Senior Frontend Engineer: React

Contra • Posted June 19th

Location
REMOTE ONLY
Position
Category
Software Development
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Contra is an Independent-first community and commission-free hiring platform empowering the future of work. We match Independents with flexible opportunities, and Clients with the perfect Independent for any project — from content creation to coding. We strongly believe that independence isn’t just a gig, it’s a way of life.

You'll be joining an exceptional team of Frontend Engineers working in React, GraphQL, and Relay to build the future of work at a rapidly growing professional community.

You’ll be contributing to a growing React application, build and refine our internal design system, use Relay and Suspense to build cutting edge, API-driven experiences, and work on internal and external tooling, some of which we ultimately have plans to open-source and share with the broader community for everyone’s benefit. 🙌

How you’ll add value at Contra

  • Contribute to a rapidly growing React application
  • Build and refine our internal design system
  • Ensure application safety and stability with Typescript and Jest
  • Use Relay with React Suspense to build cutting edge, API-driven experiences.

You’ll be successful here if you

  • Mission driven. Our mission truly resonates with you and you would like to be a part of what we are building together at Contra!
  • A dedicated team player. You thrive in a collaborative, remote-only environment and you are comfortable with 8am-12 pm PST core hours!
  • Passionate about learning. Share a genuine curiosity for learning, alway eager to pick up new skills. We don’t expect everyone to know everything but you learn quickly!
  • Goal oriented. Understand what you need to do in order to achieve your goals without needing all of the bells and whistles.
  • Committed to trying. Have the resilience and willingness to try and try again even if you fail after a few attempts!
  • Ambitious attitude. You bring a strong work ethic and contagious energy to your team as we work towards our North Star.
  • Path Paver. Joining a startup you enjoy taking ownership, building out processes and documentation that might not exist to share with your team members.

Our stack

  • Typescript
  • Backend: NodeJS, GraphQL, GraphQL Helix, Redis, PostgreSQL
  • DevOps: GitHub, ArgoCD, Kubernetes, GCP
  • Frontend: React, Suspense, & Relay

How Contra can add value for you

  • 🌎 Remote-only culture that is here to stay
  • 🍎 100% health coverage for US full-time employees, and health reimbursements for all international contractors
  • 💰 401k matching for US full-time employees
  • 💸 $4,000 laptop reimbursement upon starting + additional equipment, co-working, education, meetup and charity budgets when
  • 💛 No-meeting Wednesdays
  • 🥬 Half days every third Friday of the month to enjoy a long weekend, reduce screen fatigue, and decompress
  • 👋 Generous time off — 3 week-long company-wide shutdowns per year (Spring, Fall, Winter) so we can all collectively relax together, in addition to paid time off and flex days to look after your wellbeing.
  • 👶 Flexible parental leave
  • 🌴 Annual team wide off-site (our upcoming is in June 2022!)
  • 💁 A custom slack emoji, just for you!

Our interview process

  • Intro call (15-30 minutes)
  • Complete a Technical assessment Form (20-30 minutes)
  • Technical interview with Frontend Lead Engineer (30-45 minutes)
  • Non-technical (introduction & culture) interview (30-45 minutes)
  • Technical interview with CTO (30-45 minutes)

Salary Range

  • $130k - $160k USD
  • Equity Value Range: $72k - $180k USD