Frontend Engineer

Nearly one in two households in the U.S. struggles to handle an unexpected expense of $400 or more. When it comes to managing household expenses, things like a broken appliance or a growing family can be financially burdensome. We’re a collaborative team of creative problem-solvers on a mission to make life’s purchases more accessible and affordable. Located in the heart of vibrant Philadelphia, we’re building a FinTech-enabled e-commerce marketplace that combines quality brands with sensible financing to improve the lives of our neighbors and communities.

Position Overview:

We are looking for frontend engineers who are passionate about creating the best experience possible for our customers. The ideal frontend engineer should have built at least one sizable production application using React/Redux and ES6 JavaScript within the past year. We value an excitement to analyze data, solve tough problems, and deliver solutions in a fast-paced startup environment.

Responsibilities:

  • You will be working with our engineering team to design and deliver new features for our web and mobile apps
  • Collaborate with our teams and designers to rapidly improve our user-facing applications
  • Analyze data and alongside our stakeholders to improve every aspect of our users’ experiences

What We Look For:​​​​

  • BS in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript, including the latest ECMAScript standards.
  • An understanding of REST API-Driven Microservices & Micro Frontends
  • Strong knowledge of how the web works and how to make it efficient (HTTP, caching, page rendering, mobile optimization, etc).
  • Significant experience with React and the React ecosystem as well as unidirectional data flow patterns, preferably Redux.
  • People who are passionate about what they do and about improving the lives of others
  •  3-5 years software development experience, delivering commercial products to market
  • Experience with optimizing web applications for performance and accessibility
  • History of effectively collaborating with creative, technical, and business teams
  • A passion for UX/UI design or familiarity with UX/UI principles
  • An understanding of MVC web application frameworks, preferably Django
  • The ability to pick up new technologies quickly, with software engineering fundamentals being valued more than familiarity with specific tools or languages
  • A strong focus on writing and deploying clear, scalable, readable, and testable code
  • A belief in Agile methodologies, while still knowing how and when to adapt them to fit a team and projects
  • A firm understanding of data design and both relational database and NoSQL databases
  • Bonus points for experience with AWS and Docker

We don't work with external recruiting agencies, please contact us or apply directly!

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