Software Engineer - Front End

Boston, MA /
Engineering – Engineering Team /
As a key member of the engineering team, you will be responsible for helping drive forward our React and TypeScript based tech stack.

About PlacePass:
Founded in 2016 and located in the heart of Boston, PlacePass is building a world-class tours, activities, and events marketplace to transform the way people discover the world. Our team takes pride in making it easier for people to access and book great things to do. In addition to the consumer brand, our white label platform powers co-branded websites for the world’s top travel companies across hotel, air, and car sectors.

In this role you will:

    • Work with TypeScript and React hook based UI’s
    • Build performant Universal JavaScript/Isomorphic SPA’s
    • Develop our NodeJS Front End
    • Write Browser based E2E tests that are part of our CI/CD pipelines
    • Work with, and possibly contribute to, our containerized Golang GraphQL APIs

Desired background:

    • 3-5 years experience working with major JS frameworks, preferably React and Redux
    • Worked in an Agile environment and used TDD / BDD methodologies
    • Comfortable writing browser and server side JavaScript
    • Familiar optimizing frontends using tools like Grunt, Gulp, Webpack
    • Working with modern compliant HTML/CSS and static site generators

PlacePass perks & benefits:

    • Equity ownership in a well-funded and fast-growing startup
    • Health, dental, and vision insurance
    • FSA + Dependent Care FSA
    • 401k
    • Tax-advantaged commuter benefits
    • Unlimited vacation policy
    • $500 annual credit for tours and activities on
    • $500 annual professional development budget
    • Global Entry & TSA Pre✓ reimbursement
    • Free onsite gym access
    • Free locked bike storage
    • Catered weekly lunches
    • Friday happy hours (stocked with beer on tap, cold brew, and kombucha)
    • Company-wide trips and outings (skiing, boating, camping, bowling… to name a few)