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Senior Frontend Engineer, Acquisition and App Experience

Postscript

Postscript

Software Engineering
Remote
Posted on Saturday, June 22, 2024

Postscript is redefining marketing for ecommerce companies. By introducing SMS as an entirely new channel for ecommerce stores to engage, retain, and convert their customer base, brands are seeing huge ROI with Postscript. Backed by Greylock, Y Combinator and other top investors, Postscript is growing fast and looking for remarkable people to help build a world class organization.

As a Senior Frontend Engineer for the Acquisition and App Experience Team at Postscript, you will use your passion and expertise for software engineering to create a best in class popup editor and enable brands to maximize their subscriber list growth. You will be given the autonomy to grow to your full potential, and your contributions will directly impact our customers and Postscript’s bottom line.

Senior Frontend Engineers at Postscript have a high impact on their team and on the wider engineering org through project leadership, technical expertise, and decision-making. As a Senior engineer you will guide your team in weighing technical constraints and business priorities to make the necessary trade-offs to deliver customer value. Our primary stack is currently React (TypeScript), Python, within a mostly monolithic, AWS-managed architecture.

The Acquisition and App Experience team also leverages our internal SDK, which is built with Lit Web Components and TypeScript, a mix of Cloudflare and AWS-managed architecture, and Shopify App Extensions. Our SDK sees several billion requests a month to over 150 million unique users, and our popups API handles millions of requests daily.

Your passion for building great products, especially in early-stage companies, will lead you to have a meaningful and positive impact on both the product and the company. In addition, you will have the opportunity to help expand the engineering team and build out architecture and processes as we scale.

This position is fully remote.

Primary Duties

  • Research, design, and deploy new technical solutions for a variety of ground-breaking projects.
  • Thoughtfully tackling technical debt while innovating in an existing codebase
  • Help architect and iterate on our growing list of acquisition tools
  • Collaborate closely on a cross-functional team to deliver a world-class product
  • Take ownership and get creative with your solutions, dive into bold ideas in order to achieve outstanding results
  • Contribute to the health of the team through honest and direct feedback as we iterate and improve on our processes
  • Guide your team to make optimal technical and product design decisions
  • Mentor other engineers on best practices, standards, and learning opportunities
  • Be accountable for communicating transparently and proactively, defining scope, breaking down and estimating tasks, risk and change management

Requirements

  • A proven career as a frontend engineer who has led high performing teams or complex projects
  • Deep expertise with component design, state management, and testing in a React app
  • Experience building modular, flexible architectures (maximizing readability and extensibility)
  • Expertise in problem solving and debugging complex systems
  • History of pragmatically adopting new technology to support teamwork and great engineering, product, and design outcomes
  • Stellar verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience building great products (high growth, early stage tech preferred)
  • Experience coaching and mentoring engineers

What we’ll love about you

  • A passion for frontend development and its ecosystem
  • You’re curious and enthusiastic—you love building things
  • Energized by early stage companies and the opportunity to own and improve a new, fast-growing codebase
  • You can drive technical decisions by measuring trade offs informed by both business priorities and technical needs
  • Empathy for users and strong design and UX sensibilities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Bonus: Remote work experience. You love working on a remote-first team

What You’ll Love About Us

  • Salary range of USD $170,000 to $200,000 base plus significant equity regardless of location
  • High growth startup – plenty of room for you to directly impact the company and grow your career!
  • Remote-first team – work from anywhere
  • Fun – We’re passionate and enjoy what we do
  • Competitive compensation and opportunity for equity
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Health, dental, vision insurance

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