Senior Frontend Engineer

Getaround, San Francisco, CA

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As a Front End Developer at Getaround, you will build apps that do more than simply rent cars—you will have an opportunity to create a product suite that tightly integrates hardware, sensors, field operations, and an ecosystem of services to make seamless carsharing possible, anywhere.

We are seeking talented Front End Engineers who are eager to build beautiful, modern interfaces for our industry-leading platform. Working closely with creative, product, and your colleagues in engineering, you will build and maintain high-quality experiences for our web products— both internal and external.

Getaround’s Front End Engineering team is rapidly migrating our front end stack to React/Redux. You’ll make a big impact, helping us establish best practices that will define the way we build our product for years to come.

What you'll be doing

  • Develop sophisticated client-side applications for the web and mobile web
  • Write modular, secure, and well-tested front-end code
  • Take full ownership of features and projects: architect,implement, and deploy
  • Provide continuous improvements to performance and stability
  • Participate in design and code reviews
  • Improve the team and company– you will be an active participant in our culture(mentorship, interviewing, and new initiatives)


  • 3+ years of software engineering experience
  • High attention to detail and product quality
  • Goal driven, innovative, and highly communicative
  • Understanding of computer science fundamentals
  • Mastery over core areas of web development(e.g. CSS specificity, rendering bottlenecks, patterns for performant network access, data modeling, asynchronous programming, prototypal inheritance, etc.)

Additional awesomeness

  • Real-world experience in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Samples of personal or professional front-end web development work, demonstrating an ability to make high-quality web experiences
  • Familiarity with ES6 
  • Experience working with React/Redux, functional programming, Promises, async await, and generators
  • Knowledge of older client-side frameworks such as Backbone, JQuery, etc.
  • Knowledge of web standards, e.g. native DOM, Event APIs, web workers, etc., and the complexities of cross-vendor support
At Getaround, we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no matter your race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, your perspective has value.

Come join us in continuing to make Getaround a great place to work!

About Getaround

About us Getaround is an on-demand carsharing marketplace powered by our proprietary hardware technology, the Getaround Connect. Headquartered in San Francisco since 2009, we won TechCrunch Disrupt in 2011, and launched on-demand carsharing just two years later. Getaround has grown to over 200,000 members across the US by allowing users to rent, unlock and drive — all with your phone. Rates start at $5/hour including insurance and no membership fees. Car owners conveniently share their cars earning $500-$1000 a month.

Want to learn more about Getaround? Visit Getaround's website.