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Senior Software Engineer [Front End] - Shared Services



Software Engineering
Remote · Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023

Senior Software Engineer [Front End] - Shared Services

At SpotOn, we’re helping small businesses and restaurants compete and win with technology to better connect with their customers. Think marketing software, website development, e-commerce, reservations, online ordering, digital loyalty, review management, and both retail and restaurant point-of-sale (POS) solutions.

In the last year, SpotOn has:

  • Raised $300M in Series F funding (valuing SpotOn at $3.6 Billion)
  • Earned awards for Great Places to Work and Built In’s Best Places to Work
  • Helped local businesses succeed with technology and support to battle through the labor shortage while also helping their employees earn more.

This year, we’re going even bigger—caring hard and moving fast down the path of high growth and positive impact.

That’s where you come in.

Our Shared Services Engineering group is focused on building world-class shared products and platforms that help drive our Point-of-Sale solutions. Products and services in this area include Merchant Dashboard, Teamwork (Labor),, customer service, loyalty, and much more! You will work on building and supporting high availability, real time systems that are the secret sauce to providing a competitive edge to our customer base. As a Senior Front End Software Engineer you are a leader who can operate across multiple teams to solve problems that hamper our overall success. Whether it’s working directly with developers on their architecture or influencing broader system design you are able to keep an eye on our North Star and guide everyone toward those goals. We are solving problems of scale in a rapidly changing environment to help small businesses compete and win.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Contributes to the technical vision for an engineering team, aligning with company-wide strategies and goals.
  2. Contributes to the design and development of robust, scalable, and user-friendly web applications.
  3. Create innovative solutions using the latest technologies and tools for front end development.
  4. Collaborate with product managers, designers, and engineers to define product direction and to deliver complex applications.
  5. Conduct thorough code reviews and provide constructive feedback to ensure high-quality code.
  6. Mentor and guide junior engineers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

Basic Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field or experience.
  2. 3+ years of professional experience in front end development, with knowledge of JavaScript, CSS, and HTML.
  3. Proficiency in modern JavaScript frameworks and libraries such as React, Vue, or Angular.
  4. Experience with front end build tools like Webpack, Babel, and NPM.
  5. Solid understanding of web technologies and W3C standards, as well as experience with responsive/adaptive design and browser APIs.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  2. Proficiency in TypeScript.
  3. Familiarity with back-end technologies like Node.js, Python, or Java.
  4. Experience with UI/UX design.
  5. Display a high degree of ownership and caring for solving high value problems.

*** Nice to have: Experience in fintech / payments


At SpotOn, we put people above everything else. We’re known for our innovative software and technology solutions, but we stand out because of the hard-working humans behind the tech. We can’t take care of our clients without taking care of our employees first, and that’s why we invest in you with a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401k with company match
  • RSUs
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick time
  • Headspace membership for guided meditation and stress relieving tools through the Sequoia App*
  • Employee Resource Groups for Diversity and Inclusion, Women, LGBTQIA+, and other communities
  • Monitor, Keyboard, and Mouse needed for your home office? We got you
  • Monthly cell phone and internet stipend
  • Unlimited access to virtual audio and visual workouts through the Sequoia App*
  • Subscription to Linkedin Learning to expand your knowledge on all kinds of fun topics
  • Tuition reimbursement for up to 2k per calendar year to assist with classes of your choice

* for those enrolled in the Anthem plan


  • Our base pay range is $150,000 -$190,000 for this role
  • Please note the salary range listed is just one component of a competitive compensation package which includes a company stock plan
  • Offers will be reflective of the candidate’s location and experience.

SpotOn is an e-verify company.