Sr. Front End Engineer

New York, NY 10003

Industry: Javascript / HTML / CSS Job Number: 4240

About the job 

XXXXX is looking for a  Front-End Engineering Lead  to join XXXXX  our direct-to-consumer company dedicated to creating a best-in-class experience to help solve one of America’ s greatest healthcare issues – untreated hearing loss. XXXXX mission is to democratize, simplify and de-stigmatize the adoption and use of technically advanced hearing aids, empowering more people with hearing loss to hear better.

 

The ideal candidate is passionate about creating a seamless customer experience and is able to drive and execute end-to-end web based customer journeys. You will plan, architect, build and own our main external-facing web app using React.js, JavaScript, CSS, Relay and GraphQL. You will partner with the CTO and Head of Design to bring our customer touch-points to life and will be responsible for the technical execution of web projects through hands-on development and prototyping. In other words, you will bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation to create a user-friendly environment. This position reports directly to the CTO.

Responsibilities:
  • Develop new user-facing features.
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
  • Create quality mockups and prototypes on tight timelines.

Qualifications: 
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of experience working as a Front-End Engineer.
  • Experience with React.js and modern JavaScript libraries and tooling.
  • Deep understanding of the " behind-the-scenes" of HTML rendering, CSS and Javascript.
  • Deep understanding of core modern web concepts such a single-page applications (SPAs) and server-side vs. client-side rendering.
  • Familiarity with server-side technologies such as Node.js or Java.
  • Demonstrated design and UX sensibilities.


Bonus points for
  • Experience in Conversion Optimization and A/B testing, Web Performance Optimization, Relay and GraphQL.
  • Experience in the healthcare space and startup environment. 

Rachel Newell

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