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JavaScript Engineer

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Job # 7455196
Date Posted: 03-24-2017
Our client, a well-funded start-up company comprised of industry veterans, is growing quickly and needs your help to build a superstar team. They have already assembled an amazing leadership group with backgrounds from ESPN, AOL, Sportradar and Liberty Media, and want you to join us to combine innovative ideas with cutting edge technology and trends to change the way people experience fantasy sports. We know what it takes to compete at the top and are excited about implementing the insights learned over the last 20 years to create new and innovative solutions in these exciting consumer markets.

Job Description

As a Frontend Engineer, you will have the opportunity to use cutting edge web technologies such as React (JSX), Flux and related libraries to design and develop engaging fantasy sports gaming experiences. The ideal candidate will have experience developing modern web interfaces, remarkable problem solving skills, understanding of web performance, attention to detail and a passion for UX.

You will be working alongside talented developers, designers and leaders on everything from backend development, database queries and algorithms, to front end interactions and experience. Your primary focus will be building next generation fantasy sports applications.

Join the team in creating cutting edge applications for fantasy sports enthusiasts!

Who You Are
  • Smart: You have a broad skill set and are willing and able to learn new technologies quickly
  • Passionate: You are driven to build great things of the highest quality and help others to do the same
  • Collaborative: You excel working both within a team and cross-functionally with other teams
  • Humble Learner: You are not afraid to learn from failure and share your findings

Key Qualifications
  • Stellar JavaScript skills, including an up to date knowledge of ES2015 and beyond
  • Understanding of mobile web vs desktop web experiences (implications, optimizations)
  • Experience building front end Single Page Applications
  • Solid knowledge of Object Oriented Programming principles
  • Comfort in source management with Git
  • Experience developing production-quality web interfaces using APIs responsibly 
  • Solid understanding of HTML5 and CSS3
  • Experience with continuous integration and deployment practices

Even Better
  • A passion and understanding of sports and fantasy games
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Production implementations of oAuth flow
  • Experience with payment systems (Stripe, Braintree, Paypal, others)
  • Experience building front end React applications
  • Experience with React libraries
  • Experience with React using Relay and GraphQL
  • Experience with AngularJS
  • Familiarity with Node.js and Express
  • Experience with native mobile development
  • Familiarity with React Native
  • Familiarity with backend stack involving Python, Ruby on Rails, and PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of Open Graph and SEO
  • Analytics experience with Google analytics and/or Omniture

Benefits / Perks:
  • Competitive salary, health benefits, stock options and much more!
  • Select your own development equipment
  • Young company with great culture
  • Working in the fantasy sports industry
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