Outliers and outperformers wanted

Outliers and outperformers wanted

Uncork Capital-backed companies are building kick-ass teams in engineering, marketing, sales, operations and more.

Uncork Capital-backed companies are building kick-ass teams in engineering, marketing, sales, operations and more.

Software Engineer (E6)

Fountain

Fountain

Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

When you join the Fountain team, you become part of the leading enterprise solution for frontline workforce management. Fountain’s automated, customizable platform provides a seamless applicant experience for workers, while ensuring organizations can scale and manage their frontline talent.

We’ve helped hundreds of companies like Stitch Fix, GoPuff, Fetch, and sweetgreen to hire, onboard, and manage over 14 million workers in more than 75 countries.

In 2022, we closed $185M in our Series C, led by SoftBank and B Capital.

Join our growing team of highly collaborative, ambitious, and forward-thinking Fountaineers as we empower our hundreds of customers and millions of frontline workers around the world.

Let’s elevate frontline work together.

You will join the Fountain Assist team and collaborate with full stack engineers, product, design and an engineering manager. We are a rapidly growing product having just launched and are building features that are core to the product’s success. This team operates with speed and autonomy. You will be expected to make decisions even when faced with uncertainty, and you will have the freedom to do so.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop, maintain and test elegant, user-friendly interfaces using modern front-end tooling
  • Collaborating closely with the design team to translate wireframes and mockups into well-designed UI
  • Implementing responsive designs that ensure a seamless experience across various devices and screen sizes
  • Implement, update or consume RESTful API endpoints, build new functionality in our Typescript backend codebase, as well as the APIs used from our ATS built in Ruby on Rails to power functionality
  • Participating in code reviews and pair programming to maintain code quality, consistency, and best practices
  • Identifying and addressing performance bottlenecks and optimizing applications for maximum speed, scalability and ease of use

What you should bring:

  • 7+ years of experience in software engineering and specifically in front-end development
  • Proven experience in product-oriented software development
  • Proficiency in modern front-end technologies, including but not limited to:
    • React, TailwindCSS, MUI, Vite, Vitest/Jest, Playwright, Storybook
  • Experience with back-end technologies, including but not limited to
    • Typescript, Next.js, Prisma, PostgreSQL or equivalent SQL based technology, Redis
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically about user interactions and system architecture
  • A general design common sense to be sufficiently aware of the UI/UX problematics to be able to adjust the Figma prototypes to the code and vice-versa
  • Solid understanding of responsive design principles and mobile-first development
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, in English, to effectively collaborate with team members and stakeholders
  • A passion for creating user-centered designs and a drive to stay updated with the latest trends in UI/UX
  • Capacity to operate independently and confidently, even when dealing with fluid situations

Nice to Have:

  • Experience in new product development
  • An exercised eye to spot misaligned UI components, inconsistent spacing, disparate colors and misbehaving UI components
  • Experience working with Ruby on Rails a plus
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment, collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • Past positions in startups and international contexts will be appreciated.

Salary Range: $191,000 - $249,000

Even if you do not meet all the requirements above, we still encourage you to apply for this position. While we try to be thorough with our prerequisites, not everything about you as a candidate can be condensed into a list of bullet points. What do you have to lose?

Fountain offers an incredibly unique work environment. We employ a diverse team all over the world. Each Fountaineer is given the freedom to do their best work from wherever they choose. We also understand the importance of in-person connections and hold in-person meetings with your team and meet annually as an organization to build our relationships and focus on the future of moving Fountain Forward.

The benefits we offer in the United States include competitive health plans and a retirement plan. Some Fountain-wide perks offered to all employees across the globe include a flexible vacation policy, paid holidays, monthly lunch stipends, annual allowances for ongoing education related to your profession and career advancement, along with home office, cell phone, and wellness reimbursements. Fountain is a global employer, so some benefit offerings will vary from country to country.

Fountain is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants of any educational background, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, socioeconomic status, disability, and veteran status.

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