Software Development Engineer III (Front-End) at Subsplash

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Software Development Engineer III (front-end)

About Subsplash

Based in Seattle, Subsplash is an exciting award-winning team of 150+ mission-driven people who are committed to our core values of humility, innovation, and excellence. Founded in 2005, we’ve pioneered the market with the first ever church mobile app. Since then, we’ve been working together to build The Ultimate Engagement Platform™ for churches, Christian ministries, non-profits, and businesses around the world. We find excitement in serving our 12,000+ clients, creating impactful products, and delighting the 40 million real people who use our platform every day. Subsplash has won awards for best mobile experience, been voted top 100 Washington's Best Workplaces by the Puget Sound Business Journal, created some of the most downloaded apps of all time, and built enterprise software for world-class brands like XBOX, Microsoft, Samsung, Expedia, and Cisco; yet, at the end of the day, we love making a lasting impact and a difference in our world.

Working at Subsplash is more than just a job; we are a team of people who are courageous, inventive, and passionate about doing meaningful work every day. Don’t take our word for it—head to Glassdoor and see for yourself!

About the Team

The Engineering Team is responsible for building and running all the products that Subsplash offers. We are a super-star team of software engineering, QA, and site reliability professionals creating polished experiences for our clients and end-users. The Engineering Team is responsible for the entire user experience including: Mobile Apps (end-user facing), Subsplash Giving, the Subsplash Dashboard CMS (client-facing), Web App, TV App, backend data feeds, analytics, SnapPages (website builder) and more. We serve thousands of clients, millions of end-users, and billions of individual app impressions.

About the Role

As a Software Development Engineer III (Front-End), you will report to the Software Development Manager (Front-End). In this role, you will be involved in building out new products and features, as well as maintaining existing code bases by completing bug fixes and feature requests. You will be working closely with both designers and engineers and helping to bridge the gap between the two. You will contribute to the creative process by building elegant solutions to complex problems. You will work well with other members of the team, in a fast-paced environment, to implement working software early and often. If youʼre interested in creating high-quality software that delights millions of people around the world—and if you can challenge and inspire others to do the same—we invite you to apply!

Top 3 Key Outcomes in Year 1

  1. Develop a deep understanding of our front-end architecture and products
  2. Make significant contributions to help direct the growth of our internal UI component library
  3. Own all of the front-end aspects of a project and see it through to production

Your Priorities

  • Implement new features and fix bugs by writing scalable and maintainable code
  • Follow the established and assist in defining HTML, CSS and Javascript development patterns and standards for the team
  • Maintain and build upon our internal component library
  • Maintain great communication between our front-end engineers and designers to help bridge the gap between back-end implementation and visual excellence
  • Collaborate regularly with a small cross functional team of designers, engineers, and product managers to grow the capabilities of the Subsplash Platform
  • Mentor more junior engineers
Qualifications
  • At least 7 years of full time experiences as a Software Development Engineer in a team environment
  • Extensive knowledge of JavaScript as a language, and the quirks that come along with it, as well as HTML, CSS, JSON, XML, and cross browser compatibility
  • In depth experience with modern application development using industry standard JavaScript frameworks (Ember, React, Angular, etc)
  • Experience with common tools and libraries such as SASS/SCSS/LESS, Babel, etc.
  • Familiar with good software development principles such as: BEM, graceful degradation, DRY, SOLID, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of web and mobile UX/UI
  • Experience building highly interactive and responsive web apps
  • Exposure to server-side web technologies such as Unix/Linux, Go/PHP/Node.js, MySQL, MongoDB, MVC Frameworks (Rails, Li3, etc.), Apache/Nginx.
  • Embraces the Agile process (knowledge of Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, LEAN, and SOLID is a plus)
  • Comfortable with advanced features of Git or another version control system
  • Able to navigate ambiguous requirements while prioritizing multiple projects, tasks, and bug fixes
  • Ability to mentor others, communicate complex technical requirements with clarity, and influence others' technical design decisions
  • Ability to exercise superior judgement in technical decision making, including but not limited to "build vs buy" decisions and related architectural discussions
  • Looks for ways to innovative in daily work while balancing the drive to deliver features quickly and maintain code quality
  • Dependable, flexible, humble, teachable, disciplined, and proactive: get a lot done with limited direction

