Principal Front-End Engineer

Square Trade San Francisco, CA
* Contribute code to the scrum team.

* Proficient in building single page applications (SPA).

* Provide estimates, technical design and implementation solutions.

* Evaluate and recommend process improvements.

* Evaluate and recommend engineering best practices, tools and techniques.

* Address technical debt and develop strategies to minimize it over time.

* Optimize the application for performance and scalability.

* Support and develop other engineers by providing code review, advice and coaching.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* B.S in Computer Science is REQUIRED.

* Minimum of 8 years of professional software development experience in enterprise web applications.

* Strong knowledge of Angular 2+/React, Typescript, SCSS, HTML5, Webpack and Node JS.

* Possess knowledge of industry best practices and good software architecture

* Full understanding of Object-Oriented and Functional programming paradigms.

* Experience with cross-browser, cross-platform and design constraints on the web.

* Familiar with REST web services

* Great communication skills.

SOME OF THE BENEFITS OF WORKING @ SQUARETRADE INCLUDE:

* Not feeling stuck! This team has exposure to many different parts of the business, making transitioning easy...we work on developing careers based on what people enjoy!

* Competitive salaries, benefits (medical, dental, vision), flex PTO, 401k matching

* Respect for your work-life balance

* Free breakfast, weekly lunches and unlimited snacks and drinks

* A paid volunteer day to give back to the community

* Discounted Gym memberships

* Company activities (from happy hours, winery trips, and picnics in the park to running a 5k)

Who We Are: SquareTrade is the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers and offered by top retailers including Amazon, Costco, Staples, Sam's Club and Target. We have more than 200,000 fans on Facebook, consistently win industry awards and have received tens of thousands of 5-star reviews. SquareTrade is growing year on year, and attracted the largest insurer-tech acquisitions in 2017, with a $1.4 billion purchase price by Allstate.