Frontend Engineer (CMS) - Web Team LOCALPERMANENT

Job Description

The Role

At BigCommerce, you will have the opportunity to design and implement scalable, highly interactive websites that enable thousands of BigCommerce merchants and their customers. You will also build websites using the latest technologies, development methodologies, and content management system developed in PHP.  

We’re hiring a Front-end Engineer that has a deep appreciation for, and ability to create, simple solutions to complex problems and a desire to make a meaningful impacts for our customers.

Our team strives to build amazing products leveraging cutting edge front-end technologies. Learn more about the team:

The Team

The Marketing Web team manages some of the most important sales tools for BigCommerce, our corporate website, community site, and developer portal.  Our websites not only promotes our business and increase our leads generation, it is also an important asset for our brand identity.

Our team manages the tools that aid the Marketing team to quickly and efficiently publish beautiful web content to promote our products and new features.  We are focused on building a comprehensive marketing UI pattern library to provide the company with the necessary tools to communicate effectively and stay on brand.

What You Will Do

  • Build beautiful web experiences and be an expert in the front-end domain.
  • Build high-performance, maintainable user interfaces using the latest content management technologies.
  • Advocate for modern development practices and tools.
  • Collaborate with our marketing and design teams to define feature specifications and timelines.
  • Build new functionality with a focus on manageability and extensibility.
  • Engage in technical discussions of new solutions and architectures.
  • Participate in code reviews to maintain and improve quality.
  • Work with our operations team to improve the architecture while building and scaling front-end services.
  • Support an open, positive, and energized culture.
  • Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Ensure that technical decisions support our goals of quality, performance, scalability, reliability, availability, and security.

Who You Are

  • Experienced web development professional with 3+ years of experience building amazing things that speak for themselves.
  • In depth knowledge of maintaining and refactoring existing applications.
  • Passion for web standards and best practices.
  • Knowledge with WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards and guidelines.
  • Experience in building mobile first & responsive web.
  • Experience with at least one modern client-side JavaScript framework.  (AngularJS, Backbone, Ember, React, etc)
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript task runners.  (Gulp, Grunt)
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors.  (SCSS, LESS)
  • Knowledge of CMS integration and plugin development.  (Craft, ExpressionEngine, etc.)
  • Familiarity with PHP and frameworks.  (Yii, Laravel, CodeIgniter)
  • Experience integrating with RESTful APIs.
  • Good understanding of version control.  (git)
  • Ability to create assets from Sketch and Illustrator designs.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - collaborate, facilitate, and negotiate as necessary.

About BigCommerce

BigCommerce is a robust, flexible ecommerce platform that provides established and emerging brands with everything they need to launch, promote, manage and scale a successful online store. BigCommerce merchants earn more than retailers on competitive ecommerce solutions thanks to advanced features, better site performance and streamlined business processes. Founded in 2009, the company has received more than $100 million in funding from SoftBank Capital, American Express, Telstra Ventures, General Catalyst, Revolution Growth and FLOODGATE. BigCommerce supports thousands of retailers around the world from its offices in San Francisco, Austin and Sydney. For more information, visit

How to Apply

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  Posted August 24, 2016