Senior Front-End Software Engineer

Information Technology Seattle, Washington


Trupanion, North America’s fastest growing pet insurance provider is looking for an experienced Front-End Software Engineer to join the Software Development team. 

The Software Engineer will be responsible for developing modern and engaging application user interfaces for external web properties and key line-of-business systems.  We work in fast and dynamic project-based development cycles. As a team member, a front-end engineer will collaborate with software architects, project managers and business owners to design and develop the most appropriate experiences for the target users.  This is a game changing position for your career with remarkable opportunity to make an impact, be close to the technology across the organization and build a career. 

Required- Knowledge / Background / Experience: 

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience with 4-6 years developing web applications and integrating with platforms and web services
  • Experience building modern web applications (HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3/SASS, JSON, MEAN stack, etc.)
  • Experience with UI frameworks highly desired (AngularJS, Bootstrap, etc.)
  • Experience with IDEs, build tools, and code repositories (TFS, Git, etc.)
  • Experience integrating with RESTful web services 
  • Working knowledge of C# and the .NET platform a plus
  • Understanding of design patterns and data structures a plus
  • Knowledge of enterprise CMS platforms a plus (SiteCore, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft WPF using MVVM pattern a plus

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Ability to estimate level-of-effort based given requirements and assumptions
  • Ability to work independently to meet defined and agreed upon schedule deadlines
  • Strong communications skills, written and verbal 
  • Superior organizational and analytical skills with keen attention to detail and quality 
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment 
  • Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude, and demonstrate the ability to work well with others 
  • Driven problem solver with proven success in solving difficult problems 

Benefits and Perks:

  • Quarterly bonus opportunities
  • Full medical, dental and vision benefits at no cost to the employee
    Paid time off and paid vacation time
  • Restricted Stock Units
  • On-site child care center for employee (limited availability)
  • Open, casual, pet-friendly and fun office environment
  • Free dog walking services during business hours
  • Free pet health insurance (1 dog or cat)
  • Paid time off to volunteer at nonprofit organizations
  • Free on-site parking

Company Background:

Trupanion is the industry-leader in medical insurance for cats and dogs, offering policies in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Trupanion’s mission is to help the pets we all love receive the best veterinary care. A career at Trupanion means you share our passion to help pets and want to be a part of an organization that makes a difference.

The Trupanion policy is underwritten by the American Pet Insurance Company (USA) and Omega General Insurance Company (Canada), which has earned a Financial Stability Rating of A, Exceptional, from Demotech, Inc. Trupanion is a founding member of the North American Pet Health Insurance Association (NAPHIA), demonstrating a commitment to high standards and transparency in all actions and products.

Why Trupanion?

Pet owners in the United States will spend almost $16 billion annually on veterinary care in 2016, yet only approximately 1% of North American pets are insured, compared to 42% in the U.K. and as many as 70% in Sweden. Trupanion is a trusted industry leader in medical insurance for cats and dogs and creating a shift in the U.S. and Canadian markets, having helped thousands of pet owners build predictability into their pet medical cost budgets. If you are looking for passion, energy, and a sense of belonging in a cause-driven business where hard work is the mantra, this may be the right opportunity for you.

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