Software Engineer, Front End

Austin, Texas /
Engineering /
Full Time
This is a remote position where a candidate can reside in the following states. New York, California, Texas, Washington, Washington, D.C, Illinois, Georgia, Connecticut , Iowa, Virginia, Michigan, Maryland, Arizona or Missouri.

Esper is creating the system of record for public policy to improve transparency and data in the public sector. As a member of our front-end engineering team, you will contribute entirely new products to our offering as well as developing features for our primary application.

Esper engineering is still a small team, but we are about to grow. This is a great opportunity to join an engineering organization early enough to have input on team principles and methodologies. We pride ourselves on being curious, humble, and best-practices oriented.

Requirements:
• 1+ years professional experience as a software engineer or technical internships
• BS in Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
• Experience with front-end technologies javascript, typescript, react
• Familiarity working with back-end engineers to develop and use endpoints
• Familiarity with engineering workflow tools/methodologies such as ticketing systems and scrum

About You:
• Strong interpersonal skills working with product managers, designers, and other engineers
• As an engineer you believe in the value of industry best practices and the development of tests
• Belief in Esper’s mission, applying proven and new technologies towards solving the broken and underserved govtech industry
• You are curious and want to know how your work and the work of those around you impacts the company
• You are a kind person that adds to the culture of the team

Bonus:
• Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
• Experience with writing end to end tests
• Experience with back-end technologies

Perks and Benefits:
- Being a part of an innovative and collaborative team that will both support and challenge you
- Significant opportunity for growth and ownership and to shape Esper for the long-term
- Competitive salary and equity at a growing early-stage company
- Paid holidays & unlimited PTO
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
- Generous parental & sick leave
- 401(k) retirement plan with employer match
- Short/Long term disability & life insurance
- Flexible spending account (FSA)
- Work anniversary equity grants
- Monthly stipend to offset remote work expenses
- Office equipment allowance
- Paid Time Off to participate in volunteer/community events