Front End Engineer

| Chicago
 
Front-End Developers are responsible for developing and maintaining Neighborhoods.com as well as our other products.
Specific tasks include user interface development, enhancing our existing feature set, and designing technical solutions to complex problems. This is an excellent opportunity if you like working with newer technologies and toolsets to solve both technical and user experience related problems.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3 and JavaScript.
  • Experience with React, Angular or another modern JavaScript framework
  • Experience developing mobile-friendly, responsive websites
  • Understanding of browser and device compatibility
  • Experience working with web services and asynchronous requests
  • An interest in working with new technologies

What You'll be doing:

  • Developing code and technical designs for existing and new products, with a strong focus on quality, performance and maintainability.
  • Participating in our engineering culture, with an emphasis on contributing ideas, thoughts, and constructive feedback regarding the work of others on our team.
  • Collaborating with designers, back-end developers, and product stakeholders to deliver technical solutions to complex problems.
  • Creating rich, interactive user-experiences with modern technologies.
  • Assisting with interviewing, onboarding, and training engineers as they join the team.
  • Participating in code reviews, both of your code and of others.

Education and Experience:

  • At least one year of hands on front-end development
  • Bachelor's Degree, vocational training, or equivalent work experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401K with match
  • Ventra pre-tax transit benefits
  • Near public transit - close to Ogilvie & Union Stations 
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks & great coffee
  • Cold brew coffee & craft beer on tap
  • Flexible vacation/Work from home policies
  • Casual dress code
  • Group outings
  • Competitive salary based on level of experience
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • LaravelFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • JIRAManagement

Location

We're in the West Loop neighborhood in Chicago. Plus we're near many public transit options, including Ogilvie, Union Station, & the Green/Pink lines.

An Insider's view of Neighborhoods.com

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Our work-life balance is fantastic. We value working hard during the day and encourage everyone to go home at a reasonable time.

Bill

Front End Developer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We’re working on using new types of data to understand our customers better. By developing ways to use these insights effectively, we do a better job of focusing on building the features that most improve the customer’s experience.

Jill

Data Scientist

How does the company support your career growth?

Here at Neighborhoods.com, management has not only encourages learning skills outside of my job description, but actively facilitates a culture which promotes personal growth within each person's career path. I am consistently challenged to learn more about my role at Neighborhoods.com, and to continually expand my professional skill set.

Neil

Neighborhood Manager

What is your vision for the company?

My vision for Neighborhoods.com is to help people live their life to its fullest potential by helping them with the universal challenge of finding a neighborhood and house they can truly call home.

Bill

CEO

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

PMO's ideas and processes facilitate keeping our engineers and designers focused on the work they love which in turn encourages innovation.

Heather

Project Manager

What are Neighborhoods.com Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Aside from all of these tangible benefits- Neighborhoods.com truly values all employees. A positive company culture, transparency, collaboration, & providing an inclusive environment for all employees, is something we value highly.

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