Front End Engineer - Everyday Health

Engineering New York, New York


Description

Position at Everyday Health

Everyday Health is hiring! We are looking for a Front End Engineer to join our team. Everyday Health Professional (comprised of multiple properties including MedPage Today) is one of the leading online providers of real-time breaking medical news for health professionals. 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.
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. If you are a developer who enjoys designing software that performs and scales well, and is looking to join a growing team with an emphasis on creating exciting products in the health industry then read on…


Responsibilities:
● 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

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

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

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