Leap Senior Full-Stack Engineer (Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois
About LeapLeap is building the world's largest network of branded retail stores ? powered by data, systems and scale. The Leap Platform enables brands to deploy stores that work in concert with ecommerce more rapidly and at significantly reduced cost and risk. Brand stores powered by Leap bring modern brands to life with compelling, immersive customer experience and data driven operations. At Leap, our diverse, growing team is excited by the opportunity to power the next generation of leading consumer brands with a vibrant presence in local communities throughout the country. We're one of the fastest growing companies in the ecomm/retail space - since launch we've powered stores for 20 brands and we're adding more brands and stores each week!
Mission for the positionAs a full-stack developer, you'll be part of the original Leap team, and you'll build the foundation of a scalable technology platform. You'll show us how you design, test, and iterate over simple code that?s easy to reason through. You know that the soul of great software is making it simple and easy to refactor.
Key responsibilitiesYou'll work closely with product and your fellow engineers to architect, design, and develop Web-based tools. Your design and code will showcase store performance and insights to our brands. It'll also give our internal teams the tools they need to improve store operations and sales. As a Leap Full Stack Engineer, your team will own this core Leap product.
What you'll do:
Design real-world solutions to practical challenges, by designing and coding great interfaces
Drive and participate in clear, consistent code review practices, using your experience to help grow a great engineering team
Have fun and work with a scrappy, optimistic, energetic startup team
Use state-of-the-art technology and programming tools
Collaborate on the roll-out of internal workflows and procedures, prioritizing automation
Be encouraging, supportive, kind, fun, sensitive, honest, a great teacher, and above all, a great student
Technical experience using modern front-end frameworks like React
Experience with REST, API-driven development, and web app frameworks like Flask
A deep commitment to testing and automation
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Curiosity, energy, and a sense of humor
In your first month, you'll:
Go to our stores, ask questions, try on products, buy products, return products, and experience being a customer first-hand
Help define the best tools for the job
Write code to automate simple, but incredibly important problems
Communicate constantly with an encouraging, supportive team