Senior Front End Engineer

New York, NY
Engineering
Full-time

Ladders.com is a comprehensive careers resource connecting jobseekers, recruiters and employers. Our mission is to build the best data driven web and mobile products to help people Manage, Market and Move-up in their careers.

We are seeking Front-end Software Engineers. We have an engineering-team-driven organization where teams are made up of very smart and talented software engineers, plus marketing, product, design/UX and data science professionals. You’ll work within a small, agile team of smart people while solving problems from beginning to end -- from product conceptualizations to engineering implementations.

Read about what we’re working on at http://dev.theladders.com and http://github.com/theladders

We're proud of our engineers. Come be one of them!

Responsibilities of the Senior Front End Engineer:

    • Performing regular maintenance and updates on existing websites
    • Conduct cross-browser and cross-platform testing and debugging
    • Work collaboratively with design & development teams on a daily basis
    • Creating and updating internal documentation
    • Updating blog websites to adhere to style guidelines provided by the design team
    • Writing unit tests for automated regression testing

Basic Qualifications of the Senior Front End Engineer:

    • 5+ years of experience with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript (Backbone, React preferred), and Media Queries
    • 5+ years of and creating web apps that are consistent across all major browsers
    • Experience with building highly optimized responsive websites
    • Mentoring and providing leadership to entry and mid-level software engineers
    • Ability to code detailed, functional pages from mock-ups in collaboration with web designers

Preferred Qualifications (Nice to have, but not required):

    • On the edge of front-end technology and methodology (CSS3, media queries, mobile-first design, progressive enhancement, web standards, best practices and writing clean, semantic code etc)
    • A general understanding of SEO and what factors affect search rankings
    • Experience in writing unit tests in Selenium, Jest or similar automated testing platforms
    • Experience with WordPress
    • Experience with Git and GitHub