Senior Frontend Engineer

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Front End Engineer

We are seeking a driven, detail-oriented frontend engineer to join our growing team. In this role, you will take the designs created by web designers and use a mix of HTML, CSS,  and JavaScript to code those website designs. You will work closely with various members of the organization to play a key role in the successful launch of applications.

What you will do:

  • Review designs created by web designers and ask any necessary clarifying questions before starting on work
  • Write code to implement visual elements into web applications
  • Create prototypes, mockups, and staging sites for review and feedback
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions with the engineering team and contribute ideas to our technology
  • Ensure that design is architecturally sound and follows engineering best practices with regards to scalability, maintainability, and reuse
  • Maintain websites and implement any necessary additions or enhancements
  • Identify and troubleshoot various website issues and coding problems
  • Collaborate with members of the team, including designers and backend developers, to consistently improve functionality and user-friendliness of web applications
  • Maintain updated knowledge of the development industry and any advancements in technology
  • Meet tight deadlines as required

What we expect of you:

  • Understanding of the entire web development process, with an emphasis on frontend design and development
  • Solid grasp of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Strong knowledge of VueJs, Node, and Jest 
  • Familiarity with Hapi.js, React, and Express is a plus
  • Ability to interpret and implement web designs
  • Strong communication skills to effectively collaborate with designers, developers, and other relevant staff members or clients
  • Willingness to troubleshoot and solve complex problems
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing instructions and requirements
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RustLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • Neo4jDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • InVisionDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Adobe Creative SuiteDesign
    • AbstractDesign
    • ZeplinDesign
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Our main office is located in the Triangle Plaza by Cumberland Blue Line. We also have locations in downtown Chicago and Port Washington.

An Insider's view of DAIS Technology

What’s the vibe like in the office?

There is a lot of positivity radiating around the office. People are energized about the many improvements and low hanging fruit to remedy the situation that small to mid-sized insurance companies face. This a problem we are absolutely going to solve, and we’re going to have fun doing it.

Joe

Senior Automation Engineer

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

A lot of tech improvements are incremental; it's about small changes to existing tech. It is different at DAIS, we have the opportunity to true transform the insurance industry, and it’s pretty fun. Seeing the adoption and delight of our users when we solve problems is amazing, and solving these complicated challenges is truly rewarding.

Jeremy

Head of UX

What projects are you most excited about?

Creating products that transform our users' concept of what's possible is the passion that drives me as a product manager. Developing the Internet of Insurance at DAIS is fulfilling this passion, allowing me to see first hand how this product is revolutionizing insurance by finding new solutions to old-aged problems.

Kelly

Director of Customer Success

What are DAIS Technology Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
10 Standard Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
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