Senior Software Engineer- Frontend

Senior Software Engineer- Frontend

Chegg Tutors
5-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description
Your Goal - To lead and execute UI projects which empowers all of Chegg engineering to move faster and deliver better for an awesome Student experience.
About the Engineering Team:
Chegg's engineering team is a group of passionate engineers, who, in close collaboration with data scientists, product managers, designers, and UX researchers, build the future of the online education industry. We build our products to scale and to last, we don't take shortcuts (hello unit-tests and documentation), and we take pride in delivering high quality solutions on time.
The Role:
We are looking for an experienced Web Developer who is able to own the complete SDLC for projects, is able to deliver high-quality technical designs and code in fast-paced agile scrum environment and is capable of communicating / working closely with all other teams at Chegg.
The ideal candidates like to think outside the box, are interested in constantly improving themselves and their team by education and feedback and want to give some of their work to an open source community. They love tackling new problems, deploying frequently, thinking on their feet and coming up with new ideas.
  • Ship reliable software, practicing robust software design and in-depth code reviews.
  • Build efficient, clean and reusable features / libraries / components which can be shared with all of Chegg engineering.
  • Collaborate with our design and product teams on defining and delivering new features to ensure a great experience for our users.
  • Analyze and optimize UI and web server code for security, efficiency and performance.
  • Be a voice in ensuring the team stays true to the technical vision.
  • Being a technical mentor to the team, keeping up to date with latest tech and grooming the next generation of engineers.

Skills and Qualifications
  • Overall experience of 5-8 years with UI technologies
  • Strong hands-on experience in any of theadvanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as ReactJS, NextJS, Redux, Apollo / GraphQL, NodeJS, SSR etc.
  • Strong hands-on with NodeJS and TypeScript
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors,such as Less, Sass, etc.
  • Good understanding of modern web architecture behind scalable web applications
  • Practical understanding of performance optimization techniques for web applications
  • Strong understanding of TDD and writing unit test cases
  • Own decisions around refactoring and strengthening the frontend ecosystem
  • self-motivated and organized and demonstrate a persistent passion to learn
  • Experience building single page web applications is a plus
  • Experience with AWS cloud service platform or similar is a plus
  • Experience with building component of developer platform is a plus
  • Experience with handling large amount of data (millions of rows) on frontend is a plus
  • Experience with open source contribution is a big plus
  • Any track record with visual design and design teams is a plus

Why do we exist
Students are working harder than ever before to stabilize their future. Our recent research study calledshows that nearly 3 out of 4 students are working to support themselves through college and 1 in 3 students feel pressure to spend more than they can afford. We founded our business on provided affordable textbook rental options to address these issues. Since then, we've expanded our offerings to supplement many facets of higher educational learning through Chegg Study, Chegg Math, Chegg Writing, Chegg Internships, Thinkful Online Learning, and more to support students beyond their college experience. These offerings lower financial concerns for students by modernizing their learning experience. We exist so students everywhere have a smarter, faster, more affordable way to student.Video Shorts

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What is Cheg g An ‘always on' digital learning platform. Chegg puts students first…Everything we build in this company is student-focused, making us the leading student-first connected learning platform. Chegg strives to improve the overall return on investment in education by helping students learn more in less time and at a lower cost. This is achieved by providing students a multitude of educational tools from affordable textbook rentals to Chegg Study which supplements their learning through 24/7 tutor access, step-by-step help with questions, and more. Chegg is a publicly-held company based in Santa Clara, California and trades on the NYSE under the symbol CHGG .

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