Principal Frontend Software Engineer at Highspot
Seattle, WA, US
About the Role
 
At Highspot, you’ll join our team of enthusiastic Engineers, UX Designers, and Product Managers to build new features that delight our customers while keeping our trusted platform stable and scalable. As a Principal Frontend Engineer, you will play a key role in guiding the future of our web application by bringing an aptitude for tackling engineering and development process challenges and an excitement for the impact you’ll have on our customers. We are a product-first company that trusts and empowers engineers to make technical choices that deliver features our customers love while ensuring agility and quality. You will investigate and recommend industry standards, best practices, and new technologies, while addressing customer asks, issues, and wishes.

What You'll Do
 
  • You will work alongside a cross-functional team comprised of Engineers, a UX Designer, and a Product Manager. Together you’ll own a strategic area of the product and work to continuously deliver improvements and new features using agile development practices
  • You will lead by example by demonstrating and mentoring good development practices including unit, integration, and end-to-end testing,  by designing software that is scalable and maintainable, and by providing constructive code review feedback
  • You’ll master our development process, culture, and codebase, then work with the team to constantly improve it through mentoring, encouraging, and inspiring developers at all levels, from interns to senior developers
  • You’ll push the boundaries of what is possible with JavaScript, CSS, and HTML in the browser
  • You’ll drive technical and user experience excellence with the solutions you design and the feedback you provide through peer mentorship, code reviews, and collaboration with your cross-functional team

Your Background 
 
  • You’ll bring experience and a deep understanding of modern web technologies, including JavaScript, React, Redux, Backbone, and SASS
  • You’ll leverage your expertise in modern JavaScript tooling including Webpack, Babel, and ESlint, and continuously strive to improve engineering workflows and the customer experience
  • You are experienced in automated testing, including unit and end-to-end testing such as Jest, Jasmine, JSUnit, and Selenium
  • You are an empathetic and outstanding communicator, both verbally and in writing 
  • You are thoughtful, organized, and disciplined. You take initiative and ownership to see things through to completion and empower others to do the same
 
Benefits
 
  • Exceptional medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Flexible work and vacation schedules
  • Transportation benefits
  • Competitive compensation
  • Fully-stocked kitchen with healthy snacks and drinks
  • Free catered lunches every Friday
  • Company bonding events throughout the year
  • Open and spacious office located in the heart of Seattle
  • Great views of the city and Puget Sound
  • Meaningfully contribute to a compelling vision
  • Environment to do your best work
Equal Opportunity Statement
 
We aim to build an inclusive workforce at Highspot. If you’re passionate about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we still encourage you to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship, color, ethnicity, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or invisible disability status, political affiliation, veteran status, race, religion, or sexual orientation.