Senior Front End Engineer, Data & Relevancy

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Wish is a mobile e-commerce platform that flips traditional shopping on its head. We connect hundreds of millions of people with the widest selection of delightful, surprising, and—most importantly—affordable products delivered directly to their doors. Each day on Wish, millions of customers in more than 160 countries around the world discover new products. For our over 1 million merchant partners, anyone with a good idea and a mobile phone can instantly tap into a global market. 

We're fueled by creating unique products and experiences that give people access to a new type of commerce, where all are welcome. If you’ve been searching for a supportive environment to chase your curiosity and use data to investigate the questions that matter most to you, this is the place.

Job Description

We offer a rare opportunity to work on initiatives of building consumer websites and operation support systems. You will enjoy working with one of the richest social e-commerce data sets in the world, cutting edge technology, and the ability to see your insights turned into real products on a regular basis. Our engineers move extremely fast, while solving unusual and challenging problems. Our team is small and nimble. We release new code daily to ensure that engineers are able to iterate quickly, and make an impact immediately. They work on building features from the database level to the client facing apps. We cultivate an environment for smart, driven engineers to thrive.

We are extremely passionate about building the best experience for our valued users, across different browsers and operating systems. We use TypeScript, React, Redux on both the server side and client side to craft an immersive experience for millions of people worldwide to make their shopping decisions. We're looking for experienced and passionate front-end engineers to make an impact at Wish by building, maintaining, and enhancing our web based products.

If you are a high performer, driven, want to make an impact, and grow your career, then this position is right for you!

What you'll be doing:

  • Work with Product Managers to ideate, build and iterate web features

  • Design and build responsive, performant, scalable and search engine friendly eCommerce websites with cutting-edge technologies 

  • Collaborate with other developers in the team as part of strengthening our systems and processes

  • Take ownership of your area from start to finish and write highly efficient programs

  • Improve localized experiences of international users with different cultures, languages and preference


  • 5+ years of experience delivering high-performance, public-facing, responsive and mobile-friendly internet websites with demonstrative business impact

  • Mastery of web fundamentals including HTTP, Javascript, HTML and CSS

  • Proficient in TypeScript, React/Redux/Next.js or Vue/Vuex/Nuxt.js

  • Experience with modern web development including build tools, testing and CI/CD

  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them

  • Understanding of website optimization techniques such as SSR, CDN, and web-caching techniques

  • Self-motivated, relentlessly focused on impact, and able to operate under a great deal of independence

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience

  • Bonus: Experience with A/B testing

Additional Information

Wish values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate based on any legally-protected class or characteristic. Employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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