Senior Front End Engineer

Hoodline is a media tech company that powers hyperlocal content discovery across the US. Using machine learning and data science, Hoodline turns raw data signals into thousands of automated local stories and videos each month. Hoodline's platform also tags and contextualizes content from hundreds of partner publications, adding exact location and dozens of other classifying metadata to each story.

Hoodline's APIs and SDK make it easy for any app or site to integrate with its platform to recommend fresh and relevant content to their users. Partners include ABC, Yahoo Search, MSN, Eventbrite, Uber, CBS, Advance Digital, Zumper and McClatchy, delivering 200M story recommendations per quarter. Investors include Neoteny, Rakuten, Greylock Ventures, Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors, CRV, Social Capital, Sound Ventures, Dentsu, Disney, and the Knight Enterprise Fund. Team of 25 in SF. Come help us figure out how cities really work.

Our interview process begins with an introductory call to help you better understand the opportunity, give us a better insight into your interests and motivations, and help you decide if Hoodline is the right place for you to be your happiest and most successful self. From there, we will conduct a technical screen with one of our engineers. Lastly, you will be invited onsite to interview with our product/engineering group. Our onsite interview is designed to assess for a broad range of skills so that we can gain a holistic understanding of what you bring to the team.

We offer strong compensation, early equity, product ownership and a ton of responsibility. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Build great web and mobile experiences for our content creators, partners and consumers
  • Work closely with our design and product teams on the development and support of new products
  • Architecting and defining the strategy of current and new front-end initiatives

Required Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of front-end development experience
  • Experience working with ES6, styled components and React
  • A strong sense of curiosity with an eye for details
  • We are still an early stage startup, so you should be comfortable wearing multiple hats
  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Experience in software development and product development process (code design, test plan and code reviews) 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience developing data visualizations
  • Experience working with news/content related products: CMS, content distribution, etc
  • Experience with front-end analytics tools like Google Analytics, Mixpanel, etc

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