Angular Engineer

San Francisco, CA | Melville, NY | Remote

Desk.com is a fast-paced startup inside Salesforce.com, which means you get the best of both worlds: small teams, fun projects, and fast execution backed by the vast resources of a $3 billion company. We have the cool vibe of a startup and the dependability of an established player. We are headquartered in San Francisco and have really cool offices south of Market. Hopefully you're near us, but we have employees all over the world and we're looking for the best talent no matter where you're located.

We are seeking a highly-motivated Front-End Engineer with a strong understanding of design, to contribute in shaping the user interface of our product and strengthening our online presence across web, tablet, and mobile devices. We drive our product by the user experience, and need someone with the skills who can keep up and push the vision forward. We need someone who has a passion for coding inside the browser with the latest web technologies: HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript frameworks (like jQuery, Angular, etc.).

You will work directly with other members of the product team to build experiences that reinforce the Desk.com brand and help WOW our customers. You will get to work in an exciting and engaging agile startup-like environment where you will be encouraged to expand your skills, test your creative boundaries, share new ideas, and most importantly – have fun.

Responsibilities

  • Elegantly bring designs to life using standards-compliant dynamic HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
  • Brainstorm and prototype new concepts and approaches fast, turning prototypes into real things.
  • Work with our design team to insure we maintain a high-quality user experience.
  • Work with product managers to meet the demands of our customers, while at the same time continuing to innovate far beyond the competition.
  • Work with backend engineers to find ways to push the limits of existing Web technology in service of creating the best possible user experience.
  • Be a team player in a highly collaborative environment.

An Ideal Candidate

  • Ambitious, driven, and talented individual who wants to work on significant, game-changing problems.
  • Able to design and write well-structured, easily maintainable, well-documented code that balances beauty and pragmatism.
  • Deep understanding of web standards & technologies (ex. HTTP, REST and JSON).
  • Consider yourself a Javascript expert, and be able to leverage the power of various frameworks such as Ember.js and AngularJS.
  • Experience with cross browser platform development.
  • Expert in debugging rich web applications.
  • A solid understanding of user-centered interaction design.
  • Passionate about web development and up to date with the latest developments in your field.
  • Bonus: Proficient in a Mac OSX development environment.
  • Bonus: Familiarity with Ruby on Rails and Git.

Desk.com is part of Salesforce.com, which has been recognized, for the fifth consecutive year in 2013, as one of FORTUNE's 100 best places to work.

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