Overview

We’re looking for Front-End engineers who love building highly scalable and delightful web applications. If you are excited by a mission to help small businesses be successful, are results-oriented, self-motivated, and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, higly collaborative environment, we are interested in talking to you about taking our front-end development practices to the next level!

Please note, all candidates must live in the US or Canada and have authorization to work in the US or Canada without a visa.

Who We Are

We believe that small businesses are stronger together and we’re looking for people who are passionate about our mission.

Small businesses give our communities character — generating local jobs and supporting local causes. They are the creators, the risk takers and the problem solvers. Each with a unique story.

Our mission is to support their ongoing success by providing recommended resources, highly-rated tools, and an engaged, supportive peer network – it’s a difference our members experience every day. They connect, share best practices, give each other advice and work together to create referrals and new business.

Alignable is North America’s largest small business network with over 7 million businesses in 30,000+ communities. If you want to empower the small business owner through a social media network unlike any other, let’s talk.

What You’ll Do

You will work with a highly collaborative team to develop scalable web applications with rich user experiences.

You’ll provide technical leadership to drive our adoption and use of React best practices

You’ll distribute deep software development knowledge with respect to front end architecture, UX/UI design, and programming and mentor other engineers on best practices

You will be autonomous in managing your work, working independently with product managers and designers to build the most compelling features for our small business members.

You will get to know our members by listening in on video calls and training sessions, observing them using our site, and deeply engaging with our customer success team to understand their challenges.

You will dive deep into our data to further your understanding of our members and draw insights that will allow you to suggest features or changes to our applications.

About Our Stack

  • Languages & Databases: Ruby 2.6 and Rails 6 with Postgres, Redis, Memcached w/ React on the frontend
  • Testing: Rspec and Enzyme with continuous integration via CircleCI
  • Deployment: AWS Alphabet soup
  • Analytics Pipeline: Kinesis, Python, Pandas, Redshift
  • Machine Learning: Pytorch, Tensorflow

Preferred Qualifications

  • You focus on the front-end and have experience with Javascript, CSS, HAML, React, and Redux
  • You dream in CSS and love making beautiful and highly functional UIs
  • You have at least 4+ years of experience writing code in a professional work environment
  • You’ve worked on an Agile team and delivered software via Scrum, Kanban, or another Agile methodology
  • You’ve worked on a team that uses continuous development and deployment
  • You’ve used TDD or worked on a team without QA but with a high bar for quality and test coverage
  • You know how to get data to support decion-making and testing new features

What We Offer

  • Smart, supportive, fun co-workers
  • Competitive compensation
  • Equity
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Unlimited vacations
  • Virtual working environment
  • Paid Parental leave
  • 401(k)
  • Payroll deduction for commuter rail and parking
  • An opportunity to help millions of small business owners across the United States and Canada