Senior Software Engineer

Los Angeles, CA, United States, Remote, Seattle, WA, United States, San Francisco, CA, United States

Knowde


Role Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Remote
  • Seattle, WA, United States
  • San Francisco, CA, United States

Employees

26 - 50 people

Address

333 W San Carlos St Ste 600
San Jose, CA, 95110-2731, US

Tech Stack

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Python
  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript

Role Description

Knowde is transforming the $5 trillion chemical industry by building a rich, digital marketplace where buyers and sellers can research, discover, collaborate, negotiate, and purchase chemicals and ingredients quickly and repeatedly. By moving these transactions online, Knowde is broadly expanding the reach of the chemicals marketplace and also providing a level of information transparency never before seen in this industry.

Knowde is looking to add an immensely talented Lead Front End Developer to join our Engineering team. As one of the founding engineers, you will help us invent, design, refine, and deliver the products that will enable this digital transformation. The products we will create together simply do not exist today. This is your chance to fundamentally affect how product innovation occurs globally across industries.

What you’ll do:

  • As a small, remote team you’ll be empowered to work directly with leadership and the product team to make decisions about your code and the future of the product.

  • Be a trailblazer by contributing to the build of a complex e-commerce marketplace, the first of its kind in the Chemicals space.

  • Have a strong emphasis on shipping features quickly without sacrificing code quality. Own your projects from software design to implementation and deployment.

  • Emphasize simplicity and pragmatism, which is reflected in your elegant code that other developers emulate.

  • Take pride in your work by implementing cutting-edge technologies and writing state-of-the-art code.

  • Emphasize simplicity and pragmatism, which is reflected in your elegant code that other developers emulate.

What you’ll bring:

  • Ability to take initiatives from requirements to deployment

  • 5+ years’ experience building highly scalable applications, contributing across the stack.

  • Ability to function as a project leader as well as an individual contributor.

  • Ability to work and collaborate within distributed, multidisciplinary teams.

  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills.

  • High bar for quality and a phenomenal attention to detail.

  • Strong experience with Ruby or similar technologies.

  • Experience writing clean, unobtrusive JavaScript including experience with common libraries (jQuery and Angular/Ember/React) and debugging tools.

  • Experience with DevOps, cloud infrastructure services (AWS/Google Cloud) and containerization (Docker).

  • Ability to design and build scalable, high-availability mission-critical systems and APIs.

About Knowde

Every human-made product on earth traces its roots to chemistry — from food to pharma, water purification to your new smartphone — chemistry makes every innovation possible.

Knowde is transforming the $5 trillion chemical industry by building a rich, digital marketplace where buyers and sellers can research, discover, collaborate, negotiate, and purchase chemicals and ingredients quickly and repeatedly. By moving these transactions online, Knowde is broadly expanding the reach of the chemicals marketplace and also providing a level of information transparency never before seen in this industry.

Company Culture

We're a flexible, remote team that has fun building a complex ecommerce marketplace together. With a small team feel, every member is empowered to make decisions. We have a strong focus on code shipping features without sacrificing code quality.

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