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Software Engineer - Front-End Technologies

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About the E-Commerce Engineering Team
The Williams-Sonoma ECommerce Engineering organization is seeking an energetic and talented Software Engineer to help deliver high value, high quality features to our industry leading eCommerce sites. At Williams-Sonoma we build 6 of the retail industries leading websites -- Williams-Sonoma, west elm, Mark and Graham and the Pottery Barn family. Engineers working at WSI get to work across the entire functional domain. The front-end engineer will work to extend our beautiful front-end user experience and has the opportunity to also work all the way through to enterprise services that support personalization, order management and other server-side features.

Overview of the Front-End Software Engineer role
As a Front-End Software Engineer in the Ecommerce organization, you'll join a Scrum team building features and automated tests of those features. You will be instrumental in building features within the Checkout and Customer domains. You'll work closely with other engineers and Product Managers to understand user stories and develop the features

·       Assist senior engineers and product managers in designing new features
·       Develop strong working relationships across levels and functions
·       Facilitate problem diagnosis and resolution in relevant areas
·       Drive change, including programs that improve developer productivity and reduce time to market
·       Assist Product Managers in designing and defining new features
·       Write code that is of high quality and consistent with our coding standards
·       Write automated tests of new features to ensure they are of very high quality
·       Review the work of other engineers in a collegial fashion to ensure the work product is of high quality and consistent with our standards
·       Participate in Communities-of-Practice in those technologies in which you have an interest
·       Participate in continuous education programs to grow your skills both technically and in the Williams-Sonoma business domain
·       Serve as a member of a Scrum team and participate in all planning, stand-up and retrospective meetings
·       Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
·       An understanding of software development best practices
·       Enthusiasm for constant improvement as a Software Engineer
·       Continued learning of industry standards and trends
·       Ability to review and critique proposed designs and offer thoughtful feedback in a collegial fashion
·       Skilled in writing and presenting -- able to craft needed messages so they are clearly expressed and easily understood
·       2-4+ years of experience as a professional software engineer
·       2-4+ years of web application development experience using JS, CSS, HTML
·       Direct experience developing scalable web applications with modern JS frameworks (Vue, React, Angular, web components) and tools (Webpack, etc.)
·       Good understanding of large-scale NodeJs, Vue.JS platform development
·       Comfortable working on server-side and/or deeply collaborating with backend teams
·       Strong command of cross-browser compatibility issues, rendering differences, and progressive enhancement strategies
·       Working knowledge of web performance and optimization techniques
·       Good web security knowledge (Cross Site Scripting, SQL Injection, Input Validation)
·       Well versed with unit testing & debugging techniques, particularly with front-end code using testing libraries such as Jest
·       Possess an understanding of web accessibility standards and techniques to deliver experiences to meet the needs of all customers
·       Ability to perform work onsite in the (San Francisco, Rocklin, Portland, New York, San Jose) office full-time pending state, local, and Company return-to-work guidance during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nice to Have Technical Competencies:
·       Experience writing Web Components/Custom Elements
·       Knowledge of templating libraries such as lit-html
·       Experience migrating applications to Micro Front End stack

We believe in People First
We firmly believe that working in a culture focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion spurs innovation, creates healthy and high-performing teams, and delivers superior customer experiences. Our DEI initiatives prompt associate participation and engagement, aligning with our core vision to reflect the communities where we do business and put people first.
Benefits Just for You
Depending on your position and your location, here are a few highlights of what you might be eligible for:  
·       A generous discount on all Williams-Sonoma, Inc. brands
·       A 401(k) plan and other investment opportunities 
·       Paid vacations, holidays, and time off to volunteer 
·       Health benefits, dental and vision insurance, including same-sex domestic partner benefits
·       Tax-free commuter benefits
·       A wellness program that supports your physical, financial and emotional health 
Your Journey in Continued Learning
·       In-person and online learning opportunities through WSI University  
·       Cross-brand and cross-function career opportunities 
·       Resources for self-development
·       Advisor (Mentor) program
·       Career development workshops and learning programs
·       Speaker series

WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration

 This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.