Sr. Front-End Engineer

Bay Area, CA/Remote/ Munich, Germany /
Engineering /
Cape Analytics provides instant property intelligence for buildings across the United States. Cape Analytics enables insurers and other property stakeholders to access valuable property attributes at time of underwriting, with the accuracy and detail that traditionally required an on-site inspection, but with the speed and coverage of property record pre-fill. Founded in 2014, Cape Analytics is backed by leading venture firms and innovative insurers and is comprised of computer vision, data science, and risk analysis experts.

Position Summary:
We’re looking for a Senior front-end software engineer that can build extensible, robust web applications, with an eye for UI/UX and extensibility. We leverage AWS, Web Components, EmberJS and NodeJS to develop high-performance applications for the insurance industry.

What you’ll do:

    • Design and implement Extensible front-end systems for customers and internal applications
    • Work with Product team to analyze business problems to design innovative solutions and/or implement complex code changes for specific requirements or applications
    • Serve as a technical expert on multiple areas or more complex areas of the application/product
    • Participate in design discussions and serve as technical expert for development across Cape’s entire front-end stack
    • Perform code reviews and analysis
    • Participate in technical design and code reviews
    • Develop and execute unit tests
    • Assist Customer Operations and customers with software issues
    • Evaluate new technologies and tools needed / that could be introduced into tech stack; and
    • Work closely with data science, machine learning, and product teams to ensure successful development and timely delivery of new features;

Skills / Requirements:

    • Education: BS in Computer Science, or related field
    • Experience: 5 or more years experience building web-based UIs. You have designed, developed and deployed large systems and put them in the hands of customers with high quality and uptime
    • Technology: Knowledge and experience with Javascript, HTML, CSS, and one leading Front-End framework (Preferably ReactJS).
    • Strong Architecture skills: The language and stack may change, but high-quality code does not. You thrive on not only coding solutions that solve today’s problems, but can be scaled and extended quickly
    • Self-starter: You enjoy working out problems and can translate high-level tasks. and guidance into tested, readable, high-quality code
    • Fast Learner: We use whatever technology fits the task, not creating tasks that fit the technology. You should be able to learn new languages/tech-stacks and apply them effectively
    • Team Player: You want others to succeed just as much as you want to yourself and enjoy working in a collaborative environment; working across domains to solve complex, large-scale problems
    • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills
We believe:

*Talent is critical, but best when tempered with humility
*Self-motivation leads to the best outcomes
*Open, direct communication is a sign of respect
*Teamwork drives success
*Having fun together is an important part of the job

***Cape Analytics is an E-verify participant.***