Software Engineer, Consumer - Headless (Frontend)

  • Locations
    • Remote
    • San Francisco
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 14, 2021
  • Function
  • Design & UI
  • Sector
  • Fintech

Build the world’s fastest Identity and Checkout products

Company Mission

Our mission is to make buying online faster, safer and easier for everyone. Fast Login and Fast Checkout enable a one-click sign-in and purchasing experience that makes it easier for people to buy and merchants to sell. The company’s products work on any browser, device or platform to deliver a consistent, stress-free purchasing experience. Fast is entirely consumer-focused and invests heavily in its users’ privacy and data security. Headquartered in San Francisco but open to a globally remote workforce, we are a founders-led, privately held company funded by Stripe, Index Ventures, Susa Ventures and other world-class investors.

Team & Role Summary

The Consumer group is primarily responsible for the Fast Checkout experience across all our consumers and merchants. It is this group’s responsibility to make the checkout experience delightful and Fast. The team works on core checkout features, headless checkout, mobile SDK and more. Frontend and backend engineers that are obsessed with delivering amazing user experiences will enjoy working with our designers, product managers and other engineers on the team to deliver Fast’s core product to all of our customers.

The Headless team within the Consumer group is making embedded checkout accessible for sellers and buyers through frictionless configuration and setup. This team also provides the tools to enable seamless product discovery and interaction for buyers, e.g. QR codes, embedded, short links and other tools.

As a frontend engineer at Fast, you will build highly-polished user interfaces that make authentication and payments as easy as possible.


  • Develop and simplify code across the stack with a focus on frontend utilizing React
  • Design and improve the code base with scalable & testable code
  • Collaborate with product, design and the broader engineering team on features and functionality
  • Evaluate product launch related use cases from a technical & customer perspective
  • Participate in team meetings covering release and build roadmaps and be an active voice in the discussion


  • Experience developing using React, Vue or Angular
  • Deep experience building websites as part of a technical team
  • Familiarity with object oriented languages commonly utilized to create solutions at scale (Java, Python, Scala, JavaScript, etc)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience

Nice to Have

  • Experience with applications that have crossed the threshold of 1M daily active users
  • Demonstrated expertise in one aspect of web UI development: accessibility, localization, performance, functional testing, security and PCI compliance.
  • Experience with e-commerce and/or payments
  • Experience shipping third-party JavaScript libraries or web SDKs


  • Benefits and Perks - Because People Matter
  • We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and demonstrate our values through equitable pay, fantastic benefits, and access to all reasonable accommodations.

See what Fast can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance (99% paid by Fast)
  • Globally remote with flexible work schedules and commuter benefits to fit your needs
  • Generous maternity & paternity leave for all family caregivers

401k match up to 4%

Competitive Salary & Equity

  • People-focused, unlimited & flexible paid time off
  • Inclusive events & programs to allow everyone to express their voice (or dance skills)
  • Monthly exercise, internet & office equipment stipends (and great snack perks)