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(Senior) Front-end Engineer

Launch Potato


1 month ago

Job type: Full-time

Remote (USA Only)

Hiring from: USA Only

Category: Software Development


YOUR ROLE

We need someone like you to help create software solutions that help millions of users make informed decisions. If you're looking to make an impact while leveraging groundbreaking technologies, this is the place for you. At Launch Potato you will be an integral member of the LP Tech Team where you will have the opportunity to lead our technical path and be empowered to drive our products.

Our team has built groundbreaking technology that helps us understand our millions of users and helps them reach their personal goals every day across our portfolio of brands. On any given day you might be working on our proprietary platform creating solutions that improve the UIs we use to visualize and manage our data. Or you might be improving the user experience on one of our owned and operated sites by launching a new product. Whatever it may be, you will be making an impact!

You will be working cross-functionally with passionate, extremely smart individuals with tons of opportunities for learning, growth, and mentorship. We are an extremely fun and tight-knit team (our company retreats are fabulous), so we are very selective about who we hire to ensure our company values remain high.

As part of the LP Tech Team, will have access to the best tools to remove any blockers and enable your success. On a typical day you might:

  • Develop javascript component-based plugins 
  • Write front end code for dashboards that allow non-technical users to intuitively interact with data
  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, stakeholders, anyone to help create the best product possible
  • Coach and mentor other engineers on best practices
  • Research new technologies and prototype potential solutions
  • Lead discussions about project architecture and technical feasibility
  • Build internal tools used to increase team productivity

Our current tech stack:

  • Frontend languages and Libraries
    • HTML5/Javascript, 
    • jQuery, Vue.js, React, Node.js, GraphQL
    • CSS Grid, flexbox, bootstrap, miligram 
  • Backend
    • Python/Django
    • Linux/Ubuntu, Nginx, Docker, AWS
    • Postgresql, Memcached, Redis
    • S3, Athena, Kinesis
  • Monitoring/Communication
    • CircleCI, New Relic, Sentry
    • Asana
    • Slack (our GIF game is strong) 

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

  • 8+ years in a web/software development position
  • High levels of skill with HTML, CSS, Javascript, multiple frameworks and libraries; significant experience with one or more other languages
  • Experience working with any of the following component-based web frameworks:
    • Vue+Nuxt
    • React+Next
    • Angular
  • Ability to simplify complex technical solutions to non-technical audiences
  • Success in implementing engineering best-practices by coaching and mentoring peers
  • A team player with a can-do attitude who'll ensure everyone's success
  • Bonus points if you have:
    • Experience working on highly trafficked consumer-facing applications
    • A good sense of humor

 

WHO ARE WE?

Founded in 2014 with no external investment, Launch Potato has grown into a leading connector of advertisers to qualified customers. Most recently, honored as an Inc. Best Place to Work & Inc. Fastest Growing Company for the second time, a winner of the SFBJ Best Place to Work Award, and Florida Trend Best Place to Work. 

Launch Potato is South Florida's fastest-growing media company solving complex problems using smart marketing, excellent engineering, data science, and fun! Our portfolio of category-leading direct-to-consumer brands attracts millions of users. 

While our headquarters is in vibrant downtown Delray Beach, Florida, we have a unique, international team distributed across several countries and are a pioneering advocate of remote work. Check out the perks here! From Day One, we've been committed to having a diverse, inclusive team and culture. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity company. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Want to make your impact in a profitable, high-growth company? Apply now!

 

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