Frontend Software Engineer, React.js at SmartAsset (S12)
$30K - $50K  •  
Marketplace connecting consumers to financial advisors
AR / Remote (AR)
Full-time
3+ years
About SmartAsset

SmartAsset is an online destination for consumer-focused financial information and advice that powers SmartAdvisor, a national marketplace connecting consumers to financial advisors. Reaching approximately 75 million people each month (as of Sept. 2021) through its educational content and personalized calculators and tools, SmartAsset's mission is to help people make smart financial decisions.

Ranked on the Inc. 5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ lists of fastest growing companies in 2021, SmartAsset closed a $110 million Series D round, valuing the company at over $1 billion. SmartAsset was also named to Y Combinator's list of Top 100 Companies of all time and Forbes' list of America's Best Startup Employers in 2020.

SmartAsset has been featured in hundreds of publications, including the Wall Street Journal, CNN, TechCrunch, The New York Times, CNBC, FOX Business, The Washington Post, U.S. News World Report, TIME, Reuters, Businessweek and Barron’s.

About the role
Skills: CSS, HTML, React, TypeScript

About SmartAsset:

SmartAsset is an online destination for consumer-focused financial information and advice that powers SmartAdvisor, a national marketplace connecting consumers to financial advisors. Reaching approximately 75 million people each month (as of Sept. 2021) through its educational content and personalized calculators and tools, SmartAsset's mission is to help people make smart financial decisions. Ranked on the Inc. 5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ lists of fastest growing companies in 2021, SmartAsset closed a $110 million Series D round, valuing the company at over $1 billion. SmartAsset was also named to Y Combinator's list of Top 100 Companies of all time and Forbes' list of America's Best Startup Employers in 2020.

About the Team

This is a role for the Matching pillar of the Software Engineering group. Our pillar is dedicated to forming robust and scalable software to facilitate the matching of experienced advisors to investors.

The fully remote team works closely with our Product, Data, and Operations departments to ensure the top priority of our clientele is being addressed in the most efficient manner. The team is actively undertaking a rework of core business logic that powers the matching operation, allowing each member to bring their creativity and problem solving skills to multiple challenges. This particular role will ensure the solutions being provided include high performance UI/UX for all of our stakeholders. 

About the Job:

Responsibilities:

  • Apply your knowledge of software engineering to develop highly interactive, easily understood user interfaces
  • Collaborate with software engineers and product managers to understand our customers’ needs and the design decisions of the product
  • Optimize our frontend code for performance, scale, accessibility, and device compatibility

Skills/Experience You Have:

  • 2+ years professional frontend development experience
  • Excellent knowledge of React and capable of advising other team members in its patterns
  • Proficiency in TypeScript development skills with an understanding of ES6 concepts
  • Proficiency in HTML5 including semantic markup principles
  • Proficiency in CSS3 with an understanding of best practices in implementing Responsive designs
  • Practiced in writing unit tests using the React Testing Library or similar tools
  • Strong understanding of network protocols (especially use of CORS), RESTful APIs and browser differences
  • Knowledge of UX/UI concepts and comfortable with providing feedback on new feature proposals to Design and Product team members
  • Knowledge of agile software development methodologies, such as Scrum or Kanban is required

Skills/Experience Preferred:

  • Familiarity with functional language paradigms and the ability to apply them when writing and using data structures in JavaScript
  • Experience with Git or other subversion tools
  • Excellent communication in an asynchronous and fully remote environment
  • Conviction in applying best practices and high quality code in your solutions
Technology

We are a hands on programing team that works with various technologies in an agile environment, and we provide products for our consumers as well as customers. We are "HQ'd" in NYC however, our teams are 100% distributed across the US.

Tech Stack: java, python, django, aws

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