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The opportunity ✨

Waitwhile works to eliminate the 1 trillion hours that people spend waiting in lines every year. Our platform is trusted by over 10,000 companies worldwide and has helped more than 150 million people enjoy a radically better waiting experience.

We are looking for a Web Developer to join our mission to eliminate waiting. Joining a small-but-growing team, you'll play a large role and have an impact on how we build an even more amazing product. You'll work collaboratively with our CTO, Head of Design and other members of the Waitwhile team to build incredible experiences.

As a Web Developer you would work on projects like:

  • Improve our homepage (waitwhile.com) in collaboration with our UX team
  • Build new features and improve the user experiences in our core web app (app.waitwhile.com)
  • Implement web widgets to make it easier for our customers to embed Waitwhile on their websites
  • Build marketplace apps and integrations for Waitwhile at places like Square, Intercom and WIX
  • Create new web apps for Waitwhile from the ground up for different audiences and experiences

We build our apps using Typescript/Javascript, React Native, Angular, Firebase and Firestore on Google Cloud Platform. Expertise in these areas is a huge plus but experience of a major frontend web framework is our main criteria.

Still interested? Here's more info: 

What you'll be doing 🚀

  • Brainstorm with the Product Managers, Designers and Backend Engineers on your team to conceptualize and build new features for our growing user base
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability


What skills you need 📖

  • 3+ years Experience building web applications (experience in React or Angular is a bonus!)
  • Proficiency in Javascript/Typescript and a solid understanding of semantic HTML and CSS
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • A solid understanding in core web and browser concepts (eg. how the browser parses and constructs a web page)
  • A demonstrated ability to diagnose and prevent performance and optimization problems
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Writing understandable, testable code with an eye towards maintainability.
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
  • Demonstrated fluent spoken and written English

 

Bonus skills & attributes 🙌

  • You're experienced with React, Angular or Vue
  • You're experienced with Firebase, Firestore or Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience with graphics programming or shading languages (Three.JS - WebGL).
  • You've worked at a Startup or built a SaaS platform

 

Great place to work ❤️

We want Waitwhile to be an incredible place to work. We offer great benefits and perks flexible working hours and lots of interesting challenges. We believe in making work fun and rewarding and care about your development and are committed to your success. 

Waitwhile has a positive, diverse, and supportive culture—we look for people who are curious, inventive, and work to be a little better every single day. In our work together we aim to be smart, humble, hardworking and, above all, collaborative. If this sounds like a good fit for you, why not say hello?

For more information or questions please contact us at nihad@waitwhile.com

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Pension plan
Pension plan

We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.

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Working at
Waitwhile

Waitwhile is a digital queue management platform that helps businesses deliver better waiting experiences for their customers through automated, personalized and smartphone-based queue experiences. Waitwhile lets customers wait from anywhere and track their wait time status in real-time online - and helps the businesses automate their customer flows and reduce their wait times with machine-learning optimization. Waitwhile has improved the wait experience for over 80 million guests and collectively given people back over 2 million days they would have otherwise wasted waiting in line. Our customers include IKEA, Lululemon, Louis Vuitton, ADP, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Facebook and thousands of other businesses looking to improve their waiting experiences. The company was founded in 2017 in San Francisco by brothers Christoffer Klemming and Jonas Klemming, with the mission to eliminate the 1 Trillion hours that humans waste standing in line every year. Waitwhile has secured $12 million in funding from investors including CRV and has offices in the US and Sweden.

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