Lead Javascript Developer

Engineering & Development Los Angeles, California


Los Angeles based Internet Brands is currently seeking a Lead Javascript Web Developer for our Health vertical, specifically working on brands such as WebMD and Demandforce.

You would be leading a team tasked with creating and maintaining consumer facing products that allow consumers to find products and services such as discounts on prescription medication, lab testing, and other health services.  The ideal candidate has diverse experience engineering interactive, responsive, high-traffic web applications within an enterprise setting. We are seeking motivated engineers who are natural leaders to bring a fresh perspective and who thrive in collaborative team settings. The position is located in our El Segundo office.

What You Will Be Doing:
- Lead a globally distributed team of 5 - 8 developers by mentoring, and providing guidance on how the products are built.
- Develop consumer facing applications using technologies such as HTML, CSS3, VueJs, and RequireJS seen by millions of visitors annually.
- Project responsibilities also include testing, documentation, and maintenance.
- Communicate and collaborate with cross functional team members, other teams, and departments, such as product management, project management, and business stakeholders.
- Champion development and technical best practices, and exhibit thoughtful and sound judgement.
- Proactively keep up-to-date on industry trends and emerging technologies; drive adoption of new technologies.

What's In It For You:
- You'll be working with a great group of technologists interested in always finding the right tool for the job in a culture that encourages innovation. If you're ready to take on some new technical challenges at a well-respected company, we'd love to hear from you.

What You Need For This Position:
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field; or equivalent experience.
- 5+ years of experience delivering large scale web applications.
- 5+ years of experience of development experience with the following technologies: Javascript/HTML/CSS; VueJS is highly preferred.
- Experience working with HTML5 APIs (Video/Audio, Local Storage, History, Canvas Animation)
- Experience with Webpack and NPM.
- Experience developing Responsive, multiscreen (desktop/tablet/mobile) layouts.
- Experience building and consuming RESTful APIs using Node.js and transforming their responses.
- Experience developing using well-known design patterns.
- Strong understanding of SEO and able to implement SEO best practices.
- Strong knowledge of software development, debugging and deployment tools.
- Creation of technical models and documentation.
- Must be a team player (team oriented) and willing to follow directions, as well as take initiative.
- Strong understanding of Agile development practices: Scrum, Kanban/Lean, test-driven development, continuous integration.
- Proven verbal and written communication skills.
- Experience with Front End Automation testing using any known automation framework.
- Experience with version control software, preferably Git.
- Willingness to learn and adapt to multiple technologies.

... and if you have the following, even better!
- Experience with Kubernetes.
- Experience with CommonJS/AMD modules with RequireJS or equivalent.
- Section 508 and WCAG accessibility standards.
- Code samples (examples: URLs with descriptions of which parts you developed, zip file, link to a github.com or equivalent profile).

About Internet Brands:

Headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., Internet Brands® is a fully integrated online media and software services organization focused on four high-value vertical categories: Health, Automotive, Legal, and Home/Travel. The company's award-winning consumer websites lead their categories and serve more than 250 million monthly visitors, while a full range of web presence offerings has established deep, long-term relationships with SMB and enterprise clients. Internet Brands' powerful, proprietary operating platform provides the flexibility and scalability to fuel the company's continued growth. Internet Brands is a portfolio company of KKR and Temasek. For more information, please visit www.internetbrands.com.  

Internet Brands and its wholly owned affiliates are an equal opportunity employer.