Full Time: Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack Web at FiftyThree, Inc. in New York, NY

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack Web

Discipline: Software Engineering

Reports to: Software Engineering Manager, Full Stack Web

Location: New York, NY

Job Profile:

FiftyFiftyThree is perhaps best known for our award winning iOS app, Paper, and our innovative companion stylus, Pencil.

But did you know that FiftyThree is also a world-class web shop, hard at work on productivity tools for the modern workplace? Our latest app, Paste, is a web-based visual collaboration tool built from the ground up for Slack teams.

And we're just getting started.

As a senior, full-stack engineer at FiftyThree you will:

Build rich, dynamic, magical web applications across the entire stack
Work hand-in-hand with our product and design teams to implement interfaces that look beautiful and adapt dynamically to all types of devices
Architect complex client-side interactions that push the boundaries of performance
Architect backend services so data flows cleanly, efficiently, and synchronizes across all clients
Ship new features frequently to customers via continuous integration and deployment


Execute on a software architecture and development plan to bring products to life
Write code to tackle challenging technical problems with a focus on readability, maintainability, performance, and quality
Propose novel solutions to design and technical challenges
Lead, manage and resolve technical or design discussions or conflicts
Communicate effectively with the engineering team and other disciplines, raising issues early and offering solutions
Develop all software according to coding standards and processes, which you also help define
Perform reviews of other engineers’ code, designs, and architectures
Mentor junior engineers
Make use of unit and integration tests wherever possible
Participate in in-house hackathons and engineering events
Participate in the interview process for new team members


BS degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent practical experience
5+ years of relevant work experience
A passion for delivering value to users
A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design
Proven, self-motivated engineer with a track record of creating production-quality web applications
Working knowledge of the full web technology stack (e.g., HTTP/HTML/CSS, cookies, asset loading, caching, REST, etc.)
Experienced in defining architecture and implementing features of large scale modern web applications
Expertise in JavaScript and modern web development tools including Node, Express, Webpack, React, Redux
Experience with cloud infrastructure such as AWS/EC2/S3, Docker, MySQL/PostgreSQL
Proficient with Git or similar revision control systems
Able to formulate a development plan for a given feature set, estimate its tasks, and execute on those tasks in an efficient manner
Able to work effectively in a cross-disciplinary environment, particularly with designers

We Offer:

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(K)
Life Insurance
Commuter Benefits
Catered in-office lunches twice weekly and fully stocked pantry
Flexible Time Off Policy
Employee Equity Program


Source: Clevertech