Cvent

Senior Software Engineer (Javascript/React) Draper

Front End Developer in Salt Lake City, UT

Posted 2019-10-02
Description

Cvent is an exciting, fast-growing tech company that provides industry-leading software to event professionals around the world. Our suite of services – online event registration, venue selection, mobile apps, email marketing, web surveys, and targeted hotel advertising opportunities – have positioned us a major player in the estimated $565 billion global meetings and events industry.

The proof of the results that we deliver is demonstrated by the customers that choose us, including over 80% of the Fortune 100, more than 10,000 small and medium businesses and over 100,000 hotels.

Are you looking to build something new?



Do you like Legos and/or puzzles?



Have you ever built your own keyboard?



Are you comfortable discussing software architecture and design, salt lamps, and/or Danny DeVito’s acting career?



If you answered yes to any/all of the questions above, then you belong at Cvent!



Cvent is an exciting, fast-growing tech company that provides industry-leading software to event professionals around the world. Our suite of services – online event registration, venue selection, mobile apps, email marketing, web surveys, and targeted hotel advertising opportunities – have positioned us a major player in the estimated $565 billion global meetings and events industry.



The proof of the results that we deliver is demonstrated by the customers that choose us, including over 80% of the Fortune 100, more than 10,000 small and medium businesses and over 100,000 hotels. We are looking for experienced software developers to join our rapidly growing team – especially those who are passionate about building next-level SPAs using modern JavaScript frameworks. Cvent’s Technology Team is responsible for the design, development, and operation of the company’s suite of cloud-based software products. We are currently engaged in a major initiative to build our next generation software platform, utilizing the most cutting-edge tools and technologies.



Are we right for you?



Cvent fosters an environment that focuses on continuous self-improvement and learning. By joining you will be given an opportunity to

flourish in your new role. You will be welcomed by like-minded team members and mentored by management that is eager to assist

you in your professional development.



What You Will Be Doing?



● Spearhead efforts to build our next generation software platform in the frontend.

● Work closely and collaborate with backend engineers, product owners, and UX designers to deliver the best experience for our clients

● Lead collaboration with architecture and other integrated teams to design, develop, and solve complex business problems.

● Take ownership of the frontend applications and projects by pointing out issues and proactively identifying solutions.

● Keep the team and colleagues abreast of trends and latest industry developments.

● Ensuring that frontend unit and snapshot tests are implemented using the Jest framework.

● Ensuring consistent code quality and best practices by evangelizing ESlint standards.

● Use agile development principles and practices to design and develop software and deliver on milestones.

● Ensure effective communication regarding deliverables and work schedule.

● Ensure adherence to coding standards using listing tools and team processes and procedures through collaborative development.

● Write client side server and UI code using JavaScript and ReactJS.



What you need fo this position

● BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science OR related technical discipline. Equivalent experience also considered.

● 3 - 5 years of experience analyzing, designing, and coding large JavaScript SPAs.

● 5+ years of overall development experience with JavaScript along with expert level knowledge of JavaScript and its inner workings — not

simply how to use it.

● ~2 years experience with ReactJS and Redux or other similar MVC frameworks.

● Experience working with backend engineers to create data contracts and send and receive data using AJAX.

● Strong understanding of HTML, CSS, JSX, Webpack, and other similar frontend technologies

● Experience version control using GIT following Agile development methodology, and performing continuous integration using Jenkins.



Other Useful Skills and Experience

● Working with Atlassian products like Bitbucket, Jira, and Confluence.

● Experience with noSQL databases like CouchBase.

● Familiarity with Java and microservice concepts.



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Company summary

We are the world's leading provider of cloud-based software for meetings, event management, and hospitality. Companies use our SaaS platform to handle and facilitate online event registration, venue selection, budgeting and event management, website design, email marketing, day-of-event activities, social media integration, and much more. We build elegant software that helps event planners take the event experience to their attendees via our responsive mobile web, HTML5, and native mobile apps, backed by a robust microservices architecture.

At Cvent, we know that our people make the difference and help fuel our growth – which is why we are hiring more than 1,000 people in 2018. We invest in our employees and offer a unique work environment where people can cultivate their careers and an enjoy an enriching company culture; all while helping to power the human connection.

Perks

We offer competitive salary packages, an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, semi-annual bonuses, 401K match, gym membership discounts and other great perks.

In addition, some intangible benefits of working at Cvent include culture: we firmly believe that our employees are the #1 priority, so a lot of our business decisions reflect our beliefs. Being a sensible, business operator; being direct and offering your opinion; having a sense of urgency; being agile and quick to pivot for adaptability; making informed decisions and calculated risks; and striving to be the top 1%. We're a pretty flat organization where your voice will be heard, and your impact can be made in very far-ranging ways.

Tech Stack

Java, Javascript, Node.js, Angular, React, AWS (EC2, ECS, Lambda, RDS, S3, DynamoDB), Docker, PostgreSQL, SQL, CouchBase, Oracle, Chef, Puppet, React Native, iOS, Android

Interview process

Candidates will first speak with a member of our Talent Acquisition team, to get more information on the position and also what the fit can look like.

The next step will be to have a technically-focused phone interview with the hiring manager, and complete a few assessments. We like to do a screen share and walk through a coding exercise together.

Afterwards, the final step is to come onsite into one of our various offices where you will be potentially working at, and have some one-on-one discussions with key people with whom you'll be working with and influencing. If the match and fit is right, you can expect an offer!

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