Junior Software Development Engineer - Frontend, Jobs Team (@Remote, Chile and Colombia)



Software Engineering
Colombia · Washington, DC, USA · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

OfferUp is looking for a Junior Software Development Engineer for the Jobs team. Your responsibilities will include everything from design, writing well-architected and thoroughly tested code, to rolling out the feature by analyzing metrics. You also get to take ownership beyond your technical area by working with cross-functional team members and helping set up good coding patterns.

As a member of the Jobs team, your work will help people find the next step in their career.

This role is only available outside the US and not available to any individual based within the US or any US territory.

Here’s more of what you will get to do:

  • You will help create and deliver new mobile and web experiences for OfferUp using front-end technologies such as NodeJS, React, and React Native
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams across OfferUp to design and implement new features.
  • Help maintain code quality in existing applications (mobile and web).
  • Create solutions and/or frameworks that make other team members better and faster

You’ll thrive in this role if you have:

  • 3+ years of professional software engineering experience
  • Proficiency in Javascript or Typescript
  • Experience developing mobile applications in a professional setting
  • Demonstrate strong coding skills in Front-end focused Software Development (React Native, ReactJS, HTML, CSS)
  • Experience with Apollo GraphQL
  • Good knowledge of Data Structures and Object Oriented Design
  • Experience with cross-browser compatibility, client-side security, browser tuning, SEO, and optimization techniques/tools for multi-tier large-scale web architecture
    design patterns e.g. responsive design vs optimized design
  • Knowledge in web optimization performance, and design patterns e.g. responsive design vs optimized design
  • An insatiable desire and ability to learn
  • You desire a fast moving, continuous flow development environment
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken (fluency in English required)

Nice to have

  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive, and a track record of delivery
  • Passion for building new products in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
  • Experience around any of the following: web package managers, Bower, bundler system, NodeJS, Python, webpack
  • Experience with AWS Cloud infrastructure
  • SEO experience is a plus

About OfferUp:

OfferUp is the largest mobile marketplace for local buyers and sellers in the U.S. We are changing the way people buy and sell in their communities by providing a uniquely simple and trusted experience on our iOS and Android apps. Our goal is to be the platform of choice for local commerce by connecting buyers and sellers through an interface that makes selling an item as easy as snapping a picture from a mobile device. OfferUp was founded in 2011 and has grown to serve local markets across the U.S. with more than 1 in 5 adults using OfferUp in 2022.

More About OfferUp At a Glance

  • Top 10 Shopping app in the App Store and Google Play Store for three years
  • 15%+ of adults in several markets use OfferUp every month (LA, Miami, Phoenix, Seattle, Las Vegas, Riverside, Orlando)
  • OfferUp works directly with nearly 2000 US law enforcement agencies to build trust in local communities

OfferUp is changing the way people buy and sell locally, and we’ve built a dynamic team to do it. To learn more about what it’s like to work at OfferUp, check out our blog:

OfferUp provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, OfferUp complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

OfferUp expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of OfferUp’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.