Senior Software Engineer / Front End Developer

Chegg San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 3 months ago

Senior Front-End Engineer / Developer

Writing Tools | San Francisco, CA

Goal:

As our Senior Front-End Engineer, you will aim to improve the writing process and better the lives of students through building a strong engineering culture, technology strategy, and development process.

Organization: Writing Tools

Chegg is already a leader in physical and digital textbook rentals, learning services, and online educational assistance. Chegg wants to continue to help students save time, save money and get smarter by growing its excellent Writing Tools platform. Currently composed of four of the largest student citation services in the world

  • EasyBib.com, CitationMachine.net, Bibme.org, and CiteThisForMe.com, the team reaches over 30 million students from all over the world. In addition, the Writing Tools team is building next-generation writing tools to help students with other aspects of their writing process, including grammar and plagiarism checking.

About The role:

  • Highly competent in four key areas: Tech Projects, Technology Strategy, Execution, and Engineering Culture

  • Team Development Proven ability to manage tech project teams and develop others.

  • Engineering Strategy Defining and driving the engineering strategy we desire to have a scalable architecture as we exploring bring forward lots of data in discoverable ways to our students and institutions. We need to build a rapid way of testing ideas

  • Execution Deliver on-time with a high bar of quality for our engineering solutions

  • Engineering Culture Foster an environment of ownership, innovation and technical excellence in our deliverables

  • Must be able to work and influence a cross-functional team of executives

  • Provide thought leadership on engineering vision and strategy and create alignment in across platforms and products within the Learning Services Space

  • Put the student first and lead creative and holistic thinking across the engineering organization to improve our technology and the way we deliver it

  • This role entails running a full engineering stack team with primary stakeholders (Business, Product, Marketing) based out of Chegg's New York office and hence it requires extensive experience working in a similar environment

Requirements:

  • 1+ years of Tech Lead Management experience in software engineering for web or mobile

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience for web or mobile

  • Have experience creating consumer-focused products and features

  • An awesome communicator and storyteller that can rally support for an engineering vision and strategy

  • Must have recent hands-on experience at both an architectural and code review level

  • Have lead teams through new product development along with refactoring and consolidation of technologies across different properties

  • Past experience in a polyglot stack:

  • PHP 5.6/7.x, modern JavaScript and Ruby (sometimes, on Rails)

  • Caches (like Memcache/Redis)

  • Experience with databases (MySQL/RDS, MSSQL/RDS)

  • Profiling tools (like NewRelic, Tideways)

  • Experience with building REST-based services in Java/PHP is an added advantage

  • Deep understanding of and hands-on experience with modern development approaches (containerization, using Amazon Web Services, CD, micro-services, modular reactive web applications)

  • An infectious passion for engineering excellence

  • Nice to have: Experience with education-related products

About Chegg:

As the leading student-first connected learning platform, Chegg's Student Hub makes higher education more affordable and more accessible, all while improving student outcomes. Chegg is a publicly-held company based in Santa Clara, CA with offices in San Francisco, New York, Portland, India, Israel, Berlin, and Ukraine. Chegg Student Hub Services Includes; Chegg Study, Tutoring, Writing Tools, Math Help, Test Prep, Careers Search, Internship Admissions, and College Admissions.

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Chegg is an equal opportunity employer

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