Software Engineer: Front End Etsy
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Etsy is seeking senior frontend developers to build well-crafted interfaces. As a member of Etsy's engineering team, you will build responsive and elegant web UIs with AJAX and similar technologies, while maintaining a strong understanding of Etsy's entire application stack, and even pitch in on backend work when it makes sense.
About the Engineering Team
The technical staff at Etsy believes that code is craft, good software and systems designs are works of art, and that the work we do is part of larger creative culture represented by the hundreds of thousands of inspired makers who make Etsy such a wondrous marketplace. We believe that small, empowered, self-motivated teams can do big things. We also believe in the right tool for the job, not language-as-religion. Our current systems run PHP, Java, Python, Ruby, Solr/Lucene, Postgres, MySQL, and more. Check out our Engineering blog: http://codeascraft.etsy.com/
About the Job
As a Front End Engineer at Etsy, you'll be:
Acting as technical expert for presentation technologies for the engineering team
Contributing to presentation layer standards and practices for the Etsy engineering team
Contributing to testing and implementation approach for presentation layer
Helping with coding of backend applications and features when you can
Working with the engineering team to create modular templates for better site manageability
Working with Etsy designers to prototype visually attractive and highly usable web interfaces
Working closely with product team, other engineers, and designers
You are the kind of developer that can master any programming domain, given a little time to do so. Ideally you have mastered several in the course of your career. You write code (at least in part) because you love doing it. You may have contributed to open source projects.
You have a computer science degree, a related degree, or an utterly unrelated degree and life experience. Or, no degree at all and life experience. We celebrate the fact that there are many paths one can take as an apprentice in the craft of programming.
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Etsy is the marketplace we make together. We have 20 million members in over 200 countries. In 2012, our sellers grossed more than $850 million in sales. Our mission is to reimagine commerce to build a more fulfilling and lasting world.
Our offices are like this http://www.avc.com/avc/2010/09/the-office-matters.html and this http://www.officesnapshots.com/2010/10/11/etsy-offices/. We're empowered and expected to be ourselves, share our ideas and figure out what we can each do to keep Etsy evolving. We have full company-paid benefits, including family and domestic partner benefits, humane working hours, couches, quiet spaces, lunch twice a week and handmade desks.
We're growing rapidly and are well-funded with a proven business model and established revenue to help us continue serving our community.
If you're interested in joining the team at Etsy, please send a cover letter along with your resume telling us what inspires you about Etsy and why you think you are perfect for the team (resumes without a cover letter will not be considered). If you contribute to an open source project, write a blog, or practice another craft besides coding, that means something to us, and we would love to hear about it when you write!
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED