Senior Web Software Engineer
Flipboard - 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
  • Flexible hours
  • Paid time off- holidays, vacation, and sick leave
  • 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.

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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...