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Senior Front End Developer

| Austin

WHAT IS COOL ABOUT THIS JOB

Do you love to engineer customer delight? WP Engine is looking for a creative, experienced front-end engineer to help us migrate from our existing Bootstrap+jQuery front-end to a more extensible, usable, and accessible one. The team will be building up our React Component Library in the process.

The project is in its infancy, so this is a great opportunity to draw upon your experience and philosophies to create something clean and new! You and your team will rapidly deliver beautiful, performant UIs while also enabling other React developers at the office-and eventually in the community-to do the same. Defining our standards and patterns will be a collaborative effort between engineering, design and architecture.

Join our diverse, rapidly growing team of engineers passionate about delivering usable experiences rapidly and iteratively. Help us accelerate the future into the present!

THE DAY TO DAY

  • Work as part of a scrum team, delivering working software rapidly and iterating
  • Help steer the process of iteratively migrating from our existing front-end architecture to a more extensible, usable, and accessible modern solution
  • Take collective ownership, along with the team, over our burgeoning React component library, enabling other feature teams to create consistent user experiences across our product suite
  • Help set and communicate front-end standards and best practices
  • Perform continuous integration testing with appropriate methodologies and tools
  • Deliver in continuous deployment environment
  • Write documentation, train others
  • Blow minds

YOUR EXPERTISE AND PASSION

  • 7+ years UI development experience
  • Knowledge of responsive design implementation, MVVM framework concepts, standard service patterns
  • Proficiency in various frameworks and libraries, especially React
  • Familiarity with node.js
  • Familiarity with TypeScript and/or Ruby on Rails is a plus

THE PERKS & BENEFITS

  • Compensation (We offer market competitive salaries)
  • Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)
  • Health Benefits (100% Paid Employee Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • 401(k) (Make the most of retirement)
  • Life and Disability Insurance (100% Paid Life, STD, LTD and AD&D)
  • Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn't like time off)
  • Transportation (Downtown parking or commuter reimbursement)
  • Lunch (Provided Monday – Thursday)
  • Gym membership discount


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Technology we use

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Location

WP Engine is on the corner of 5th and Lavaca, blocks away from the Colorado River and Congress Avenue.

What are WP Engine Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

100% Employee Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision. Lunch provided Monday - Thursday. Equity - Every employee is an owner in the company. Paid downtown parking.

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