About the job
Rye is a seed-stage startup with an amazing founding team that includes Justin Kan, co-founder of Twitch, and founders from Reddit and Goldman Sachs. We build APIs for eCommerce, focusing on developing API and systems and building infrastructure to integrate with external platforms like Shopify, WooCommerce, and BigCommerce. Our systems are built around eCommerce, tracking orders, order placement, returns, and inventory and search. We're proud of our best-in-class tooling that includes a GraphQL API, a gRPC backend system, Golang, and Node.js services.
About the Role:
As a Senior / Staff frontend engineer at Rye, you will play a crucial role in developing reference apps, demos, and reusable shopping components for our end customers, internal web apps used by our teams to interact with our systems. You will work closely with the backend engineers to ensure seamless integration with our GraphQL API. You should have a strong understanding of how APIs work, particularly GraphQL APIs, and be able to guide client schema direction for our GraphQL API. You will also be responsible for ensuring the highest quality UI/UX for our customers.
Develop internal web applications, reference apps, demos, and reusable components for our end customers
Work closely with the backend engineers to ensure seamless integration with our GraphQL API
Guide client schema direction for our GraphQL API
Ensure the highest quality UI/UX for our customers
At least 4 years of experience as a frontend engineer
Strong understanding of how APIs work, particularly GraphQL APIs
Experience with React, Remix, and Typescript
Experience with Firestore is a bonus
Strong communication and collaboration skills
Proven ability to work independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Strong attention to detail and passion for creating high-quality, user-friendly UI/UX
At Rye, we offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package. We're well-funded with several years of runway and funding from a16z. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to join a fast-paced, remote-first startup and have tons of autonomy and ownership in their work.
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