Title: Senior Frontend Engineer – React
Location: Remote, United States
About the opportunity
Contentful is the leading content platform that powers digital experiences for thousands of global brands, including Shopify, Atlassian and Electronic Arts. Our platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs.
We’ve been recognized as a Best Place to Work 2022 by Built In Colorado and are growing rapidly, with more than 750 people from 70 nations working in hubs across, Denver, Berlin, San Francisco and distributed around the world. Join our team!
About the Role
The marketplace is home to apps and integrations that expand the capabilities of the Contentful web app. Customers can integrate their favorite third-party services, build better workflows and customize what they can do with Contentful.
Our mission with the marketplace is to enable thousands of developers to build their business on top of Contentful. We are only scratching the surface of our full potential. This means you have an incredible opportunity to join us on this journey to do meaningful, challenging work while growing your career.
As a full stack software engineer, you will:
- Transcend the traditional boundaries of Frontend and Backend, designing and delivering performant, maintainable, and scalable features and services
- Think in terms of components and systems while considering a holistic user experience
- Rapidly fix bugs and solve problems for our customers
- Practice data-informed product development through analytics, A/B testing, etc.
What to expect?
- Create tools to build apps that can customize Contentful to fit user and business needs with App Framework
- Continuously improve our GraphQL API experience
- Develop new apps that simplify and improve content editing and delivery with Contentful
- Solve complex engineering problems to improve performance and scalability of Contentful
- Develop on our Platform with modern services like AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, and Terraform
What you need to be successful?
- Knowledge of Typescript is a big plus
- Knowledge of functional programming principles is a plus
- Have strong teamwork skills, open to diverse opinions, and can give reasons for your technical decisions.
- Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written (German is not required)
What’s in it for you?
- Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital product
- Full-time employees receive Stock Options for the opportunity to share in the success of our company
- Comprehensive health/dental/vision care package covering 100% of monthly premiums for employees
- We value Work-Life balance and You Time! A generous combination of a flexible time off policy, volunteer time off and paid holidays
- 16 weeks of paid parental leave (after 6 months of employment)
- Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career.
- Enjoy a full range of virtual events, including workshops, guest speakers, and fun team activities, supporting learning and networking exchange beyond the usual work duties
- Share and navigate the excitement of a new workplace with your CFF (Contentful First Friend)
- Commuter benefits and monthly bill stipend
- Plus, Contentful socks! And other amazing swag as part of company events. Oh yeah!
Who are we?
Contentful is the leading content platform that powers digital experiences for over 30% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Shopify, Staples, Atlassian, Electronic Arts, Chanel, Roche, Vodafone use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice-controlled apps and more.
We’re growing rapidly and we have secured over $330 million in funding from top-tier partners such as Tiger Global, Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.
More than 750 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco, Denver and distributed around the world.
Everyone is welcome here!
Everyone is welcome here is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability, or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!
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