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Senior Engineer, Frontend



Software Engineering
Ghent, Belgium
Posted on Tuesday, June 6, 2023

About Showpad

Founded in 2011, Showpad is the world’s leading Enablement Operating System (eOS™). We align Sales and Marketing teams around impactful content and measurable engagement, enabling sellers to build unique buying experiences and continuously improve conversion rates. Sellers close more deals – faster – with Showpad.

With dual-headquarters in Ghent and Chicago, regional offices in London, Munich and Wroclaw, and remote hubs across the US and EMEA, Showpad is powered by a diverse global workforce of more than 550 people. Our employee value proposition centers around impact, purpose and belonging. Our culture is based on flexibility, trust and setting people up for success. At Showpad, we foster inclusion, innovate for impact and never stop to raise the bar. We take serious care of our people but never take ourselves too seriously.

About the position

As a Senior Frontend Engineer at Showpad, you will have a big impact in how customers interact with Showpad in our Buyer Engagement team. You will work in a distributed cross-functional team with other engineers of varying disciplines to deliver software solutions. You will have access to, and input in, our organization-wide Frontend Guild, where engineers from all teams come together to share ideas, decisions, and improvements to our mature Angular monorepo. Our frontend engineering team strives to always use the latest technology and techniques to solve our customers’ problems. By joining our team, you will contribute to one of the key factors that makes Showpad’s products stand out from our competition

Key responsibilities as a Senior Frontend Engineer at Showpad

  • Improve the Showpad user experience with great UI's and clever use of technology

  • Maintain and improve our Buyer Engagement solution

  • Lend your skills and expertise to our maturing Angular monorepo

  • Be an active player in migrating legacy solutions into newer technologies

  • Conduct research and development by experimenting with and implementing the latest technologies in one of the most faced-paced areas in software engineering

  • Work in software teams where code reviews and pair programming are part of our strong engineering culture

  • Have a strong eye on the bigger picture because everything you do will have an impact on 100,000+ users globally

  • Work closely with and incorporate feedback from Product Management, Interaction Designers and other Engineers

  • Provide technical direction and guidance to the current frontend team as a natural thought leader and coach them to make an impact

Skills and Qualifications we are looking for

  • Professional experience with Angular or another modern JavaScript web framework (React, Vue, Ember, etc.)

  • Proven experience working in and deploying complex frontend production systems, must master git, merge requests, code review and deploy processes.

  • Strong cross-team technical coordination skills

  • Good understanding of browser compatibility

  • A natural eye for detail

  • Backend skills are a big plus like good understanding of cloud technologies

  • The desire to grow yourself, your team and the company

  • Motivation to drive the current frontend roadmap and align with the Chief Architect and other frontend developers on technical decisions

  • Passionate frontend evangelist

  • The ability to work with the latest technologies and take initiatives to improve our platform

  • A degree in Computer Science-oriented study or equivalent experience

  • Experience with end-to-end testing

Other skills needed

  • HTML5/CSS3, Javascript, Typescript

  • SQL, JSON, REST APIs, Ajax, OpenAPI

  • Jest, GitLab, Git, Docker, CI/CD Automation

  • Webpack, NPM, ES2017

  • Monorepo experience is a plus (Nx)

What you can expect from Showpad

We welcome every voice and are committed to building a truly inclusive environment where your differences are not just welcomed, they are celebrated. We’re building a best-in-class experience for our employees and are always identifying opportunities to encourage our team to be their authentic selves. Whether that’s paid parental leave, paid holidays (including Juneteenth and paid time off to vote), paid time off to volunteer at non-profit organizations, personal development opportunities or professional stretch assignments, you can expect Showpad to support you.

Showpad’s Commitment

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organization and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other dimensions of identity.