Senior Front End Engineer


New York, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 05/26/2021
  • Website:
  • Company Address: , New York, NY

About Burrow

Burrow is an innovative new furniture company reinventing the way people furnish their home.

Job Description

As Burrow enters a period of significant growth and expansion we are looking for an experienced software engineer to provide technical leadership in a small but growing team.


The ideal candidate has experience providing mentorship to other engineers but is very comfortable as a contributor. Recognizes the importance of developing intimate knowledge of the codebase through contributions and code reviews, and plays a major role in making choices about technology, through experimentation and iteration. Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, willing to try new things, and constantly push the envelope.


Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Mentoring engineers on your team and building high quality engineering practices
  • Proven track record in taking on large, complex projects, and managing multiple stakeholders.
  • Making impactful individual contributions while also delegating work and creating opportunities to teach and develop skills of engineers on your team.
  • Committed to code quality improvements through code reviews, testing and implementing best practices.
  • Working closely with the Director of Engineering and Product Manager to develop the roadmaps and establish priorities.
  • Contributing to building a productive working environment by innovating on DevOps and CI/CD
  • Fine-tuning the technical stack with a focus on security, high availability and scalability
  • Experience with managing all stages of project delivery - requirements gathering, planning, execution, testing and acceptance.

Job requirements


  • 5+ years of experience building high performance production websites
  • 2+ years managing a team of developers
  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems, or related field) or equivalent real world experience
  • Experience with our tech stack - Node.js (express), React, Redux, Webpack, GraphQL, headless ecommerce and CMS platforms.
  • Expert in Javascript
  • Experience with AWS services (particularly Elastic Beanstalk, Elasticache, Cloudwatch, Code Pipeline, Lambda and CloudFormation)
  • Experienced in agile software development lifecycles and release management
  • Embodies our company values: customer experience, collaboration, and innovation


  • Experience in Python is a strong plus
  • Experience with production software system architecture design
  • Experience working with GraphCMS and BigCommerce platforms
  • Ability to write SQL queries and understand query optimization
  • Google Cloud Platform experience

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.