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Senior JavaScript Engineer

We’re building new ways to interact with WordPress.

Automattic

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We’re building new ways to interact with WordPress. They’re simple, fast, and highly usable. They’re written in the latest web technologies and are used by millions of people. We want your help to expand our reach and keep our approach fresh. 

What have we worked on recently?


  • Gutenberg is a new block-level editor with clean abstractions for users, too, not just developers.
  • Jetpack is a plugin that brings cloud-scale features to self-hosted sites and our latest addition is Rewind, think git for WordPress sites.
  • WooCommerce is the most popular e-commerce platform on the web
  • To view more of our recent work, check out our longer product list on Automattic.com.

How do we work?


  • We’re kind to each other and our users – we strive to build a positive, supportive, and inclusive culture of cohesive teams focused on delivering value to our customers.
  • We work as a global and distributed workforce resulting in a unique way of working built around our creed
  • We offer flexible work arrangements allowing our team members to work when they feel best.
  • We open-source! We’re cool with open-sourcing everything except passwords, or secret keys.
  • We ship often, deploying many times daily with the help of peer code review, continuous integration, and our global workforce in over 70 countries.
  • We welcome collaboration, and you can be involved in any discussion across our many communication channels.

The JavaScript Engineer position might be a good fit if you have:


  • A rock-solid understanding of the core JavaScript language, HTML5, and CSS3. Experience working on accessibility is a plus.
  • Familiarity with a server-side language like PHP, Ruby, or Python.
  • Proficiency developing well-structured web applications using modern JavaScript tools like React and Redux.
  • A real passion for crafting experiences that users rave about.
  • The ability to iterate and ship ideas quickly, with maximum autonomy and teammates ready to support you. 

Extra credit:


  • WordPress programming experience.
  • Open source contributions or contributions to programs designed to help underrepresented people enter the tech field.
  • Experience working on accessibility.
  • Data analysis experience, and understanding of how analytics can help with product decisions.
  • Knowledge of tooling and build systems.

Speaking of interests and skills, here are some areas in which you can grow and have further impact in the future at the company:

  • Leadership – we offer a variety of leadership options to those who have interest, including becoming a team lead and managing releases.
  • Learning and development – we have a generous personal development budget and encourage you to grow your skills through courses, books and conferences.
  • Architecture – we encourage developers to develop expertise in the systems they work with, guide their evolution and mentor other developers working on them.
  • Engineering effectiveness – we believe in helping other developers become more effective through tools, practices, cross-team collaborations, and process improvements.

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AT AUTOMATTIC


We’re improving diversity in the tech industry. At Automattic, we want people to love their work and show respect and empathy to all. We welcome differences and strive to increase participation from traditionally underrepresented groups. Our D&I committee involves Automatticians across the company and drives grassroots change. For example, this group has helped facilitate private online spaces for affiliated Automatticians to gather and helps run a monthly D&I People Lab series for further learning. Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at Automattic, though our dedication influences far more than just Automatticians: We make our products freely available and translate our products into and offer customer support in numerous languages. We require unconscious bias training for our hiring teams and ensure our products are accessible across different bandwidths and devices. Learn more about our dedication to diversity and inclusion and our Employee Resource Groups.

Curious who works in engineering at Automattic? Meet our JavaScript Engineers – Lena and Riad!

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About Automattic

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We are the people behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Tumblr, and more. We believe in making the web a better place.

We’re a distributed company with more than 1100 Automatticians in 65+ countries speaking 75+ different languages. Our common goal is to democratize publishing so that anyone with a story can tell it, regardless of income, gender, politics, language, or where they live in the world.

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