Senior Front-End Engineer
FILD - Boston, MA

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Company Description:
Job Description:
Are you a JavaScript expert? Do words like Backbone, Node, Yeoman, Ember, Grunt, Jasmine, and Selenium have different meanings to you than the average person? Are you looking for an opportunity to build technology that actually helps people? Are you passionate about usability and writing amazingly elegant and reliable code? Are you interested in job stability but intrigued by the idea of working for a start-up?

Start-up company, funded by a mature, stable company seeks to build out a world-class team in Cambridge, MA. This team will be responsible for creating a new web platform that leverages the power and performance of modern web browsers to make a difference in people's lives every day. This is not just a fun, novel app. This technology will truly enhance the lives of millions. You will be making a difference in people's lives by what you build.

You will be responsible for designing, developing, and delivering the front-end architecture of our web platform. Are you an architect and developer with creativity and technical chops to dream it and build it with a focus on both innovation and reliability? You can't be afraid to try new things that will deliver exponential results rather than incremental ones. You will work closely with the VP of Engineering and Architect to guide the front-end architecture and design.

Here's what you need to have:
Expert JavaScript knowledge (high-performance JS, DOM, event models)

Solid background developing complex web applications with JavaScript

Deep understanding of the similarities and differences between modern browsers (IE 8+, Safari, Chrome, and Firefox on Windows and OS X)

Undergraduate degree in technical field or comparable work experience

It would be nice if you have:
Experience in web development for high transaction web sites

Experience with HTML5 and CSS3

Experience with jQuery and/or Flash

Previous team lead experience

Familiarity with command-line operations in Linux

Java (J2EE, web services) back-end software development experience

Agile and test driven development experience

Experience or understanding of responsive design

Browser extension development

  • 100% paid family medical insurance
  • 401K
  • Flexible work environment/schedule
  • Work with bleeding edge technologies
  • Work with successful entrepreneurs with a solid track record
If you're a Senior JavaScript Engineer interested in working for a start-up backed by a stable, mature company with a solid 20 year history, please apply now.