Front End Developer

React jobs at Shippo


Before you read on, take a look around you. Chances are, pretty much everything you see has been shipped, often multiple times, in order to get there. E-commerce is exploding, and with it, parcel shipping is becoming a meaningful factor in a business' ability to succeed. Creating a compelling shipping experience for customers is hard but necessary.

At Shippo, our goal is to level the playing field by providing businesses access to shipping tools and terms that would not be available to them otherwise.

Shippo lowers the barriers to shipping for businesses around the world. As free and fast shipping becomes the norm, better access to shipping is a competitive advantage for businesses. Through Shippo, e-commerce businesses, marketplaces, and platforms are able to connect to multiple shipping carriers around the world from one API and dashboard. Businesses can get shipping rates, print labels, automate international documents, track shipments, and facilitate returns.

Internally, we think of Shippo as the building blocks of shipping. Shippos are a diverse set of individuals. We look for cultural and skill fit in every new person. Join us to build the foundations of something great, roll up your sleeves, and get important work done everyday. Founded in 2013, we are a proud team based out of San Francisco. Shippo’s investors include D1 Capital Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Union Square Ventures, Uncork Capital, VersionOne Ventures, FundersClub, and others.

About the Role

As a Front End Developer, you will assist in several aspects of product development and design for analytics solutions and work closely with Product to develop prototypes and test them with customers. You will develop UI for intelligence applications which includes BI reporting and Machine learning. Your primary responsibility will be to work with UX and data engineers and data scientists to take the analytics prototype from ideation to production. 


    • Work closely with Software Engineers, Data Engineers, Data Scientists, and various cross-functional team members to design, build, test, and maintain analytics solutions
    • Work with intelligence team to drive the design from prototype to production 


    • 2+ years experience with web services (consuming or creating) with React
    • Expert understanding of Javascript, HTML5, CSS3 and JSON best-practices
    • Strong understanding of common Web technologies, languages and frameworks; such as, React, Redux, Vue, Angular, Node, Git and experience with REST APIs - we use React
    • Experience with CI/CD pipeline and tools
    • Familiarity in one or more backend major programming language such as Java, C#, Python, Swift, Go.
    • Demonstrate a good understanding of software fundamentals including software design, algorithm development, data structures, code modularity, and maintainability.
    • Willingness and ability to learn new technologies and take on different assignments
    • Experience with one or more of industry leading data analytics and business intelligence visualization tools, such as Tableau, PowerBI, MicroStrategy, Looker is a plus


    • Benefits: medical, dental, vision, (90% covered by the company, incl. dependents), and pets coverage
    • Flexible PTO + work hours
    • Dog are welcomed in the office
    • 3 VTO days for ShippoCares volunteering events
    • $2,500 yearly learning stipend for your personal growth
    • Free lunch / drinks / snacks
    • Fun team events outside of work hours - happy hours, “escape room” adventures, hikes, and more!
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