Software Engineer - Frontend

Nextdoor, San Francisco, CA

We are for neighbors.


Nextdoor is where neighbors turn for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Nextdoor’s purpose is to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on.

Building connections in the real world is a universal human need. That truth, and the reality that neighborhoods are one of the most important and useful communities in our lives have been guiding principles for Nextdoor. Today, neighbors rely on Nextdoor in neighborhoods around the world in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, Australia and Canada, with many more to come.

Meet your Future Neighbors

In conjunction with product management and design, the engineering team at Nextdoor is responsible for bringing to life our mission of being the neighborhood hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services. Working in small cross-functional teams, you’ll work in an agile environment that values code quality, learning quickly, and personal growth through collaboration and challenge.

In addition to your day-to-day work, you will join a cohort of frontend engineers to collectively improve the state of frontend engineering here. This includes knowledge sharing, working on shared infrastructure, and helping others in the organization learn.

The Impact You’ll Make

As a frontend engineering specialist, you’ll bring your experience building Javascript applications along with your knowledge of web and accessibility standards to build features that provide delight and utility to our millions of members across the globe.

You’ll also learn and share techniques with the larger group of frontend engineers at Nextdoor, contributing to our design system’s component library, and collaborating to improve our frontend platform’s developer experience and performance.

What You’ll Bring to The House

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience with the following 
    • Javascript/React programming language
    • 5+ years of product engineering experience
    • Understanding of web services technologies such as SOAP, HTTP, and REST
    • Strong understanding of TypeScript/Flow and ES6, Jest and Webpack
    • Experience with CSS and Less/Sass (ability to write mixins, partials, functions, etc) and usage in large scale applications
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong data-driven product sense.
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Experience deploying and debugging production code.

Bonus Points

  • Experience in modern technologies such as Graphql/D3.
  • Experience previously working in Enterprise Software supporting thousands of clients.

At Nextdoor, we empower our employees to build stronger local communities. To create a platform where all feel welcome, we want our workforce to reflect the diversity of the customers we seek to serve. We encourage everyone interested in our purpose to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, or any other trait that unfairly targets a group of people. In accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

About Nextdoor

About Nextdoor Nextdoor is the private social network for you, your neighbors and your community. It's the easiest way for you and your neighbors to talk online and make all of your lives better in the real world. And it's free. Thousands of neighborhoods are already using Nextdoor to build happier, safer places to call home. People are using Nextdoor to: Quickly get the word out about a break-in Organize a Neighborhood Watch Group Track down a trustworthy babysitter Find out who does the best paint job in town Ask for help keeping an eye out for a lost dog Find a new home for an outgrown bike Finally call that nice man down the street by his first name Nextdoor’s mission is to provide a trusted platform where neighbors work together to build stronger, safer, happier communities, all over the world.

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