Front End Engineer at Interfolio

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Front End Engineer

Interfolio is on a mission to build smart, inspired and useful products for faculty and academic communities. By building an engine for faculty activity, decisions, and data, Interfolio has become the first mover in defining and owning the category of faculty-focused technology that cultivates goal-oriented collaboration around academic decision-making.

Interfolio operates the first holistic faculty information system to support the full lifecycle of faculty work, from job seeking to review, tenure, sabbatical, committee work, research, and beyond. Offering colleges and universities increased clarity and insight into faculty data to help achieve their strategic initiatives, Interfolio believes that advancing the faculty will advance the institution.

What’s even better than that?

We’ve crafted a fun, collegial, dynamic culture that celebrates team and individual success almost daily. We’ve got a lean team of super-smart, super-hard working, local and remote colleagues who collaborate closely to produce a valuable service for an industry we’re passionate about. And, we genuinely like working with each other and with our clients.

Like what you’ve heard so far?

Then consider joining our Engineering team! The position of Front End Engineer can be a fully remote position (US based) or based out of our headquarters located in Washington, D.C.

How you will make an impact:

  • Create user experiences on our primary product line
  • Collaborate daily within a cross-functional agile scrum team
  • Develop new solutions and methodologies delivering an amazing user experience
  • Identify and resolve front end performance issues
  • Participate in code reviews and ship code on a daily basis
  • Participate in project scoping, resource planning, and timeline estimation
  • Contribute to all aspects of the software creation process:
    • Software architecture and design
    • Object-oriented development
    • Unit testing/test-driven development
    • Integration testing
    • Deployment
    • Maintenance
    • Post-deployment production support and troubleshooting
  • Ability to write clean, readable, maintainable code
  • Follow engineering best practices from code standards to pull requests
  • Follow agile/continuous integration engineering best practices
  • Deliver technical and process changes to help the company grow

Core requirements:

  • 2+ years of front-end web application development experience in an enterprise of consumer software development environment
  • 2+ years experience with Angular or React in a component based architecture
  • 2+ years experience with Flux architecture (Redux, NgRx)
  • Knowledge of Javascript/Angular design patterns, best practices, and technologies
  • Experience with one or more JS build tools (Bazel, Webpack, Parcel, Gulp)
  • Experience integrating with back-end APIs via REST and GraphQL
  • Experience building web applications having proper layers of abstraction, separation of concerns, reusable components, and containment
  • Experience with Git version control
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a closely related field, or equivalent work experience
  • A passion about delivering great user experiences through front-end technologies and tools
  • Meticulous attention to technical and visual details, with a passion for delivering high-quality user experiences
  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills
  • Excellent at writing technical documentation
  • Ability to work remotely and effectively manage your time
  • You thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Being a part of an engineering organization that exists to efficiently deliver high quality code to production that powers the business excites you!

Nice to haves:

  • Full stack application development, including services development in Ruby on Rails
  • Familiarity with Docker is a plus
  • Familiarity with Accessibility in web apps
  • Strong knowledge of cloud-based web architectures (in AWS)

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