Front End Engineer

| Chicago
At Bento, we believe there’s a better way for businesses to manage and control employee expenses. This is a rare opportunity to get in on the ground floor of the next big fintech startup that’s backed by top tier VCs and founders with a proven track record of success.
If you are a talented engineer who thrives in a fast-growing environment, and if you are passionate about building highly scalable systems with intuitive experience that users will love, we’d love to talk to you. At Bento, every engineer is responsible for delivering high-quality code and shaping the next stage of evolution in payments and financial services. Join us to learn and grow together and make a real difference.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Architect, design and develop critical features and components
  • Collaborate with engineers, product managers, and designers to create and build beautiful apps and experiences
  • Identify and select the right tools and frameworks for the job
  • Collaborate across the organization to build and evolve platform and application capabilities with the technical vision and product and business needs
  • Implement automated testing suite for functional and performance testing
  • Be an owner and a champion of user experience

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

  • Experience building modern JavaScript applications using frameworks such as React or Angular
  • Strong UX and design sensibilities and a desire to perfect the details
  • Proficiency with HTML5, CSS3, and build systems such as Gulp and Webpack
  • Experience working with RESTful APIs
  • Experience working with cloud-based infrastructure using AWS
  • Experience in financial services, payments, processing, and/or small and medium businesses is a plus
  • BS in Computer Science or Engineering or related discipline or equivalent work experience

ABOUT BENTO:
We’re a startup that truly cares about its people. We have a responsibility-based culture with flexible working hours, comprehensive medical & dental benefits, commuter & FSA benefits, equity participation, unlimited vacation and most of all, the opportunity to make a huge impact in a venture with huge potential.
Come join us!
WHO SHOULD APPLY:
Proactive, goal-oriented individuals who take pride in what they do
Entrepreneurial and intellectually curious people
Engineers interested in learning financial technology and payments

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • ChartioAnalytics
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • Pivotal TrackerManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • BPMCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • MandrillEmail

Location

Centrally located in the loop--we're convenient to transit, close to the river, and high in the sky.

What are Bento for Business Perks + Benefits

Bento for Business Benefits Overview

We have a responsibility-based culture with flexible working hours, comprehensive medical & dental benefits, commuter & FSA benefits, equity participation, unlimited vacation and most of all, the opportunity to make a huge impact in a venture with huge potential. Our office in the Loop is conveniently located near public transportation. Come join us!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Bento's Flexible Spending Account (FSA) helps employees cover out-of-pocket medical expenses with pre-tax contributions of up to $2,650 annually.
Dental Benefits
Bento's dental plan covers 100% of the cost of preventative care, including x-rays.
Vision Benefits
Bento's vision insurance plan provides 100% coverage for annual eye exams, and lenses after a $20 copay. Frames and contact lenses are covered up to $130.
Health Insurance Benefits
Bento's health insurance plan with UHC covers most employees' out-of-pocket costs, depending on several plans to choose from based on personal preference.
Onsite Gym
Bento employees are eligible for free membership in the fitness center located in our building, complete with new fitness equipment, classes and locker room.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Bento offers stock options to all employees.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Bento offers flexible work hours based on approval by your manager.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
All Bento employees can take as many days off as they need, all year, provided they work it out with their manager and give sufficient notice.
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
All Bento employees enjoy paid time off to observe all major holidays.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
T-shirts and jeans are the norm although we do have the occasional 'funny hat' day!
Commuter Benefits
Bento offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Company Outings
Bento has an annual team outing and a holiday party, as well as monthly fun events for all employees.
Free Daily Meals
As a Bento employee, you get your own Bento Visa card with a daily lunch budget to be spent at any restaurant of your choice.
Stocked Kitchen
We're big on trying all kinds of locally roasted coffee! The kitchen is also always stocked with espresso, tea, LaCroix, fruits, a variety of healthy snacks, and anything else employees request.
Happy Hours
Happy hour every Thursday
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