Front-End Developer (Remote Friendly)

Tampa, FL

Job Description

As a Front-End Developer, you will help develop interfaces for our various platforms and services. The work you do will shape the products and tools used internally and will positively impact the experience of thousands of customers that visit our site each day.
 

As a WebstaurantStore remote employee, you'll enjoy the same training and support to be successful in your position as employees at our physical corporate locations. We stay connected through video meetings, training sessions, and collaborative forums, and provide opportunities for you to connect with other employees from across the country both professionally and personally.

To qualify for remote work, candidates must have:

  • Access to a reliable and secure high-speed internet connection. Cable or fiber internet connections (at least 25mbps download/10mbps upload) are preferred, as satellite connections often cannot support the technologies used by WebstaurantStore to perform day-to-day tasks.
  • Access to a home router and modem.
  • A dedicated home office space that is noise and distraction-free. The space should have strong wireless connection or a wired Ethernet connection (wired connection is preferred, if possible).
  • A valid, physical address (apartment, suite, etc.); PO Boxes are not supported; as a physical address is required for you to receive your computer equipment.
  • The desire and ability to work and communicate with other team members via chat, webcam, etc.
  • Legal residents of one of the following states: (AL, AZ, AR, DE, FL, GA, KS, KY, MD, MI, MS, NV, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV, WI or WY). H-1B Visa Sponsorship Not Available, W2 only.

Please include these in your application:
  • Links to code samples (projects, experiments, etc.)
  • Your resume
  • 1-2 paragraph summary of your favorite project from any of your work
  • A short paragraph on why you believe that you will flourish and grow at WebstaurantStore
You will:
  • Code semantic, and accessible HTML
  • Code CSS, LESS and occasionally SASS
  • Compose layouts using Tailwind.css and/or ANT Design referencing designs created in Figma
  • Build UI and web layouts using React and TypeScript in combination with StoryBook; React Native experience would be a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Track, and communicate code changes using GIT for version control
  • Cross-browser testing all the code your write
  • Deploy your updates across our different platforms
  • Work within scrum/agile methodologies where you will be contributing to effort sizing, and tasking out your work
  • Peer review code from other team members
  • Have 5+ years of Front-End development experience using modern JavaScript frameworks. An understanding of .NET would be a plus, but not a requirement. 

Things we value in a candidate:
  • Solid work ethic - you are motivated to learn, and work independently
  • Dependability - you meet deadlines consistently, and can communicate roadblocks
  • Problem solver - you can figure out random code bugs, or complex grid layouts
  • Passion - you enjoy what you do, and getting to work with new technology
  • Drive - you take the lead, and generate new ideas/concepts
  • Good communication - you can document your work, and keep others informed about your tasks
 
Some of the projects that you might work on:
  • Web Administrative Portal – the platform that WebstaurantStore uses to manage the products, pricing, services and other customer related material for Websaurantstore.com.
  • Webstaurantstore.com - the website of the leading distributor of restaurant supplies and equipment.
  • Briefcase - customer service platform used by WebstaurantStore to communicate with customers
 
What’s in it for you:
  • We will help you focus on what you do best and give you the opportunities to grow into the role that you will be most successful in. An annual education reimbursement will help you on your journey.
  • Flexible work schedule. Work the hours that make sense for you.
  • Work remote, semi-remote, or work in the office. How do you work best?
  • Dog friendly office. Bring your best friend with you.
  • Take a break during the day, and use the onsite fitness center

Benefits:
  • Annual bonuses
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) up to a 10% employee contribution
  • Paid time off
  • Paid maternity leave
 
What does our hiring process look like:
  • A phone interview with a Team Manager to chat about the company, position, and most importantly, learn more about you. Our goal is to see if we're a match.
  • If we feel that you could be a match, we will contact you to schedule the next interview, or let you know if we feel that you aren't a good fit.
  • The next interview will involve all Team Managers, and the Director of Design. We could ask you general questions about develolpment to test understanding of core principles, or have you review a project. Additionally, we will be reviewing your communication skills, and how well you align with our core values.
  • Last, we will either make you an offer, or let you know if we feel that you aren't a good fit.

If you are ready to be a part of our team, please include these in your application:
  • Links to code samples (projects, experiments, etc.)
  • Your resume
  • 1-2 paragraph summary of your favorite project from any of your work
  • A short paragraph on why you believe that you will flourish and grow at WebstaurantStore
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