Front-End Engineer

Reading Plus · Dec 7th 2018

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Full-time

(Burlington, VT)

Job description

Reading Plus is looking for front-end engineers to join our Product Development team. You will collaborate closely with all team members to build a functional and scalable architecture for web applications that serve millions of students and educators.

What you will do:

  • Connect front-end with back-end services
  • Monitor, test and continuously optimize your code
  • Deliver modern, testable and maintainable code
  • Collaborate with other engineers, product owners/managers, UX designers, and QA
  • Work in an environment that supports both, your team's advancement and your individual growth
  • Ensure that our customer’s experience is the very best it can be

Who you are:

  • Your personal values align with ours (knowledge, empathy, commitment & collaboration)
  • You are intimately familiar with agile development paradigms
  • You are adaptable, resourceful and able to develop effective solutions to problems
  • You have a proven background building user-friendly, data-rich progressive web applications
  • You are experienced with modern JavaScript coding, testing, debugging and automation techniques
  • You care about web technologies, exploring data, usability and design
  • You have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and are happy to communicate your ideas clearly
  • You have experience with continuous delivery and automated testing
  • You value team success over personal success

Technologies:

  • Polymer library (substitute React or Vue)
  • Web components (Custom Elements, Shadow DOM, HTML Imports & Templates)
  • Git (no substitute)
  • JavaScript (Async, Promises, Service Workers)
  • CSS (familiar with the latest W3C working group snapshot)

Bonus:

  • A degree in Computer Science or adjacent areas

Job Perks: Happy to assist with relocation. Dog-friendly office. Much, much more...

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