Senior Front - End Engineer / Senior Web Developer

Chegg   •  

Santa Clara, CA

Industry: Technology

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5 - 7 years

Posted 34 days ago

The Role:
A Senior Front-End Engineer at Chegg is someone that makes an immediate impact on millions of our student customers. This is a rare opportunity to join Chegg Study Engineering team and help millions of students with your knowledge and expertise. You will be closely working with Data Science, Design, Back-end and Product teams. You will be providing technical guidance to other junior front-end engineers in the team and contributing to the team.

Minimum requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience building high-quality, secure presentation layers for high visibility websites.
  • Proven technical leadership in front-end web languages (HTML5, CSS3, vanilla JavaScript), with experience in driving cutting-edge web systems at scale.
  • Hands on experience in building applications and services using Node.js, PHP, Backbone, React/Redux etc.
  • Strong experience in implementing complex UIs that leverage RESTful JSON and/or GraphQL APIs.
  • Experience with JavaScript testing tools and test-driven development processes (mocha/chai, jasmine, headless browser testing etc).
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Ability to weigh the costs of, and advocate for, either maintaining internal libraries versus using off-the-shelf solutions or open-source libraries.
  • High attention towards performance optimizations, system scalability, availability and site stability.
  • Expert in designing modular UI components.
  • Experience in AWS and cloud infrastructure (Docker, ECS, Containers etc.)
  • Opinion on responsive design techniques, progressive enhancement, and experience driving these techniques in a large team.
  • High attention to detail in maintaining design integrity throughout the Agile/Kanban development lifecycle.
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills for interacting persuasively with product/design/business stakeholders.