Frontend Engineer

San Francisco, CA
Frontend Engineer
Crunchbase is the leading destination where you can discover innovative companies, connect with the people behind them, and uncover new opportunities. Our mission is to democratize the way innovators connect to opportunities, and over 50 million professionals--including entrepreneurs, investors, market researchers, and sales people--trust Crunchbase to inform their business decisions. Companies all over the world rely on Crunchbase to power their applications, making over one billion API calls on our platform each year.

We are hiring Frontend Engineers to build flexible, metadata driven user interfaces across the Crunchbase platform. User Interface and User Experience are the key drivers helping us to achieve our vision. We care deeply about creating something that feels right in every detail, and we’re looking for engineers with either a solid design aesthetic or a passion for front-end componentry to help us go faster.

Frontend Engineering at Crunchbase
The responsibilities of front-end engineers at Crunchbase include:
• Build a lazy-loaded Angular module to support a new product
• Write an Express middleware to bootstrap data on the server
• Work with Product and Design to explore new feature ideas and flows
• Write a client-side service communicate with backend microservices
• Use developer tools to understand server and client side performance
• Collaborate with Backend teams to design an API for a new platform function

• Solid understanding of computer science and software engineering fundamentals.
• At least two years of professional frontend engineering experience, and a solid understanding of Javascript and Javascript frameworks
• Familiarity with Angular and Typescript is a plus, but not required
• Motivated to participate in ongoing learning and growth through pair programming, code reviews, application of new technologies and best practices.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

What Crunchbase offers
•  Competitive salary and equity
•  A team of creative, transparent entrepreneurs driven to accomplish our mission
•  Daily catered lunches
•  Fitness reimbursement (to work off the catered lunches)
•  Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO) -- we don't track vacation days
•  Incredible medical, vision, and dental benefits for employees and their families
•  401(k) and Roth plans, and free annual financial adviser check-in
•  Free One Medical Group membership for employees and their families
•  Commuting stipend
•  Free Lyft and Uber rides anywhere in the Bay Area after late nights at the office
•  Prime location in the Financial District of SF, near Bart Muni stops
•  Company and team offsites, retreats, events, and happy hours

Crunchbase does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, veteran status, military obligations, or marital status. Every day our team is honored to work with entrepreneurs and innovators from every corner of the globe, and we aim to build a team that reflects the diversity of our customers. Each individual at Crunchbase brings their own perspectives, work experiences, lifestyles, and cultures with them, and we believe that a more diverse team creates more innovative products, provides a better service to its customers, and helps us all grow and learn as individuals.