Sigma Cloud

Frontend Developer

Front End Developer in SF, CA

Posted 2019-04-10
Description

What We Do:
We’re a Financial and Payroll SaaS for the entertainment industry. This industry still uses software built in the 80s and 90s, and it’s about time we disrupt that.

Why You’d Want to Work for Us:
Since we choose and hire our people wisely, you will be given an incredible amount of freedom. It will be up to you to determine how to handle that freedom and excel in your role. We expect our employees to have fun. You’ll be part of a great team—so come get to know us!

Position Summary:
Candidates must have 4+ years significant web application and software development experience.

The Backend Engineer will:
Develop, design, and maintain our Client applications and possibly help out with our backend APIs
Create and specify architectural and technical parameters
Play a key role in creating new high performance applications using latest technologies
Drive development of our current and future applications

Essential Functions:
Obsess on developing intuitive applications for the frontend using technologies such as Vue, React, and Angular. Experience with backend technologies like Node.js, Python, Django, etc. is a major plus!
Create and drive best practices in teams (including peer reviews & building for testability)
Proactively collaborate with teammates and stakeholders
Confer with management and engineering teams to prioritize needs and choose solutions
Identify bugs uncovered by testing or customer feedback and fix them
Other duties as assigned by the Company CTO

Position Qualifications:
Experience with JavaScript/TypeScript and Node.js
Good understanding of Computer Science fundamentals
Experience with frontend Web Frameworks such as Vue, React, or Angular, and understanding how these libraries work at a fundamental level
Significant experience with building RESTful APIs with a good understanding of how JavaScript applications use RESTful interfaces
Experience writing unit tests and using standardized testing frameworks like Nightwatch, Selenium, Chai, etc.
Good experience with Postgres or other relational databases is a major plus
Some DevOps skills; able to get hands dirty on Linux, AWS, Docker, CI pipelines, etc.
Understanding of source control (Git) and build workflows and collaboration
UX / UI design experience a major plus
Good communication skills

Skills & Abilities:
Education: 4-year degree in CS or equivalent experience
Experience: 4+ years significant Full-Stack web application development experience

Work Environment:
Working remotely is okay with us, as long as you're in the Bay Area or LA and can come into the office when we have team meetings (on occasion, a few days a week)
Fast-paced, cool startup culture where your ideas really matter
Health Benefits (medical, vision, and dental)
PTO/Vacation Days, typically 1 per month, no cool-off period (which means you don’t have to wait months to get your vacation days!)
Paid Holidays

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