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Lead Full Stack Web Developer

Company: Formlabs
Location: Somerville
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Lead Full Stack Web Developer

Department: Global Marketing
Location: Somerville, MA

To reinvent an industry, you have to build the best team. Join Formlabs if you want to bring groundbreaking professional 3D printers to the desktop of every designer, engineer, researcher, and artist in the world. Our printers are used by Google, Tesla, Gillette, and New Balance, just to name a few. Founded in Boston in 2011, and reaching unicorn status in 2018, Formlabs is now valued at 2Bn dollars and is one of the leading 3D printer manufacturers in the world. Formlabs' web team designs and maintains our websites, which provide our customers with compelling learning and shopping experiences. We also empower internal users with the tools to manage website content and experiences. We are looking for an accomplished and mid-level web developer to help us create elegant, fast, scalable and user-friendly web applications. If you're passionate about building great web software, and want to work with a remarkable, interdisciplinary team building a 3D printing ecosystem, we want you on the Form Team as a Lead Full Stack Web Developer. This is a hybrid role, based at our Somerville, MA headquarters. The Job:

  • Lead a team of geographically distributed 5+ web developers
  • Architect end to end experiences across web, and full marketing funnel through integration and partnership with other systems (e.g., Magento, Marketo)
  • Develop user-facing front-end code using Next.js and our GraphQL API
  • Work closely with our product and design teams to develop compelling and consistent web user experiences
  • Develop the headless CMS backend code that powers our website on a technology stack based on Django
  • Work with UX team to improve the user experience of the website
  • Refine development processes, and productivity tracking to ensure that the development team is working effectively Your Profile:
    • You are a proven full stack web / ecommerce developer, with 6+ years of experience under your belt
    • Previous experience managing or leading a team of either dotted line or direct reports
    • You enjoy mentoring others and staying hands on
    • You have experience thinking about systems architecture for ecommerce end to end - from marketing / email top of funnel through fulfillment
    • You can build and ship web applications in a production environment
    • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team with engineers, product managers, and business stakeholders alike
    • Experience coding in Python and JavaScript frameworks, such as Django, ReactJS and NextJS or similar
    • Have an understanding of modern web stacks and common toolchains, such as Webpack and Babel or similar
    • Break down complex initiatives into concrete iterative pieces
    • Write clear code, document your work and provide high quality code reviews Bonus Skills:
      • Prior experience with Magento
      • Understanding of content management systems (e.g., Django CMS)
      • Prior experience with Marketo
      • Experience with implementation of clickstream tracking, and A/B testing
      • Experience working with GraphQL
      • Familiarity with Kubernetes, Docker, and/or AWS Bonus Skills:
        • Understanding of content management systems (we use Django CMS)
        • Experience working with GraphQL
        • Familiarity with Kubernetes, Docker, and/or AWS Our Perks & Benefits:
          • Robust equity program to build future wealth through RSUs
          • Comprehensive healthcare coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision)
          • Low cost fund options in our 401K and access to advisors
          • Generous paid Parental Leave (up to 16 weeks)
          • Tenure-based paid Sabbatical Leave (up to 6 weeks)
          • Flexible Out of Office Plan - Take time when you need it
          • #LI-Hybrid
          • Ample on-site parking & pre-tax commuter benefits
          • Healthy on-site lunches, snacks, beverages, & treats
          • Regular sponsored professional development opportunities
          • Many opt-in culture events across our diverse community
          • And of course... unlimited 3D prints We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Even if you don't check every box, but see yourself contributing, please apply. Help us build an inclusive community that will change the face of 3D printing.

            To all recruitment agencies: Formlabs does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Formlabs employees or any other company location. Formlabs is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.

Keywords: Formlabs, Somerville , Lead Full Stack Web Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Somerville, Massachusetts

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