Senior Front End Engineer, Digital Customer

Posted 7.10.24
Los Angeles, CA


At sweetgreen, we’re revolutionizing the food industry by making real food accessible and convenient for everyone. Our restaurants serve fresh, scratch-made meals daily, while our digital platforms empower users to order with ease, leveraging cutting-edge technology to enhance their experience.

Why we need you:

Sweetgreen’s success hinges on delivering seamless digital experiences that inspire and empower our users. As a Senior Front End Engineer in our Customer Engagement team, you play a pivotal role in architecting and refining our customer-facing applications. Your expertise will directly impact user satisfaction and drive our growth by enhancing usability, performance, and scalability.

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

You’ll lead the charge in designing and implementing robust front-end solutions across web and native platforms. Collaborating closely with UX and Product teams, you’ll leverage telemetry and user insights to optimize customer journeys and elevate user sentiment. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Architecting and implementing scalable front-end solutions using React Native, ensuring high performance across various devices and platforms.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to drive innovation in user interface design and functionality.
  • Mentoring junior engineers and fostering a culture of technical excellence through documentation and knowledge sharing.
  • Utilizing data-driven insights to continuously enhance user experiences, deploying A/B tests and leveraging feature flags for iterative improvements.
  • Contributing to system architecture discussions and influencing best practices for scalability, reliability, and maintainability.

You need these qualifications:

  • You are passionate about mobile development and have a track record of delivering products that work across a number of devices, platforms, and various operating systems, and screen formats.
  • You have significant experience designing, owning and managing the implementation of large pieces of functionality and user experiences for front end applications
  • You have significant experience with a platform agnostic framework such as React Native (preferable) or Flutter.
  • You have professionally worked on applications that have been published to an app store for public use
  • You have evaluated, assessed, and proposed improvements to existing solutions that have measurable ROI in the form of productivity, performance, cost and reusability/scalability
  • You have leveraged instrumentation to accurately capture the health, performance, and engagement of front-end applications

It would be nice if:

  • Experience with mobile continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines and automated testing frameworks.
  • You have experience using feature flags to both de-risk deployments and successfully execute A/B testing to determine which flow is higher performing based on success criteria provided from the Product/UX Team.
  • You have provided documentation and mentored Junior engineers so that they can begin contributing to the systems that you own and maintain

To apply:

Please submit your resume, along with a customized cover letter detailing your interest in sweetgreen and how your skills align with our mission to revolutionize food accessibility through technology.

Salary range for this role:
Starting salary range based on experience
$150,000$160,000 USD
sweetgreen provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.
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