Contra is an Independent-first community and commission-free hiring platform empowering the future of work. We match Independents with flexible opportunities, and Clients with the perfect Independent for any project — from content creation to coding. We strongly believe that independence isn’t just a gig, it’s a way of life.
You’ll be joining an exceptional team of Frontend Engineers working in React, GraphQL, and Relay to build the future of work at a rapidly growing professional community.
You’ll be contributing to a growing React application, build and refine our internal design system, use Relay and Suspense to build cutting edge, API-driven experiences, and work on internal and external tooling, some of which we ultimately have plans to open-source and share with the broader community for everyone’s benefit. 🙌
How you’ll add value at Contra
Contribute to a rapidly growing React application
Build and refine our internal design system
Ensure application safety and stability with Typescript and Jest
Use Relay with React Suspense to build cutting edge, API-driven experiences.
You’ll be successful here if you
Mission driven. Our mission truly resonates with you and you would like to be a part of what we are building together at Contra!
A dedicated team player. You thrive in a collaborative, remote-only environment and you are comfortable with 8am-12 pm PST core hours!
Passionate about learning. Share a genuine curiosity for learning, alway eager to pick up new skills. We don’t expect everyone to know everything but you learn quickly!
Goal oriented. Understand what you need to do in order to achieve your goals without needing all of the bells and whistles.
Committed to trying. Have the resilience and willingness to try and try again even if you fail after a few attempts!
Ambitious attitude. You bring a strong work ethic and contagious energy to your team as we work towards our North Star.
Path Paver. Joining a startup you enjoy taking ownership, building out processes and documentation that might not exist to share with your team members.
Backend: NodeJS, GraphQL, GraphQL Helix, Redis, PostgreSQL
DevOps: GitHub, ArgoCD, Kubernetes, GCP
Frontend: React, Suspense, & Relay
How Contra can add value for you
🌎 Remote-only culture that is here to stay
🍎 100% health coverage for US full-time employees, and health reimbursements for all international contractors
💰 401k matching for US full-time employees
💸 $4,000 laptop reimbursement upon starting + additional equipment, co-working, education, meetup and charity budgets when
💛 No-meeting Wednesdays
🥬 Half days every third Friday of the month to enjoy a long weekend, reduce screen fatigue, and decompress
👋 Generous time off — 3 week-long company-wide shutdowns per year (Spring, Fall, Winter) so we can all collectively relax together, in addition to paid time off and flex days to look after your wellbeing.
👶 Flexible parental leave
🌴 Annual team wide off-site (our upcoming is in June 2022!)
💁 A custom slack emoji, just for you!
Our interview process
Intro call (15-30 minutes)
Complete a Technical assessment Form (20-30 minutes)
Technical interview with Frontend Lead Engineer (30-45 minutes)
Non-technical (introduction & culture) interview (30-45 minutes)
Technical interview with CTO (30-45 minutes)
$130k – $160k USD
Equity Value Range: $72k – $180k USD
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