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Sr. Front End Development Engineer


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Job Description

Industry leader in the Automotive ECommerce space, Publicly Traded, with 350M in the bank and growing rapidly undertaking a huge new platform build to create a one-of-a-kind experience that transforms car buying and ultimately people’s lives.

Come join the team and help us accomplish our mission. Company maintains a Dynamic Workplace, allowing employees to have their primary workstations at home, with office space in Santa Monica, CA and Austin, TX to be made available to individuals and teams to use as needed. Employees enjoy excellent benefits (health/vision/dental coverage, 401k with contribution matching, equity, etc.) as well as perks like monthly credits for at-home food delivery, internet/mobile phone service coverage, fitness expenses, and Caregiver support.

About the team:

We’re looking for talented Front End Engineers who are strong in JavaScript and are passionate about evolving technologies like React, Redux, GraphQL and Apollo. Along with coding, you will be responsible for working with product managers, backend engineers and designers. We love engineers who lead the charge, communicate with other team members, and deliver a quality product and user experience.

About the role:

  • In this role, you will be using front-end JavaScript Frameworks, such as React, to create universal/isomorphic, single-page apps for consumer and dealer facing websites
  • You will also be contributing unit tests for the code you write using tools like Cypress, Mocha or Jest.
  • Using JavaScript frameworks, you’ll develop reusable components that can be leveraged across all our web apps

What you’ll need:

  • Experience building web software or mobile applications – professional or open-source experience writing JavaScript, as well as with a JavaScript MVC framework in a Single Page Architecture (most notably, React and Redux but also including AngularJS, Backbone.js, Knockout or Ember.js).
  • Familiarity with standard javascript async patterns (e.g. closures, callbacks, promises, error handling)
  • Experience with modern version control system such as git or mercurial
  • Solid grasp of software engineering fundamentals and their practical application
  • Firm understanding of modern HTML/CSS
  • Have delivered great technology quickly and understand how to ship in a fast-changing environment
  • “Self-starter” attitude, the ability to make decisions independently, a willingness to take ownership of problems and a strong desire to learn and grow.
  • Ability to facilitate meaningful discussion around complex issues and to convince others about technical tradeoffs as well as work with key stakeholders to effectively solve problems and drive decisions.
  • Experience leading initiatives & meetings within a team as well as multi-person, multi-week projects. Ability to coach and help teammates prioritize.

Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with Babel or TypeScript and ES6/2015+ features
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Experience using Ruby on Rails
  • Experience deploying apps to AWS
  • Well versed in Agile processes such as Continuous Integration and Deployment
  • BS/MS in computer science or equivalent work experience
  • Automotive industry experience