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Senior Web Software Engineer, Drive



Software Engineering
Madrid, Spain
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2023

Picsart is on a mission to empower the creator in all of us through the best AI-assisted creativity platform. With 150+ million monthly active users, we are already the world's leading platform for content creation but we’re just getting started. As we prepare for our next chapter of growth, we are looking for a Senior Web Engineer to help us move faster and to work on a platform that improves the delivery speed of the engineering team.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies like JavaScript, React.js, Next.js, JSS, SASS, PostCSS, JSX, Lighthouse, PageSpeed, Chrome Performance, Redux, Restful web services, Webpack.

As a Senior Web Engineer, you will leverage your expertise in the technology stack mentioned above to tackle complex, large-scale problems and shape the future of our system's architecture to meet evolving requirements. You'll also play a key role in defining SLAs to ensure our systems are performing at their best.

At Picsart, we are a team of experts with a strong engineering culture. We design and build exceptional products that directly impact 150+ million active users per month. Our app generates more than 1 million AI images daily, and we have more than 1 billion app downloads on iOS, Android, and Windows combined.

By joining us, you will benefit from

- An honest, open culture that emphasises feedback and promotes professional and personal development.

- Remote friendly setup— our team is distributed worldwide, from Armenia to US, UK, Germany, Spain and Romania

- Wellbeing benefits (including a monthly wellbeing fund)

- Growing opportunities — based on your preference you can grow in the company as a people manager or as an individual contributor.

- An environment that fosters innovation and creativity, a culture with the ability to pilot new trends

You will

- Design and develop web applications that are resilient, highly available and scalable with JavaScript and React

- Make a substantial impact on the evolution of our architecture to meet future requirements and help establish its SLAs.

- Create top-notch code that is scalable, reliable, and reusable in addition to following engineering best practices.

- Draft technical documents if necessary and identify any potential risks ahead of time to ensure the smooth functioning of the system.

- Write unit/integration tests to ensure the high quality of the application

- Analyze the product design complexity, plan workload, communicate risks

- Participate in the full software development lifecycle, including development, code reviews, testing, and production deployment

- Develop new user-facing features

- Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs

- Work closely with stakeholders, PM’s and Researchers to deliver new features.

- Own the front-end roadmap tasks for the initiative and work closely with mobile and backend teams.

- Own the task end to end and do not rely on QA

- Have to constantly update your stakeholders about the progress, and share ideas with the product team proactively.

- Task breakdown and Estimations.

- Own the WEB tasks in the grooming sessions

- Do professional cross-team communication and follow-up

- Be mentoring others on complex tasks and quality related topics, and encouraging them to take on more complex tasks and responsibilities

About you

- BS/MA degree in a highly quantitative field or equivalent, as well as a minimum of 6 years of experience as a Senior JavaScript / Frontend Engineer or in a similar position

- Master the whole technology stack that is relevant for the job, especially JavaScript, TypeScript, and related technologies, with ReactJS being essential

- Proficiency with JSS, SASS, PostCSS, and JSX

- Experience with Responsive/Adaptive Web Design and Single Page Applications, as well as PageSpeed, Lighthouse, and Chrome Performance tools

- Knowledge of JS and CSS performance optimizations is advantageous, as is experience with Redux and RESTful web services

- Familiarity with build tools like Webpack is a plus

- Self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a global team

- Ability to influence technical decisions across a large number of engineers

- Coaching and growing the tech skills of other team members

- Good trade off decisioning - balance between product requirements and technical excellence

- Effectively communicating about day to day activities both inside and outside the team

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English are required

- Would be a great plus - working in platform team with proven record of evolving the technology of that platform

What we seek and value most in our candidates
Professionalism in both soft and hard skills; motivation to grow, learn and share, positive attitude, flexibility, transparency, ownership and the most important - passion and commitment.
Picsart is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.
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Picsart is the world’s largest digital creation platform and a top 20 most downloaded app. Every month, the Picsart community creates, remixes, and shares billions of visual stories using the company’s powerful and easy-to-use editing tools. Picsart has amassed one of the largest open-source content collections in the world, including free-to-edit photos, stickers, backgrounds, templates, and more. Picsart is available in 30 languages for free and as a subscription on iOS, Android, Windows devices and on the Web. Headquartered in Miami, with offices around the world, Picsart is backed by SoftBank, Sequoia Capital, DCM Ventures, Insight Partners, and others. Download the app or visit picsart.com for more information.