Overview

Overview:

Located in Philadelphia and San Francisco, Guru is looking for an excellent Front End Software Engineer to be a core part of our Engineering Team. You will live and breathe Javascript, HTML, and CSS while working collaboratively within and across teams with designers, product managers, back end and fellow front end engineers to build simple yet elegant solutions.

Your responsibilities include implementing product features end to end, collaborating with others to build the best solutions, reviewing code, triaging issues, and instilling rigor and passion for high-quality software development practices. As a Senior Engineer, you will also be expected to both identify and solve complex problems with limited direction and be able to help lead and mentor newer engineers as our team scales.

This job is not only about how well you develop; it’s about how you lend your positivity and presence, combined with your skill set to an energized environment and highly collaborative team. Strong sense of humor required, sarcasm detection skills a plus.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in software development, product development preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience.
  • 2+ years of experience with modern JavaScript frameworks or libraries, like React/Redux
  • Experience with building complex layouts with CSS and HTML
  • Experience and preference for automated testing in JavaScript including test-first and TDD practices
  • Ability to develop reusable components and to build and extend design systems
  • Experience with cross-browser implementation for a consistent experience
  • Experience building and debugging complex systems in a team environment
  • Strong UX and design sensibilities, and attention to detail
  • Ability and interest in mentoring and guiding others
  • Have a deep understanding of good architectural practices for large scale applications
  • Strong communication skills, a positive attitude, and empathy
  • Self-­awareness and a commitment to continual improvement
  • Desire to write and maintain clean code, avoiding tech debt
  • Work with other engineers, product managers, and designers to craft rock-solid customer-centered solutions

Preferred but not required:

  • Active Open Source contributor
  • Experience working with and extending collaborative rich text editor frameworks such as SlateJS (preferred), QuillJS, DraftJS, or ProseMirror.
  • Experience with TypeScript, ES6, or Functional Programming
  • Experience in a CI/CD environment and/or with AWS
  • Experience with responsive design
  • Experience with accessibility
  • Experience with build systems like webpack
  • Experience with browser extension development

Benefits to you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Employee Stock Option Plan
  • 401k
  • Generous benefits package
  • Professional Development & Wellness Allowance
  • The chance to contribute to an upbeat, fully engaged culture

About Guru:

Guru is a dynamic, fast growing start-up based in Philadelphia and San Francisco. Our mission is to reinvent the way people connect with meaningful information at work. Guru’s knowledge management solution provides customer-facing teams access to expert-verified information where they work and when they need it most. We believe in cultivating a welcoming, inclusive culture that encourages personal growth through working hard and having fun.

Launched in September 2015, our vision is backed by an amazing group of investors including FirstMark Capital, Salesforce, Michael Dell, the Slack Fund, Emergence Capital, Thrive Capital and Accel. As we enter the next exciting stage of expansion, we’re searching for passionate individuals to join our rapidly growing team.

This is a full-time position that can be Remote or based out of our Philadelphia or San Francisco offices. Re-location and/or Visa Sponsorship is not included in our hiring package. Applicants will need to be authorized to work in the US.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

All are welcome here. At Guru, being inclusive is very important to us. Regardless of race, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identification, or background.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at talent@getguru.com to request accommodation.

Overview:

Guru is looking for an Engineering Manager to be a part of the core engineering management team. If you have a passion for inspiring teams and building products with great user experiences, we’d love to hear from you!

At Guru your voice will be heard and respected. One of our core values is “Learn and Grow” as we strive to continually find opportunities to learn how we can better communicate and work more effectively as a team. We actively promote a healthy work life balance, especially during the global pandemic, as we realize for many life and work are intertwined more than ever.

Responsibilities:

As an Engineering Manager at Guru, you will be responsible for:

  • Coaching and mentoring engineers to help them achieve desired growth
  • Empowering teams, coaching and supporting as needed to help achieve their goals
  • Aligning teams with projects that align to company OKRs, ensuring they have line of sight on how their work contributes to company goals
  • Collaborating with Product and Engineering leadership to create and communicate the vision, roadmap, and technical strategy for the Engineering team
  • Monitoring project execution and delivery across all teams, identifying risks, offering solutions, and driving improvements with both engineers and other engineering managers
  • Advocating for technical work/debt to be prioritized as part of the roadmapping process
  • Identifying inefficiencies and driving projects to improve and/or eliminate them
  • Identifying team needs, upskilling engineers, and/or recruiting new team members
  • Setting policies as an engaged member of the company leadership team
  • Building a culture rewarding strategic failure as well as success

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years experience leading an engineering team
  • Solid understanding of how effective, multi-functional product engineering teams work within a SaaS company
  • Solid understanding of engineering methodologies, ideally having worked as a software engineer at some point in your career
  • Experience leading engineering initiatives aimed at improving speed, quality, and delivery
  • Experience leading recruiting initiatives, as well as growing and organizing engineering teams
  • You are business focused and consider time, budget and overall company impact in your project work
  • You are a strong communicator, empathetic, self-motivated, and have a positive attitude
  • You identify and solve problems with little or no guidance
  • You demonstrate self-awareness and a desire to improve

Benefits to you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Employee Incentive Stock Option Plan
  • Paid Parental, Family & Medical Leave
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • 401k
  • Professional Development Stipend
  • Wellness Stipend
  • Home Office Stipend
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Thrive After Five: in recognition of our long-tenured employees, Guru celebrates your five year anniversary with a $10,000 personal travel reimbursement
  • Remote perks
  • Generous medical benefits package
  • Guru-sponsored company & team events, no matter where you work

About Guru

Guru is a dynamic, fast growing start-up based in Philadelphia and San Francisco. Our mission is to reinvent the way people connect with meaningful information at work. Guru’s knowledge management solution provides customer-facing teams access to expert-verified information where they work and when they need it most. We believe in cultivating a welcoming, inclusive culture that encourages personal growth through working hard and having fun.

Launched in September 2015, our vision is backed by an amazing group of investors including FirstMark Capital, Salesforce, Michael Dell, the Slack Fund, Emergence Capital, Thrive Capital and Accel. As we enter the next exciting stage of expansion, we’re searching for passionate individuals to join our rapidly growing team.

This is a full-time position located in Philadelphia, San Francisco, or Fully Remote. Re-location and/or Visa Sponsorship is not included in our hiring package. Applicants will need to be authorized to work in the US.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

All are welcome here. At Guru, being inclusive is very important to us. Regardless of race, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identification, or background. If you have any questions about the application process or need any accommodations, please contact: talent@getguru.com