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Software Engineer - Front End

Storable is looking for a  Front-End Software Engineer.  You will be responsible for building our highly trafficked, self-storage websites and internal web-based applications. You have a passion for making great products where form equals function. You should be comfortable working in an open-ended environment where roles are flexible, everything is always changing, and communication is essential. You'll be part of a nimble team of designers and engineers who love solving hard problems.


 

About Us

  • We are the leading online marketplace for the $38 billion self-storage industry. The SpareFoot network includes more than 12,000 facilities and offers consumers the ability to find, compare and book self-storage. SpareFoot provides a suite of industry-leading web marketing tools for self-storage operators and has been chosen as a preferred partner by more major online brands than any other self-storage company.

  • In 2018, SpareFoot acquired SiteLink and storEDGE, leaders in self-storage management software and in-house payment processing and became Storable. These deals will allow the combined business to accelerate investment, drive innovation and generate value for both consumers and facility operators. 

  • In 2017, SpareFoot was recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine and the Austin American-Statesman for exceptional company culture.

 

What you’ll do every day:

  • We are looking for you to help drive Storable front-end technology forward. 

  • You will contribute substantially to the architecture and software design of our front-end applications to improve development velocity, maintenance cost, testing, functionality, platform independence, and performance.

  • Design policies, processes, procedures, methods, tests, and/or components, from the ground up.

  • Manage project priorities and technical resources, plus relationships with multiple product teams, cross-functional groups, and/or vendors. 

  • Mentor junior engineers and encourage engineering best practices and demonstrate how to write maintainable, reusable code

 

What you need to bring to the table:

  • 2+ years experience developing web applications

  • Computer science degree or equivalent experience

  • Consistent track record of leading successful delivery for a large-scale web-based project or being a key contributor on multiple projects.

  • Expert knowledge of at least one front-end framework, preferably React

  • Commanding grasp of front-end JavaScript, responsive web design, HTML, and CSS

  • Awareness of cross-browser compatibility issues and client-side performance considerations

  • Expertise in front-end routing, server-side rendering, and communicating via REST APIs

  • Deep understanding of software design patterns

  • Passion for mentoring junior engineers to produce elegant, maintainable code

  • Ability to interface with business stakeholders and engineers

 

Other information on our stack:

  • Multiple front-end sites are written in React + Redux

  • Microservices architecture exposing REST APIs deployed using Docker on AWS

  • Backend services are written in Node.js and PHP

  • Amazon Web Services: EC2, S3, SNS, Lambdas, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, Redshift

Benefits and Perks:

  • Generous health coverage for you and your family, including short and long term disability coverage, 401(k) and HSA matching, company-provided life insurance, and more.
  • Instant-Access & Flexible vacation. We trust you, so we have a ‘take what you need’ vacation policy. No waiting to use it or need for accruals.
  • Unlimited snacks, Our break areas stocked to the brim with cereal, snacks, La Croix, soda, Red Bull, coffee, and more to keep you going throughout the day.
  • We're dog friendly! Bring your pooch to work at any of our offices.
  • Enjoy weekly catered lunches and chef-made meals at the office.
  • Take a break and play foosball, Nintendo 64, ping pong, shuffleboard, pinball, or darts in our spacious cafeterias and break rooms.
  • Get active in the community by joining one of our many quarterly offsite volunteer and community service events.
  • Fun company events, including Halloween costume contests, ugly sweater competitions, baseball game outings, ice cream socials, food trucks, and more.

Storable is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Storable will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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