Senior Front End Engineer

Loadsmart · Sep 4th 2019

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Who we are: Loadsmart aims to move more with less. We combine great people and innovative technology to more efficiently move freight throughout North America. Our focus is on designing and building the best tools for our team and our customers, using machine learning algorithms to connect cargo with trucks. By better matching supply and demand, we reduce wasted fuel and lost time, cutting out empty miles for motor carriers and providing instant booking for shippers.

Who you are: You are curious to impact a 700 billion dollar industry of logistics. You know how to develop front end products with the help from design. You are a user interface expert, you like working in a hands-on environment and enjoy teamwork. You are a problem solver, not a requirement follower.

The role: We are looking for a Senior Front End Engineer to work in our Florianopolis office or Remote. You'll join us in obsessing about transformational technology as part of our UI team. You should have experience and proven ability using experimental ideas to develop new solutions, build new products, and create new concepts. Our technology stack on front-end is primarily JavaScript (ES6+ features), React, Styled Components, Jest, Babel, Webpack.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Discuss good practices for software modularization and feel comfortable suggesting contributions to build our set of internal guidelines and shared code

  • Write modern, efficient, modular JavaScript together with CSS to build user interfaces

  • Build and maintain reusable JavaScript components according to our coding standards and best practices

  • Collaborate with Product Managers, Designers and Engineers to deliver compelling user-facing products

  • Create unit tests using frameworks like mocha or jest

  • Identify front-end bottlenecks and optimize the webpage performance to improve the user experience.

Qualifications:

  • You’re fluent in English (both written and spoken) and native Portuguese

  • 5+ years of UI development having in-depth knowledge about Javascript, HTML5 and CSS, including concepts like layout, specificity, cross-browser compatibility

  • 3+ years of experience utilizing Javascript frameworks like React or Vue.js

  • Experience using web build tools, such as Webpack, Gulp, and Grunt

  • Passion. Be passionate about creating clean, highly maintainable, and structured code, supported by unit and integration tests

  • Collaboration with Back End. Experience with integrating REST APIs as well as their design so you can also collaborate on its definition together with our backend team

  • Experience with browser APIs and optimizing front end performance

  • Collaboration with Design. Working knowledge of UI/UX practices, as well as understanding the web standards

  • Curiosity. You're keen on learning new technologies and tools as well as evaluating their pros and cons. You're a pragmatic programmer. You ask questions and are hungry to learn more

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or in a related field would be cool, but is not mandatory.

Because we are an international company, we only accept CVs in English.

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