Job Description

Senior Web Developer





Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organizations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

About This Role:

Confluent is looking for a Senior Front End Engineer who wants to be part of a great culture, growing team, and contribute to an interesting codebase. You’ll work with modern tech, be part of a growing company, and have great coworkers. You will have enormous impact on our architecture, scaling, team and good practices. With autonomy to make technical decisions that greatly impact the team and organization. You will lead challenging projects including architecture transformations and scaling. And will be fully supported in opportunities to grow your career.

Tech Stack: React (gatsby), SCSS modules, Node, Cypress, Jest

What You Will Do:

  • Improving our technical excellence – be a guide and leader of the technical transformations that we see ahead of us
  • Setting technical direction – take ownership of defining which direction we are going to aim with our technology
  • Leadership – mentor and support other engineers, and always be looking at how we can improve processes and tools we use to drive a better experience
  • Exploring – explore cutting edge tech to provide the best solutions for our growing team
  • Collaboration – collaborate with engineers, designers, data scientists, and partner teams to deliver world class experiences

What You Will Bring:

  • 8+ years experience in a production environment – creating scalable and responsive websites/applications using Javascript, React and CSS
  • 6+ years production experience with React
  • 5+ years giving/receiving in depth code reviews
  • Deep knowledge of Javascript, the good parts, the bad parts, when to use parts of the language and why
  • Experience using Git in a professional/workplace environment
  • Comfort working in a highly agile software development process
  • Great communication skills
  • An optimistic and collaborative attitude
  • Strong proficiency with CSS
  • Knowledge of CI/CD pipelines
  • Hard worker with a willingness to learn and grow
  • Self-motivated
  • Keep up with the latest trends in the front-end world

What Gives You An Edge:

  • Experience with Gatsby
  • Experience with Graphql
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors
  • Has built out a CI/CD pipeline before or knowledge of how to update a current CI/CD
  • Knowledge and implementation of testing libraries (jest, cypress, mocha, jasmin, puppeteer)
  • Knowledge of how to optimize web applications.
  • Experience in A/B testing, tracking, and tools like Google Optimize, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Segment, Optimizely, etc.
  • Knowledge in Figma, and Zeplin