Senior Full-Stack Engineer, JavaScript | YouGov | Remote (Worldwide)

Senior Full-Stack Engineer, JavaScript | YouGov | Remote (Worldwide)

Remote Worldwide
Application ends: September 27, 2024
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Job Description

About Team

You will join a very diverse and exiting team of Senior Engineers working on Self-Serve Survey product. We are international, we are remote, and we are highly motivated to push for best practices. We foster a feedback culture where everyone can be heard and valued. A senior engineer is expected to mentor colleagues and lead more complex initiatives but everyone in the team should be working on continuous improvement, no matter their level.

About the role 

You will collaborate with product and design teams to develop high-value features, drive the evolution of our architecture and system, and ensure the availability, scalability, and efficiency of our services. You will mentor team members, foster technical excellence, and lead cross-functional initiatives. 

Responsibilities 

  • Work on impactful projects with high volumes of production traffic. 
  • Produce simple, maintainable code while always looking to improve it. 
  • Define testing strategies and write automated tests. 
  • Manage your code from development to production using a self-service continuous delivery pipeline.
  • Deploy and monitor your work using container orchestration and monitoring technologies.
  • Perform code-reviews promptly, regularly and constructively.
  • Lead system design and code architecture discussions.
  • Foresee the impact of business and technical decisions on performance, reliability and scalability. 
  • Own the entire software lifecycle. 
  • Propose and participate in team processes improvements. 
  • Lead the technical excellence of the system and create plans to mitigate outages. 
  • Pro-actively mentor other engineers. 

Tools & Technology 

  • Collaboration & documentation: JIRA, Confluence, Slack, Miro.
  • Containerization and orchestration: Docker, Kubernetes, Helm.
  • Infrastructure as code: Terraform, Vault.
  • Cloud services: AWS.
  • Monitoring and analytics: Grafana, ELK Stack, New Relic.
  • Version control: GitLab. 
  • Libraries and Frameworks: Vanilla JS, Next.js, React, TypeScript.
  • Testing frameworks: Jest, TestCafe.
  • Styling: SASS, Webpack. 

Key Skills & Experience 

  • Extensive programming experience with React and Next.js. 
  • Expert level of experience in building web applications. 
  • Solid experience working with most of our tech-stack. 
  • High focus on quality, operational excellence and customer experience. 
  • Extensive experience with Git and CI/CD pipelines. 
  • Experience with both SQL (e.g. PostgreSQL) and NoSQL databases (particularly DynamoDB). 
  • Solid understanding of modern testing principles. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Passion for building large, public-facing frontend applications and architecting solutions.

Nice-to-Have Skills 

  • Experience building complex software systems for end users.
  • Experience participating in mitigating technical debt. 
  • Experience with Kubernetes and AWS technologies. 
  • Significant evidence of having maintained and owned monolithic services. 
  • Ability to think abstractly and deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems.
  • Proactive in identifying risks and taking an impact-centric approach to problem-solving.
  • Experience working remotely in a global environment. 
  • Visible contribution to open-source projects. 

Benefits:

  • Fully-remote role (worldwide YouGov offices) with flexible working hours.
  • A good work-life balance. Because we all work better when we are rested.
  • Top-notch equipment to work with. You just have to bring your talent! 
  • Mental health programs.
  • LinkedIn Learning courses.
  • 2 additional days off to celebrate your Birthday and YouTime.
  • Growth and learning opportunities.

If you think you would be a good fit and even if you do not have 100% of the skills mentioned above, we would still love to hear from you!

YouGov Values

Discover how our shared values shape our culture and very aspect of our work, from our daily tasks to our overarching goals. Explore our YouGov Value and learn more about us by following this link: https://jobs.yougov.com/life.

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