Senior Software Engineer, Frontend at CLEAR

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CLEAR's mission is to strengthen security and create frictionless experiences. We believe you are you and by using your biometrics – your eyes, face, and fingerprints – we keep you moving. Imagine a world where you can do virtually everything you need to – breeze through the airport, buy a beer at the game, check-in at the doctor's office, access your office building, and more – without ever pulling out your wallet. CLEAR is currently available in 50+ airports, stadiums and venues nationwide. Now with Health Pass, CLEAR securely connects a person's digital identity to multiple layers of COVID-related insights to help reduce public health risk and restore peace of mind.

We're defining and leading an entirely new industry, obsessing over our customers, and investing in great people to lead the way. Recently named on CNBC's Disruptor 50 List for the second year in a row and winner of the SXSW Interactive Innovation Award, CLEAR is providing innovative technology options for businesses and our 5+ million members to help create a safer environment no matter where you go.

CLEAR is looking for a Software Engineer to join the Technology team. In this role, you’ll be responsible for building cutting-edge applications. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about technology, stays on top of the latest trends within the field, and loves to engage with the developer community. In this role, you will be building consumer focused kiosk/device front end biometric experiences that will be used to enroll members. You will be interfacing with our cloud native services hosted in AWS using modern distributed application design patterns.

What you will do:

  • As a Sr. Frontend Engineer, you will be the technical leader developing & maintaining the front end application. 
  • Uncover requirements working closely with product managers; suggest technical designs necessary to implement features and get teams’ buy in.
  • Work closely with a talented team of engineers, product managers, and UX designers to build React based user experiences that are easy to use.
  • Define and establish best practices for testing and designing reusable code.
  • Be influential in making architectural, design, and technical stack recommendations within the team.
  • Balance feature development with tech debt and ensure the code is well tested, readable, maintainable and free of regression defects.
  • Drive the operational excellence of the services owned by your team, including continuously improving the performance and security of the application.

Who you are:

  • 6+ years of Javascript experience. Strong in object oriented modeling concepts, have developed multiple maintainable applications using appropriate design principles.
  • Proficient in a broad range of software design approaches and common UX patterns. Knows when (and when not) to use front-end software design patterns (e.g., asynchronicity, data binding, modules, objects, promises).
  • Experience in developing & enhancing large front end applications.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies is required.
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem solving skills, including strong communication skills.
  • Entrepreneurial team player who can multitask.
  • Can articulate the risks and benefits of depending on libraries, frameworks, and toolsets.
  • Able to provide technical guidance to other less experienced members of the team.
  • Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team.
  • Curious about technology and believe in constant learning.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • TypescriptFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement

Location

We are in the heart of Downtown Austin near restaurants, bars, + so much more! Amenities include a rooftop patio, new lounges, and an attached garage.

An Insider's view of CLEAR

What projects are you most excited about?

Everyday I get to work on products that give time back to our customers; we leverage biometrics to let you be you so there’s less time spent in line. And as the technologies we use at Clear become more ubiquitous, we are on the forefront of ensuring the safety of our customers’ data and quality of their experience at every turn.

Kerry

Full Stack Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

Speaking up is the key to success on our team. There’s no need to break down silos because we don’t build them! Inclusivity and diversity are often HR terms. At CLEAR, we speak up. Everyone is heard. Everyone is included. Every voice matters. Every experience is valued. It is so refreshing to work somewhere that values speaking up!

Regunda

Director, Integrated Operations Center

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

We constantly fight tech debt and have the buy-in from management and business to spend 25% of effort each sprint addressing tech debt. We call it the sustainability budget. This ensures the code is well designed, maintained and fun to work with. You'll do the best work of your career.

Dee

Director, Engineering - Travel

What are CLEAR Perks + Benefits

CLEAR Benefits Overview

As a customer-centric culture, our goals are driven by anticipating and solving for our customers’ needs. Considering our team members are the ones who make it happen every day, we are equally focused on our team members’ needs. We believe that leading a full life is the key to happiness and success.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Daily sync
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
CLEAR provides premium access to Care.com. When your regular care falls through during your scheduled work hours, CLEAR has you covered with backup care (up to 10 days/year) provided through Care.com.
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
As CLEAR prepares to return to office in the fall, we will be moving to a hybrid work model with flexible time split between the office and work-from-anywhere.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
CLEAR offers an ongoing membership with Metro Bike free to all corporate team members.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
CLEAR provides breakfast and lunch daily in our Austin office!
Parking
Our office building, Norwood Tower, has an attached parking garage.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Online course subscriptions available
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