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Sr. Front-End Engineer, Loop Commerce

  • Menlo Park, CA, US
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Job ID: 1800003866

About Loop Commerce

“Acquired by Synchrony in June 2018, Loop Commerce is a transformative force in the $400 billion Gift-Commerce category. The Menlo Park, CA company helps leading brands and retailers like Banana Republic, Target, Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus to eliminate the traditional obstacles their customers face when trying to purchase items as gifts. Among its many offerings, Loop Commerce’s patented GiftNow® service integrates seamlessly into retailers’ stores to offer gift givers enhanced choices at check out, and gives gift recipients options such as changing the size or color of an item before it ships to allow more confident, faster purchase decisions for shoppers and less hassle for recipients. Loop’s GiftNow is fast growing to become the ubiquitous consumer brand and gifting service, implemented and driven by these leading retailers. On the momentum of GiftNow’s success, Loop Commerce has recently expanded with its Gift360™ suite of products, to drive further value to retailers and consumers alike, redefining how people buy and receive gifts across the digital and physical worlds. Additionally, ecosystem partners in payments, ad-tech, logistics, social and loyalty and benefiting much from Loop’s technology, capabilities and vast network of leading retailers, and now partnering with Loop to enhance their own businesses.

Loop Commerce and GiftNow have been profiled by numerous news organizations including CNBC, CBS, USA Today, Chain Store Age and Forbes, as changing the game for commerce as it relates to shopping others, and leading the category that is now defined as g-commerce (gift-commerce). The company has also been well recognized in 2016 as the best tech startup in Silicon Valley, and in 2017 was awarded the most innovative company in fintech and commerce. Loop Commerce defines its vibrant culture as being a family-like and fun-loving atmosphere, agile, and focused on defining the leading edge of something meaningful for millions of people. And now, while maintaining it’s start-up culture and fast-pace innovation, Loop has the backing and support of Synchrony to fuel and accelerate its growth and success”.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work on architecture, design and development of user facing components of our product.
  • Collaborate with designers, product managers and other team members to create modern, elegant, innovative and delightful user experiences
  • Contribute to overall culture of engineering and UX excellence and best practices
  • Drive our technology forward, innovate and evolve it with respect to functionality, performance, reliability, and scalability
  • Implement working prototypes for testing new ideas
  • Participate and contribute to design and code reviews for producing quality code

Qualifications/Requirements:   

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience and deep experience with hand-coded JavaScript, including modern programming patterns (client side MVC, JSONP, dynamic resource loading etc.)
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience and high proficiency with cross-browser HTML and CSS, including the latest HTML5/CSS3 features.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience writing modular, well-abstracted, reusable client and server-side code for UI components

Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Related technical field
  • Start-up experience,
  • Strong analytical skills – ability to understand the constraints of a problem and identify the tradeoffs.
  • Familiarity with server-side development using Ruby/Java/PHP/etc.
  • Passion for opportunities Loop has to offer its customers, retailers & partners
  • Outstanding ability to analyze, troubleshoot and solve complex problems.
  • Outstanding communications, relationship building, and collaboration skills.
  • Proven ability to partner and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be 18 years or older
  • You must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the selection process
  • You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
  • Effective 1-1-18, new hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles.  Once this new hire time in position requirement is met, the associate will have a minimum 6 months’ time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles.  Employees, level 8 or greater, must have at least 24 months’ time in position before they can post.  All internal employees must have at least a “consistently meets expectations” performance rating and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you don’t meet the time in position or performance requirement).

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.  We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. 

Reasonable Accommodation Notice:

  • Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
  • If you need special accommodations, please call our Career Support Line so that we can discuss your specific situation. We can be reached at 1-866-301-5627.   Representatives are available from 8am – 5pm Monday to Friday, Central Standard Time.

Grade/Level: 11


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