Software Engineer -Web Frontend in US-CA-San Francisco

Disqus is hiring software engineers to work on frontend web development utilizing Python, JavaScript, and HTML/CSS. You’ll be developing new features as well as entirely new products for millions of people to use upon release.

Key responsibilities

  • Code primarily with Python (we use Django) and JavaScript.
  • Design and implement new features used by millions upon release.
  • Rapidly iterate using user feedback and internal metrics.
  • Collaborate and work alongside a small team of engineers.

What we’re looking for

Very experienced with web application deployment and software design principles.

  • Know Python and Django very well, or the ability to learn them very quickly.
  • Knowledge of JavaScript and the desire to learn more and improve.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work out solutions to problems with others.
  • Self-directed and self-motivated. You should be able to identify and prioritize projects as well as you can execute on them.
  • You’re an active learner. You’re passionate about improving yourself and the team around you.
  • BS in Computer Science or ample evidence of skills (we love Github profiles).

About Disqus

Disqus is all about evolving how people think about online communities and discussions. We are a small but quickly growing company based in San Francisco, with a presence in New York City. At Disqus, we are passionate about building products that encourage active participation on the web. Disqus was founded in 2007 to improve conversations online. Today, the Disqus commenting platform is used by hundreds of millions of people across some of the web’s largest sites and properties. We’re looking for all-around great additions to our team. If you’d like to join us, check out our careers page or learn more about us and our team.

Work Perks

We’re a small team that gets a lot done and has lots of fun along the way. All employees of Disqus receive the same great benefits.

  • Competitive salaries and employee stock options
  • Daily catered lunches and fully stocked snacks, drinks, and beer
  • Flexible hours so you can be at your most productive
  • Generous paid time off and holidays
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plan options
  • 401(k) plan, pre-tax commuter benefits, and flex spending accounts
  • Apple computers (or whatever you need for your job)
  • Great office location in SOMA, next to public transportation and parking (blocks from BART, Muni, Caltrain)
  • Awesome, casual office environment with plenty of toys (foosball, video games, and more)

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