Senior Frontend Engineer



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024

The Role

We are looking for Senior Frontend Software Engineers who are great problem solvers, enjoy collaborating with others (not just engineers) that value well-written and tested code. As a Frontend Engineer at Linktree, you’ll be working together with various members and teams to achieve your goals - You’ll dive deep into how we currently work and help us optimize it as you grow into your role. We’re just getting started, so joining us now means a LOT of influence on the direction we’re going.

As a member of the Commerce team, you will be working on a 0 to 1 social commerce product for Linktree. You'll be joining at an early stage of product development, where you get to own, shape, and ultimately build the product. We're a start-up within a start-up.

What You'll Own

  • We look for engineers with strong product instincts who can own projects and build from 0 -> 1

  • Drive collaborative cross-functional architectural evolutions to ensure we continue to uphold industry leading frontend application performance benchmarks for our Linkers as the product evolves.

  • Design and drive ways of working that set teams up to deliver high performance and quality software at speed.

  • Tech Stack: Primarily use React and React Native front ends with NodeJS backends, written with Typescript. The rest of our stack includes MySQL, Postgres, AWS (DynamoDB, Lambda, ECS, CDK, Glue, Firehose, EventBridge), Snowflake. We have a Symfony + Doctrine PHP monolith with Twig templates, too.

  • Ensure that components are functional, elegant, performant, and mobile-friendly

  • Understand when and how to run UI tests

  • Collaborate with, inspire and motivate a global squad of designers, PMs and engineers across North America and Australia to enable effective execution towards ambitious outcomes.

  • You will work in cross-functional teams, where you will have real ownership over a problem end to end.

Who We're Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or technical field, or equivalent experience 6+ years of software development, and 3+ years of React experience

  • An appreciation for maintaining core applications, their development and upkeep

  • Understand how to balance and advocate for quality in the face of fast moving product delivery cycles

  • Comfortable to design and build full stack solutions to drive a north star vision for the frontend

  • Prior experience working with component libraries or design teams in user-facing applications

  • Deep understanding of front-end architecture and data-driven development

  • Interested in moving microservices and microfrontends

  • You enjoy helping people, including both your teammates and our users

Linktree is committed to providing a competitive compensation package. Our cash compensation amount for this role is targeted at $160,000-$200,000 in the San Francisco Bay or Los Angeles area. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including candidate expertise, the scope of role and level, and may vary from the amounts listed above.

PP.S. If you don’t tick every box in this ad, please don’t rule yourself out. We take pride in inclusion and hiring incredible human beings with great potential over ticking boxes – so if this role resonates with you, hit that apply button!

Where and How We Work

We are a global and diverse group offering a truly flexible and family friendly work environment. Kids, pets, and the occasional delivery person are all actively encouraged to appear on our Zoom screens. All of us at Linktree work either fully remote or a discretionary hybrid approach.

We offer autonomy and flexibility in how you structure your days and weeks. There will be the need for some collaboration outside of your usual 9-5 being a global company, but we aim to work asynchronously where possible.

How we’ll help you thrive

Our approach to benefits considers the whole person and the unique contributions they bring to Linktree. We want the experience at Linktree to be one that enables people to truly thrive so we can Go Further Together. Some ways we support you:

  • An annual wellbeing allowance to use on things like (but not limited to) fitness memberships, development courses, childcare, travel, charitable donations, pet insurance, home office set up - the choice is yours!

  • 100% coverage (and 80% for your dependents) of your monthly premiums for medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.

  • Employer contribution towards your retirement.

  • Generous time off for vacation, holidays, parental leave, volunteer time and other categories.

  • Employee Stock Option Program - we want each and every employee to share in the company’s success as we go further together.

To learn more about our benefits, including our parental leave program, volunteering leave, DE&I initiatives, and more, click here!

Our Story

We're on a mission to empower anyone to curate, grow and monetize their digital universe. We created the "link in bio" category and are trusted by some of the world's biggest brands and celebrities including TikTok, The UN Environmental Program, The White House, F1, Manchester United, Olivia Rodrigo and Selena Gomez. With over 40,000 new accounts created everyday, Linktree is the fastest growing leader in our category. Linktree has partnered with some of today’s biggest names like Amazon, TikTok, Snap, YouTube, GoFundMe, Spotify, Google, Stripe, Reddit and more to help unify users’ digital spaces— and we’re just getting started. Join us in empowering everyone from businesses to creatives in building their online presence.

At Linktree, we celebrate and support everyone’s perspective and background, and we’re proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We aim to foster a diverse and inclusive environment where all team members have a sense of belonging, because we believe in going further together. Linktree welcomes all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, age, or other lived experience. If you require accommodations to fully participate in our opportunities, please don't hesitate to reach us at – your needs are important to us.