Sr. Front-end/UI Engineer

This position reports to the CTO.

The company is seeking a Sr. Front-End Engineer to lead the implementation of its mobility apps. You will have a key role to play in the implementation of the first version of our consumer-facing native mobile apps. You should be passionate about building great UI and be open to the idea of using the right tool for the job, versus following the hype. You should be the kind of front-end engineer that cares less about the number of JavaScript libraries you know and more about the software engineering principles that enables you to write code that scales. You will be required to work directly with the back-end engineers and collaborate with them to craft products that delight our customers. Your responsibilities won’t be limited to just designing and implementing the code. You will also have a big role to play in defining the direction of our product. Our goal is to build an inclusive culture where everyone has a voice and you will play a key role in building and maintaining this culture.

Key Responsibilities

  • Architect, implement and maintain the front-end systems that make up our mobility platform.
  • Be a key part of the entire development lifecycle, including ideation and identifying requirements.
  • Evangelize best practices and mentor engineers as the front-end team grows.
  • Moderate technical discussions, evaluate new techniques and ensure our platform is constantly evolving and improving.
  • Leverage best practices in testing and deployment to enable rapid iteration and launch of new features.
  • Help build a culture where bugs and mistakes in Production are treated as opportunities to improve the platform via testing and refactoring.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • MS or BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.
  • 7+ years of experience as a hands-on Front-end Engineer. Experience in high volume consumer facing applications is preferred.
  • Hands-on experience with ReactNative and proven experience launching multiple consumer facing native mobile apps.
  • Hands-on experience building web, mobile-web UI.
  • Excellent understanding of software engineering principles.
  • Proven experience interacting with back-end and full-stack engineers.
  • Solid understanding of Service Oriented Architectures and related technologies like REST and GraphQL.
  • Experience working in an agile development environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to attract and hire the best engineers.
  • Experience managing teams is not required but mentoring team members will be a critical part of this role.

Benefits

  • Attractive compensation and generous benefits package
    (100% Medical, 50% Vision and 50% Dental)
  • Company 401(k) match up to 6% of salary
  • Paid company snacks and after-hour meals
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Gym reimbursement program
  • 529 savings plan
  • Commuter benefits
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