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 and optimization of all our user interfaces. We actively learn what designs are most effective 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 & design discussions
  • Collaborate & 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
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