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Engineer, Sr Software

Secaucus, NJ

As the Sr. Software Engineer-Front End , your primary responsibility is to build systems and functionality that support the Vitamin Shoppe eCommerce business. On a day to day basis, you will write code that is clean, concise, scalable and resilient.

The focus will be on writing modular and flexible code that lends itself to alterations / modifications / extensions as the business needs change. You will work in both existing third party frameworks, as well as home grown open source technologies. If you are a talented, experienced, curious engineer who is passionate about technology, join us in our mission to deliver a world-class user experience to millions of real-world Vitamin Shoppe customers.


As part of this dynamic team, you will:

  • Lead development of the front end application for the Vitamin Shoppe's e-Commerce development initiatives in a fast-paced Agile environment.
  • Build a world-class UX that is used by millions of real-world users.
  • Writing tested, idiomatic, and documented Angular, Typescript/JavaScript, HTML/CSS
  • Architecting and carrying out AngularJS to Angular8(+) migration
  • Architecting and utilization of JS Build automation tools (grunt ,gulp, node.js)
  • Make continuous improvements to site performance and SEO
  • Creating self-contained, reusable, and testable modules and components.
  • Work closely with backend teams via REST APIs
  • Proactively and continuously learn, advocate, and adopt cutting edge technologies and industry best practices. Using engineer productivity and application performance/stability, including but not limited to build, automation, and monitoring tools.
  • Perform troubleshooting and investigation of business, data or technical issues as they might arise.
  • Provide accurate project/task time duration estimates and statuses to team and project management.



  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or a related discipline.

Required Qualifications:    

  • 7+ years of Professional Software Engineering experience in an Agile environment.
  • 4+ years of Professional AngularJS and Angular 2+ experience.
  • Extensive knowledge with Typescript, JavaScript, node.js, and HTML5.
  • Deep knowledge of AngularJS practices and commonly used modules based on extensive work experience.
  • Strong knowledge of AJAX technologies, REST, and JSON.
  • Experience with build and automation tools.
  • Ability to provide SEO solutions for single page apps.
  • Thorough understanding of the responsibilities of the platform, database, API, caching layer, proxies, and other web services used in the system.
  • Strong appetite and appreciation for non-functional requirements including but not limited to testability, scalability, and performance.
  • Ritually writing extensive unit tests using automated TDD tasks.
  • Experience with creating configuration, build, and test scripts for Continuous Integration environments.
  • Strong understanding of eCommerce.
  • Experience with performance monitoring tools, analytics tools, and SEO tools.
  • Experience working with tracking pixels, and tag manager (GTM).
  • Comfortable with ambiguity with a drive for clarity.
  • Experience with eCommerce.
  • Experience with cloud technologies (AWS) a plus.

Skill and Ability:                             

  • Professional, precise written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate issues / impacts / fixes to audiences of varying technical expertise (including completely non-technical audience)
  • Demonstrated team player and collaborator: partners with other cross functional team members (QA, Product, Business users, etc)
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail


Equal Opportunity Policy 

The Vitamin Shoppe is an equal opportunity employer. We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

Our management is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, separation, recruitment, pay and other forms of compensation, access to facilities and programs, training and general treatment during employment.


We firmly believe that every Health Enthusiast has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. Our goal is to maintain a satisfied and productive team of Health Enthusiasts.

The keys to reaching that goal are effective leadership, equal application of fair human resources policies, competitive wages and benefits, and close attention to all health enthusiast matters. The Vitamin Shoppe is committed to the principle of fair and impartial treatment of our Health Enthusiasts.


Health Enthusiasts with questions or concerns about equal employment opportunities in the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of their Human Resources representative. 

We will not allow any form of retaliation against Health Enthusiasts who raise issues of perceived discrimination in good faith. To ensure our workplace is free of artificial barriers, violation of this policy may result in disciplinary action, up to and including discharge.


The wage for this position is based on many factors such as role requirements, skill set, years of experience and other organizational needs. The estimated range is $106,000 - $135,000 per year.

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