Staff Software Engineer, Frontend

GOAT Group

Los Angeles, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 04/09/2021
  • Website: goatgroup.com
  • Company Address: 3960 Landmark Street, Culver City, CA, 90232

About GOAT Group

GOAT Group represents the leading platforms for authentic sneakers, apparel, and accessories. Operating two distinct brands – GOAT, the global platform for style and Flight Club, the original sneaker consignment store – GOAT Group has a global community of over 25M members across 164 countries. The greatest selection from the past, present and future are displayed on company-operated mobile apps, e-commerce sites and retail stores. Through its innovative technology and service, GOAT Group has changed the landscape of commerce, converging the primary and resale markets.

Job Description

With over 25 million members across 164 countries and more than 1 million listings, GOAT is the world’s largest marketplace for authentic sneakers. The GOAT Engineering team builds and maintains the core services of our platform, which serve as the backbone for our web, mobile, and internal applications.

As a Staff Engineer, you're expected to:

    • Take point on projects of significant scope, possibly spanning multiple teams and applications
    • Deliver stable, well-tested solutions on time, delegating where appropriate
    • Provide clear technical direction and advocate for improvement while minimizing downtime and risk
    • Adapt to technical change with agility by proposing creative and thoughtful alternatives
    • Coordinate with other leaders and set proper expectations for all parties involved
    • Bring technical leadership and oversight to all teams and projects of which you are a part
    • Successful engineers at this level also look well beyond their specific assignments to help ensure that the whole project gets over the finish line quickly and correctly.

We’re looking for:

    • BS degree preferred
    • 10+ years of professional software engineering experience
    • 5+ years of experience developing consumer-facing single-page applications (React, Angular, etc.)
    • Experience with e-Commerce/Web Applications
    • Familiar and comfortable with the technologies, the tradeoffs, and the design patterns emerging in web services
    • A quick learner, a self-starter, able to work independently, and you're willing (and able) to handle the pressures of an increasing level of responsibility
 
 
GOAT is the global platform for style. Founded in 2015 to bring trust to the sneaker community, the technology platform has since expanded to offer apparel and accessories from the world’s leading contemporary, avant garde and luxury brands. Through its unique positioning between the primary and resale markets, the company is able to surface styles from the past, present and future, delivering authentic product to over 20M members across 164 countries.
 
The company is backed by strategic investor Foot Locker, Inc. as well as some of the leading names in venture capital including Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventures, Matrix Partners, Upfront Ventures, Webb Investment Network and Y Combinator.

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