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Lead Front-End Engineer

Posted 05.04.2019
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Phone2Action is a venture-backed software company based in Rosslyn, VA. We build digital engagement tools that organizations use to engage people to participate in public policy campaigns. We envision a world in which anyone, from anywhere, can take action on any issue, from any device. Each year, millions of advocates use our market-leading suite of products to communicate with their elected officials and regulatory agencies. Reporting to our VP of Engineering, we are seeking an experienced Front-End Engineer to help improve our front-end practice. This position is open to remote candidates.


WHO YOU ARE:


  • Highly organized and able to keep others on task;
  • Wants to work with a highly collaborative team;
  • Comfortable with complex but unstructured problems, a high degree of autonomy in a fast-paced environment, self-motivated, and organized; 
  • Able to work efficiently in a fast-paced, startup environment.


YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Help develop world-class front-ends at Phone2Action 
  • Optimize front-ends for speed and scalability 
  • Contribute to UX & UI design standards 
  • Troubleshoot and resolve defects in the UI 
  • Identify, evaluate, and recommend new web technologies 
  • Take part in peer code reviews 
  • Take part in a fast-paced, agile development process with iterative releases 
  • Assist with testing and QA


QUALIFICATIONS


  • 4+ years with SPA frameworks (Vue, React, Ember, etc) 
  • 5+ years with HTML5/CSS3 
  • 5+ years understanding browser APIs and front-end best practices 
  • Experience with JavaScript testing libraries 
  • Experience with CSS Preprocessors (Sass, Less, etc.) 
  • Experience with data visualization and/ or JavaScript charting libraries 
  • Experience with responsive design principles 
  • Experience with JavaScript build tools (Webpack, Gulp, etc.) 
  • Experience with web accessibility standards 
  • Strong understanding of cross-device compatibility 
  • Strong understanding of how to optimize for the mobile web 
  • Experience with Design Systems or Visual Style Libraries


BENEFITS:


  • Some of our benefits include:
  • PPO Health, dental and vision plan 
  • 17 days paid time off 
  • 8 paid holidays 
  • 1 day paid time off for public service (volunteering for a local non-profit, working on a campaign, doing a service-trip in another country, etc.) 
  • Up to 8 additional days off for meeting performance goals 
  • Lyft for Work 
  • Up to 6-12 weeks parental leave, plus up to an additional 3 weeks of remote work 
  • Annual Professional Development stipend


THE ENVIRONMENT:


  • State of the art office space full of amenities 
  • Fully stocked kitchen, unlimited coffee and selected snacks 
  • Smart-casual dress code 
  • Endless company outings, happy hours, and more 
  • Executive coaching and performance management for personal and professional growth 
  • Constant opportunities to meet leaders in government and technology and advance your career


Phone2Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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