Senior Software Engineer, JavaScript / React (Ecosystems Team)

Austin Downtown Office

BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth.

Be a member of our Ecosystem Team that powers our billing, partner, and identity platforms. You’ll serve as subject matter expert, architect, and evangelist for our front-end development efforts and work with team members to extend our products and integrate with a broad array of external services. BigCommerce offers a heavily collaborative environment helping you expand your skill set and take ideas from inception to delivery.

What You’ll Do

  • Use React, JavaScript, TypeScript, Ruby, Rails, gRPC, RabbitMQ, Docker, Resque, MySQL, Redis, and a slew of other technologies to help power our platform
  • Build and extend beautifully crafted React applications.
  • Serve as a subject-matter expert across the engineering team for front-end architecture.
  • Contribute to and maintain our shared front-end component library
  • Advocate for modern development practices and tools
  • Write code that is performant, maintainable, clear, and concise
  • Support other teams as they migrate legacy front-end and full-stack applications to React
  • Engage in technical discussion of new solutions and architectures
  • Review other engineer’s code to maintain and improve quality
  • Mentor and level-up junior front-end engineers
  • Support an open, positive, and energised culture
  • Encourage innovation and foster an environment of continuous improvement

Who You Are

  • At least 5 years of professional experience developing in Engineer on SaaS products.
  • At least 5 years of professional experience on JavaScript.
  • At least 3 years of architecting / leading React based projects backed by RESTful APIs.
  • At least 3 years experience with cloud-based SaaS development.
  • Highly Preferred: At least 2-3 years of familiarity with Ruby
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and ticketing systems such as JIRA
  • Highly proactive and results-oriented with excellent critical thinking skills
  • Excited to learn new technologies
  • Nice to Haves: DevOps experience, GCP experience, and/or Docker or other containerization technologies

Diversity & Inclusion at BigCommerce

We have the opportunity to build not only a great business, but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.

Our dedication to diversity and inclusion is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey.

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