Senior JavaScript Developer

Cypress.io


7 months ago

07/18/2019 10:21:23

Category: Software Development


Cypress is ambitiously changing the status quo of testing on the web with our next-generation open source Test Runner and a Dashboard Service that enable an unprecedented developer experience. Our mission is focused squarely on making testing faster, easier, and more approachable than ever before.

Cypress is remote-friendly, and we frequently hire directly from our own passionate user base. As a developer, you’ll help build tools or services that immediately impact the workflow of thousands of organizations and tens of thousands of developers using Cypress around the world.

Our stack & process

  • Our entire product-stack and codebase is written in JavaScript and TypeScript.

  • Our backend is written using Node, including REST based microservices and GraphQL API’s.

  • We use PostgreSQL as our primary datastore.

  • We use Redis to power our queueing system and also utilize it for caching.

  • Many of our core products are open source, and your public contributions will be visible to the community.

  • We care deeply about code quality and ensure everything we release is reviewed and well-tested in our CI pipeline.

  • We are an engineering lead company at our core, which means we encourage all team members to lead a proposal process for introducing new ideas and features managed entirely in Github.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new features, enhance existing features, and implement bug fixes in existing code in both the Cypress Test Runner and Dashboard.

  • Write lots of unit and integration tests.

  • Build highly performant web applications using Node.js and JavaScript.

  • Self document development processes.

  • Scope, estimate, and prioritize work.

  • Peer review others code and give actionable feedback.

  • Conduct demos and/or presentations to developers about our product and its use.

Requirements

  • Be passionate about quality software development.

  • Have experience developing highly performing web applications using Node.js and JavaScript.

  • Be proficient in writing test-driven code and excited about unit testing.

  • Comfortable giving demos, presentations, and guiding developers through testing methodologies.

  • Aware of cutting edge technology and tooling.

  • Value and understand the importance of open source and be comfortable commiting to a largely open source codebase.

  • Experience architecting applications and code that is tested, scalable, and performant.

  • Ability to research and make decisions on your own about best technologies to utilize for new projects.

  • Have a deep understanding of how the DOM works, web tooling, debugging, and memory profiling.

  • Learn fast and thrive in a constantly changing environment.

  • Be a self starter and take the initiative to complete tasks with minimal supervision.

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