Senior Frontend Platform Engineer

| Seattle
Who we are:
Rover.com connects pet parents with the nation’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers. On Rover, pet parents can easily discover, book, and manage personalized care for their dogs including pet sitting, dog walking, and doggy day care. Founded in 2011 on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of a dog, Rover improves and simplifies life for pet parents and the dogs they love.
We're headquartered in downtown Seattle. We're an agile, fast-growing startup, and our leadership comes from some of the country's most respected tech companies. We've been named among Seattle's "Best Places to Work" in Seattle Met magazine, Seattle Business Magazine, and the Puget Sound Business Journal." We're also a recipient of Seattle Business Magazine's 2015 Tech Impact Awards. Needless to say (but we're going to say it anyway)—we love dogs, and we wouldn't dream of going to work without them by our sides.
Who we're looking for:
We're looking for an experienced frontend engineer to help lead projects to improve the performance, stability, and ease of development of UIs for the entire Rover engineering team. A successful member of our team will be excited to learn new technologies, work at the periphery of frontend development, and lead cross-team initiatives. Some of these projects include end to end testing infrastructure, server side rendering of React, and creating a design system.

Your qualifications

  • 5+ years as a professional software developer
  • Experience with ReactJS or similar frontend framework
  • Experience with frontend build tools
  • Experience with component-driven development
  • Experience with test automation
  • You have worked in a continuous integration and continuous deployment environment
  • You are effective at communicating design/engineering trade-offs to product managers and designers
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills

Our stack

  • JavaScript ES6 / ES2015+
  • React and Redux
  • Webpack
  • Node
  • styled-components
  • Jest + Enzyme
  • Puppeteer

Our style

  • Dogs in the office. Bring yours, too!
  • Lightweight, Agile processes constantly improved with retrospectives.
  • Fully automated testing and deployment system. Just merge your branch and it ships.
  • Integrated teams with developers and designers work side-by-side.
  • Data-driven decision making with A/B testing.
  • Contributions back into the open source community.

Why we'll hire you

  • Your qualified for the position and your values align with Rover's Core Values (https://www.rover.com/careers/core-values/)
  • You have experience using our tools or similar ones
  • You strive for continuous improvement
  • You can pitch your own ideas and shepherd them through to completion
  • You have a sense for materiality, and know when to call it ‘good enough’ and ship or when to put in the extra time to polish
  • You play nicely with others

Benefits of working at Rover.com

  • Competitive compensation
  • Stock options
  • 401k
  • 4 weeks paid time off
  • A competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Bring your dog to work (and unlimited puppy time)
  • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats (for humans and dogs)
  • Free catered lunches semi-monthly
  • Regular team activities, including happy hours, snow tubing, game nights, and more
  • Doggy benefits, including $1000 toward adopting your first dog and 50 free dog walks a year

Rover embraces diversity and opposes discrimination.
This position is based at Rover HQ in downtown Seattle.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the US.

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Location

2101 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121

What are Rover Perks + Benefits

Rover Benefits Overview

Working at Rover has a lot of benefits—and office puppies are just the start. From our home in the heart of downtown Seattle, we’ve built a close-knit team of developers, analysts, marketers, and customer support representatives, and we’re committed to growth, health, and joy across our community.

Dogs
We’ll provide $1000 to help you adopt or foster a dog. And whenever you need to get away, we’ll help cover your dog’s staycation with a Rover sitter.

Health
Taking care of yourself and your health comes first. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, commuter benefits, and life insurance.

Time Off
Family and life events will always trump business. We offer 4 weeks of paid time off annually, as well as 10 paid holidays.

Compensation
We offer competitive compensation as well as stock options, 401K, holiday pay, and pet assistance funds.

Parental Leave
Work shouldn't get in the way of life. That's why we offer maternity leave (10 weeks fully paid and up to 7 weeks of STD at 60%) and paternity leave (10 weeks fully paid).

Treats
Enjoy stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats (for humans and dogs), including regular chair massages. Every other week, we offer a company lunch for all employees.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily, cat friendly daily.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We host a wide variety of events including happy hours, ski trips, art classes, wine tastings and more. Whatever your passion, you’ll find like-minded friends at Rover.

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