Senior Frontend Web Engineer

Columbus, OH (or Remote)
Technology – Engineering /
Full Time /
About Beam

Beam was founded in 2012 by three engineers who saw the opportunity to modernize the dental benefits industry using technology. The first product was the Beam Brush, which was one of the earliest examples of the Internet of Things in healthcare. 

Today, Beam Benefits is a digitally-led employee benefits company that offers dental, vision, life, disability, and supplemental health coverage. The company simplifies and modernizes the $100+ billion ancillary benefits industry through its intuitive online platform, self-service tools, AI-powered underwriting, and thoughtful coverage for improved overall wellness. Its Beam Perks™ program offers incentives to members and rewards them for healthy behaviors. Beam is available in 44 states across the U.S.

Joining Beam Benefits Means

• Working in a complex and dynamic business, simultaneously operating across insurance, CPG manufacturing, IoT, and dental services
• Being supported and encouraged to improve every day by working collaboratively with a diversely skilled team
• Engaging in an energizing, committed, and fun work environment
• Being empowered as an ‘owner’ of your subject matter and work
• Joining in our mission to forever change the way people access benefit
• Being a person of high character, high EQ, and amazing talent

What We're Looking For

Beam is looking for a Senior Frontend Web Engineer to guide our web/browser member experience. This role will provide opportunities for architectural decision-making and future growth of how Beam implements web frameworks and design more broadly. Our engineers get the opportunity to work throughout our broad suite of products using a diverse set of technologies and shipping code at a regular cadence. We also look to our senior developers to be good mentors for their fellow engineers and contribute their experiences to our development and product processes.

What You Will Bring

You’re an experienced engineer with a passion for people and products. You're excited to work closely with partners in Product and Design to fully own and rapidly iterate on your projects. You are always striving to improve yourself, your team, the product, and the company by proactively seeking and giving feedback. You’re comfortable taking complex problems and simplifying them. You love learning by digging into code alongside your team and strive to ensure we deliver quality products. You have a history of leveling up your teammates and thrive in a collaborative environment.

What You Will Do

    • Act as a technical lead for web frameworks and frontend design.
    • Mentor fellow engineers to help level up the overall knowledge.
    • Partner with the mobile team and Product Managers to build cross-platform member experiences.
    • Regularly ship high-quality code with the appropriate amount of test coverage.
    • Serve as a technical advisor for your team to continually improve the quality of our code and products.
    • Propose and implement architectural solutions to ensure the continued improvement of our tech stack.
    • Help determine the appropriate scope and division of project work to ensure timely delivery.

What Technical Skills Will Help You Be Successful

    • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or related field.
    • Experience with React, React Testing Library, NextJS, and TypeScript.
    • Experience working with secure, tested REST API's.
    • Experience with TDD or testing frameworks (especially Jest/Cypress/RSpec)
    • Comfortable working alongside Designers, UX, and making suggestions.
    • Familiarity working in scalable Ruby on Rails and/or React apps.
    • Familiarity working in a cloud environment (preferably AWS)
Visa sponsorship or transfer not available for this position.
Beam believes a diverse and inclusive environment is key to building a great company and a great product. We are committed to creating an environment that is welcoming for people of all backgrounds, and encourage everyone to apply. Beam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.