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Principal Front End Engineer

Peerspace

Peerspace

Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Peerspace is hiring a Principal Software Engineer focused on the front-end stack (React, Redux, Next.js, Node, NGINX) to join our team. We are looking for people with a passion for building beautiful user experiences with high design fidelity. As a team, we maintain a supportive development environment through mentorship, team offsites, and group code reviews.
Peerspace invites people to find, share, and book the most magical spaces in the world. Since 2014, our community has been opening the door to thousands of spaces - from lofts and mansions to storefronts and studios - helping people to create one-of-a-kind experiences that would not be possible elsewhere. In total, over 5 million people have been welcomed into a Peerspace location, and we're looking for people who want to help us reach the next 50 million.
Responsibilities:
Architect efficient and reusable front-end systems that drive our complex web application
Refine technologies and development practices that will be utilized across the product
Provide technical leadership for an agile scrum team
Partner with product and design to deliver features that meet technical, product, and design requirements
Collaborate with the backend team as they define APIs and other services that support client applications
Collaborate with mobile engineering to deliver an excellent cross-platform experience
Ensure React and Next.js web applications are secure and performant by planning regular upgrades and partnering with Security and Infrastructure leadership
Drive initiatives to continually improve standard web metrics
Ship frequently - we develop in 2 week sprints that include retros focused on evolving and tuning our process
Provide guidance on the implementation and maintenance of components in our internal component library
Mentor and support front-end developers
Contribute to our culture of improvement through code review meetings, writing technical documentation, and reviewing PRs for your teammates
Qualifications:
Prior experience 10+ years in software development and 5+ years in a front-end focused role using React and micro front-ends
Experience with optimizing front-end implementation for SEO
Experience developing web caching strategies and use of CDN
Experience with experimentation (such as A/B testing)
You thrive in an open and collaborative environment.
You like to share - you write code that is modular and extensible whenever possible and have a passion for mentoring your fellow engineers
You love to ship - you can talk through examples of projects that you had end to end responsibility for.
You want to go home every day knowing your work is valued and will materially impact the experience of Peerspace hosts and guests worldwide.
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in a start-up environment
Experience with agile scrum
Strong user empathy
An eye for design
Working At Peerspace
The annual salary range for this role is $200,000 to $220,000. The actual salary amount will vary depending on the applicant’s experience, skills, and abilities as well as internal equity and market data.
Peerspace is proudly certified as a Great Place to Work™ and we're a remote first company with team members located in cities around the globe. Beyond competitive salary and equity compensation, we provide a range of benefits and perks, including:
● 100% employee coverage of medical, dental and vision insurance
● $500 annual professional development allowance
● Discount on all Peerspace bookings
● Laptop, high res display, and stipend to setup home office
● Monthly cell phone and internet credit
● Coworking membership if needed (in lieu of home office)
● Access to the Peerspace network of inspiring spaces to do your best work
● Flexible take it as you need it time off policy
● Wellness Fridays observed company wide
● In-person, all company offsites and team-building events (in Peerspace locations, of course)
Diversity
At Peerspace, we're dedicated to creating a team that's diverse, equitable and inclusive. Our workplace is a space where all team members are empowered to blaze their own trail, make things happen, and take pride in their work. We believe bringing people together from different backgrounds and identities makes us stronger and better serves the Peerspace community. We'd especially like to encourage applicants from different backgrounds, locations, and experiences.