Software Engineer 2

Last updated 28 days ago
Location:Minneapolis, Minnesota, Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Wake up every morning and KNOW you are making a difference.Flipgrid’s mission is to empower everyone on the planet to share their voiceand respect the diverse voices of others.

The Flipgrid team has focused on student voices with our short-form video application and a rapidly growing, passionate community of educators that empowers over 100 million educators, learners, families, and organizations across 180 countries. Check out #FlipgridForAll on Twitter!

We are looking for creative problem solvers and diverse thinkers—people who care about adding to our team culture and engaging the community we serve. We believe that why we do things is as important as what we do. You should be purposeful, quality-driven, curious, determined, collaborative and fun.

As a front-end engineer, you will be an integral part of our tight-knit group of dedicated problem solvers. The ideal candidate should be able to quickly make an impact on the web team and work with the largerFlipgridteam to deliveran innovativeand meaningful learning experience to millions of students and educators.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver web experiences that are highly crafted and rewarding to theFlipgridcommunity.
  • Collaborate with web, design, and product teams to ensure the goals of the product are aligned with the delivered featureor service.
  • Deliver experiences that are user-focused and adheretoaccessibility standards.
  • Workwith the product development team in driving innovative approaches to solving complex problems.
  • Maintain code standards regarding quality, privacy, accessibility, security, documentation, etc.

Qualifications

  • 3+years offront-end web development experience (HTML,Javascript, CSS, Usability Testing).
  • Experience using a modernJavascriptFramework (React, Vue, Angular).
  • 2+ yearsdeveloping features and experiences forlarge-scale, cross-browserapplicationsacross both mobile and desktop.
  • A strong working knowledgeinterfacing withREST APIs.
  • Demonstrated ability to debug and troubleshootJavascriptand UI/CSS issues and knowledge of optimizationsfor high performance user experiences.

Bonus Creditfor:

  • Working knowledge ofbuilding multimedia experiences using WebRTC.
  • Experience with TypeScript
  • A working knowledge ofCI andCDpipelinesin a development cycle.
  • Experience building accessible applications that follow WCAG and ADA specifications.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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