Front End Engineer (Extensions)

Engineering

Full-time
Job Location: Venice, CA

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Description

System1 is looking for a creative and talented engineer. This role requires a strong background in front-end technologies, as well as a familiarity with Python-based web technologies, eg. flask. In this role, your contributions will be extremely visible and have a direct impact on a growing user base. We constantly strive for experimentation with and optimization of all our user interfaces. We experiment with and optimize all our user interfaces, and we actively find the most effective layouts via extensive A/B testing. Our design life-cycle is consistently driven by quantitative data analysis in order to measure and maximize user impact. You will utilize core software development skills to create user-facing applications and tools that will assist partners in optimizing their use of our innovative analytics platform.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for delivering high quality features on new and existing extensions using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (Node.js, React, and vanilla)
  • Convert design specifications into clean and easy-to-maintain responsive web pages
  • Assist in documenting, debugging, evaluating, and unit testing projects
  • Participate in code reviews and design discussions
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively, working in a team environment with other experienced engineers
  • Find solutions for cross-browser issues in both HTML/CSS and JavaScript
  • Implement A/B tests

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional web development experience required
  • 1+ year of experience developing browser-based extensions required
  • Experience in HTML, CSS, and vanilla JavaScript, cross-browser compatible and mobile-friendly environments
  • Strong JavaScript skills and/or demonstrated experience developing complex widgets and/or applications with JavaScript
  • Expert level understanding of CSS and preprocessors (Less, Sass)
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Ability to adapt and integrate quickly into a fast-paced environment

Perks

  • Free Uber/Lyft to and from work every day!
  • Collegial and collaborative team with highly intelligent and motivated coworkers
  • Cross-team lunches and demos to foster learning
  • Unlimited Paid Sick Time, Competitive PTO and Benefits package
  • Catered meals and fully stocked kitchen
  • Weekly happy hour at various bars, restaurants, and venues across Los Angeles
  • Weekly fitness class with private trainer: high intensity training, yoga, beach volleyball, beach soccer, ultimate frisbee
  • Competitive Relocation Package
  • Company parties and outings: Skyzone indoor skydiving, Medieval Times, Karaoke, etc.
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