Senior Frontend Engineer at Hygraph

Job detail

Software Engineering
105K - 135K USD per year
Europe, the Middle East and Africa

As our Senior Frontend Engineer, you will be working on building a remarkable user experience for the thousands of customers that interact with our product daily. With our product's constant growth and evolution, you will be exposed to interesting complex situations as we develop new features, improvements, and changes in our architecture.

Our tech stack

  • TypeScript, Node.js, React, Golang, PSQL
  • GraphQL, REST
  • Pulumi, AWS, Vercel, Cloudflare, Fastly, New Relic, Github actions

Some of your tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating closely within a self-organized, cross-functional team, solving exciting complex situations and planning continuous improvements.
  • Designing and implementing scalable and performant solutions.
  • Participating in the development and adoption of our UI component library.
  • Making architectural conclusions and recommendations for creating a best-in-class user experience.
  • Participating as part of internal Engineering Guilds, to identify architectural improvements, and prioritize and act on them.
  • Bringing creative ideas and know-how to the table, having a real impact on our product and engineering practices.
  • Working in an environment that supports your growth.

Expectations timeline

1 Month

You have gone through different onboarding sessions covering our product, current architecture, and relevant services we run on production learned about the company's origin and current vision and met colleagues from different departments as part of onboarding as well as weekly virtual social events.

You would have started to get to know your teammates, learned how we work daily, and contributed to our codebase.

3 Months

You will be familiar with most concepts related to our product and worked alongside your teammates to deliver features and improvements on production successfully.

You would have had a few 1:1s with your team lead to check in on how things are going, you will have participated in some engineering guild sessions and collaborated with fellow engineers to improve our architecture and developer experience.

6 Months

You will have made solid contributions to our product, influenced our ways of working, shared knowledge, and previous experience helping substantially with important decision-making.

Job requirements

Our expectations from you

  • 8+ years of frontend development experience, with a minimum of 3 years of experience with React. Recent work experience with TypeScript is preferred.
  • Experience writing testable code, following best practices and design patterns when applicable.
  • Mindful about performance and able to measure it meaningfully.
  • Strong know-how in analyzing product requirements and creating technical designs.
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to take ownership, but also ask for help and advice when needed.
  • Openness to feedback and willingness to learn, reflect, and grow within the organization
  • Experience in successfully driving technical, business, and people-related initiatives that improved productivity, performance, and quality.

Bonus points:

  • Experience working with design systems.
  • Experience with developing APIs using GraphQL and/or REST.
  • Experience with monitoring and observability tooling.
  • Experience with accessibility and tools to measure it.
  • Experience mentoring other teammates to grow and improve continuously.

The Process

  • Intro call with Talent Acquisition Manager.
  • Interview with Hiring Manager(s).
  • Technical Interview. 
  • Team Fit call and Reference check.
  • Job Offer.

The response time after application, screening applications, and setting up the first intro call is usually within 1-2 weeks. You could expect some alterations when necessary.

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