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Front-End Engineer (Somerville, MA)

The Front-End Engineer is a member of the UI Engineering team.  A team that works across the entire product suite to unify and modernize our enterprise-level CRM platform by building and supporting our UI framework, ProgressUI, as well as assisting engineering teams with web design. This person works with product managers, product designers, and engineers to build and improve the front-end experience of our products and evangelizes best practices around quality, performance, and stability of front-end code. An ideal candidate has a strong background in web design (HTML & CSS), a good grasp of JavaScript and front-end frameworks as well as a willingness to do occasional dive into back-end code. This position reports to the Lead Front-end Engineer.

Responsibilities

  • Own and extend our Progress UI framework to maintain product design standards for our enterprise-level CRM platform
  • Create rich product experiences that merge with back-end components primarily using JavaScript, HTML5 & CSS3, Sass, and similar modern technologies
  • Ensure existing and new components are well-designed, well-tested, and cross-browser compatible
  • Continuously push the limits in modern CSS (flexbox, SCSS, etc.), ReactJS and other frameworks
  • Participate in Code Reviews, respond to Pull Requests and provide feedback to your fellow engineers
  • Understand how the work that you do directly impacts our customers

Skills & Requirements

  • Proficient in web design: HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experienced with one or more front-end frameworks: ReactJS, AngularJS, VueJS etc
  • Great communication skills
  • Understanding of UI/UX best practices and dedicated to cross-browser compatibility 

Nice to have

  • Experienced with Bootstrap and SCSS
  • Experienced with Github and Git processes
  • Knowledge of ASP.NET and C#

About Us

NGP VAN is a technology company whose team members do exciting and meaningful work that has a significant impact on promoting civil rights, social justice, and environmental responsibility.

Employees enjoy an unusually generous set of benefits, including 12 weeks paid parental leave, profit sharing, 100% premium-paid health/dental, and an ongoing education allowance. NGP VAN is one of only a handful of companies to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine for nine years in a row.

Last year we were named one of the Coolest Companies of 2016 by DC Inno. We've also been named one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the DC area by the Washington Business Journal and SmartCEO. The Wall Street Journal wrote “NGP VAN is something of a secret weapon for the Democratic Party and the labor unions and progressive groups that use it.” We have also won the AAPC award for Best Use of New Technology, and the Campaigns & Elections Award for Most Innovative Product.

Join our team and work alongside about 200 smart, passionate, and innovative co-workers, many of whom are industry recognized as experts in their fields.

Compensation

The position offers competitive compensation and a strong benefits package. NGP VAN prides itself on being a progressive workplace; we have a fun and inclusive company culture, where we value teamwork, professional development, and work-life balance. We have your usual tech company perks whether you are a veteran or just getting started in your career, including relaxing (often) and winning (occasionally) on a softball field, happy hour in the office on Fridays, generous parental leave, enjoying periodic company retreats to warm places with beaches, and casual Friday every day.

How to Apply

Submit a resume, cover letter, and a link to your GitHub profile if you have one, along with salary requirements through this site.

NGP VAN believes a diverse, inclusive staff makes us a stronger company and better partner for our clients. We’re committed to hiring people of all races, ethnicities, ages, sex, genders, sexual orientation or gender identities, marital status, religions, and disabilities. Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

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