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Senior Frontend Engineer (JavaScript)

Role Overview:

Would you like to: 

  • Love what you do and the people you’re doing it with? 
  • Do the best work of your career? 
  • Belong to an amazing and fun group who want to do - and are *already* doing - big things? 
  • Be part of exciting work with a meaningful mission as we build and grow our products, our team, and ourselves together? 
  • Know that your work is being used by - and benefitting! - literally millions of people? 

At LimeSpot, the above is not an aspirational fantasy; it’s our reality! And we’d love you to consider being part of that reality with us. 

LimeSpot is currently looking for someone to complement our expanding team of Senior Software Engineers, with a focus on frontend technologies. We are integrated into several thousand online stores around the world via our custom JavaScript library and reach hundreds of millions of shoppers every month enhancing their shopping experience. 

As a senior frontend engineer, you’ll use latest web standards in HTML, CSS and JavaScript and collaborate closely with our engineering, product, sales and customer success teams to build incredible and responsive modules that scale and perform well on all devices and provide a world-class experience for our customers and their shoppers.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Becoman integral contributor to the frontend JavaScript SDK that runs on hundreds of millions of browsers worldwide 
  • Maintain and improve the existing SDK and add new features and modules 
  • Provide level-3 technical support to our customer success team 
  • Apply creative solutions and provide technical consulting to our sales team 
  • Add new integration with a growing list of partners 
  • Be part of - and potentially drive/own - some exciting big picture/big deal technical directions and organizational initiatives 

 

Requirements:
  • Experience with a broad range of web technologies and frameworks including modular JavaScript, HTML and CSS (7+ years) 
  • Highly proficient with modern web tooling including webpack and test frameworks 
  • Skilled in responsive design and what is still left of cross-browser compatibility 
  • Well versed in performance and speed optimization with Lighthouse 
  • Familiar with SEO concepts to ensure having the lowest SEO impact on customer online stores 
  • Being an advocate throughout the company for great UX. 
  • Providing highly effective code reviews and peer mentorship. 
  • Learning the latest frontend technologies and standards to ensure we are always using the best tools and techniques possible. 
  • Curiosity and passion to constantly learn new things; LimeSpot is changing fast, and we need the people who work here to be able to change and learn fast too. 
  • Authoring resilient code that conforms with accessibility requirements and follows progressive enhancement methodologies. 
  • Enjoyment of the company of other human beings from time to time 
  • Loving Git or other modern source control paradigms (we use Git + GitHub) 
  • Experience working in an Agile environment 
  • Well organized and self-motivated 
  • Must be a resident of Canada and be eligible to work in Canada 
     

Some nice to haves (Seriously, they’re "nice to haves", not hard requirements!): 

  • An engaging smile 😊 
  • Experience with Angular, RxJS 
  • Experience with React 
  • Previous e-commerce domain experience 
  • Experience creating websites or user-facing components on Shopify or BigCommerce 
  • Familiarity with microservices architectures and distributed systems 


About LimeSpot

LimeSpot creates a better shopping experience for hundreds of millions of shoppers worldwide every month, having one of the world’s leading online retail AI-merchandising platforms.  The LimeSpot platform extracts product attributes, combines these with shopper profiles and behaviors, and delivers real-time intelligent recommendations to each individual shopper. This results in happier shoppers, happier retailers, higher conversions, and massive amounts of additional revenue for our customers.     

We’re a diverse team that highly values the culture we’ve built (and build upon), and the people that make that culture what it is. We treat everyone with respect and integrity and are proud to be a part of an innovative growing team. 

Our mission is to keep creating unique content and features powered by sophisticated analytics and machine learning techniques, utilizing thousands of millions of interactional data generated in online stores everyday. Building intelligent product recommendation and personalization puts the engineering team at the core of LimeSpot's mission to empower online stores to provide excellent experience to their online shoppers. 

We build highly parallelized, big data, machine-learning applications in the cloud, serving millions of shoppers with lots of things for them to buy. We know, it sounds like a Mad Lib of marketing jargon, but we're serious…that's what you'll be helping with so we can help store owners sell more! 

Our Values: 

Customer Obsession - Own and Be Accountable - Be Direct, yet Kind - Learn and Be Curious - Aim High - Be Bold but Fail Fast - Embrace Diversity - Be Passionate - Better Together - Be a Good Citizen 

We’re a diverse team that highly values the culture we’ve built (and build upon), and the people that make that culture what it is. We treat everyone with respect and integrity and are proud to be a part of an innovative growing team.


If you’ve read the above and are excited about LimeSpot potentially being the next phase of your career where you can do meaningful work, challenge yourself and grow, we’re equally excited to talk to you! Hit us up and we’ll get chatting.

We'd love to see any sample projects, stackoverflow / GitHub profile (if available) along with your resume and cover letter.

APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
Benefits:
  • 100% remote culture 
  • Fun and friendly startup culture, working with like-minded and talented people who will fast become your friends 
  • The opportunity to be a meaningful contributor to our architecture and technical designs 
  • Flexible Work Hours 
  • Flexible Vacation and Paid Time Off 
  • Competitive Salaries 
  • Stock Option 
  • Extended Medical Insurance (Dental, Vision, etc.) 
  • Diverse Team 
  • A very nice Vancouver Gastown transit-accessible office space with fantastic natural lighting 

We currently welcome candidates throughout Canada. Our engineering team is predominantly located on the west coast so while we’re open to candidates in multiple time zones and will honor their working hours, individuals in other time zones will be expected to periodically be available PT hours.