Grammarly is excited to offer a remote-first hybrid working model, which combines the flexibility of working from home with the benefits of gathering in person. Team members can work primarily remotely in the United States, Canada, Ukraine, Germany, Poland, and Portugal. Conditions permitting, teams will meet in person a few times every quarter at one of Grammarly's hubs, currently in San Francisco, Kyiv, New York, Vancouver, and Berlin, or in a shared workspace in Krakow.

Grammarly team members in this role must be based in Canada or the United States.

The opportunity 

Grammarly empowers people to thrive and connect, whenever and wherever they communicate. Every day, over 30 million people and 50,000 teams around the world rely on our AI-powered communication assistance technology. All of this begins with our team collaborating in a values-driven and learning-oriented environment. 

To achieve our ambitious goals, we’re looking for an experienced Front-End Engineer to join our Identity team. The Identity team has an important mission impacting millions of Grammarly users. The team is responsible for how people sign in to and sign up for Grammarly every day and for a variety of complex systems that work behind the scenes to ensure that no user account gets compromised. The team works on a massive scale, has to leverage a lot of data, runs many experiments, and constantly adapts to match ever-changing external threats.

Grammarly’s engineers and researchers have the freedom to innovate and uncover breakthroughs—and, in turn, influence our product roadmap. The complexity of our technical challenges is growing rapidly as we scale our interfaces, algorithms, and infrastructure. Read more about our stack or hear from our team on our technical blog.

Your impact

The Identity and Authentication team at Grammarly provides Customer and Identity Access Management solutions across our whole business that is designed to manage customer identities. It’s responsible, at scale, for login and authentication, data privacy, and providing a fast, frictionless and secure customer experience.

As a Front-End engineer, you will 

  • Within your first 30 days, you will work with team members and peer on other teams to develop a complete understanding of Grammarly’s web architecture & technologies. You will also review changes from other engineers and develop an understanding of the deployment/testing/release process. 
  • Within the first three months, you’ll ship a new user-facing feature offering our users additional security controls or additional challenges to prevent unauthorized.
  • Within the first six months, you will form an opinion on the technical challenges and areas for improvement in our codebase. You will also propose new ideas for user-facing features and experiments.

We’re looking for someone who

  • Embodies our EAGER values—is ethical, adaptable, gritty, empathetic, and remarkable.
  • Is able to collaborate in person 2–4 weeks per quarter, traveling if necessary to the hub where the team is based.
  • Has at least five combined years working as a Web Front-end or Client (.NET, Swift, Kotlin) engineer.
  • Has strong foundational knowledge of web technologies (HTML, CSS, JS).
  • Has expertise in modern front-end frameworks (React experience preferred).
  • Has well-developed product intuition and strong user empathy.
  • Has strong technical acumen and the ability to tackle ambiguous problems.
  • Has general knowledge of security best practices for web applications. And interested in diving deep into the security and identity domains and learning about various standards (OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, SSO, SCIM) and vulnerabilities (CSRF, injections, XSS).

Support for you, professionally and personally

  • Professional growth: We hire people we trust and give team members autonomy to do their best work. We also support professional development with training, coaching, and regular feedback.
  • A connected team: Grammarly builds a product that helps people connect, and we apply this mindset to our own team. We have a highly collaborative culture supported by our EAGER values. We also take time to celebrate our colleagues and accomplishments with global, local, and team-specific events and programs.
  • Comprehensive benefits: Grammarly offers all team members competitive pay along with a benefits package encompassing superior health care (including mental health benefits). We also offer support to set up a home office, ample and defined time off, gym and recreation stipends, admission discounts, and more.

We encourage you to apply

At Grammarly, we value our differences, and we encourage all—especially those whose identities are traditionally underrepresented in tech organizations—to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of ancestry, race, place of origin, political belief, religion, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grammarly is an equal opportunity employer and abides by the Employment Equity Act.

Grammarly currently supports the long-term work of team members in the following Canadian provinces: British Columbia, Ontario 

Grammarly currently supports the long-term work of team members in the following US states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania (Kennett Township, New London Township, Pittsburgh City, Shaler Township), South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington, as well as the District of Columbia

Please note that Grammarly’s COVID-19 vaccination policy requires that all team members in North America be vaccinated against COVID-19 to meet in person for Grammarly business or to work from a North America hub location. It is expected that this will be a requirement for this role. Qualified candidates in North America who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons or because of a sincerely held religious belief may request a reasonable accommodation to this policy. For Europe, this policy requires team members to be vaccinated or produce a daily negative COVID-19 test administered on-site to work from the hub or attend in-person meetings.

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