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Senior Front End Engineer

CB Insights, New York

Software that predicts technology trends.​


Help develop our next generation application.  

CB Insights is seeking an outstanding technologist and experienced front-end/web application engineer to join our team and help develop our next generation application. CB Insights is a market intelligence Saas platform and our application is the key to deliver data to our customers effectively.  We’re looking for senior engineers that, through hard-won practical experience, know how to build maintainable, testable modern web applications.  We’re looking for folks who understand best practices and design patterns - and advocate their use to other team members.  We think that providing a good user experience is crucial - even if we’re a B2B SaaS platform - and we want engineers who feel the same way.

We are looking for engineers that love solving problems and are fearless in the face of hard ones. Sounds a tad cliche but as engineers, we believe that the best professional satisfaction comes from knowing our customers use the software we’ve built and love it.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Help develop our next generation web application on a small Agile team.
  • Develop solutions that are well-engineered, maintainable, tested and delivered on time.
  • Participate in code reviews and sprint planning, help to identify problems and share knowledge with your colleagues.
  • Work with the product team to understand business requirements.
  • Work with your team’s test engineer to develop a test strategy for your work.
  • As a senior engineer, be able to plan and execute complex projects and coordinate work involving multiple engineers.

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Strong software engineering background.  5+ years minimum in hands-on development roles.
  • Well-versed in Agile development methodology, principles, and best practices.
  • Excellent understanding of modern web application development processes and best practices.  Strong preference for this experience to include responsive design and front-end development on a consumer-facing application where usability was a chief concern.
  • Excellent judgment and problem solving skills.
  • Strong hands-on experience with modern web application technology stacks, particularly Node.js, React, and Redux.
  • Ability to mentor and provide technical guidance to junior engineers.
  • Bachelor’s degree in CS or related technical field preferred.
  • Previous professional experience developing in a microservice architecture is also a plus.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with javascript application frameworks such as React, Redux, Angular.js, Ember.
  • Experience with node.js application frameworks and middleware (e.g. express).
  • Experience with javascript build tools such as webpack, babel, gulp.
  • Experience making architectural decisions to scale modular javascript client applications.
  • Experience optimizing application performance in desktop and mobile client environments.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Subsidized health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K with up to 4% match
  • $1,000 yearly continuing education stipend
  • Daily lunch stipend

About CB Insights

CB Insights has built a tech market intelligence platform that analyzes millions of data points on venture capital, startups, patents, partnerships and news media to predict technology trends.


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