Benefits

Generous Paid Time Off, Medical Coverage, Dental Coverage, Vision Coverage, 401k, Free Smoothies and Snacks, Optional Work-from-home Thursday’s, and a Public Transportation Subsidy. 

This position is classified as Full-time/Exempt and therefore not eligible for overtime pay.  Core office hours are 8:30am to 5:30pm Mon-Fri.

Note: Employment with Subsplash is contingent upon satisfactory proof of employee’s right to work in the U.S., as required by law and upon completion of a basic background check and;

Employment with Subsplash is considered “at will,” meaning that either the company or the employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time without cause or notice.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages

Location

Subsplash is located in the Interbay neighborhood along major bus-lines with just a short walk to other neighborhoods & local food in Seattle!

An Insider's view of Subsplash

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We celebrate victories, support each other like family, & are all working toward a common goal. Open communication spreads excitement throughout the company as we hit milestones, share innovative ideas & strive for excellence. There is a thread of positivity & kindness in all that we do which sets us apart and allows for the best work-life balance!

Aly

Creative Director

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

On the Product Team, we have the unique opportunity to build high performant software that supports thousands of unique iOS and Android apps and the millions of end-users who use them. We face the daily challenge of building systems, APIs, and user interfaces that emphasize performance, versatility, and clarity to bring delight to all our clients.

Matt

Software Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I’ve experienced tremendous growth in product management experience and skills, from business models to learning SQL to running beta tests. I’ve also had the opportunity to take on formal authority, moving from an ‘IC’ role to a manager of five fantastic employees, while building informal influence throughout a rapidly growing company.

Erick

Manager of Project & Program Management

What are some things you learned at the company?

Subsplash has taught me how to listen & prioritize. Through conversations with prospective clients, I've learned how to ask intentional questions & listen well. As I juggle tasks, I've learned to better manage my time with competing priorities. From a platform standpoint, the learning never ends with the constant innovation I witness every day!

Kasey

Ministry Consultant II

What are Subsplash Perks + Benefits

Subsplash Benefits Overview

At Subsplash, our benefits + perks are designed to bring delight to our employees and their families! Each employee receives a generous amount of vacation (work hard, play hard) but we also want our team members to feel rested and refreshed every day of the week, that's why we give the option to work from home on Thursdays (The perfect opportunity to work in your sweatpants. Just saying.).

We strive to offer the best healthcare at the lowest cost possible and we offer a variety of plans to best suit the individual's personal and family needs.

We frequently have company-wide catered lunches, events, team-building activities and not to mention a healthy serving of spontaneous parties. On top of that, we keep our kitchen stocked with yummy munchies, healthy fuel, and the freezer is always packed with all the smoothie makings you could ever need.

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
Pair programming
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Subsplash's short term disability is covered at 100% with salary continuance. Full-time employees can be rest assured that Subsplash has got them fully covered in times of need.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Subsplash offers $50,000 of Life and AD&D coverage for all full-time employees. Employees are also able to purchase up to $300,000 supplemental coverage at a very low cost.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
We offer Work-From-Home Thursdays to all employees.
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Quarterly.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
We call it "creative professional". That means we dress casual and bring our own unique style and spunk to what we wear every day; jeans and sandals are totally acceptable!
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Unlimited munchies (including guacamole. Enough said.), coffee from a local Seattle roaster, tea, fruits and vegetables, all the smoothie ingredients you could ever need, and so much more!
Some Meals Provided
We provide monthly catered lunches
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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