Software Engineer - Front-End

Software Engineer - Front-End

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About the job

What is Yammer?

Microsoft Yammer is the industry-defining social network for the enterprise. Millions of employees, including 85% of Fortune 500 companies use Yammer every day, to build community and culture, share knowledge, and connect with their leaders and each other.

Why Yammer?

Yammer was one of the first startup unicorns this past decade and was acquired by Microsoft in 2012. Today, this means we get the benefits of a startup - rapid innovation, cutting-edge technology, outsized individual impact - with the advantages of working for one of the most successful software companies in the world. We work together in small, cross-functional teams - engineers, product managers, designers, data scientists - to design, deliver and operate delightful end user experiences to our tens of millions of users spread across the world.

We’ve always been mission-driven; In this post-Covid world, Yammer has become even more indispensable than ever as employees have a deep need for connection and a sense of belonging. We’ve been growing rapidly and need your help to take Yammer to the next level.

You Will Have
  • Autonomy and freedom to innovate
  • Choice of the best of open source and Microsoft-internal technology
  • The ability to experiment, A/B test, and make data-driven decisions
  • Tons of opportunity for outsized impact as part of a small but mighty team on a rapidly-growing product needed now more than ever
At the same time, you also have the benefits of working at a top-tier tech company like Microsoft:
  • Compensation, benefits, and perks
  • Internal resources, technology, and opportunities for learning and growth
  • Brand and networking
  • Opportunity for massive scale as part of a suite with hundreds of millions of users
About This Job

Yammer is an enterprise product with a best-in class consumer experience. Our tens of millions of users expect a cutting-edge, beautiful UX that seamlessly adapts to various apps and form factors. As a Front-End engineer, you will develop innovative new features and experiences, run experiments to learn and improve the product, and add core capabilities to our web platform with an eye to performance and accessibility. We are looking for someone who is passionate about delighting users, have an eye for craftsmanship and an opinion about what makes a great user experience.

Our FE Stack
  • React + Redux (in Typescript)
  • GraphQL
  • Azure Cloud Services

  • Develop user-facing features and experiences in partnership with design, product, and engineering.
  • Build reusable code and libraries for maintainability and future use.
  • Build responsive, accessible and localized experiences for a diverse user-base.
  • Experiment, A/B test key hypothesis to make data driven decisions.
  • Optimize for best performance and scalability.
  • 2+ years engineering experience building modern web applications.
  • Strong JavaScript skills.
  • Good understanding of modern web tech stack; we use TypeScript, React, Redux, Webpack, Jest, and GraphQL.
  • Good expertise in web markup including CSS3, HTML5.
  • Good troubleshooting and performance tuning skills.
  • Good understanding of best practices of building cross browser and device independent interfaces.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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