Frontend Software Engineer

Wish, San Francisco, United States

Mobile commerce platform

Are you interested in working at a quickly growing startup with millions of users? Do you like working with a small and nimble team? Wish is seeking Front End Engineers that are passionate about building mobile and desktop web applications. Each engineer has the opportunity to work on all mobile platforms as well as our entire stack. They work on entire features from the database level to the client.

As a front end engineer, you will get to work on features directly impacting our 100 million shoppers and our 10s of thousands of merchants worldwide. You will have direct ownership over the projects you work on, and have the flexibility to influence design and execution. With full transparency to all metrics, you will get to see how your features directly impact the company’s performance and make data driven decisions.

For every software engineering role, you should be smart, hands-on, and have a solid foundation in math, computer science, or software engineering. You should have strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design. We are ultimately looking for someone who is capable and passionate to help us hack social commerce.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 3-5 years industry experience
  • Relentlessly focused on impact, and able to operate under a great deal of independence and passionate about the design, implementation and maintenance of efficient and reusable front-end abstractions and systems
  • Experience with designing and building modern web applications using JS, CSS and HTML
  • Self-motivated and effective in an end-to-end project ownership

  • No Dev Bootcamp candidates

What is our Technology Stack?

  • Programming language: Python
  • Frontend technologies: JavaScript is the programming language for the frontend / UI. Backbone, jQuery, Require.js, SASS (CSS)
  • Main database: MongoDB
  • Big data systems: Hadoop, Hive
  • Infrastructure: Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Alongside your engineering requirements, you will be expected to contribute ideas to design and product decisions. You should have a passion for building products that are fun and easy to use, and be able to analyze existing products to provide feedback on how they can be improved.

Company Description

Wish brings together top technical talent from Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Uber, Pinterest, and Yahoo! Wish, www.wish.com, is changing the way people shop by making it more convenient and accessible to everyone on a global scale. We are passionate about connecting relevant products to relevant people. Using our top-notch recommendation system, we create a personalized shopping experience for each of our users. It’s a digital mall, right in your back pocket!

Wish was launched in November 2011 and already has over 200 million registered users, making it one of the top 5 mobile shopping applications, and highest downloaded shopping app on Black Friday 2015!

Learn more about us:

About Wish

Wish is the leading mobile commerce platform in North America and Europe. Our mission is to give everyone access to the most affordable, convenient, and effective shopping mall in the world. By leveraging a competitive global supply chain of direct suppliers and avoiding retail costs we are offering anyone with a smartphone access to tens of millions of affordable goods. By making Wish available on smartphones we are putting this digital shopping mall directly in the pockets of tens of millions of consumers.

Want to learn more about Wish? Visit https://www.wish.com/