Software Engineer, Front-End - Everyday Health

Engineering New York, New York


Position at Everyday Health

Everyday Health is looking for a Front-End Software Engineer to join our Professional team (MedPage Today). MedPage Today is one of the leading online providers of real-time breaking medical news for healthcare professionals and consumers. As part of our tight-knit team, you’ll contribute to numerous high-profile projects of strategic importance to the business and will share your knowledge of best practices, strategies, and techniques. We work together to create a website experience that helps our audience live healthier lives every day.

The candidate must have a passion for software development, solutions architecture and application performance to join the technology team. The candidate will build enterprise-level applications and services while working closely with various product teams using agile methodologies. You must also have the ability to communicate complex concepts in a concise manner to both technical and non-technical staff.

Along with the team of Software Engineers, you will be responsible for building reusable components and front- end libraries for future use, work with designers and Product Managers to create high quality code. You must be a highly motivated, self-starter willing to listen, talk and work well with the group, offering suggestions and taking them as well. You are a developer who enjoys designing software that performs and scales well, and you’re looking to join a rapidly growing team with an emphasis on creating exciting products.


  • Work with a cross-functional team to iteratively develop high quality products
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders on project design and implementation and other developers to maintain standards and create a re-usable codebase
  • Anticipate business needs and propose efficient technology solutions to requirements
  • Become a subject matter expert on the projects you work on, allowing other IT members to look to you as a knowledgeable member of the team
  • Expected to be self-motivated, needing little guidance on completing tasks on time and meeting expectations in terms of requirements
  • Explain (and “whiteboard”) complex technical issues to audiences with varying levels of technical expertise
  • Expected to be proactive, ambitious, and have the desire to continually improve your skill set


  • 3+ years of front-end professional working experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (otherwise equivalent work related experience)
  • Strong experience working with APIs and other web services via REST
  • Ability to write clean, efficient cross-browser compatible code without resorting to browser specific workarounds

Technology Skills

  • Advanced skills in JavaScript (not jQuery, we write vanilla ES6)
  • Experience with JavaScript testing frameworks such as Jasmine, Jest
  • Advanced skills in HTML5 and CSS3 (i.e. Flexbox/CSS Grid, Templating engines, CSS preprocessing)
  • Working knowledge of version control (mainly Git)
  • Knowledge of React/Redux or other similar libraries and frameworks

Some Perks:

  • Located in the heart of the West Village, surrounded by tons of great restaurants and
  • Work in an open space with gorgeous views of the waterfront, just across from the Hudson River
  • Excellent benefits including a matching 401k, discounted gym memberships and a generous vacation

**Candidate should be prepared to take a test on Programming / Scripting if applicable at the interview.**