Back River Search Group

Senior Frontend Engineer

Back River Search - San Francisco, CA

As a Senior Frontend Engineer, you will be a key member of the Platform Engineering team, developing the core product interfaces powered by our machine learning algorithms and natural language technology. You will partner with product managers and other engineers to realize our ambitious vision to help our customers understand the ever-growing sea of information they care about.

About Us

Our client uses machine learning and natural language processing, along with a healthy dose of secret sauce, to automate the analysis of very large data sets. Our software crunches through the data to help our customers understand the world around them -- whether it is a stock they are tracking or an emerging geo-political event in a far flung part of the world. Our customers include analysts at some of the world’s largest corporations, financial institutions, and government agencies.

Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with design and product to build functional and delightful product experiences
    • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
    • Invest in making our UI platform scalable and our teams productive

Requirements

    • Strong knowledge of core JavaScript, React, Redux, and HTML5 / CSS3
    • Deep knowledge of front-end build tools for validation, transpilation, and bundling (ESLlint, webpack, Babel, etc.)
    • Experience building and deploying a single-page application for public use
    • Experience developing and maintening SaaS products
    • Proficiency writing unit and integration tests
    • 5+ years of professional frontend development

Major Pluses

    • Strong understanding of UX and Design fundamentals
    • Experience with d3.js
    • Expertise in tuning web performance
    • Knowledge of web serving architecture (e.g. CDNs, caching, load balancers)

What We Offer

    • Rapidly growing company, with opportunities for growth into leadership roles
    • Smart, engaged co-workers who are at the top of their game
    • Honest and open environment for exchange of ideas
    • Real deadlines from real customers with global name recognition
    • Product culture of user experience quality over feature quantity
    • Proactive learning and teaching opportunities via individual book allowances, tech talks, and brown bag lunches
    • Twice weekly catered lunches
    • Team outings and bi-weekly company happy hours
    • One-of-a-kind LEGO art gallery
    • Fun, puzzle-loving office in the SF Financial District


Posted On: Monday, July 9, 2018



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