Front End Developer

Lightspeed Commerce

Full TimeReact
Posted 2 months ago

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Are you actively looking for a new opportunity? Or just checking the market? Well… you might just be in the right place!

We’re looking for a Senior Frontend Developer to join our team in North America. 

As a Senior Frontend Developer (Senior Software Developer) you will be supporting Lightspeed's Hospitality product group on the mission to create powerful insights and recommendations and curate actionable data to our customers, giving them the tools to better understand their own businesses in the unique markets in which they operate. You will join our global team of developers to use cutting edge technologies to help restaurant owners to provide the best experience to their guests. At Lightspeed, we are dedicated to bringing cities and communities to life by powering SMBs. Come and help us build our communities! For this role, you can be located in Canada or the US. 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Delivering features and enhancements to thousands of humans on a weekly cadence
  • Implementing proof of concept, prototypes and fully-tested production-grade software
  • Lead technical initiatives to keep our apps up-to-date on the latest technology
  • Collaborate with Design teams to realize the most delightful UX
  • Mentor other developers inside the team and participate in daily standups, bi-weekly grooming, and retrospective ceremonies
  • Assist QA and Support staff in troubleshooting and remediating issues
  • Translate product requirements into detailed plans and level of effort guidance

What you need to bring:

  • 5+ years experience developing and shipping production React and TypeScript applications, including techniques such as React Hooks, stateless components, stateful lifecycles methods, and React Query
  • A love of fostering your products throughout the SDLC and beyond, including customer usage analysis and stability monitoring techniques
  • Opinions about beautiful web application architectures, from clean routing schemes down to component loading patterns and pragmatic state management, through to rapid testing feedback loops
  • Familiarity with functional programming
  • Demonstrated experience creating unit and automated tests in tools such as Jest, Mocha, and Cypress
  • A strong degree of comfort operating within git and using GitHub workflows such as Pull Requests for enthusiastic code reviews
  • Experience with containerized development environments such as Docker and tools such as node and yarn
  • Excellent spoken and written English

Even better, but not necessary

  • Experience with data visualization libraries such as visx and nivo
  • Experience with fluid design principles
  • Experience with design systems
  • Experience with l10n
  • Experience with CI and CD systems
  • Experience with feature flagging patterns
  • A keen interest in API design

What’s in it for you?: 

Come live the Lightspeed experience...

  • Ability to do your job in a truly flexible environment;
  • Genuine career opportunities in a company that’s creating new jobs everyday;
  • Work in a team big enough for growth but lean enough to make a real impact.
  • Opportunity to make a difference; help merchants grow their businesses and become more successful by creating or improving products and addressing customer feedback
  • Development of very high traffic products, used at the global scale
  • Opportunities to learn and expand your skill set
  • Become a valued part of the diverse and inclusive Lightspeed family

... and enjoy a range of benefits that’ll keep you happy, healthy and (not) hungry:

  • Lightspeed equity scheme (we are all owners)
  • Flexible paid time off policy
  • Extended Health Insurance
  • Health and wellness benefit of $500 per year
  • Paid leave and assistance for new parents
  • Online Mental Health Resources

To all recruitment agencies: Lightspeed does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. If we have not directly engaged your company in writing to supply candidates for a specific vacancy, Lightspeed will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Where to from here?
Obviously, this has to be mutually beneficial: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day. For a glimpse into our world check out our career page here.

Lightspeed is building communities through commerce, and we need people from all backgrounds and lived experiences to do that. We were founded in 2005, in Montreal’s gay village and our original members were all part of the LGBTQ+ community. The ethos of our business has been about inclusion from the very beginning, and we strive to provide a workplace where everyone belongs.

Who we are:
Powering the businesses that are the backbone of the global economy, Lightspeed's one-stop commerce platform helps merchants innovate to simplify, scale, and provide exceptional customer experiences. Our cloud commerce solution transforms and unifies online and physical operations, multichannel sales, expansion to new locations, global payments, financial solutions, and connection to supplier networks.

Founded in Montréal, Canada in 2005, Lightspeed is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: LSPD) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: LSPD). With teams across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, the company serves retail, hospitality, and golf businesses in over 100 countries.
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