Buffer is an equal opportunity employer with teammates all around the world. Our team is made up of individuals who hail from startups to the theatre - we value diverse and non-traditional backgrounds, and encourage all those who are interested in joining the journey to apply.
We're aligned through Buffer's values, and we celebrate our unique differences. We value creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and are actively working on building a culture where under-indexed groups are truly welcomed and can flourish.
Clear communication, transparency, open-mindedness, empathy and patience are just a few of Buffer's cultural values. We are looking for a person who understands this culture and will thrive within a team of people passionate about self-improvement, honesty and openness. Here's a guide on how we strive to communicate with customers.
Working at Buffer is collaborative effort built on the foundation of our core values. We try to be “No Ego Doers” who are aware of our assumptions, and joining us means you'll work together with the team in order to test and confirm our ideas. In our career framework, we choose to focus on the journey, the growth and evolution that is a career.
Buffer is a fully distributed team, which means that we’re spread across the planet. We have Bufferoos in 15 countries, 11 timezones and 42 cities around the world to build a great culture and product. You'll work where you're happiest and most productive, in the place that helps you to become the person you wish to be.
You will report to an engineering manager and work closely with a marketing designer, and product marketers on building new website pages and and systems or internal tools to scale marketing workflows. You will also collaborate with our Data team who will provide valuable insights about the metrics of the marketing experiments you’ll be implementing.
You have experience with React.js and know your way around Express. Experience with Next.js is helpful, but not required.
You understand the deadline-driven nature of marketing launch plans and are good at working with others to make tradeoffs to meet those deadlines. You’re comfortable prioritizing with a team and managing overlapping schedules.
You know how to bring a design to life and have an eye for the details and final polish to make projects shine. If you have an online portfolio that shows your design and implementation skills, that would be useful to share, but it’s not required.
You’re comfortable working independently as the only engineer on the marketing team, who will be planning out and building these products.
You have experience with website performance and optimization techniques.
You have experience building internal tools and systems for marketing teams to empower non-technical teammates to scale their work and do things, such as creating a webpage, themselves.
Unsure if you meet all these requirements? Please apply anyway! We would love to hear from you!
We hope that you're excited by the possibilities that come with working at Buffer! In addition to our unique culture, we also offer these fun perks and benefits.
💰 Competitive salary: Our salary formula adjusts to your cost of living and experience. For this role, the range is: $101K - $143K USD.
🏝 Work remotely (globally): Live and work anywhere in the world!
💪 Health insurance: We offer health insurance for all of our team members, international or US.
💻 Home office setup: Get a laptop + $500 to set up your home office.
👓 Growth mindset fund: Extra money for learning and development.
⛺️ Minimum vacation: At least 3 weeks/year, with no upper limit.
🤑 401(k): With 3% company match.
📈 Profit sharing: When the company does well, all team members share the profits. We distribute 8-15% of profits annually to the team.
🍼 Family leave: 3 months of family leave for all parents, and more is possible.
✈️ Retreats: When we can, we meet in person for company get-togethers twice per year.
☕️ Working smarter stipend: Get some extra cash for a co-working space or a coffee shop work.
📚 Free books and Kindle: Get a free Kindle and all the free books - digital, physical, and audio - you like, anytime.
⛱ Sabbaticals: Take a 6-week break, fully paid, after every 5 years with Buffer.
Step 1: Getting to know your values. We'll meet over Zoom to talk about values and Buffer culture.
Step 2: Getting to know your role. You'll chat with Ivana, Engineering Manager, to learn more about your background, experience, and achievements.
Step 3: Get to know our technologies and your background. You'll talk to a couple of members of our Engineering team in a joint interview.
Step 4: Getting to know our VP of Engineering. You'll chat with Katie, our VP of engineering.
Our overall hiring process takes about 4-6 weeks in total, from the time you are contacted for the first interview.
If you feel like this role is calling out to you, we'd love to learn more about you. We're always open to continuing the conversation, and we'll be sure to reach out to you with next steps after you apply!