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Sr Software Engineer - React -open to remote job at PetSmart

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About the Team

It’s an exciting time in technology, and that buzz is felt throughout PetSmart! We are continuing to grow at a faster pace and we want to continue to provide best-in-class experiences for pets and pet parents. Our IT team has 4 different departments: Information Security, IT Service Delivery, Business Enabling Systems, and IT Commerce & Customer Engagement.


Whether it’s online or in our stores, the work that the IT team does is instrumental in PetSmart’s success. We have a strategic and actionable plan underway and are looking for associates who are just as excited about it as we are.

About the Job

How this role will make an impact:

PetSmart is transforming its engineering team to meet the needs of a rapidly changing retail environment.  In this role, you will be foundational in helping to build and craft PetSmart’s prowess in making React (JS and Native) a key framework across our mobile and web properties. Working across our web and mobile applications, you will be part of building an amazing mobile-first customer experience that impacts our customers both in our stores and in our digital channels.


Your goals and responsibilities will include:

  • Act as a full stack developer across PetSmart’s various web and mobile solutions
  • As a Full Stack Engineer, you will help build up PetSmart’s competency using React (JS and Native) across our mobile and web properties
  • Partner with our web engineering team on strategies to share components across applications and on best practices and new advancements in the React community
  • Work with product and UX teams to review designs and concepts and offer suggestions to decrease complexity while maintaining the spirit of the experience
  • Proactively make recommendations for technical enhancements for better performance, scalability, and maintainability
  • Accountable for delivering in an agile environment
  • Creates/oversees completion of technical development on mobile and web solutions
  • Works with cross-functional IT and business teams to design and develop solutions based on business requirements
  • Identify areas of improvement in design, implementation, process, tooling, automated testing, quality assurance
  • Mentor less experienced developers
  • Remain current on latest web technologies seeking to integrate them in solutions where appropriate

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • 3-5+ years of hands-on experience in web development
  • 2+ years recent experience working with React
  • Proven experience with various JS libraries and frameworks (Redux, Angular, Vue, etc.)
  • Expert understanding of JavaScript, HTML, CSS, RESTful APIs, HTTP, networking concepts
  • Full stack web development and architecture expertise
  • Experience with MVC and Object-Oriented Programming concepts
  • Experience implementing responsive design and adaptive design
  • Demonstrated excellent front-end development skills especially concerning accessibility, extensibility, client-side computing, object-oriented design patterns, and object-oriented CSS
  • Experience with SASS/Less/PostCSS Frameworks
  • Demonstrated passion for user experience design and usability
  • Familiar with and experienced in making use of open source components
  • Ability to address short-term tactical requirements without losing sight of the longer range strategic direction
  • Self-motivated and discipline to meet deadlines with speed, accuracy and professional attitude
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Collaborative and a team player
  • Ability to resolve conflict in a constructive manner and work around obstacles to ensure project success
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent

About the Culture

Our home office offers outstanding amenities in a fun and rewarding workplace including:

  • Pet friendly environment, bring your pets to work!
  • A work-life balance and family events such as movie nights, art events and holiday festivals
  • “Top Dog” gym with equipment, fitness classes, massage therapists and personal trainers
  • “Sit & Stay” Café serving fresh breakfast and lunch options
  • Starbucks cart—productivity at its finest!
  • “Lil’ Paws” learning center and onsite daycare facility
  • Volunteer events with PetSmart Charities

Job country: United States

City: Phoenix

Category: Home Office

Location: Phoenix, AZ, United States

Job posted 2022-01-04