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BigCommerce Front-End Software Engineer

Company: Trellis
Location: Malden
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Overview is a full-service eCommerce agency with a single mission: make commerce simple. We help growth-focused companies succeed through strategy, design, development, and performance-based marketing services. As an award-winning, remote-first organization with headquarters in Boston, we've had the pleasure of helping some amazing brands succeed in the world of eCommerce and across industries such as apparel, beauty, manufacturing, sports, and many more.Our BigCommerce Front-End Engineers help build and maintain interactive eCommerce stores for our clients and their customers. They work with our Project Managers and other engineers to deliver quality websites on the BigCommerce platform. They bring their platform expertise to solve challenging client challenges on a daily basis.We're looking for individuals who thrive in dynamic environments, embrace processes and organization, are detail-oriented, and enjoy using data to inform their decision-making.Core ResponsibilitiesBelow are some of the core responsibilities our BigCommerce Front-End Engineers have:

  • Properly submits pull requests with code fulfilling a ticket's acceptance criteria.
  • Communicates any blockers, progress, and statuses regarding a ticket.
  • Uses best practices regarding accessibility, site performance, & SEO.
  • Uses HTML, CSS, JS, and Stencil to create BigCommerce web elements matching client-approved designs and functionality.
  • Creates test cases for completed work to pass on to QA.Relevant Experience -Below are some of the relevant experiences that would make someone a good fit for this role:
    • Possesses a wide breadth of knowledge regarding standards-compliant HTML, CSS & Javascript, including responsive design techniques, performance implications of CSS / CSS Animations & JavaScript.
    • Has done Stencil template development on 3 or more prior projects and can submit a small portfolio of recent work and/or a code sample as proof.
    • Has worked with BigCommerce widget development on 3 or more prior projects and can submit a small portfolio of recent work and/or a code sample as proof.
    • Knowledgeable of modern CSS concepts such as Grid CSS and Flexbox. Experience with Vue.js or React.js is a plus.
    • Has an understanding of web standards and accessibility.
    • Experienced in integrating external web services, such as SOAP, REST, or GraphQL APIs, is recommended.
    • Experience specifically with the BigCommerce APIs is strongly recommended.
    • Comfortable using software development management tools like the Atlassian suite (JIRA, Confluence, etc.) or a similar set of applications.
    • Familiarity with using Git to create branches and push new code changes and can create pull requests for the technical lead to code review.
    • Demonstrates a proven track record of following through with deadlines and keeping on top of new tasks.CertificationsWhile no specific certifications are required for this role, any BigCommerce certifications would be a plus.Our ToolboxBelow are some of the tools that our BigCommerce Front-End Engineers use regularly:
      • Development
        • BitBucket/Git
        • BigCommerce Admin
        • Stencil CLI
        • GraphQL
        • Communications & Productivity
          • JIRA/Confluence
          • Slack
          • G-Suite
          • ZoomWorking at TrellisTrellis is a fast-growing, self-funded eCommerce agency with headquarters just outside of Boston. We're a remote-first organization with over 2/3 of our team distributed across the US and internationally. Work/life balance is priority with a range of benefits to our employees, including:
            • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
            • Company-Paid Laptop and Home Office Equipment
            • 12 Days Paid Holiday
            • 20 Days Flexible PTO + Earned Seniority
            • 25 Days Additional PTO for Parental Leave
            • 401K with Employer Matching
            • Donation Matching Program
            • Education and Professional Development Bonuses
            • Performance-Based BonusesWe structure our teams into 'Squads,' providing an opportunity to build deep connections with colleagues and longer-term relationships with clients. We aim to provide an inclusive environment that encourages a diverse group of voices to contribute to our company. This inclusion is often in the form of employee-led "Lunch & Learns," employee-driven special interest groups, paired mentorship, and transparent career advancement policies. All of these initiatives stem from Trellis Core Principles:
              • Be a Source of Honesty: Communicate transparently and act honestly with our clients, teammates, and community.
              • Engage with Problem Solvers: Recruit and retain high-quality creative and technical employees that love solving problems and are empowered to do fantastic work.
              • Support Growth: Encourage and support the growth of our clients and teammates, even when we've made mistakes.
              • Demonstrate through Results: Use results as the ultimate way to sell our ideas and capabilities.

Keywords: Trellis, Malden , BigCommerce Front-End Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Malden, Massachusetts

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