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Fullstack Engineer - Partner

Engineering

Menlo Park, CA

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Description

Uplift operates at the intersection of travel, technology and digital lending. Founded by luminaries from the travel industry, Uplift is a well-financed Series B startup that provides point-of-sale financing for consumer travel. The consumer travel segment is a $1 Trillion global market that is under-financed relative to other key consumer verticals.

The Partner Engineering Team owns the customer-facing and partner-facing part of the product pipeline. As a fullstack engineer in this team, you will gain experience with modern frontend frameworks, functional reactive programming, communicating with a broad range of server-side APIs, and learn/think a lot about the user interface and experience.

Responsibilities

  • Architect, develop and test highly interactive front-end web applications and reusable components using current web technologies and frameworks
  • Develop API endpoints, application servers and lambdas (Python, Node, Clojure, Java) that connect with various AWS services, external APIs and data stores (Dynamo, Redis, Mongo)
  • Participate in multiple projects across the full stack and help out in other areas of software development, including tooling, devops and analytics
  • Own your projects from software design to implementation and deployment
  • Work within a high performance team and ensure a high quality of deliverables
  • Collaborate across design, engineering, and product teams within an Agile development environment

Requirements

  • 3+ years of work or related experience
  • BA/BS degree in Engineering, CS, or equivalent preferred, Master's degree a plus
  • Expertise in JavaScript/ES6 and modern frontend (React, redux, Angular) and backend (Django, flask, Sails, Express)
  • Efficient in HTML5, CSS, and CSS Preprocessors (less/sass)
  • Strong ability for reasoning with complex async code, deep understanding of the JS event loop
  • Expertise in using Developer Tools for debugging, live editing, perf evaluation, JS profiling, etc
  • Experience writing production quality code, preferably in a product based company
  • Excellent at articulating, documenting and presenting ideas and work across the Engineering organization
  • Strong drive to solve problems and get to the bottom of things
  • Comfortable working in a startup culture with the ability to earn trust

Benefits

  • Generous laptop budget, choose your own!
  • Free daily catered lunches
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Pre-IPO stock options
  • 401(K) plan
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Professional development allowance
  • Easy commute – Menlo Park, across from the Caltrain station
Uplift is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
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