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Frontend 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 frontend 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

  • Develop interactive single-page web applications (Javascript, React, Clojurescript/Reagent, re-frame, less, sass, Bootstrap)
  • Design expressive and friendly Javascript APIs for our partners (ES6, Babel, rollup, yarn)
  • Build readable, production level code and reusable libraries
  • Participate in multiple projects across the full stack and help out in other areas of software development, including backend, tooling, devops and analytics
  • Participate in design and code reviews - learn from your peers and teach your peers
  • Be involved in choosing new technologies and tooling for our stack

Requirements

  • 0-1 year of experience (New grads are welcome to apply!)
  • BA/BS degree in Engineering, CS, or equivalent, Master's degree a plus
  • Experience with modern frontend and backend frameworks
  • Fluency in vanilla Javascript, HTML, CSS, Chrome DevTools
  • Fluency in DOM manipulation and JS event loop
  • Interest or prior experience with functional reactive programming (React, Redux, re-frame)
  • An eye for good UX and visual design
  • Strong drive to solve problems and get to the bottom of things
  • Comfortable working in a startup culture with the ability to earn trust
  • Are reasonably good at ping pong...just kidding

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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