Front End Engineer

Los Angeles, CA /
Engineering /
Ranked by Forbes as one of America’s best startup employers in 2020, Bambee is a growth stage, venture-backed startup that is developing and deploying best-in-class Human Resources technology and services, while reimagining employment for the largest segment of the job market - small businesses. Bambee consists of self-starters - past and future entrepreneurs who view their departments like small companies. As a member of the Bambee team, you have an insatiable drive for results. Solving customers’ problems excites you. Data guides you. Results inspire you.

Bambee’s goal to offer Human Resources for $99/month has never been done. The team accomplishing this is a team full of drivers. What are you? If you’re a passenger, thanks for reading. If you’re a driver, join us.

Job Summary

As Front End Engineer, you will build products and features that will impact the way businesses handle onboarding and offboarding employees, implement HR policies, communicate with their Bambee HR manager, and more. You will work closely with product managers, designers, and engineers to deliver elegant and efficient user experiences in multiple web applications for both internal and external users. You will be an advocate for Bambee in both the Los Angeles and wider Vue.js and Javascript community.

Primary Responsibilities

    • Actively partner with product, design, and peer engineering leads and managers
    • Drive feature development end-to-end and deliver large projects on a regularly basis
    • Drive POC activities and exploration of new frameworks or services while taking a hands-on role in the execution
    • Have indirect influence beyond functional boundaries, such as with product on technical feasibility and roadmap, or with test engineering on tooling and execution needs
    • Align systems across squads on common design patterns, practices, or other instrumentation
    • Contribute to a positive work environment where teammates can freely and openly discuss their ideas
    • Be excited to come to work every day and hustle hard toward changing/creating a new industry!

Required Qualifications & Attributes

    • 2+ years of experience in software engineering building highly scalable and integrated frontend web applications
    • Demonstrated experience with component driven development using a modern framework (React or Vue, we use Vue)
    • Has experience with, and a love for the broader Javascript community
    • Deep understanding of CSS best practices and experience with browser compatibility
    • Experience in implementing automated front-end testing using Jest and
    • Proactive mindset - we are looking for candidates who can architect applications
    • Strong aptitude for delivering highly optimized and performant front end code
    • Believes no code is complete without documentation
    • Lives in or is willing to move to Los Angeles, CA

Preferred Qualifications & Attributes

    • Actively contributes to opensource projects. Vue.js projects a plus
    • Familiarity in implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and ADA compliance
    • Experience with browser based performance testing and optimization
    • Familiarity with design techniques such as user journey maps, information architecture, interaction models, user research, and wireframes
    • A deep appreciation and eye for design
    • Understanding of how motion design influences UI and interaction design
What’s In It For you?

Bambee cares deeply about employee well being and is proud to offer the following benefits and perks:
Equity, 401(k), Unlimited vacation, Medical, dental, and vision insurance, Life insurance, Generous health and wellness stipend, $500 personal travel stipend to promote new life and travel experiences, Sponsorship for participation in arts and cultural events, Weekly summer movie nights, Dog-friendly office, Commuter benefits, Fully stocked kitchen (kombucha and cold brew on tap!), Annual staff retreat, Frequent company dinners and happy hours, Professional development

About The Founder

Bambee was founded in 2016 by Allan Jones (2x-entrepreneur & ex-CMO of ZipRecruiter, and Head of Product at Docstoc [acquired by Intuit]), who has a proven track record in developing successful product and marketing strategies for small businesses/HR.

AAP/EEO Statement

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, we comply with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

We expressly prohibit any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of our employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.