Software Engineer - FrontEnd

| Chicago

Who We Are:

We are on a mission to modernize the Logistics industry. We partner with our clients who are leading the industry beyond disruption. We bring transformational business strategies and digital products to our clients that make the world more efficient, connected and viable.  We are inspired by people who are passionate, curious and want to innovate.

What You’ll Do:

We are looking for a FrontEnd Engineer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of engineering. Responsibilities will include translating requirements into scalable, reliable, ease of use frontend code.  We are working on challenging problems that require bright minds and persistent engineers to solve. We are bringing the transportation industry to the cloud and looking for ways to leverage data analytics to provide additional value to our customers. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop new user-facing features

  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use

  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs

  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability

  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

  • Develop awesome products for our clients using the latest front end frameworks (React, Angular, and Vue)

  • Participate in design and architecture discussions

  • Communicate with and mentor junior team members

  • Participate in Agile ceremonies

  • Contribute to product vision as the application evolves

  • Collaborate with the team to make key technology decisions

  • Explore and propose new technologies
     

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Understanding of ES6

  • Understanding of web standards

  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3

  • Basic understanding of CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS

  • Understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks

  • Understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as Angular, React

  • Understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates

  • Understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.

  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

  • 2+ years of professional UI development

    • 2+ years of  hands on experience with JavaScript

    • 1+ years of  hands on experience with React.js and Redux.js

    • 1+ years of  hands on experience with JavaScript ES6

  • Understanding of TypeScript is a bonus

 

Why Work Here:

Our values are go the extra mile, do the right thing, speak your truth, stay hungry and curious, and be cool, no ego. We work in an open environment where feedback is welcomed and encouraged and we are continuously seeking out how we can be better as individuals, as a team, and as a company. As a growing company, we encourage people that want to have a visible impact in how we build, operate, and perform to apply and join us!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • ReactLibraries
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    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • CaffeFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
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    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
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    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Neo4jDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
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    • AxureDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Aha!Management
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM

Location

We love our location at Lasalle and Wacker. We're right at the river bordering downtown and River North. There are great options for every palate!

An Insider's view of CarrierDirect

What is your vision for the company?

What we're doing at CarrierDirect is bigger than one person's vision. We spend a lot of time as a leadership team and an entire company reaffirming our why and figuring out how to best transform our industry. We want to be part of that tide that raises all boats... and step by step we're doing it.

Peter

CEO

What are CarrierDirect Perks + Benefits

CarrierDirect Benefits Overview

CarrierDirect makes it easy to have a highly productive work-life balance. We offer comprehensive health and wellness benefits and all team members are eligible for coverage starting on their first day with us. Additionally, we have monthly outings, cold brew coffee on tap, and a very impressive selection of your favorite snacks from elementary school.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
CarrierDirect has tribes that allow team members to dedicate time to a spectrum of passions like UX, innovation, emerging tech, and culture.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 1 times an employee's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
We have a great gym in our building.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
CarrierDirect offers 8 weeks of fully paid parental leave to new mothers and fathers.
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
CarrierDirect offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
CarrierDirect hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
CarrierDirect lets team member spend 10% of the work week in Tribes that are managed and maintained by employees, based on various topics like UX, innovation, and culture.
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