Senior Front-End Engineer

Remote (US)

Full Time
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Posted 3 weeks ago

Quick Take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are hiring a Senior Front-End Engineer!

Why it Matters: Our Front-End Engineers are a critical part of our mission to deliver the cleanest, smartest, most efficient and trustworthy content to our users. You will architect and grow new and existing codebases, give technical input and feedback to Axios’ product and design teams for new features, and help develop the skills of less experienced developers with industry best practices around testing, accessibility, and documentation.

Go Deeper: In this role, you will make an impact to Axios through the following responsibilities:

  • Lead the team through adopting and implementing front-end technologies.
  • Write clean, well-documented, and well-tested code using best practices
  • Collaborate with Axios’ platform, product, and design teams to ensure we quickly ship and iterate on high-quality products
  • Mentor and coach members of the team through pair-programming and empathetic code review
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and advise the team on best practices to implement

The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Experience building front-end codebases in React, GraphQL and Tailwind
  • Proven ability to ship high quality, testable, and accessible code quickly
  • Experience working with product designers is preferred
  • Experience working with back-end teams to integrate APIs is preferred
  • Experience working on page performance and accessibility is preferred
  • Excitement and interest in startups, SaaS, and creative problem solving

Don’t Forget:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Annual learning and development stipend

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per month
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services 
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services 
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers 
  • Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies 
  • Weekly company-sponsored exercise and meditation classes 
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events

 

Job tags: APIs Back-end Competitive salary Entrepreneurial Front-end Mentor React SaaS