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Frontend Engineer (remote)

United States


Full Time

We're looking for someone who can help us continue to build a more efficient and transparent public records process. Every day we work to create an application that is fast, intuitive, and a delight to use. We believe that writing clean, efficient, and well-tested code is critical to creating a great experience for our customers. If you are excited about building tools to make government information accessible and meaningful, this is the job for you.

Your day-to-day work will be focused on writing code, releasing features, and collaborating with other team members. You will be a key part of implementing product designs and ensuring that we deliver high-quality code. As we continue to grow you will have the opportunity to help build our front-end engineering team. 

What you will do:

  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable JavaScript code
  • Collaborate on building our front-end architecture
  • Build and maintain reusable components
  • Implement new product designs
  • Participate in peer code review
  • Ensure that code implements industry best practices
  • Communicate software needs across teams

You'd be a good fit if you have:

  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills
  • 2-3+ years of web application development experiences
  • 1-3+ years of modern JavaScript frameworks, e.g. Vue, React, Lit/Polymer
  • 1-3+ years of working with Flux inspired state management library, e.g. Vuex, Redux, MobX
  • Awareness of secure coding practices
  • Enjoy a highly collaborative environment
  • A conscientious, collaborative, and friendly approach
  • Great written and verbal communication

Extra points if you have:

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience designing and building REST APIs
  • Experience with Elasticsearch and AWS
  • Experience with page optimizations using tools like Lighthouse
  • Experience with improving accessibility
  • Familiarity with OWASP and security best practices

You should seriously consider applying if:

  • You want a mentor who is invested helping you find the right opportunities for your growth
  • You believe in constantly striving to improve the product, your team, and yourself
  • You want to build something with real impact
  • You want to work remotely
  • You're passionate about building a great product
  • You value autonomy and responsibility

What we offer you:

  • Mission-driven work that has a tangible positive impact
  • Three weeks of PTO plus federal holidays
  • Health care (medical, dental, and vision) benefits for you and your dependents
  • A stipend and PTO to attend professional development events
  • Flexible work hours (upon mutual agreement) that allow you to schedule around personal commitments
  • Opportunities to socialize with your colleagues that don’t center on alcohol; if a company event is outside of normal work hours, we’ll cover childcare costs
  • A workplace that values communication, mutual respect, and work-life balance

Compensation: $70,000-$85,000 salary

We are committed to a workplace that reflects our community. We especially encourage applicants who are underrepresented in the tech industry, including women, people of color, and LGBTQIA candidates.

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