Principal Front-End Engineer (United States)


Posted: 09/07/2020

 Principal Front-End Engineer (United States)
Join our team to be challenged creatively as we level-up our application UI/UX experience. Showcase your front-end development skills, responsive web design understanding, and accessibility standard knowledge to impact our millions of users. Partner with our Design, Product, and back-end engineering teams to support existing features and build new features. You will draw on your experience with modern UI libraries/frameworks (such as React, Redux, and Less) to create something new and cutting-edge. We work in a fast-paced, open environment where innovation and participation are encouraged.  
In this role you will... 

  • Work in a small, agile team, delivering SaaS software on AWS 
  • Develop modern responsive web application across our technology stack which includes C#, .NET Core 3.1, Web API, React, Redux, Apollo, Typescript, CI/CD tooling, and infrastructure 
  • Be responsible for your own test coverage, including unit, integration, and automated functional tests using tools like Jest, Reach Testing Library and Cypress 
  • Work with other engineers and quality assurance staff to ensure our requirements for quality, security, scalability, and usability are met 
  • Own your code all the way to production, including deployment, monitoring, and troubleshooting 
  • Collaborate with the product management team to plan, design, and scope new features, and identify opportunities for enhancements 
  • Work independently with minimal supervision, and provide leadership and mentorship to associate software engineers 
  • Work with product management and designers to ensure we have consistent UI patterns and smart UX design  
  • Consideration for privacy and security obligations 
You’ve got what it takes if you have... 
  • 7+ years of programming experience with a focus in web application development  
  • Command of modern standards-based web development 
  • Experience architecting front-end tiers for high volume websites 
  • 5+ years of experience with CSS, HTML/XML, JavaScript 
  • Demonstrated experience with cross-browser/platform development and debugging 
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong problem-solving skills, a keen sense of ownership, and a detail-oriented mindset 
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple streams of work in a fast-paced environment 
Extra dose of awesome if you have... 
  • Up to date experience with C# and Typescript 
  • A working understanding of accessibility standards (508 and WCAG 2.0) 
  • Experience with continuous delivery 
  • Hands-on experience with AWS 
Our Culture:
Our mission is to empower people, businesses and communities. A culture created less by what we do and more by who we are. When people are asked to describe the team, the answer is always the same: Smart, Cool, Dependable, and Visionary. We are not a typical tech company (even with our unlimited vacation, paid sabbaticals, generous stock units, education reimbursement, because, well, our employees aren't your typical techies...)
We're always on the lookout for new, curious and capable people who can help us achieve our goal. So if you want to work for a friendly, global and innovative company, we'd love to meet you! What are you waiting for?

What We Do:
Cornerstone OnDemand (NASDAQ: CSOD) was founded with a passion for empowering people through learning and a conviction that people should be your organization’s greatest competitive advantage. Cornerstone is a global human capital management (HCM) leader with a core belief that companies thrive when they help their employees to realize their potential. Putting this belief into practice, Cornerstone offers solutions to help companies strategically manage and continuously develop their talent throughout the entire employee lifecycle. Cornerstone’s HCM platform is successfully used by more than 75 million people in 180+ countries and in nearly 50 languages.

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