Senior Frontend Engineer

Mercari, Palo Alto, CA


About Us:

We are The Selling App. The fast and easy way to sell or buy almost anything, from fashion to toys, sporting goods to electronics, jewelry to shoes and more. Launched in 2013, Mercari quickly became the #1 shopping app in Japan. Now we’re on a global mission to build a future where people everywhere feel empowered to sell the things they don’t use, a future where all useful things are used. And with a fast-growing user base in the U.S. of over 45 million downloads, we are on our way to doing just that.

We are aggressively growing our Web team to develop leading edge progressive web apps and microservices for the US market, using React, GraphQL, Next.js, Ramda, and Node.js, and are looking for a dynamic, senior Frontend Engineer to join our team.


What You'll Do

  • Design and lead the implementation of new components
  • Contribute to platform technology and strategy decisions
  • Write clean, maintainable, secure and scalable code with complete test coverage
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Drive high standards within the team

What You'll Need:

Minimum Requirements

  • In-depth experience with Javascript ES6 and a modern front-end framework such as React, Angular or Vue
  • In-depth experience with modern CSS
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Experience working within Agile development workflows
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with functional programming
  • Experience optimizing front-end performance
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Basic knowledge of React Native

Technologies We Use:

  • React
  • Ramda
  • Next.js
  • GraphQL
  • Node.js



  • Competitive ‌medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • 401k match
  • Life & disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • New parent paid leave
  • Rocket Lawyer legal services
  • Fond perks and rewards
  • Commuter reimbursement
  • Time when you need it - unlimited vacation days
  • Catered lunches everyday
  • Team outings and events

About Mercari

Who We Are We believe the world needs a place where people can exchange their loved goods. That’s why we built Mercari—to connect people who want to buy and sell things of emotional value through their mobile phones. Mercari has grown to become a leading community-powered marketplace that brings together millions of people every day.


Want to learn more about Mercari? Visit Mercari's website.