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Senior Software Engineer - Front End

🇺🇸 Hybrid - CA

🕑 Full-Time

💰 $102,711 - $254,332

💻 Software Engineering

🗓️ April 17th, 2024

GraphQL Javascript React
Job Description
Senior Software Engineer - Front End
Santa Clara, CA Hybrid

We are seeking a passionate, results-oriented, engineer to solve our next generation challenges and define our technical strategy. We have a team culture that encourages innovation and expects developers and management alike to take a high level of ownership for the product vision, technical architecture, and project delivery.


  • Design and develop applications and components using React and TypeScript
  • Have a strong eye for the operational aspects of the platform such as deployment, performance tuning and monitoring
  • Lead and participate in critical, technical, and product discussions with leaders across our engineering, product and business teams
  • Key player in delivering scalable, high-visibility commerce initiatives
  • Ownership of the entirety of your features from design to deployment
  • Work as an escalation point to troubleshoot any production issues
  • Keep technical debt low by reinforcing our Engineering culture of code reviews, solid test coverage, and documentation


  • 5+ years of industry experience building high quality, highly performant, resilient and secure presentation layers for high traffic sites
  • Technical leadership in building and maintaining scalable production applications built with JavaScript/Typescript,NodeJS, NextJS, React and GraphQL
  • Strong experience in implementing complex Web UIs that leverage GraphQL or Rest based APIs. 
  • Experience debugging across the entire frontend stack. 
  • Active interest not only in application code but also maintainable and scalable software architectures. 
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills. Must be a team player and work well in a team environment.


  • Experience working in large scale e-commerce retail applications
  • Flexibility; able to quickly pivot based on business priorities
  • Experience integrating payment methods for international market consumption

The pay range for this position is $102,711 to $254,332. The actual pay will vary based on geographic location, job requirements, professional experience, and other factors. In addition, Chegg offers a comprehensive benefits plan for eligible employees, including medical, dental, vision, life and supplemental life insurance, short-and long-term disability, mental health support, parental leave, paid time off, volunteer time off, paid holidays, 401(k) with matching contributions, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (H.S.A.) options, an Employee Stock Purchase Plan, an Employee Referral Program, Tuition Reimbursement, and other benefits found at:

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