Software Engineer - UI

Gem Software

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 02/18/2021
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  • Company Address: 550 Kearney Street, 300, San Francisco, California 94108, US

About Gem Software

What is Gem?
Gem (formerly ZenSourcer) is an all-in-one recruiting platform that integrates with LinkedIn, Gmail, Outlook, and your ATS. We enable world-class recruiting teams to find, engage, and nurture top talent.

How do recruiters use it?
Recruiters use Gem to build lists of people to reach out to, find email, and automate followups. We save you time, double response rate, and give visibility into what’s working.

Job Description

Gem is building the platform for modern recruiting. Our software empowers recruiters to source and engage with candidates at scale, and gives talent leaders analytics and end-to-end visibility into the recruiting funnel. Our customers are savvy recruiting teams from industry-leading companies — like Slack, Pinterest, and Dropbox — who understand that getting the best talent in the market is key to maintaining their competitive advantage.
Backed by Greylock, Accel and Y Combinator, Gem has gotten enormous traction since we began going to market in 2018. We grew revenue 4x in 2019, and even with the ups and downs of 2020, we are still quickly growing revenue and are one of the fastest growing SaaS companies at our scale.
The Team & Role:

Our engineering team is focused on our customers and prioritizes velocity. We would rather iterate on a new feature in collaboration with a trusted customer than develop functionality in isolation from end users. Although changing priorities can be thrashy, we attribute our current success to our responsiveness to the needs of our customers.
Our technology stack is configured with velocity in mind. GraphQL, React, and Python are just a few of the technologies we use to enable velocity. Reliability and consistency are also very important to us. We sync millions of emails, resumes, and applications and rely on that information to inform our customers (has anyone on the team reached out to this person?) and services (should we send a follow-up email?).  This would be the first front-end engineer to partner closely with design and engineering to help implement and design a seamless recruiter experience.

    Build features that make recruiting teams feel super-powered  
    Collaborate with teammates to identify solutions with the right trade-offs
    Participate in code and design reviews
    Work closely with sales to understand customer pain points and opportunities for features and improvements
    Build infrastructure to handle metadata for millions of candidates


    Ideally 3+ years of front-end experience
    An engineer who cares about the fit and finish of their visual work
    A strong collaborator who can work with design and engineering
    A strong communicator to keep people up-to-date about their work and roll out changes across the site
    A desire to partner closely with design
    Someone comfortable working with CSS
    Someone with strong engineering fundamentals. The React components they build will need to have intuitive API and allow for composability

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

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.