Senior Front End Engineer

Engineering · Chicago, USA

Position Details

SpotHero is seeking a Senior Engineer to be part of the team working on our flagship consumer products. This team owns building out new features & products and improving existing ones that allow millions of customers find and book parking seamlessly.

 

Who we are:  SpotHero is one of transportation's hottest tech companies! We’re rapidly growing with the mission of bringing the parking industry into the future through technology. Drivers across the nation use the SpotHero mobile app or website to reserve convenient, affordable parking in advance, on-the-go or through their connected cars, and parking companies rely on us to help them reach new customers while optimizing their business. We connect the dots with cutting-edge technology, delivering value to both sides of this exciting, evolving marketplace.

 

What will you do:

  • Collaborate with product designers, fellow engineers and data scientists to iterate on experiments and product features that immediately impact our customers
  • Use technologies and tools like React, Redux, Webpack, and Gulp to build out new UI features and maintain/improve existing ones
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Evolve our UI component library, standards and best practices to streamline development and ensure consistency across products

 

The following experience is relevant to us:

  • We value humility, a strong work ethic, flexibility, collaboration, technical curiosity, and constant learning
  • Experience with small teams that move fast -- all members are expected to be able to achieve maximum results with minimal direction
  • Strong grasp of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • You have at least 5 years of hands-on experience as an Engineer with modern JavaScript frameworks (React, Angular, Vue, etc...)
  • UI and/or unit testing with tools like Cypress, Jest, Enzyme, etc...

 

Nice to haves:

  • React/Redux experience
  • Node/npm experience
  • Gulp experience
  • Webpack experience
  • Sass experience
  • Familiarity with server-side MVC web frameworks, such as Django or Rails
  • Design and UX skill set/experience
  • Open source contributions to major projects

 

What we are offering:

  • Career game changer – A truly unique experience to work for a fast-growing startup in a role with unlimited potential for growth.
  • Excellent benefits – We cover up to 90% of Medical Premiums, 50% of Dental & Vision Premiums, and offer company sponsored Life Insurance.
  • Flexible PTO policy, generous parental leave, 401k retirement savings plan, and great work/life balance – We value and support each individual team member.
  • Fun perks like snacks, catered lunches, happy hours, wellness programs, and SpotHero swag.
  • Annual parking stipend (duh – we help people park!).
  • The opportunity to collaborate with fun, innovative, and passionate people in a casual, yet highly productive atmosphere.
  • A workplace recognized as the Best Consumer Web Company by Built in Chicago, Top Company Culture by Entrepreneur, a Top Workplace by Chicago Tribune, and one of Chicago’s Best Places to Work for Women Under 35 by Crain’s Chicago Business.

 

Steps to apply: Please include any GitHub account, LinkedIn profile, and any project that you’re particularly proud of. We love seeing work that others loved working on.

 

NOTE:

  • You must be legally authorized to work in the US. Unfortunately, the company is unable to support sponsorships at this time.
  • We are considering applications for this position from candidates not located in Chicago. However, you must be able and willing to travel to Chicago on a quarterly basis.