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Software Engineer - Returnship

Engineering, Canada - Remote

Software Engineer - Front End Returnship

The Path Forward Return to Work program at SurveyMonkey is a 20-week paid returnship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to women and men who have at least 8 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. We are open to hiring remote employees in Canada or the US. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply. 

At SurveyMonkey we are excited to be part of the Path Forward program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with other women and men transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce.

This 20-week program is 100 percent virtual. Upon successful completion of the returnship, there is a possibility of an offer for full-time employment. 

Who we are and what we do

SurveyMonkey (Nasdaq: SVMK), is a leader in agile software solutions for customer experience, market research, and survey feedback. Our platform empowers more than 20 million active users to analyze and act on feedback from employees, customers, website and app users, and market research respondents. SurveyMonkey's products, enterprise solutions, and integrations enable more than 345,000 organizations to deliver better customer experiences, increase employee retention , and unlock growth and innovation. Ultimately, SurveyMonkey's vision is to raise the bar for human experiences by amplifying individual voices.

More about our Analyze Experience Team

The Analyze team helps customers get key insights from their survey results and drive meaningful change within their organizations. This team builds DIY data-analysis tools, AI-based automatic insight capabilities, benchmarking, data-visualization and story-telling features to turn survey results into action. Our customers rely on these tools to drive some of their most important work, but getting answers to questions is just the beginning. We’re working to enable deeper analysis by powering up our statistical analysis tools, data visualizations, and collaboration capabilities.

We're excited to provide a collaborative and supportive environment as you learn more about our team and SurveyMonkey at large.

What we're looking for

We are looking for someone who has a passion for solving new and interesting problems. We welcome new ideas and fresh perspectives that you bring which can help grow our team, and our platform both internally and with our customers. Your contributions will be extremely important to the success of the team through your technical work, experience and leadership. You will help build the user experience that allows customers to analyze their survey results and determine what to action. You will report to our Analyze Experience Engineering Manager.

You will

  • Build innovative data analysis features that derive insights from millions of data points.
  • Have top-to-bottom ownership of new features, including creating technical specifications, collaborating with designers, writing great code, and keeping tabs on post-release metrics.
  • Participate in a large-scale rewrite of our systems from jQuery, REST, and Python into React, GraphQL and Node.js 
  • Investigate and address issues with performance, scalability, and maintainability.
  • Be a trusted consultant for the team in matters of technical architecture and planning.

You have

  • 8+ years experience in web application development with a focus on Front End
  • Experience building web apps with great usability, supporting high-traffic and high availability.
  • Experience promoting and implementing best practices.
  • Degree in Computer Science, or a related field, or equivalent industry experience.
  • Experience conducting code reviews and mentoring others
  • You’re an advocate for collaboration: for you, it's as important to write quality code as it is to ensure we're building the right thing in the right way.

What we offer our employees

SurveyMonkey is a place where the curious come to grow. By embedding inclusion into our processes, policies, and culture for our 1,000+ employees across North America, Europe, and APAC, we’re building a workplace where people of every background can thrive. We’ve won multiple awards and received recognition for our forward-looking policies, including extended parental and bereavement leave, vendor benefits standards, and Take 4 sabbaticals.

SurveyMonkey was recognized by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE as a top workplace in 2018 and 2019, and the company has also won numerous awards as a leader in global survey software, including being named among CNBC’s Disruptor 50 and the Forbes Cloud 100. 

Our commitment to an inclusive workplace

SurveyMonkey is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities.