Frontend Engineer III

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Employer Provided Salary: 118,233-165,181 Annually
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At Bitly, we believe in the power of the link or scan - to start a conversation, build a relationship or grow a business. Our mission is to turn every interaction into a catalyst for connections. It’s what motivates us to help people share, promote and engage everywhere on the Internet. We do this by being relentlessly product-focused, fostering the free-flowing exchange of ideas, and inspiring people around the world to dream up new ways of using Bitly.


The Role

Bitly is looking for a Front End Engineer III to develop, improve, and enrich our platform and user experience. You will be focused primarily on adding to and improving our feature set for customer retention, user management, and billing. You will also contribute to our ongoing efforts around codebase modernization. This position has high visibility and impact across the organization.

You will work closely with the engineering and product teams aligned within Growth. Your team will most likely be named after an animal. Our teams work primarily in React, TypeScript, and Go.

What You'll Do

  • Provide mentorship and support to Junior Engineers on your team to help them grow in technical competence, ensure code quality for owned services, and remove blockers for the team
  • Participate in technical planning for large front end initiatives including an iterative redesign of our application’s user experience
  • Actively engage in mentorship via code reviews, pair programming, architectural discussions, and general feedback to grow others on your team
  • Create, manage, and improve our web application using a variety of technologies, including React and Typescript
  • Draw from previous engineering at-scale experience to influence and steer improvements within our distributed engineering organization
  • Continuously collaborate with a diverse organization of value-driven individuals to understand the goals, needs, and priorities of our users
  • Turn your understanding of our systems into thoughtful, well-tested, and scalable solutions easily managed by your fellow engineers

Who You Are

  • You have a good understanding of front end systems and implementation
  • You work effectively within a team and are effective at participating in team discussions
  • You display a good understanding of JavaScript fundamentals and are confident with a modern, component-based UI framework
  • You can design and implement a solution in collaboration with product, design, and other engineers
  • You embrace feedback as an active participant in your own growth and take full ownership in your work
  • You are comfortable giving feedback to other engineers
  • You’re familiar with common product and design life cycles and can effectively collaborate across disciplines (engineering, design, product)
  • You are familiar with relevant tools and technologies and have the drive to stay up-to-date with ongoing changes and advancements
  • You clearly communicate technical concepts and ideas to other engineers and other parts of the organization
  • You care about the quality of the code you write and strive to leave things better than you found them
  • You take the initiative in addressing issues or seeking support from fellow team members
  • You have experience with and are a proponent of automated testing
  • You have experience using a flavor of version control, such as git and Github, to collaborate and manage your work

US Employee Benefits

  • Competitive Salary + Stock Options
  • Comprehensive and competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance (all LGBT friendly)
  • 401k with up to 4% employer match
  • One Medical membership: Doctors you can text, call or email 24/7 and receive access to expert insurance guidance
  • Meaningful opportunity for community building through our Employee Resource Groups
  • Access to care for everything from mental health, reproductive health, family planning, pediatrics with Maven.
  • Access to mental health support and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with confidential counseling services through Lyra.
  • Unlimited PTO Policy, including Mental Health days and 2 annual “Recharge” weeks
  • Wellness reimbursement program
  • Partial cell phone and WiFi service reimbursement
  • Voluntary LegalShield for legal services and IDShield for identity theft protection
  • Unlimited vacation, personal time, and flexible work from home policies
  • Full support for remote work, including a $500 home office stipend
  • Generous parental leave policies; maternity and parental leave for growing families
  • Budget for professional development opportunities, including courses and conference attendance
  • Company sponsored volunteering opportunities


US applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


*** Must live in or be willing to relocate to one of the following states to be eligible for hire: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, New Jersey,  North Carolina, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington ***


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The annual cash compensation range for this position is below.  Final compensation will be determined based on experience and skills and may vary from the range listed.

Pay Range

$118,233$165,181 USD

Our Values
  • Be a Catalyst. As an innovative technology company, we build our products to be a catalyst for connection and encourage our team to be catalysts for meaningful impact both at work and in the world
  • Take Ownership. In our highly collaborative culture, Individual accountability is critical. We depend on each other to solve our customers' most challenging problems and celebrate the wins together
  • Champion Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Our product connects people of all backgrounds and abilities. And our company is built on the belief that our differences make us better and that everyone deserves the opportunity in which to thrive
  • Show Integrity. We don’t cut corners. We don’t look for the easy way out. We approach every day with a shared mindset - let’s do the right thing, even if it’s the harder thing
  • Have Fun. Whether your time is here is as short as a Bitly link or as long as the links your grandma sends you, we want your experience at Bitly to be fun and memorable. We hope the connections you make here last a lifetime

In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination/harassment based on “protected categories,” Bitly also strives to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at Bitly.


More Information on Bitly
Bitly operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in New York, NY. Bitly was founded in 2008. It has 223 total employees. To see all 4 open jobs at Bitly, click here.
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