Mid to Senior Front End Developer, Great Team, Unlimited Vacation, Relocation available

Kapost

Kapost is the world’s leading provider of content marketing software and services, powering the content operations of more than 100 companies.  We’re growing fast, from 15 to 60 employees in the past year, and are looking to add some great folks to our team.

At Kapost, we believe software development is an art.  To that end our culture is centered around hiring exceptional engineers, who are empowered with creative freedom and autonomy.  We focus on code quality and collaboration on projects that have a big impact.  Our team is made up of extraordinary individuals, both personally and professionally. And we plan on always keeping it that way.

Role

We are a small team who move fast, so you will be given significant responsibility. We are looking for exceptional front end software engineers, looking to build software that is delightful to use, insightful to customers, and behind the scenes is elegant and scalable.

We have many interesting and challenging problems we’re tackling, Big Data Analytics problems, taking complex workflows and presenting them to users in a simple compelling way, transitioning from a monolithic Rails app to a more diverse, flexible, and innovative collection of apps, building out third-party platform functionality, and much more.  In this case- you’d be helping us deliver fantastic User Experience around each of these issues.

If you are a polyglot, wanting to work with a team of dedicated engineers- adopting the best and latest technologies- all while solving real-world / real-time challenges with other engineers, then this may be a great opportunity for you.

Who are you?

You are a talented Javascript developer- seeking a new challenge- who is constantly developing your skills by keeping up with the latest languages and learning associated best practices. You enjoy working on a small team where you have a voice, and can work in an environment where the best solution wins the day.  You enjoy front-end development of complex web apps and collaborating with stakeholders on the innovation of the product.

The Required Skills

  • 3+  years of front-end application development, including: HTML5, SCSS, Native JavaScript, and at least one of the following- Angular, CoffeeScript, Backbone etc
  • Strong experience with at least one complex single page web application
  • Strong understanding of the browser environment, DOM, and AJAX
  • Experience with Git or similar version control tools
  • Excellent self-starter, with the ability to analyze trade-offs between potential solutions to a given problem
  • Startup DNA
  • Drive for continual self improvement

Strongly preferred experience that will bring you to the top of the list!

  • Experience working with RESTful APIs
  • Real time JSON exposure
  • Front-end optimization techniques
  • Mobile web development
  • Rails/ Ruby exposure

For more information please email [email protected]