Senior Staff Software Engineer (Architect), Frontend



Software Engineering, IT
Las Vegas, NV, USA · San Diego, CA, USA · Portland, OR, USA · Sacramento, CA, USA · Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 10, 2023

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Job Category

Software Engineering

Job Details

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Slack is looking for a curious and pragmatic senior staff (equivalent of an Architect) frontend engineer. On this role, you will work closely with engineering, product and design leads on the definition and implementation of the short and long term vision of automation experience, actively look for creative solutions to the problems we are trying to solve and share knowledge and innovative ideas that will benefit the broader organization.

This person should be motivated by building phenomenal product experiences and technically-strong engineering leader and individual contributor who can initially help design, architect, and code. Multi-functional collaboration with Product Managers and Designers will be essential to the success of this role.

If you love learning new things, being a mentor, and leading by example as you strive for engineering excellence we would love to know more about you!

What you will be doing

  • Design, architect, and code a new initiative in product engineering
  • Lead technical strategy and efforts for broad or complex requirements with insightful and forward-looking approaches that have an impact on an entire engineering function and tackle large open-ended problems
  • Set the vision for strategic development of methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria
  • Advise and guide the efforts of this new initiative through delegation to senior technical leaders
  • Proactively identify and remedy communication gaps and issues to reach alignments for complex issues across diverse audiences and influence organizational goals and strategy
  • Become a trusted coach and mentor, actively building new leaders at Slack through continuous feedback

What you should have

  • 12+ years of engineering experience
  • Frontend engineering knowledge and experience (React, etc)
  • Backend engineering knowledge and experience
  • Experience contributing and leading the delivery of impactful product features across all stages of development, from initial research, to UX design and prototyping, to testing and development.
  • Experience owning technical architecture discussions and leading technical decisions for an engineering organization
  • Ability to write understandable, testable code with an eye towards maintainability
  • Coding skills with functional or imperative programming languages — e.g., PHP, Python, Ruby, Go, C, or Java
  • Excellent collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Startup mentality and experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience
  • Prior mobile or tech lead experiences are plus



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