Sr. Software Engineer II (Web Engineer)



Software Engineering
Canada · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2024

About Life360

At Life360, we’re on a mission to simplify safety so families can live fully. Everyday more than 61+ million members across 195 countries trust us to protect and connect their loved ones at home, on the road, and on the go.

From real-time location updates to keep everyone coordinated, to Crash Detection and 24/7 Roadside Assistance, Life360 is designed to free families from everyday worries. Our range of Driving Safety, Digital Safety, Location Safety, and Personal Safety features are there to keep our members safe every step of the way.

Life360 has more than 500 (and growing!) remote-first employees.

In 2021, Life360 acquired Tile, the pioneer in finding technology, and Jiobit, one of the top real-time location monitoring platforms for families. These expanded offerings mark an important step forward towards achieving our vision of being the world's leading platform for people, pets and things.

Life360 is a Remote First company, which means a remote work environment will be the primary experience for all employees. All positions, unless otherwise specified, can be performed remotely (within Canada) regardless of any specified location above.

About The Team

The Web Engineering team is responsible for defining, building, and supporting the full web experience for both and This team consists of a talented group of engineers who are constantly thinking about scale, security, user experience, and performance and how it will impact the millions of customers and families that depend on our services and products. The team works on exciting growth initiatives and feature rollouts.

About the Job

You’ll be working within a close-knit team of Web engineers, all working to provide an excellent user experience on our e-comm platform and web applications. This team works closely with other engineering teams, marketers, product managers, and designers to create and maintain performant, visually appealing websites that are optimized for user retention and satisfaction. Your day to day might involve coding new features, improving site performance, supporting A/B tests from our cross functional partners, and troubleshooting issues to enhance the overall user experience.

What You’ll Do

  • Support the end-to-end ecommerce solution
    • Develop React UI components for our Next.js ecommerce storefront
    • Multiple storefronts and locales (localization)
    • Support multiple payment processing integrations (Stripe, Chargebee) at checkout and order fulfillment
    • Create and maintain custom integrations between vendor services (Product Inventory Management, Storefront, CMS, Reviews, etc)
  • Develop application components using AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK), provision and deploy those components
  • Configure monitoring, alerting, and alert actions on AWS Cloudwatch
  • Configure CI/CD workflows to test, build, and deploy services
  • Work in collaboration with cross-functional teams (Product, SEO, Marketing, Merchandising, and Finance) to design and document new features
  • Work with web testing skills and frameworks including: Automate functional tests, accessibility compliance tests, and smoke tests
  • Experience developing against RESTful Service architectures
  • On-call rotation and incident response
  • Collaborate with the wider web development team to implement features across both and

What We’re Looking For

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or similar quantitative field or the equivalent industry experience
  • 5+ years of experience with React, NextJS and AWS (SQS, Lambdas, S3, CloudWatch)
  • Strong web testing skills, including Jest, browser testing
  • Ability to handle a fast paced environment for iterative project turnarounds on mission critical systems
  • Experience with Agile Development and Scrum methodologies
  • Communicates effectively with cross-platform teammates

Preferred Qualifications

  • TypescriptCypress
  • Netlify
  • BigCommerce
  • Contentful
  • Jasper
  • Cloudflare Edge Workers
  • Experience with Agile Development and Scrum methodologies

Our Benefits

  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance plans
  • RRSP plan with DPSP company matching program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for mental well being
  • Flexible PTO, several company wide days off throughout the year
  • Winter and Summer Week-long Synchronized Company Shutdowns
  • Learning & Development programs
  • Equipment, tools, and reimbursement support for a productive remote environment
  • Free Life360 Platinum Membership for your preferred circle
  • Free Tile Products

Life360 Values

Our company’s mission driven culture is guided by our shared values to create a trusted work environment where you can bring your authentic self to work and make a positive difference

  • Be a Good Person - We have a team of high integrity people you can trust.
  • Be Direct With Respect - We communicate directly, even when it’s hard.
  • Members Before Metrics - We focus on building an exceptional experience for families.
  • High Intensity High Impact - We do whatever it takes to get the job done.

Our Commitment to Diversity

We believe that different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds create a stronger and more creative work environment that delivers better results. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees. It fuels our innovation and connects us closer to our customers and the communities we serve. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their authentic best selves to work.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Life360. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any legally protected status.

We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply. We believe that a diversity of perspectives and experiences create a foundation for the best ideas. Come join us in building something meaningful. Even if you don’t meet 100% of the below qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying!