Senior Frontend Engineer

  • Suzhou, Jiangsu, China
  • Full-time
  • Department: China

Company Description

Tradeshift is a unicorn in the fintech industry. We are disrupting a typically stagnant environment by connecting companies of all sizes and providing them with the platform and network needed to create value from old processes like procurement, invoicing, payments, and workflow. We recognize that business is both messy and social - two revelations that have driven the development of Tradeshift, a platform for all your business interactions. We work hard and our teams have great freedom and responsibility to choose the best solutions, technologies and approaches to evolve the product to the next level.

We believe that being a global, multicultural company is a tremendous strength and we have people working from 18 different countries with hubs in Bucharest, Copenhagen, Kuala Lumpur, and San Francisco. We believe that if we truly focus on how to work distributed and collaborate across locations and (home) offices, we will not only enjoy work more but also build better products for our customers, and ultimately be a better company.

Job Description

About The Role

We are looking for an experienced Senior Frontend Engineer who is never afraid of solving challenging problems and interested in identifying improvement opportunities and driving them. We expect that you know your way when designing, and implementing UI solutions, and be able to interact with the backend services through REST APIs in order to achieve that. We will provide you with ample opportunity to provide a ton of value, solve real problems and bring your own solutions to the table. Also, we have great autonomy and responsibility to choose the best solutions, technologies and approaches to take Tradeshift to the next level.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Build business-critical features used for the Tradeshift Platform in collaboration with our Tradeshift product and engineering teams in an Agile/Scrum environment

  • Requirements gathering, architectural design, implementation, testing until deployment and verification

  • Write high-quality, tested and peer-reviewed code

  • Helping with investigations and root cause analysis, often in real time, troubleshooting existing software related platform issues that are impacting our customers

  • Provide support to customer facing teams and mentoring to team members

  • Collaborate with teams across the world to deliver important features and data migration.

  • Work with personas, sketch user journeys and create wireframes

  • Localize Tradeshift’s existing marketing materials to Chinese users

  • Identify opportunities, design and implement solutions to improve engineering productivity

  • Tackle the challenges and opportunities that come with a very rapidly growing system. Both in running the service as well as meeting the needs of tomorrow. 

  • Have fun while solving challenging problems for our platform

Qualifications

Let’s Connect If You…

  • Have 5+ years of relevant professional experience working with frontend technologies and SPA frameworks (React and/or Angular)

  • Have an extensive knowledge of JavaScript (TypeScript would be awesome)

  • Have proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3

  • Have worked with Node.js/Express.js

  • Have knowledge about ES6 and Webpack

  • Have experience with JS testing frameworks (like Jest, Jasmine, Cypress)

  • Can write high quality code and tests

  • Are a good communicator and team player

  • Are not afraid to take on hard challenges and dive into unknown territory

  • Are a strong problem solver with a structured approach to your working day

Nice-To-Have Skills and Experience:

  • Have a deep understanding of RESTful APIs and HTTP protocol

  • Have a deep understanding of the full web stack and technologies

  • Curiosity towards new technologies, programming languages, frameworks, etc.

  • You are comfortable developing on Linux / Unix operating systems and building applications on top of Docker, Kubernetes and cloud infrastructure.

  • Proficient in English for conversations, reading and writing

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent

Additional Information

We value diversity at our company. Tradeshift prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religious or religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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