Foursquare

Staff Engineer - Studio Front End

New York, NY
USD 148k - 242k
CSS React Next.js TypeScript JavaScript HTML
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About Foursquare 

Foursquare is the leading independent location technology and data cloud platform, dedicated to building meaningful bridges between digital spaces and physical places. Our proprietary technology unlocks the most accurate, trustworthy location data in the world, empowering businesses to answer key questions, uncover hidden insights, improve customer experiences, and achieve better business outcomes. A pioneer of the geo-location space, Foursquare’s location tech stack is being utilized by our mobile apps CityGuide and Swarm, as well as the world’s largest enterprises and most recognizable brands, like Amazon, Microsoft, Samsung, Spotify, Uber, Airbnb and others.

Foursquare’s flexible building blocks include technology to maximize marketing impact and drive incremental real-world engagement (Attribution, Audience, Proximity, SDK); data to deeply understand points of interest and real-world behavior patterns (Places and Visits), and tools to conduct advanced analysis, data enrichment, unification and visualization (Studio).

About the Position

Foursquare is looking for a Staff Engineer - Front End to join our team! While we would prefer candidates based in or around our office hubs in New York City, Chicago, Seattle, or San Francisco, we're also open to considering remote applicants for this role.

The successful candidate will join the Foursquare Studio team. The Studio team set out to bring the most advanced geospatial technologies to the world that are powerful and easy to use. The team is building an analytics platform for accessing, enriching, analyzing, and visualizing geospatial data.   We serve a variety of different customers and use cases from in-depth reporting to advanced geospatial visualization.

The Staff Front End Engineer will serve an important role in building world-class data visualization and analytics experiences for Foursquare Studio - a client-side application for geospatial visualization and analytics. You will be responsible for implementing UI/UX design using Typescript and Javascript, focusing not only on performance and quality but also on crafting a beautiful user experience. You will be able to demonstrate initiative, professionalism and attention to detail. You will have experience in improving the internal developer experience of the team through a deep understanding of popular build tooling and systems. 

In this role, you’ll 

  • Build world-class data visualization and analytics experiences for Foursquare Studio
  • Develop elegant, responsive, and high-performant user interfaces using the latest Front-End technologies 
  • Work closely with the Front-End lead, product, UX/UI design, and backend to understand customer needs and translate them into product features, bridging the gap between UI design and product implementation
  • Act as a force multiplier, supporting and mentoring junior engineers, conducting code reviews, and coordinating cross-team efforts
  • Maintain and improve existing code with a pride of ownership. Implement and advocate for best practices in testing, code quality, and CI/CD pipelines
  • Shape broad architecture decisions, and participate in planning and Product decisions

What you’ll need 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related field
  • A minimum of 7 years experience in software engineering, building frontend applications
  • Proficiency in front-end programming languages such as  HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Typescript
  • Well-versed in front-end technologies including React, Redux, React Hooks, Tailwind CSS, Esbuild, and NextJS
  • Excellent knowledge of browser troubleshooting and debugging practices and techniques
  • Experience with developing data-rich applications and techniques for high performant great UI architecture and engineering
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and practices
  • Your own unique talents! If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, we encourage and welcome you to still apply!

Benefits and Perks

  • Flexible PTO - rest and recharge when you need it!
  • Industry Leading Healthcare - comprehensive and competitive health, vision, dental, life insurance
  • Savings and Investments - 401(k) with company match
  • Equipment Setup - you will receive all necessary hardware for your job function
  • Professional Development - annual learning stipend for your career development goals
  • Family Planning and Fertility Programs - programs via Carrot 
  • Employee Resource Groups - to help you stay connected
  • Hybrid Work Schedule for in-person collaboration on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays beginning April 1, 2024. For roles considered remote, this will not apply.

At Foursquare, we are committed to providing competitive pay and benefits that are in line with industry and market standards.  Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, and specific office location.

The annual total cash compensation range is $148,000 - $242,250, however actual salaries can vary based on a candidate’s qualifications, skills and competencies, as well as location. 

Salary is just one component of Foursquare’s total compensation package, which includes restricted stock units, multiple health insurance options, and a wide range of benefits!

Things to know…

Foursquare is proud to foster an inclusive environment that is free from discrimination. We strongly believe in order to build the best products, we need a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds. This leads to a more delightful experience for our users and team members. We value listening to every voice and we encourage everyone to come be a part of building a company and products we love.

Foursquare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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