Product Engineer


Full TimeReact
Posted 2 years ago

PipeCandy is building the largest and cleanest dataset of eCommerce companies and D2C brands. Commercepedia, the proprietary technology of PipeCandy tracks over a million companies. World's leading eCommerce infrastructure platforms are PipeCandy's customers.

About the Role:

We are looking for a Product Engineer who will be responsible for the design and development of PipeCandy’s customer-facing applications. The role is a step closer to being a product manager.

Our ideal candidate should be able to blend creativity, product design, and strong front-end technical skills to design products and coordinate their development. You will also be required to constantly analyze the market, competing products, determine/establish customer pains and aspirations, and use these inputs for appropriate product design that will exceed customer expectations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner with data product and customer success teams to evolve products with customer-facing user interfaces
  • Partner with the marketing team to build Commercepedia directory and website pages
  • Work with design & backend teams to develop product features and website pages
  • Specifically, develop responsive front ends in client-side MVCC frameworks like AngularJS or ReactJS
  • Implement UI development principles to ensure that the product client-side serves at scale
  • Test and debug to ensure flawless functionality and performance of the design
  • Implement best practices and patterns in design, development, deployment, and testing
  • Measure product adoption and co-own the initiatives related to the improvement of the metrics along with the product owners and marketing team

Techno-Functional Expertise Required:

  • Familiar with UI layouts, SASS, Bootstrap, and Responsive Web Design (RWD)
  • Sound knowledge in HTML and CSS
  • Good understanding of overall web design including usability, accessibility, architecture, and navigation
  • Ability to architect and develop scalable, cloud-native applications that are cross-browser compatible
  • Ability to convert business requirements into technical requirements by planning, developing, and refining
  • WebSockets, Server-Sent Events (SSE) using HMTL5
  • Experience with software engineering best practices and familiarity with project management tools like Jira
  • Hands-on experience as a web developer, UI developer, JavaScript expert, or front-end engineer

Skills Required:

  • Ability to interact with customers and understand their expectations from the product
  • Ability to strategize, prioritize and execute product/website front-end initiatives
  • Keen sense of usability and visual aesthetics
  • Excellent communication skills and experience in collaborative environments
  • Ability to optimize time and effort, especially in a multi-product, multi-project work environment

What's in it for you:

  • Goal-driven, apolitical and aligned organization with great opportunities to learn from peers and founders
  • Access to learning, training sessions outside of your immediate line of work
  • Remote-friendly leave policies
  • Subscription to Netflix, Calm or similar apps for entertainment and mindfulness
  • Access to group kindle account with latest titles
  • Employee stock options for tenured employees

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