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Engineer, Front-End

Company: Forbes
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Forbes believes in the power of entrepreneurship and uses it on various platforms to ignite the conversations that drive systemic change in business, culture and society. We celebrate success and are committed to using our megaphone to drive diversity, equity and inclusion. We are the world's biggest business media brand and we consistently place in the top 20 of the most-popular sites in the United States, in good company with brands like Netflix, Apple and Google.

Forbes is looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Software Engineer to join our Front End Team working on and the pages and websites that surround it. It will be your responsibility to lead the delivery of high profile and impactful features that will be seen and used by millions of users worldwide. You love what it means to work on client-side code, care deeply about how CSS is approached and written, strive for semantics, and are very comfortable with your Javascript and NodeJS.

In addition to joining a high performing team, you would be joining a passionate and engaged culture that celebrates:

  • Entrepreneurship: Freedom to innovate, identify new opportunities and take on responsibilities
  • Career Development: Formal mentorship program, industry conference attendance and speaking opportunities
  • Work/Life Balance: Flexible work schedule, regular group outings (innings?), the celebration of passion projects and side hustles, an understanding that you are human and the complexities that come with that
  • Positivity: Emphasis on positive communication, growing everyone and team building

If you're looking for challenges and opportunities similar to those of a startup, with the benefits of a seasoned, successful company, read on.

Primary Role:

  • Feature development and mentoring for engineering excellence

Core Competencies:

  • Strong HTML/CSS/JS web development ability
  • Experience in multiple JS frameworks
  • Strong skills in node.js
  • Exposure to some databases
  • A passion for Unit & e2e Testing
  • Deep understanding of the full technical stack
  • A curiosity for how things can work best together

General Skills:

  • Clear and positive communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Drive to mentor and help other engineers grow
  • A product-value driven mindset

Daily Expectations:

  • Participate and help lead Agile/Scrum ceremonies
  • Lead projects on a technical level
  • Develop features with high-quality, maintainable, scalable code
  • Participate in Code Reviews
  • Champion Unit and Integration Testing
  • Analyze and resolve emerging technical issues
  • Collaborate with product owners and designers
  • Manage 1-2 developers working with us from partner agencies

Forbes is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: Forbes, Jersey City , Engineer, Front-End, Other , Jersey City, New Jersey

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