Senior Front End Engineer
Chegg 21 reviews - San Francisco, CA

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Chegg seeks a hands-on and hard-core senior engineer to create beautiful software on our front end engineering team in our San Francisco office (located in the China Basin building near AT&T park).

We're looking for curious and passionate engineers who enjoy learning about and implementing the latest front-end technologies. The ideal person is motivated by building cutting-edge work which will have an immediate impact on millions of students across the world. If this excites you, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Check out what Chegg engineers are thinking about these days here: http://techblog.chegg.com/

Responsibilities:
Develop awesome features for our high traffic web front end

Code, test, document and deliver features with cross-browser compatibility, accessibility and search engine optimization

Collaborate with product managers, designers, QA and other engineers to enhance existing UI

Participate in agile development process, including scoping, detailed design, effort estimation, coding, testing, debugging, code reviews, maintenance and support

Innovate and create the best user experience for millions of students

Requirements:
5+ years of consumer-facing web front end development experience

Expertise in writing elegant and cross-browser HTML/CSS/JavaScript with an attention to detail, scalability, performance, and maintainability

Proficient in DOM API and AJAX programming

Familiar with JavaScript libraries, including Backbone and jQuery

Front end debugging experience using tools like Firebug/Chrome dev tools

Knowledge of latest open standards such as CSS3 and HTML5

Strong problem solving, analytical and object-oriented programming skills

Able to work in a fast-paced, creative and collaborative environment

BS or MS in Computer Science or a related field

Desirable:
Agile development experience through scrum

Web performance and scalability tuning

Knowledge of LAMP architecture and PHP

Knowledge of search engine optimization

Chegg is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Chegg, the student hub, is transforming the way millions of students learn by connecting them to the people and tools needed to succeed...