grow your career!
  • Fully remote culture - work from home (or wherever!)
  • Fun - We're passionate and enjoy what we do
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for equity
  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health, dental, vision insurance
  • Other great perks, such as home office stipend

Why you should join Postscript

Postscript is building a text message marketing automation platform specifically for ecommerce. Backed by Y Combinator (YC W19) and other top VCs, Postscript is growing fast and looking for remarkable people to help scale the company.