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Frontend Engineer
General Application
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
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Desired Skills
JavaScript
Jest
React.js
UI/UX Design
Writing
Requirements
  • Help develop a vision and roadmap to improve our frontend stack
  • Help to sequence and de-risk projects to ensure timely delivery of value
  • Collaborate with product and other cross-functional stakeholders to co-create an impactful customer experience
  • Javascript, including concepts like asynchronous programming, closures, types, and ES6
  • React, complete understanding of its main fundamentals like Virtual DOM, component lifecycle, etc
  • Experience with writing automated tests (e.g. Jest, React Testing Library)
  • Building delightful UI/UX
  • Working in cross-functional teams that put customer requirements first
  • Adaptability and openness to changes and challenges
  • A positive, can-do attitude to work
  • Clear communication skills that resonate with engineers, cross functional stakeholders, and executives
  • A track record of designing, building, and evolving software systems at scale
  • Passion for improving developer velocity
  • A track record of mentorship and growing other engineers
  • Geospatial experience (GDAL, OGR, etc.)
  • Experience with slippy maps (i.e. OpenLayers)
  • Web Infrastructure and performance
  • API Design
  • Oncall experience
Responsibilities
  • Work as an integral member of a cross-functional team focused on improving customer journeys such as:
  • Building out user experiences to search, browse, and analyze geospatial data
  • Optimize slippy maps to work performantly with many layers and POIs
  • Build an intuitive navigation experience for the Planet Explorer webapp
  • Build usage report experiences that help customers understand the value they are getting from their contracts
  • Operate as a specialist that understands user interaction behaviors and partners closely with designers to deliver great experiences
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to ensure our systems remain up 24/7
Planet
Satellite imaging for Earth
Company Overview
Planet is an aerospace and data analytics company that builds small satellites and delivers information about the changing planet.