Sr. 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 world's most vibrant handmade marketplace. Our mission is to enable people all over the world to make a living making things. The growing Etsy community includes over 12 million members in over 150 countries. Our sellers collectively list around 11 million active items, and in 2011 we sold over $400 million of goods. Etsy operates transparently and you can check in to see how the Etsy community is doing in our monthly weather reports.
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. You'll get to work with some of the brightest, most creative people you've ever met?but you'll also be challenged to be one of those people. 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.
Dogs are part of the team, and are expected to commit code.
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Brooklyn, NY 11201
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED