Senior Front-End Engineer at W2O

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Recently named Best Place to Work by MM&M, The Holmes Report, PR News, PRWeek, and AdAge, W2O is an integrated marketing and communications firm powered by analytics and specializing in healthcare. 

We’re looking for a new senior front-end engineer to join our team in San Francisco or Austin. Ideal applicants will have experience using JavaScript to develop interactive web applications with a focus on data analytics. This senior position in the Data Science Tools team will build the tools that empower W2O’s team of analysts and data scientists to deliver industry-defining work to some of the biggest brands in the world.

Our Data Science Tools team spans our offices in Austin and San Francisco. This full-stack team uses Java, Python 3, and JavaScript to deliver AOS, W2O’s cloud-native internal data platform, and its ecosystem of tools to internal users. This position is a unique opportunity to build and shape the software team at an industry-leading firm while learning the in-demand field of analytics and data science from some of the best practitioners in the industry.

Job responsibilities

  • Work with a small team to develop our suite of data analysis and exploration applications
  • Partner with data scientists and analysts to identify new and evolving client-driven use cases
  • Collaborate with UX Researchers and Visual Designers to translate their work into code
  • Work with infrastructure engineers to deploy new features into production using CI/CD
  • Co-own the software development process – including agile processes, coding standards, code metrics, build standards, and so on – to nurture the growing development team
  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of the team, including code reviews, build health management, release communications, and so on
  • Stay abreast of new trends and best practices in technology and put them to work at W2O
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders across the business at all levels of the company to drive adoption of new tools and identify new opportunities for products.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of study, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience as a software developer
  • Experience using ReactJS to deliver analytical user experiences
  • Working knowledge of frontend build and test tooling including Webpack and Jest
  • Familiarity with at least one state management tool (redux, MobX, etc)
  • Solid grasp of the principles, patterns, and practice of software design
  • Experience developing User Interfaces around RESTful web services
  • Strong communication skills with internal users, business owners, and team members

Preferred Skills & Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or cloud certifications
  • Experience with Python’s data science, data engineering, or web development ecosystems
  • Advanced understanding of the JavaScript programming language and extended ecosystem
  • Professional UX or visual design experience
  • A keen eye for the visual display of quantitative information
  • Experience leveraging caching patterns and CDNs for performant content delivery
  • Working knowledge of the AWS platform

W2O Group offers a comprehensive benefit program and perks, including unlimited and flexible PTO, expanded paid leave for new parents and a 4th Trimester program that helps new parents transition back to work, and a five-week sabbatical program.  Other perks include Income Protection, Retirement plans/401(k) match, and cell phone savings plans.  Learn more about our great benefits and perks at:

W2O Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We foster an environment that embraces diversity. We are stronger with a wider range of opinions, strengths, and backgrounds to achieve our goals.


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