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Warby Parker // boutique-quality eyewear retailer
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Thursday, December 24, 2020
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Warby Parker is searching for a thoughtful, well-rounded Senior Front-end Engineer to join our 60+ person in-house Engineering team, focusing on growing business by building a best-in-class e-commerce experience. In this role, youll dive deep into our component-based front-end architecture, whether youre launching A/B tests to optimize user experience & increase conversion, or developing the foundations for brand-new parts of our business. Want to be a key member of a super-collaborative team thats big on continuous improvement? Read on!

What youll do:

  • Work closely within a cross-functional team of designers, product managers, & analysts to develop high-quality technical solutions to customer & business problems
  • Develop new & existing software systems to the highest technical, quality, & accountability standards, all while considering secondary concerns like security, performance, maintainability, adaptability, & simplicity
  • Use & promote successful software management & technical workflow practices that shorten feedback loops between the Tech team & others
  • Serve as a technical gatekeeper to advocate for user experience & empathetic design
  • Discover ways to validate & measure the impact your work has on customers

Who you are:

  • Equipped with 4 or more years of experience building complex consumer-facing front-end applications
  • Familiar with using one or more modern client-side frameworks (e.g., React, Vue, Angular, Ember) in a professional setting
  • Backed by a wealth of experience to draw from when building & deploying performance web applications at scale
  • Passionate about what makes a great user experience & knowledgeable about the technical specifics it takes to build one
  • A clear, friendly, & open-minded communicator
  • Eager to be involved in all stages of the product development lifecycle, from concept through deployment
  • Successful in an agile work environment, breaking down large pieces of work to deliver value incrementally
  • Not on the Office of Inspector Generals List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE)

Extra credit:

  • Expertise in one or more of our core technologies: React, Python, Node, Webpack, TypeScript
  • Experience mentoring and/or managing other engineers
  • Experience in A/B testing & personalization, & the underlying infrastructure that supports them

About us:

Warby Parker was founded with a lofty objective: to offer designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially conscious businesses. By circumventing traditional channels & designing our frames in-house, were able to offer top-quality glasses & sunglasses (plus an uncommonly delightful shopping experience) at a fraction of the traditional going price.
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