Principal Front End Engineer

| Seattle

Title: Principal Front End Engineer 


Why Qualtrics:

Qualtrics is the technology platform that organizations use to collect, analyze, and act on experience data, also called X-data™. The Qualtrics XM Platform™ is a system of action, used by teams, departments, and entire organizations to manage the four core experiences of business—customer, product, employee and brand—on one platform. Over 10,000 enterprises worldwide, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100 and 99 of the top 100 U.S. business schools, rely on Qualtrics to consistently build products that people love, create more loyal customers, develop a phenomenal employee culture, and build iconic brands. Qualtrics was recently acquired by SAP, and together we will accelerate XM globally and power the experience economy. Join us on this adventure and define the future of Experience Management from technical perspective! If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and growth, recognizes your unique contribution, fills you with purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment - apply now!


The Challenge
This is a prime opportunity to have impact across hundreds of engineers, product managers, UX team members, and most importantly: thousands of customers. As a Principle Front-End Developer you will play a key role in shaping and executing on an ambitious vision for the future of Qualtrics. The Front-End is primarily how our users experience our product, and hence it’s very important for it to be world-class. With each of our teams owning their full stack - including their front-end technologies of choice - this becomes a challenging project. 


If you’re looking for a solid growth opportunity to tackle big problems and increase your contribution and value, then Qualtrics might have just the puzzle for you.


At Qualtrics, we do all we can to give you the best space we can in which to tackle these problems. You’ll have to bring years of deep experience with engineering, product managers, UX, and front-end technologies, along with an aptitude for tackling challenges of this scale, and excitement for the impact you’ll have on our customers.


Expectations for Success

  • You will work closely with engineering and product teams to craft a beautiful and engaging product, collect feedback, and iterate quickly. We are constantly challenged by hard problems, such as quickly rendering complex charts, efficiently handling large amounts of data, and designing sophisticated frameworks for extensive customization requests. 
  • You will mentor engineers on and off the team, lead projects and be the 'go to' person for all things front end. 
  • You will provide technical thought leadership for a global, dynamic, and growing engineering organization
  • You will lead and engage in design reviews, architectural discussions, requirements definitions and other technical activities as a leader within Qualtrics. You’ll have the opportunity to work on our most complex problems. You will also give to the health of our engineering culture. You are a pragmatic visionary who can translate business needs into workable technology solutions. Your expertise is deep and broad; you’re hands on, capable of producing both detailed technical work and high-level architectural designs.
  • You will coach and mentor a diverse team of engineers, fostering an environment of continuous improvement, and championing innovation, quality, and operational excellence
  • You will contribute thought leadership, architectural and technical direction to product vision and roadmap development, and ensure that the technical teams understand their strategic goals


Qualifications & Requirements (7+)

    • 12+ years of industry experience in full-stack software development across multiple technologies, languages, and frameworks/5+ years JavaScript web application development experience


  • Experience with MVC and single page application technologies, including some of AngularJS, Angular2, Polymer, Vue, Ember, React or ReactNative


  • Minimum of a Bachelor's of Science degree in Computer Science or related fields.
  • Familiarity with web application build pipelines using WebPack, Gulp, Babel, Sass / LESS
  • Ability to develop in vanilla JavaScript, but also leverage existing libraries or frameworks when applicable
  • Experience with Agile Management (SCRUM, RUP, XP), Data Modeling, API design, Containerization, Networking, UNIX, and database or other storage and compute related projects
  • Expertise in mentoring and developing junior developers. You get satisfaction from helping others succeed, and you constantly seek ways to improve.
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience as a Principal-level software engineer.


A Day in the Life

In this role you’ll interact daily with software engineers, designers, product managers as a leader in the field. Additionally you will build new universes for those people to work inside, dive very deeply into current issues while looking ahead at upcoming issues and challenges, and making sure we’re building a solid roadmap that will serve us well into the future. 


What differentiates us from other companies: (do not need for internal job board)


  • Work life integration is deeply important to us - we have frequent office events, team outings, and happy hours
  • Qualtrics Experience Program - $1,500 for an experience of your choosing (eligible after a year)
  • We take pride in our offices design aiming at fostering creativity from our rooftop views to an open and collaborative work space.
  • 30 paid days off - 15 PTO + 5 Personal Days + 10 Holiday Closures (additional after a year)
  • On top of standard benefits package (medical employees and their families, dental, vision, life insurance, etc) we provide snacks, drinks, and free lunches in our office
  • We believe in sharing Qualtrics success which is part of the compensation for all employees


  • To learn more about what we value read about it directly from our employees Qualtrics Life stories
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • We are an open language company so we do not specify on languages and except all that are helpful toward the product.Languages
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • Qualtrics PlatformCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Qualtrics iQ DirectoryCRM
    • Qualtrics PlatformEmail
    • Adobe CampaignLead Gen
    • MarketoLead Gen
    • MixRankLead Gen
    • RapportiveLead Gen
    • Qualtrics PlatformLead Gen

Location

The office experience is a 5-minute walk from Pioneer Square. The rooftop deck overlooks the Puget Sound and downtown Seattle.

What are Qualtrics Perks + Benefits

Qualtrics Benefits Overview

TOTAL REWARDS
The term “benefits” doesn’t really do our employee rewards program justice. We provide free medical, dental, and vision insurance, 20+ days of annual leave, generous retirement fund contributions, company equity, quarterly bonuses, and tons of career mobility.

WORK HARD/PLAY HARD
For every bit of hard work we put in, we have twice the fun. Whether that means taking a break in a massage chair or hitting the slopes after work, Qualtrics makes sure that employees take time to recharge and live it up.

UPWARD MOBILITY
Because we’re a hyper-growth company, getting promoted and taking on more opportunity is always an option. We hire individuals who have what it takes to quickly step into the next role and take on opportunities beyond their core job description.

OFFICE PERKS
We believe in a workspace that allows you to take a breather and pepper fun throughout your day. Grab a beer in the Dublin office pub, enjoy Seattle’s rooftop patio overlooking the Puget Sound, or raid one of the many kitchens around Provo’s office.

HIGH BAR
We don’t hire cutthroat individuals who only care about themselves. We’re looking for top performers with a wide array of professional and personal experience. Our employees are driven, intelligent, diverse and interesting people who work well in teams and know how to have fun.

GLOBAL
Qualtrics employees are plugged into a network of experienced professionals around the globe. With weekly company-wide video meetings and our own internal social network, employees get global experience and stay up-to-date on what’s happening across the organization.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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