Frontend Engineer

San Francisco Bay Area
Engineering – Engineering
Full Time
Lambda School is a combination of a school and an investment fund. Lambda School's mission is to find untapped or underutilized talent, and to train that talent for the most in-demand jobs in the world. Lambda School is pioneering a new model of higher education in which the school invests in the students, instead of the other way around.

Lambda has just successfully completed its Series B fund raising round with premier tier venture investors. We are operating in 40+ states across the US today and eyeing international expansion opportunities. 

WHAT YOU WILL DO

    • Build, test and ship customer-facing features/products using modern tools like React, ES6, Flow, Styled Components, Jest and Webpack
    • Write high quality, well-tested code
    • Own web/front-end features through inception, design feedback, implementation, and launch
    • Collaborate with Product Managers & designers in the process of creating design mockups
    • Collaborate with the back-end engineer in the process of building the RESTful API
    • Help improve user experience and performance of front-end stack

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

    • 4+ Years of experience as a software engineer
    • 2+ years of experience with ReactJS or React-Native
    • 2+ years of experience with Redux, ImmutableJSYou are comfortable working with JavaScript/Typescript
    • Experience with A/B Testing & AnalyticsAre willing to do the tedious things that make a good UX great
    • Excellent communication skills and a passion for tough technical challenges
    • Strong product sense and experience working closely with product designers
    • Deeply cares about user experience and works with product managers and designers to improve the same
    • You've developed and shipped user-facing features using component-based UI frameworks

BIG PLUS IF YOU

    • Live/work in the San Francisco Bay Area
    • Have a B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in economics, applied math, statistics, physics, engineering or other quantitative fields
    • Have a passion for education
    • Worked with production scale React apps
    • Have previous experience at a growth stage internet/software company
    • Have a non-traditional story. Many of our students have beaten a unique path to their new jobs. We like team members who have done the same
The position is a full-time, salaried role with medical benefits.

Lambda School is an equal opportunity employer, and acts in this capacity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability.