About the Opportunity

Contentful is a powerful content management platform built for extensibility and customization. Contentful’s Ecosystem is home to developer tools, frameworks, community apps, and integrations that expand the capabilities of Contentful. Developers can integrate their favorite third-party services, build better workflows and customize what they can do with Contentful.

Our mission in the Ecosystem group is to create the tools and frameworks developers use to build with and extend Contentful. This is an opportunity to have a big impact as we form new product development teams in the US and expand our footprint. We are only scratching the surface of our full potential. This means you have an incredible opportunity to join us on this journey to do meaningful, challenging work while growing your career.

As one of the first software engineers of the Ecosystem team, you will:

  • Gain exposure to a wide range of technologies and approaches which will provide you a comprehensive grasp of the entire product and its services
  • Help to build the team by providing guidance and coaching to other engineers
  • Rapidly fix bugs and solve problems for our customers
  • Practice data-informed product development through analytics, A/B testing, etc.

What to expect?

  • Create tools to build apps that can customize Contentful to fit user and business needs with App Framework
  • Develop new marketplace apps that integrate third party SaaS into a unified experience to simplify and improve content editing and delivery with Contentful
  • Work closely with partners like Gatsby and help them build secure and performant apps for our marketplace.

What you need to be successful?

  • Demonstrated expertise in JavaScript application development, including asynchronous programming, Promises, and other modern JS concepts
  • Experience building SPAs with front end technologies and frameworks like React
  • Knowledge of the server-side JavaScript ecosystem (Node.js) is a plus
  • Knowledge of Typescript is a big plus
  • Skilled at delivering excellent end-user experiences
  • Collaborative, open to diverse opinions, and can give reasons for your technical decisions
  • Excited to work with and learn from developers and customers
  • A passion for learning and experimentation
  • A builder mentality and desire to deliver
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