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Senior Frontend Engineer

About the Role:

We are looking for an experienced, product-focused Senior Frontend Engineer to join our team and build the next generation of construction productivity software. Our customers are building some of the most amazing construction projects on the planet, and PlanGrid allows them to be radically more efficient.

This engineer will be responsible for:

    • Building, shipping, and maintaining features on our Workflows products
    • Maintaining a high standard of code quality by leading team best practices around testing, code reviews, and design patterns
    • Translating complex design and product requirements into discrete engineering tasks with level of effort estimates
    • Communicating status updates, identifying potential blockers, and resolving the root cause of slowdowns with Product Managers and the rest of the engineering team
    • Providing technical mentorship and guidance to junior engineers
    • Collaborating with backend engineers to drive the design of our APIs and backend services
    • Understanding product and business requirements as a foundation for making technical decisions
    • Leading the long-term technical direction of the frontend code base for our product, pushing the team forward to adopt new tools, patterns, languages, or frameworks when appropriate

The right person for this job is:

    • Motivated by the challenge of leading our team to ship faster,  smarter, and with higher quality
    • Driven by the impact our product has for our users in the real world
    • As comfortable communicating with junior engineers as they are with management and stakeholders in other disciplines
    • Ready to take on the responsibilities of a tech lead

Must have experience with:

    • React and modern Javascript (ES6+)
    • Automated testing for web applications (such as with Jest, Enzyme, and Cypress)
    • A degree in Computer Science or a related technical field, or significant professional experience working as a software engineer

Bonus points if you have experience using:

    • Static typing with Typescript or FlowGraphQL / Apollo ClientStorybook.jsTDD / XP or other structured development methodologies


    • Located in San Francisco’s Mission District just one block from BART, among local shops, bars, and restaurants
    • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for full-time employees and dependents
    • 401k + Company matching
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
    • $500 annual wellness reimbursement
    • Volunteering on company time + employee donation matching
    • Pre-tax commuter benefits 
    • Dog-friendly office
    • Catered lunches 3x/week
    • We provide paid parental leave for both parents
    • Construction site tours of the biggest projects in San Francisco using PlanGrid

PlanGrid is the leader in construction productivity software. Used on more than 1 million projects around the world, PlanGrid's value extends over numerous phases of construction, building a massive and accurate history of every jobsite through everyday use that creates a data-rich record set at turnover that is essential to long-term operations. 

PlanGrid is the first construction productivity software that allows contractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil, and other industries to collaborate easily from their mobile devices and desktop. PlanGrid is used in more than 79 countries by thousands of customers including DPR, Granite, NVIDIA, Target Corporation, and Tutor Perini. PlanGrid was a member of  Y Combinator’s 2012 Winter Class, and has secured over $69 million in funding from Sequoia, Tenaya Capital Founders Fund, GV, 500 Startups, Box, Northgate,  and Spectrum 28.  

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PlanGrid is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information

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