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Software Engineer - Front EndUnited States

Grove Collaborative

Software Engineer - Front End

United States

About Us

Grove Collaborative is a digitally native brand and direct-to-consumer e-commerce platform for natural home and personal care products. With a mission to help every family create a healthy, beautiful home, Grove offers a flexible recurring shipment model and gives each customer a personal shopper, a "Grove Guide."

We are a B Corp

We are a B Corp - a group of about 2500 companies (like Patagonia and Ben & Jerry's) that prioritize social & environmental impact as well as profits. We can only do well if our community, environment, employees, and customers do well too.

We have to engineer to move physical product; which is hard! And fun!

Scaling our technology doesn't just mean more users online, but also shipping and managing physical product at scale. Ever tried optimizing order routing across a network of distribution centers to minimize order splitting? Here's your chance.

We sell real things to real people, and make an impact

We're not selling to Silicon Valley & New York; Our customers are real families across the United States. We've helped hundreds of thousands of families make better decisions and use more sustainable products.

We ship code to production every day

We believe the key to development speed lies in automation, testing, and incremental change (incremental change, testing, and automation ). Code isn't adding value if it's sitting in a branch; we are optimized to get to production and make an impact.

We are in a truly massive market

Laundry detergent alone is a $130bn global market. And there's been little innovation in the past decade. Across consumer goods, it's the same products, sold at the same brick & mortar grocery stores. We can do better for our customers, and for the world.

The Team

Our engineering team of 14 (11 in San Francisco) works primarily in Python (we have Django, Flask, and, command line applications) and ES6 + VUE on the front end. On any given day, you'll find engineers collaborating to track down the source of a strange pattern in our metrics, pair programming on a piece of brand new functionality, heads-down on a challenging refactor, or meeting with other departments to understand the business context for what we're building. We are looking for exceptional developers to take on big challenges and innovate with our fast-growing team.

The Role

As a front-end engineer, you will have a hand in architecting the technology and customer experience that run grove.co. You will join a team of world-class, highly motivated software engineers to deliver front-end patterns and practices that ensure developer productivity, a great end-user experience, and a performant website. We're growing incredibly fast (10x year-over-year) and need maintainable and scalable technologies to power our website and internal tools. You'll help make practical, deliberate decisions about which front-end technologies to adopt (our current stack is Browserify, ES6, Vue.js, and abstractions on top of the JSON-API spec) and make sure the team stays informed, happy, and productive as the front-end stack evolves.

Your Impact


    • Make mature, bold decisions to move our systems forward
    • Disseminate information and train other engineers on best practices and techniques for high-quality front end development
    • Work with engineering leadership to create a front-end technology roadmap and deliver against it
    • Use your ideas to implement features and demonstrate how it ought to be done
    • Own the front-end build process
    • Advocate for new and better ways we should develop, and discover and implement new best practices for the development organization
    • Contribute back to the open source projects we rely on




About You


    • 4+ years of strong front end single page app JavaScript development experience.
    • Good understanding of Vue.js (or React or similar) and ECMAScript standard.
    • You love clean code and robust design
    • You value and take responsibility for the quality of your features, including writing your own tests (unit, functional and integration) and reviewing your teammates' code
    • Keen nose for bad code smells
    • Motivated and assertive in learning and helping your team be successful
    • Innovator with good ideas, strong problem solving abilities, and a results oriented attitude




We are remaking the future of consumer goods and want you to join us.

If you join us you'll get:

- Competitive compensation

- Stock options -- shared success is core to our mission

- Comprehensive medical, vision, dental and commuter benefits

- Wellness programs like quarterly massages and weekly meditation

- A shiny Mac and the other productivity accessories you need

- Flexible Paid Time Off -- we care most about results

We also have:

- A beautifully designed open office Located at Polk & Pine St in San Francisco near lots of delicious cafes & restaurants

- Fully stocked communal kitchen with healthy snacks and on tap Kombucha

- A cozy "quiet room" for focused work or meditation

- A handful of friendly, productivity-enhancing (...mostly) small office dogs

Let's do this

We're building a diverse and inclusive work environment where we learn from each other. We welcome people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a fun place to work. Come join the community at Grove. It's a heck of a lot of fun, and we'd love to tell you more about it.

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