Study.com

Front End Software Engineer

Front End Developer in Mountain View, CA

Posted 2019-09-27
Description

About Study.com

We are a profitable, fast growing technology company on a mission to make education accessible. Our focus is to simplify and accelerate learning and help people unlock opportunities for a better future.

Study.com helps over 30 million students and teachers each month improve grades, gain career skills and earn college credit through our video-based micro-learning platform. We’ve built our platform from the ground up, leveraging data and technology to make the entire learning process simple and engaging.

As a fast growing, independent company, our employees have a direct impact on company direction and results. We are looking for passionate, talented individuals to join our team, so we can have an even bigger impact towards our mission.

We are located in the heart of downtown Mountain View, just a few steps from the Caltrain station. We only hire top talent, so those who pass our rigorous interview process will find themselves as part of one of the brightest and most innovative teams in Silicon Valley.

We have a culture of social responsibility. As we continue to generate profits, we give back to the community through our Working Scholars scholarship program that helps hundreds of low-income workers in the Bay Area earn a bachelor’s degree at no cost and achieve economic and career mobility. We also donate to charitable organizations that help provide open access to information and education throughout the poorest regions of the world.

Study.com was recently ranked as an Inc. Best Place to Work! Come join us on our mission and make a difference.

About the Front End Software Engineer Position

We are looking for an experienced front-end developer who can write simple, elegant code to effectively balance the needs of the user while optimizing for conversion. The front-end developer is a hands-on role within a cross-functional team, where you will be expected to work with full-stack developers and other disciplines to craft user experiences using HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

This is a great opportunity for problem solvers, who are comfortable working with ambiguity and enjoy the process of creative exploration and building functional prototypes. A creative, tech-savvy front-end developer will have the opportunity to make a real impact on the business and increase their knowledge of conversion testing, usability and end-to-end user experience design.

All applicants for this position should be prepared for a test of coding skills during the onsite interview.

Responsibilities:

-Lead development of user interfaces using HTML, CSS and JavaScript in a scrum team
-Work collaboratively with designers, engineers, product managers, and executives to bring concepts to life
-Create and implement simple front-end logic in JavaScript or Typescript to craft an accessible user interface
-Build scaleable solutions to improve the user experience

Requirements:

-Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
-Exceptional HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills
-Mastery of at least one front end framework such as AngularJS, Angular or React
-5+ years developing user interfaces for the web and mobile
-Experience working with JSPs
-Strong interest in usability testing and performance metrics

You could be a great fit if you…

-Have built SEO driven websites
-Thrive in a cross-functional technical team
-Create UX experiences with detailed information architecture, visual hierarchy and process flow 
-Design and optimize for mobile experience
-Build using frameworks such as Bootstrap and Less
-Are passionate about providing a great web experience that advances education

Why work for Study.com?

-Help make education accessible to people who need it
-Enjoy a fun, casual and collaborative working environment
-Join a profitable and financially stable company
-Help guide company decisions and direction
-See results of your work in days, not years
-Have your work impact 30+ million students and teachers each month
-Work with other talented and passionate team members

Benefits:

-Competitive compensation
-401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
-20 days of flexible paid time off annually (increases to 30 days over 5 years)
-Additional 10 paid holidays annually
-Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
-Fully subsidized Caltrain pass
-Tuition reimbursement and gift matching programs
-Stocked kitchen and beverages provided
-Company sponsored gym memberships
-Happy hours and company events to celebrate accomplishments

Study.com provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran or disability status. In addition to federal law requirements, Study.com complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. Additionally, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for the position in accordance with applicable state and local laws.

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Company summary

Study.com helps millions of students improve their grades and earn college credit, offering self-paced, online video courses that cover every subject taught in high school and junior college.

Perks

Fun, casual work environment; flexible work schedule; stocked kitchen and beverages provided; company sponsored gym membership; tuition reimbursement; have your work impact 30+ million web visitors each month.

Tech Stack

Java, JavaScript, NoSQL, SQL queries, OOD, data structures, multithreaded algorithms

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