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Front End Engineer

New York, New York, US

Salary

$100K - 145K + Equity

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • javascript
  • html
  • css
  • react
  • typescript

Benefits & perks

  • flexible working
  • Paid medical leave
  • Vision and Dental
  • Unlimited Holiday
  • Citibike stipend

To sum it up...

Automation to make work easier

Role overview

About Us

Do you want to make work easier for millions of people? Play a key role on a fast-paced engineering team at a growing, VC-backed startup? Contribute to product decisions, company culture, and have impact on real users? Ship to production over 150 times a month? Work with new technologies and functional programming? Read on!


Troops is building a next-generation intelligent workflow automation and teamwork solution for sales and other customer-facing teams. We are changing the way people do their jobs every single day by giving them superpowers. Troops eliminates boring, manual tasks and delivers actionable insights in a place where employees already collaborate with each other—Slack. Our customers include some of the fastest-growing companies on the market like Square, WeWork, InVision, Slack, Lyft, and many others.

You should have:

  • 3-6+ years of experience building web applications
  • Proficiency with JavaScript and ReactJS or similar frameworks
  • Experience building responsive applications in HTML and CSS
  • Deep understanding of web technologies and REST APIs
  • Experience working on teams building customer-facing applications
  • Exposure to strong engineering culture and passion for best practices
  • Desire to influence product direction and work on multi-functional teams
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and desire to play a big role in building a startup
  • Technical curiosity and enthusiasm for continuously improving the codebase
  • Ability to scope projects, make tradeoffs, and prioritize features for optimal user outcomes
  • Attention to detail and drive to build top-quality, best-in-class product
  • Demonstrate ownership while shipping fast in a collaborative environment

Technologies we use:

  • ReactJS - our configuration and customization portal is built in React on Webpack
  • HTML/CSS - staples for making our website look good
  • Scala - our back-end language of choice, we love functional programming
  • PostgreSQL - our database, running on RDS
  • Kubernetes - service orchestration for our deployments running on EKS
  • AWS - we run all of our infrastructure in the cloud using the latest and greatest
  • GitHub - trusted source control and code review tool of choice
  • Slack - our automated CI/CD pipeline is managed via Slack and any developer can safely deploy reviewed changes

Benefits:

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Paid medical insurance. Vision, dental available
  • Stock options
  • Citi Bike stipend
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Outings, happy hours, and parties

Troops is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We believe that diversity makes for stronger teams, so our engineers come from a variety of different backgrounds. We are looking for an energetic, passionate engineer interested in working on multi-functional squads to join our growing organization. If you are a self-starter, like new challenges, are collaborative, are passionate about clean and maintainable code, proficient in building customer-facing applications, and want to spend time with sociable, fun people, we want to hear from you! This position is full-time and based on-site in New York City.

Location

New York is the most populous city in the US with more than 8 million inhabitants. A lot of immigrants from over 180 countries live in the City. Travelers are usually attracted to its cosmopolitanism and energy. New York consists of five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island. New York is also well-known for its cultural heritage Empire State Building, Central Park and Statue of Liberty. The City is a center for fashion, media, culture, research and a booming tech scene.

The tech scene in New York has changed a lot in recent years. A lot of the initial excitement has worn off and settled into a stable trend of successful businesses. In both 2014 and 2015, a New York City tech company went public with a valuation of over $1 billion. It is now #2 startup ecosystem in the world, with startups raising $11.5 billion in venture capital in 2017. NYC is also the HQ of choice for Spotify, Consensys and WeWork.

Did you know...

  • New York City’s Federal Reserve Bank holds $90 billion in gold
  • 60M tourists visited NYC in 2016
  • More than 800 languages are spoken in New York City, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world; 4 in 10 households speak a language other than English
Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

Salary

$100K - 145K + Equity

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • javascript
  • html
  • css
  • react
  • typescript

Benefits & perks

  • flexible working
  • Paid medical leave
  • Vision and Dental
  • Unlimited Holiday
  • Citibike stipend

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