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Principal Front-End Engineer - Marketplace

Snowflake

Snowflake

Software Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Build the future of data. Join the Snowflake team.

Build the future of data. Join the Snowflake team.

How do you make the world's most powerful Cloud Data Platform a delight to use? We are the fastest-growing software company at this scale in history and looking to push that to new heights by building the single best visual user experience in the industry.

The Snowflake Data Cloud is the first to realize the full potential of the massive New Data Economy. We were the first to introduce truly frictionless data sharing, have a rapidly growing data marketplace and monetization platform, and are powering the most complete Analytics platform with a seamless and intuitive visual experience, powerful data visualizations, and world-class management interface.

We are looking for talented front-end engineers to help us continue to grow and build compelling new experiences using our tech stack (React/Hooks, Typescript, Node.JS, Kubernetes, Java). Bring your passion for delighting customers and deep experience building cutting-edge web apps to help us build the future of the Data Cloud.

AS A PRINCIPAL FRONT-END ENGINEER, YOU WILL:

  • Be a strong contributor to the product vision.
  • Lead and drive engineering projects that span our stack.
  • Deliver features requiring close collaboration across multiple teams.
  • Exemplify strong collaboration within a cross-functional team, including Design, Product Management, and architects.
  • Build for scale and high performance.
  • Mentor and coach other senior team members.

OUR IDEAL PRINCIPAL FRONT-END ENGINEER WILL HAVE:

  • Extensive software development experience, including 12+ years of experience in web application development (preferably in product companies).
  • Demonstrated technical leadership experience, such as being an architect or tech lead in high-impact customer-facing projects.
  • The skill to deal with ambiguity, and to bring clarity into projects they lead.
  • The ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Deep understanding of modern large-scale web application architecture, good API design patterns, design systems, micro frontends, and standards such as Core Web Vitals.
  • Deep understanding of the foundations of web technologies, including how browsers, JavaScript, and frameworks work under the hood. Experience with React is desirable.
  • Experience solving crucial problems such as state management, SEO, performance, observability, and accessibility.

WHY JOIN THE ENGINEERING TEAM AT SNOWFLAKE?

Building cutting-edge cloud technologies is complex, and our engineering team surmounts the obstacles. As a member of our team, you will:

  • Build an industry-leading data platform that customers love.
  • Create intuitive, elegant, and accessible user interfaces that make a powerful and highly technical product simple to use.
  • Learn about and contribute to:
    • Super-robust and secure enterprise SaaS platform that services hundreds of customers and millions of complex queries daily.
    • Highly-scalable and reliable data processing platform that runs on hundreds and thousands of machines.
    • User interfaces bridging the enterprise world with the consumer experience.
  • Join a world-class team of both industry veterans and rising stars.
  • For more of a holistic view of Product Experiences, check out our careers site!