Senior Web Software Engineer
Flipboard, Inc. - Palo Alto, CA

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Flipboard, the world’s first social magazine, is hiring!

Our mission is to let people discover and share content in beautiful and simple ways.

The Role:

We are looking for a proactive, highly-motivated senior engineer to work on a variety of projects related to Flipboard's web technologies.

Desired Skills, Experience and Abilities:
BS/MS with strong CS fundamentals
Strong programming and design skills
Expertise with JavaScript, HTML and CSS
In-depth understanding of web browser architecture and behavior
Experience working on a mobile device is a plus, e.g., iOS, Android
Expertise with web application frameworks
Keen eye for clean UI implementation
Strong knowledge of website design best practices
Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills
Why Join Flipboard?

• Team-up with cutting-edge thought leaders from Apple, Google, Netflix, Adobe, Ellerdale, Sony, Ning, Tellme, and Microsoft, Time Inc. & Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia to help grow the world's first social magazine across multiple platforms.
• CEO, Mike McCue is a successful entrepreneur founding companies such as Paper Software (acquired by Netscape) and Tellme Networks (acquired by Microsoft), all delivering high-level valuations.
• Exciting and collaborative team working with a strong purpose and vision. Mockup Monday lunches held each week serve as a forum for team members to demo new ideas and projects.
• Pick your equipment: we provide your choice of Apple computers, screens, iPad’s, and peripherals
• Flipboard’s HQ is an open, beautifully converted art studio centrally located in the heart of downtown Palo Alto.
• Compensation including base, equity, plus generous, comprehensive benefits (details below)

Benefits & Perks:

• 401(k) with company contribution
• Vision, dental, life, and health insurance
• Paid time off- holidays, vacation, and sick leave
• Flexible hours
• Subsidized gym and commuter programs
• Beer Fridays: casual team & friend meet-ups at Flipboard HQ
• Team celebrations: company anniversaries, birthdays, Thanksgiving, weddings/babies - you name it, we celebrate it.
• Flipboard Sports- Basketball team, certified rock climbers, biking, or anything you’d like to organize.
• Lots of snacks (healthy and otherwise)

About Flipboard

Flipboard is founded by Mike McCue, former CEO of Tellme Networks, and Evan Doll, former Senior iPhone Engineer at Apple.
Flipboard has raised $60.5 million from legendary investors including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer, Index Ventures, and Insight Venture.

About this company
Flipboard is your personal magazine. It's the most popular way to catch up on the news you care about, discover amazing things from around...